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TREASURE ISLAND Franklin Library by Robert Louis Stevenson - First Edition; First Printing - 1978 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.co.uk

TREASURE ISLAND Franklin Library

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Leather Bound, 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. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Collector's Library of the World's Best Loved Books. ; ; 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 Franklin Library




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

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