Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 330

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. 8vo, original gilt-lettered green cloth, top edges gilt; discreet bookseller's label to front pastedown, 4 pages publisher's advertisements at end. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886

Additional Details

superlative copy of the first edition, released in America four days before its first appearance in England. 1250 copies were issued in cloth and 3000 in wrappers. Beinecke 346; Prideaux 17; McKay 348. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone.