Title: Treasure Island
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator: Don Irwin
Year: 1979
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Modern Promotions
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A

 

Description: Complete and unabridged, this is a very rare and unique edition of the famous tale. Unique in that it has an illustrated glossary of sorts. Where an unusual or archaic word or phrase appears in the story, in the margin is an explanation of its meaning complete with illustration for extra clarity. It also features a historical/educational section at the end which describes the origins of piracy, and other seafaring related subjects – complete with illustrations.

Illustrated throughout with superb b&w sketches and line drawings.

Covers in excellent condition for age, although the colour from the spine has faded. Previous owner has made a small artistic contribution in green pencil on the inside rear cover. As is to be expected with a paperback of this vintage, the pages are tanned around their edges, but are otherwise completely unmarked, very tightly bound, and haven't a speck of foxing.

Measures 27.5 cm × 20 cm (11″ × 8″). Large 4to. 248 pp.

Price: £9.95

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