David Balfour; Being the Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour at Home and Abroad. Robert Louis Stevenson.
David Balfour; Being the Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour at Home and Abroad

David Balfour; Being the Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour at Home and Abroad

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. First edition thus. Hardcover. Large 8vo. [4], vii-xv, [5], 3-356 pp. Black cloth with an inset Wyeth illustration on the front board, gold lettering on the spine; orange topstain. Printed dust jacket with a pasted inset of another Wyeth illustration. Book illustrations include a pictorial title page, pictorial endpapers and pastedowns, and nine additional bright and beautiful color plates by N.C. Wyeth. Allen 219. The sequel to Stevenson's literary classic, Kidnapped, and a fine installation in the Scribner's Illustrated Classics series. N.C. Wyeth completed illustrations for adventure novels like Stevenson's Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, The Boy's King Arthur, and others. Wyeth was a student of Howard Pyle's, and his signature illustration style remains desirable to readers and collectors of today. A giant in modern American illustration, N.C. Wyeth's indelible images remain the standard for depicting the world of pirates, duels, and escapades during the eighteenth century. A truly exceptional copy. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #00009600

A Near Fine book in a beautiful dust jacket with just a tiny chip to the rear panel.

Price: $800.00