Treasure Island 1st second edition by R L Stevenson (1)
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  • Treasure Island 1st second edition by R L Stevenson
  • Treasure Island first second edition by R L Stevenson

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

£750.00

Second edition

Published by Cassell & Co, London 1884

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

A second and rare edition in good condition. With some of the first issue points:”dead man’s chest” on pages 2 and 7, “rain” for “vain” on the last line of page 40, “the period” is lacking following “opportunity” on page 178, “worse” for “worst” on page 197, “Treasure Island” is listed as having 304 pages on page 2 of the publisher’s advertisements, 8 pages of advertisements dated”5R-12-83″.

Original red cloth boards with faded spine and lettering. Marks and water stains on the covers. Bumped and worn edges. Wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Split hinge on the black endpapers. The frontis illustration page is loose with intact tissue guard. The contents are toned with a few marks and folds in places. The hinges are weakening in places. 8vo 292 pp with 8 pages of publishers advertisements.

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