29 June 2005
STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Kidnapped. Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751. [London]: Cassell and Company, 1886.
8o. Frontispiece folding map (some pale spotting). Original reddish cloth, spine gilt lettered (some staining, light wear and spine ends and corners); quarter morocco folding case with interwoven design on upper cover and an onlay of a ship.
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with "business" in line 11 on page 40, "nine o'clock on page 64, "Long Islands" on page 101, and advertisements dated "5 G.4.86" and "5 B.4.86." Beinecke 378.
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