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    Robert Louis Stevenson. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. London: 1886. First English edition, wrapper issue.

    More Information: Robert Louis Stevenson. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1886. First English edition, wrapper issue, first state with date on the front wrapper corrected in ink by the publisher (this copy is bound-into a full leather binding, preserving only the front wrapper). Octavo (7 x 4.625 inches; 177 x 117 mm.). [vi], [1]-141, [1, blank] pages; bound without ads. Contemporary black morocco over limp boards, spine lettered in gilt. Spine lightly sunned; binding somewhat worn; with a few short tears to joints; rear board creased. Some toning, foxing to endleaves; the front wrapper is worn and soiled with some chipping; text is toned with occasional soiling. Good. The wrapper issue preceded the cloth issue by a week. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone.

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