Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751. Robert Louis Stevenson.
Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

[London]: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1886. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [5], vi-viii, [1], 2-311, [13] (pages of publisher's advertisements), [4] pp. Three-quarter early 20th century navy morocco over royal blue cloth, marbled endpapers and pastedowns; spine in six compartments with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Bound by C.A. Campling of Great Yarmouth. Illustrated by a colored fold-out map. Pictorial bookplate with a name in Arabic on the front pastedown, gift inscription in the year of publication, and a contemporary catalog description taped to the first blank leaf. Ahearn Collected Books 4th Edition, 627; ODNB: Mehew, Ernest, "Stevenson, Robert Louis"; Prideaux 47-48. Russell 48. First issue with "business" on p. 40 line 11. ; Originally serialized in the publication Young Folks' Paper in 1886 and published as a standalone book later that year, Kidnapped is a historical adventure novel set in the years following the Jacobite rising of 1745. A handsome copy of one of Stevenson's best-known and most enduringly popular novels. Very Good. Item #00008933

A Very Good copy with a small, discreet repair to the map and a small chip to the margin of page 205.

Price: $1,000.00

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