1907 Stevensoniana An Anecdotal Life and Appreciation of Robert Louis Stevenson
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
A biography of the Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson, best known for his novels 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped', and 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and thirty plates. Edited by John Alexander Hammerton. Hammerton was the writer of a great number of reference works, and is considered to be the most successful of this time. His best work is 'Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia'. With a bookplate to the front pastedown, and ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, belonging to Philip Worsley Wood. Wood was a Fellow of Emmanuel College Cambridge, and also a member of the London Mathematical Society. He published many works on mathematics, particularly algebra, Collated, complete.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Spine label is age-toned with some loss. Light rubbing to the spine. Some fading to the rear board. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Bookplate to the front pastedown, and ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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