Welcome to NateDSanders.com

Hollywood Memorabilia, Fine Autographs, & Consignments Blog

Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island First Edition at Auction

To buy, sell or consign a Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island first edition, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982.  Thank you.

We are going to have a Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island first edition up for auction in 7 days.

Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island First Edition, First Printing  in Near Fine Condition — With Check Signed by Stevenson to His Stepson & Co-Author S. Lloyd Osbourne

Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island first edition, first printing. London, Paris & New York: Cassel & Co, Ltd., 1883. With all first printing points present: ”dead man’s chest” not capitalized on pp. 2 and 7; ”rain” for ”vain” in the last line of p. 40; the ”a” is not present in line 6 on p. 63; the ”7” is bolder and slightly raised in the pagination on p. 127; lacking the period following ”opportunity” in line 20 of p. 178; ”worse” rather than ”worst” in line 3 on page 197; frontispiece map in four colors. Octavo measures 5.25” x 7.75” with four pages of ads at rear dated ”5R-1083” and incorrectly listing ”Treasure Island” as having 304 pages, as called for in the first printing. In publisher’s full green cloth with gilt spine titles, in near fine condition with only the slightest overall wear, expert repair to hinges and foxing to front free endpaper and half-title page. Housed in a custom one-quarter leather clamshell box over marbled boards. Accompanying the book is a signed check from Stevenson to S. Lloyd Osbourne, Stevenson’s stepson with whom he co-authored three books. Check is dated 8 August 1887 for ”ten pounds sterling”. 8” x 3.25” check is in very good condition with toning and a line drawn through Stevenson’s signature. A lovely first printing of ”Treasure Island” with accompanying signed check.

Treasure Island First Edition First Printing of Robert Louis Stevenson's ''Treasure Island'' in Near Fine Condition -- With Check Signed by Stevenson to His Stepson & Co-Author S. Lloyd Osbourne

Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island First Edition, First Printing

 

Bidding starts at $7,500 at: Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island First Edition, First Printing

We also have an additional copy at a lower starting bid:

Robert Louis Stevenson’s ”Treasure Island” First Edition

Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island first edition. London, Paris & New York: Cassel & Co, Ltd., 1883. Treasure Island, first edition, first printing points present except the ”7” on page 127 is not raised or bold. Measures 5.25” x 7.75”. Copy is attractive in very good condition. Binding slightly loose and cocked, rubbing to spine, abrasion to front endpaper and previous owner’s name and blindstamp to half-title. Internally, pages are clean with very little foxing. Four pages of ads at rear are dated 5G-783.

Treasure Island First Edition Robert Louis Stevenson's ''Treasure Island'' First Edition

Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island First Edition

 

Bidding starts at $5,000 at: Robert Louis Stevenson’s ”Treasure Island” First Edition

To buy, sell or consign a Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island first edition, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982.  Thank you.

Comments are closed

This site is protected by Comment SPAM Wiper.
Copyright 2016 © Nate D. Sanders, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement