May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 237

Price Realized: $ 1,750
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. New Arabian Nights. 2 volumes. 8vo, original green cloth decorated in red and black, spines lettered in gilt, slight lean, tips and corners bumped, faint soiling; bookplate to front pastedowns, 32-page publisher's catalogue at rear of second volume, dated May 1882 (iron gall ink stain to last page and rear flyleaf); housed in individual cloth chemises within 1/4 morocco folding case. London: Chatto & Windus, 1882

Additional Details

first edition, first printing with the correct points; page 155 of second volume misnumbered '55', and 'Maletroit' misspelt 'Maledroit' on page 179.