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    First American Edition

    Robert Louis Stevenson. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. Authorized edition. First American edition preceding the English by four days. 1,250 copies were issued in cloth; 3,000 in wrappers. Octavo. [8], [1]-138, [14] publisher's catalog pages. Publisher's original yellow printed wrappers. Front wrapper detached; wrappers chipped along the edges and lacking one small section of the upper corner of the front wrapper. Closed tear on the half-title page. Former owner's bookplate mounted horizontally on the half-title page. Internally clean and sound; wrappers with some light soiling and owner's name in pencil above the title. Overall an internally very good copy of this work. Prideaux, page 45.


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