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Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
Title: The Body-Snatcher
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Merriam Company
Date Published: [1895]

61, [3] 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.


Rear cover lightly soiled, light wear; very good.

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Robert Louis Stevenson The Body-Snatcher 1st Edition

Auction ended on Thu, Jun 25, 2015
Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
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