Macdonald, George.THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE. Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott 1908 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Maria L. Kirk. 305 pp, 8 1/8" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, black illustration on front board, top edge orange. 12 colour plates (including frontispiece) - collated. B&w head- and tail-pieces and title page decoration. Orange & white pictorial endpapers. The sequel to "The Princess and the Goblin", in which Curdie goes on a quest to unravel a plot to poison Princess Irene's father, the King of Gwyntystorm. Previous owner's name at top of half-title page, light toning in margins of pages, very small light stain in margin of pages 220 & 221, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight lean to spine, slight fading to spine colour, light handling soiling on edges of boards. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve.
Stevenson, Robert Louis. Introduction by John Kelman.DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. (THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE.) London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good Frank Gillet. 254 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece. When the respectable Dr. Jekyll feels compelled to give vent to emotions incompatible with his social standing, he creates a potion that allows the evil Edward Hyde to emerge. Very tiny scuff on rear endpapers, light toning in margins of pages, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block - tiny light stain on bottom, light edge wear. Slipcase has heavy fading to top, rear and bottom panels; light to moderate edge wear.