The Dynamiter [More New Arabian Nights] Containing; Prologue of the Cigar Divan, Challoner's adventure: The Squire of Dames, Story of the Destroying Angel, The Squire of Dames (Concluded), Somerset's adventure: The Superfluous Mansion, Narrative of The Spirited Old Lady, The Superfluous Mansion (Continued), Zero's Tale of The Explosive Bomb, The Superfluous Mansion (Continued), Desborough's adventure: The Brown Box, Story of The Fair Cuban, The Brown Box (Concluded), The Superfluous Mansion (Concluded), Epilogue of the Cigar Divan. Robert Louis STEVENSON, Balfour.

The Dynamiter [More New Arabian Nights] Containing; Prologue of the Cigar Divan, Challoner's adventure: The Squire of Dames, Story of the Destroying Angel, The Squire of Dames (Concluded), Somerset's adventure: The Superfluous Mansion, Narrative of The Spirited Old Lady, The Superfluous Mansion (Continued), Zero's Tale of The Explosive Bomb, The Superfluous Mansion (Continued), Desborough's adventure: The Brown Box, Story of The Fair Cuban, The Brown Box (Concluded), The Superfluous Mansion (Concluded), Epilogue of the Cigar Divan.

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

Prideaux; A Bibliography of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson (1917). [Item 33], Grolier Club Exhibition Catalogue [73], Graham Greene & Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction (1966).

Price: £150.00

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