Treasure Island. Robert Louis Stevenson.
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. First edition thus. Hardcover. Small 4to. [6], vii-xiv, [2], 3-273, [3] pp. Black cloth with a pictorial inset illustration by Wyeth on the front board, gold lettering on the spine; top edge gilt. Illustrated by a pictorial title-page and fourteen coloured plates by N.C. Wyeth. Allen 79. Contains the misprint noted by Allen, lacks the inset map of Treasure Island. The first book to be issued by Scribner in its series, Scribner Illustrated Classics. Wyeth's first book for which he provided the illustrations. Wyeth would go on to illustrate Stevenson's Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, and David Balfour. N.C. Wyeth was a student of Howard Pyle's and left an indelible influence on American book illustration and painting, with his signature style still recognizable and of great interest to collectors of books and works of art. A presentable copy of Stevenson's classic pirate adventure, beautifully decorated by one of the principal American illustrators of the twentieth century. Very Good. Item #00008999

A Very Good example with a name on the front pastedown; minute wear to the corners and a small concavity to the spine.

Price: $350.00