Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A great copy of the second edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's famous gothic novella. An Important Work, Early Edition, Leather Binding.Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed. This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed. The second edition of this novel. Bound with the scarce half title and publisher's adverts to the rear.
Rebound, in a half calf binding, with paper covered boards. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper,'Ex Libris C. A second inscription to the half-title.
This second edition was issued the same year as the first. The titular characters of this important work has entered into the vernacular for people with a dual nature. Stevenson was long intrigued by the idea of how human personalities can affect how to incorporate the interplay of good and evil into a story.
This tale centres on Gabriel John Utterson, who investigates strange occurences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde. A smart, and very bright copy of this important piece of literature. In a half calf binding, with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with just slight rubbing to the joints and extremities.
Front hinge is lightly strained but firm. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper. Prior owner's inscription to the half-title. Pages are bright and clean.Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described. Please ask for details and conditions. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques. The item "1886 Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Second Edition Robert Louis Stevenson" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "the-mad-librarian" and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped worldwide.