Sign In | Register
Treasure Island by  Robert Louis Stevenson - First Edition - 1883 - from Temple Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Treasure Island

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

Condition: Good+


London, Paris & New York: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1883. viii, 292pp, [8]p adverts. Original sage green cloth, title, author and publisher in gilt to spine, black endpapers. Very slightly rubbed, minor spine lean, minor marking to upper cover, minor bumping to corners, light foxing to edges of text block. Internally some light foxing to text, but generally fairly bright and clean, small tear to head of second leaf of adverts where opened a little carelessly. Frontispiece map with tissue guard. Now housed in a cloth chemise and quarter bound morocco slipcase with raised bands and gilt title. With the October adverts numbered 5-R 1083. With most of the early issue points, including the uncapitalised 'dead mans chest' on pages 2 and 7; with the 'a' missing on the sixth line of page 63; the '8' is absent from the page number of page 83 but the '7' is present on page 127; the full stop is absent from line 20 on page 178 and with 'worse' instead of 'worst' on the third line of page 197. Prideaux 11. First Edition. Hardback. Good+. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001363
  • Title: Treasure Island
  • Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Cassell & Company, Limited
  • Place: London, Paris & New York
  • Date published: 1883
  • Keywords: Noisbn, Treasure Island, Fiction, Stevenson
  • Size: 8vo


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)


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

Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]

£ 9,750.00
($12,922.65)

£18.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Collecting Modern First Editions

Collect modern first editions

Biblio is showcasing the top book published every year starting in 1919. See if your favorite modern first edition made the list! Check out our collecting first editions by the year.

Biblio Hoaxes: An Inhabitant of Formosa

The Great Formosa Hoax

George Psalmanazar played a grand prank in 1703, pretending to be a resident of the island of Formosa. His book took London by storm.  Learn more...


Trustpilot