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    Robert Louis Stevenson. Treasure Island. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1884. First American edition, second issue with "rain" corrected to "vain" on the last line of page 40. Octavo. 292 pages with 12 pages of ads. Publisher's brown cloth with titles and decoration in black. Light rubbing and a bit of abrading to some corners. Solid hinges with a slightly leaning spine. Offsetting to frontispiece from tissue guard. Pages somewhat toned. Illustrated with four plates by F. T. Merrill. A very good example of this first illustrated edition.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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