Lot 297

Stevenson (Robert Louis)

Kidnapped, Being the Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751…, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, folding map, original green cloth, gilt, rubbed at extremities, lower joint starting to split, front joint starting to crack, slight foxing, text block starting to lean, [Prideaux 18], Cassell, 1886; Catriona. A Sequel to ‘Kidnapped’, FIRST EDITION, original dark blue cloth, some foxing, slight leaning to text block, Cassell, 1893; The Master of Ballantrae, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PUBLISHING, original pictorial cloth, slightly worn and soiled, ownership inscription to title and front free endpaper, adverts dated July 1889, [Prideaux 27], Cassell, 1889; Underwoods, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 18 OF 50 LARGE PAPER COPIES, original white cloth, gilt, unopened, other edges untrimmed, slightly soiled, some foxing, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, [Prideaux 23], Chatto & Windus, 1887; Ballads, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 84 OF 100 COPIES, white cloth, foxing to cloth and preliminary leaves, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1890; and 3 other titles by RLS first editions, v.s. (8)

Estimate: £200-£300