Sale 18BP01 | Lot 100

STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 100
STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
London: Longman, Green, and Co., 1886. First English edition (preceded by the American edition by four days). Publisher's peach cloth, folding cloth case. 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches (18 x 11.5 cm); 141 pp., ads. A very fine copy with minor rubbing to cloth extremities, the front hinge coming loose with the text starting to detach, clean and unmarked.
The publishers opted to delay the release of this title in England until after the 1885 Christmas holiday, thus this first English edition is slightly preceded by the American issue. Prideaux 17; McKay 348; Lilly 21.


C From the Collection of Nancy Susan Reynolds

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $4,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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