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The Strange Case of Robert Louis Stevenson

By: Elwin, Malcolm

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1950

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3522

Condition: Good


Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 256pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Shield-shaped Boots sticker on front board. Block and boards aged, with bumping of boards and spine, spine also faded and creased. Biography of the author of Treasure Island and other enduring yarns. Catalogue: Literary Biography. Keywords: Stevenson, Skerryvore, Treasure View more info

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Thackeray - A Personality

By: Elwin, Malcolm

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Academy Books - Jonathan Cape:

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 1218

Condition: Good


Hardback, 227mm x 150mm brown cloth boards, yellow titles, first thus, 410+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/Less than good. Owners inscription. Spine bumped, block a little darkened, top edge grubby but pages basically clean. Overall a little flimsy as with most wartime Uk productions. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn around edges with loss of lower half of spine, some loss also at top edge. The "vivid and exciting" portrait of a famous E... View more info