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    Robert Louis Stevenson. New Arabian Nights. London: 1882. First edition.
    Robert Louis Stevenson. New Arabian Nights. London: Chatto & Windus, 1882. First edition. Two volumes. Octavo. [12], 269, [3]; viii, 234, [2], 32 [publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's light green cloth, decoratively stamped in black and brown, spine lettered in gilt, front lettered in black; fore-edge trimmed. Bindings skewed; spine ends pushed and worn; mild discoloration and loss of stamping at backstrip; light wear to joints; light rubbing and a few specks of soiling to boards; a few subtle wrinkles to front board of first volume; minor wear along bottom edges; corners bumped, with boards peeking through cloth. Text blocks very slightly dulled; small spots of staining and foxing at edges; top edges dusty; previous owner bookplates affixed to front pastedowns; rear hinges both starting to split from bottom, but still sound; occasional light speckles of foxing and spot-soiling scattered throughout, mostly at margins; ads in volume two roughly opened, with one gathering completely unopened. Very good. Each volume housed in custom brown cloth clamshell. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone; Queen's Quorum 11.


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