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TREASURE ISLAND Easton Press by Robert Louis Stevenson - First Edition; First Printing - 1994 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.co.uk

TREASURE ISLAND Easton Press

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Norwalk Connecticut: Easton Press. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. ; 100 Greatest Books Ever Written; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. The story was originally serialised in the children's magazine Young Folks under the title The Sea Cook over a period of several months from 1881-82. Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, Treasure Island is the classic pirate tale, known for its superb atmosphere, character and action. It is one of the most frequently dramatised of all novels. The influence of Treasure Island on popular perception of pirates is vast, including treasure maps with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen with parrots on their shoulders.  Read more: Identifying first editions of TREASURE ISLAND Easton Press




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On Sep 13 2014, said:
  "A wonderful Penguin hard bound edition. Fun to read it again."

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