Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
Title: The Body-Snatcher
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 
61,  ad pp. Four full page illustrations. (12mo) 13.5x9.5 cm (5 ¼x3¾"), original violet cloth stamped in purple. First Separate Edition.
The first edition in book form of Stevenson's grisly tale of an anatomist and his need for cadavers. The short story originally appeared in the 1884 Christmas Extra of the Pall Mall Gazette. The second title in the publishers "Violet Series." Rather scarce. Beinecke 608.