Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis (author); WYETH, N. C. (illustrations)

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An illustrated edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's famous adventure novel, which is based on real characters and events following the 1745 Jacobite uprising in Scotland. With 14 marvelous full-page color illustrations by N. C. Wyeth, whose art also appears on title page and at endpapers. With a map showing the course of the brig Covenant around Scotland. This work, with the Wyeth art, was first published in 1913, and re-issued by Charles Scribner's Sons to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the original publication of "Kidnapped". With new plates made from many of the original paintings for this reissue. --- Full title: "Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751: How he was Kidnapped and Cast away; his Sufferings in a Desert Isle; his Journey in the Wild Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he Suffered at the hands of his Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so-called: Written by Himself and now set forth by Robert Louis Stevenson." --- A first printing of the reissue, bearing 1982 date and full number line to copyright page. In blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on cover and spine. Jacket with Wyeth illustration on cover. --- An excellent copy: tightly-bound and bright, but with inked gift inscription and slight dusty soiling to cloth; some leaves mis-cut by binder at corners. Price-clipped dust jacket also very nice, though with a small tear near rear joint and with slight rubbing; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 289 pages

Title: Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

Author Name: STEVENSON, Robert Louis (author); WYETH, N. C. (illustrations)

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Juvenile and Children's, >>Illustrated Classics,

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1982

ISBN Number: 0684176343

ISBN Number 13: 9780684176345

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 83158