Treasure Island
Treasure Island

WYETH, N.C. (illustrator). R.L. STEVENSON (author). Treasure Island.

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WYETH, N.C. (illustrator). R.L. STEVENSON (author). Treasure Island. London; Cassell & Co. Limited. [1923].

Royal 8vo. Original olive green cloth lettered in gilt to spine with a large onlaid pictorial plate to upper cover, top edges olivine, double-page pictorial endpapers; pp. [xiv], [1]-273 + [i]; with coloured pictorial title-page, map in red and black, and 14 stirring coloured plates; a very good, clean copy with light rubbing to joints and pictorial label, one camouflaged scratch to cover plate, and bruising to spine extremities; internally very fresh with one plate neatly reinserted and showing minor, and marginal, vertical creasing to the fore-edge.
First UK edition of this famous edition by Wyeth, originally publisher by Scribner & Sons in the US in 1911. Dated here from the publisher's code in the colophon, 50.723.