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    Robert Louis Stevenson. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. First edition, in first-issue cloth measuring 7.4375 inches tall. Octavo (7.375 x 4.875 inches; 187 x 125 mm.). [10], 138, [2], [4, publisher's ads], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth, spine and front lettered in gilt; all text block edges trimmed, top edge gilt. Spine ends pushed and lightly worn; mild wear along joints; some slight rubbing, scuffing to boards; minor wear along edges; corners tapped. Text block softly dulled with age; newspaper clippings affixed to both sides of front flyleaf, now browned and offsetting onto facing pages; occasional faint, marginal thumbsoiling scattered throughout interior. Near fine. With contemporary advertisement slip (four leaves) laid in, listing the publisher's "Summer Books / in paper covers." A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.

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