First English edition of Island Nights’ Entertainments by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Octavo, x, 277pp. Three-quarter leather, glossy marbled paper boards. Four raised bands, title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Lacking advertisements, indicating early printing. Solid text block, light rubbing to edges of spine, touch of foxing to flyleaves, a near fine example. Previous ownership bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Complete with 28 full-page illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard and color map.