STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. New York: Scribner's, 1886. Small 8vo, original green cloth, t.e.g., slightly frayed at ends of spine, a fore-corner bumped. FIRST EDITION, FIRST BINDING, preceding the English by four days. Beinecke 347; Jones & Newman, Horror: 100 Best Books 17.
[With:] STEVENSON. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. London: Longmans, Green, 1886. Small 8vo, original printed tan wrappers, spine worn with bottom inch renewed; library accession number stamp (small) on dedication page, "Jan. 29th 1886" in ink in an early hand on half-title; tan cloth folding case with Wake Forest College Library bookplate (and 1985 letter releasing this copy). First English Edition, with the "5" in the date on the front wrapper imprint changed in ink to a "6" as usual. Beinecke 349. (2)