New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. N. C. Wyeth. Reprint of 1916 illustrated edition. Cloth with colored plate. Quarto (9 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 1 5/8"), black cloth with gold lettering on spine & pictorial full-color plate by N. C. Wyeth affixed to front cover; archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket (price-cloipped) by Wyeth, who has created 9 full-page glossy & dynamic colored illustrations & the pictorial endpapers, 348 pages. Weight: 1 lb. 15 oz. Very Good + / Very Good. Item #7836
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a superb British novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His more famous novels include Treasure Island, THE BLACK ARROW, Kidnapped, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. He also wrote A Child's Garden of Verses.
HARD TO GET A BETTER COPY in so complete a dust jacket (price-clipped) with some edge losses (mainly to the head & foot of the spine) & a chip midspine. The cloth is tight, bright, clean. The paper is uniformly and lightly age-toned. The plates are unfoxed and bright. No previous owner or remainder marks.