Kidnapped being the Adventures of David Balfour (1930)

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Book ID: 65375

Price: 165.00

Kidnapped. Being the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751. London: Oxford University Press, 1930. First Edition Thus. Pp 290. Original light brown cloth boards ruled & lettered in gilt with coloured pictorial panel to upper cover & spine, pictorial endpapers. Bookplate fixed verso front free endpaper. A fine bright copy. I

Illustrated by Rowland Hilder with twelve tipped-in coloured plates, black & white headpiece drawings & a fold-out map.

Stevenson’s historical fiction adventure story written as a boys’ novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886. 

Rowland Hilder was a British landscape artist and book illustrator. His illustration for this edition of Treasure Island won The Times illustrators Award in 1939.

An ideal gift edition.

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