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Stevenson (Robert Louis) On the Thermal Influence of Forests, Wise forgery, 1873 [but c.1895]; and
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Stevenson (Robert Louis) On the Thermal Influence of Forests, original pale blue wrappers, upper cover detached, toning to upper and lower cover, extremities a little chipped, preserved in folding chemise, [Prideaux II, 4], Edinburgh, Neill [but Richard Clay], 1873 [but c.1895]; War in Samoa, half-title, some corner creasing, small nick with creasing to head of upper wrapper, very light fading to spine, housed in custom folding chemise, [Prideaux I, 37], 1893 [but c.1898], 8vo (2)

⁂ A pair of Wise Stevenson forgeries. The first purports to be a slightly earlier, rarer edition of a genuine work that appeared in 1873. The second appeared in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1893 but no genuine separate edition appears to have been published.
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Stevenson (Robert Louis) On the Thermal Influence of Forests, Wise forgery, 1873 [but c.1895]; and

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0126: Stevenson (Robert Louis) On the Thermal Influence of Forests, Wise forgery, 1873 [but c.1895]; and

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Stevenson (Robert Louis) On the Thermal Influence of Forests, original pale blue wrappers, upper cover detached, toning to upper and lower cover, extremities a little chipped, preserved in folding chemise, [Prideaux II, 4], Edinburgh, Neill [but Richard Clay], 1873 [but c.1895]; War in Samoa, half-title, some corner creasing, small nick with creasing to head of upper wrapper, very light fading to spine, housed in custom folding chemise, [Prideaux I, 37], 1893 [but c.1898], 8vo (2)

⁂ A pair of Wise Stevenson forgeries. The first purports to be a slightly earlier, rarer edition of a genuine work that appeared in 1873. The second appeared in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1893 but no genuine separate edition appears to have been published.

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