London: Longmans Green and Co., 1885. [Strange Tales] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (17 x 11cm), pp.207. In contemporary full limp leather with gilt titles and rules to spine, covers bordered in blind, plain blue endpapers, edges speckled red. Ownership Harry Hargreave Fawcett (ink signature and two stamps), trivial handling. A fine copy. A Collection of weird and wonderful short stories, written in collaboration with Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson. More classic fantasy-mystery tales from the 'New Arabian Nights' canon, published in April 1885, a few months before his most famous strange tale 'Dr.Jekyl and Mr.Hyde' was let loose. Item #51299
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