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    First Edition of Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Inscribed to a Friend of Stevenson's

    Robert Louis Stevenson. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1886. First English edition. Inscribed on the half-title by Anne Benson Procter, wife of the poet Barry Procter ("Barry Cornwall") and mother of poet Adelaide Anne Procter to author St. Clair Baddeley: "St. Clair Baddeley: 1887/Mrs./from Anne Benson Procter/my charming neighbor +/Mr. Stevenson's Friend." Small octavo. [viii], 141, [1, blank] pages. Bound without rear ads. Bound in contemporary half dark brown morocco over marbled boards, spine tooled in blind, and ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endleaves. Spine worn, joints cracking, some wear to boards, hinges cracking, text lightly toned, a few gutters starting. A fair copy. From the collection of Pat and Michael York.


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