Item #75093 KIDNAPPED: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751. Robert Louis Stevenson.

KIDNAPPED: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition thus. When seventeen-year-old David Balfour arrives to claim his inheritance, he is kidnapped at the behest of his villainous uncle and becomes caught up in a Scottish rebellion against the British. Including this book, N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945) illustrated a total of 16 books for the Scribner's Illustrated Classics series, more than any other illustrator. Octavo: xii, 289 p. with 15 color plates, including the title page, by N.C. Wyeth and a folding map. Original black cloth binding, with an illustrated title label inset on the front panel and gilt titles. Period ink inscription to a prefatory blank leaf. Just a hint of wear to the corners and tips; else an especially nice example. Better than very good. Very good. Item #75093

Price: $350.00

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