The Master of Ballantrae; A Winter's Tale
London: Cassell and Co., 1889. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Original red publisher's cloth. viii, 332 pp. plus 4 pp.,  pp. of ads.
Sunning to spine and top edge of front board. Slight cock to spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Tight and clean. An excellent copy.
This is a first edition, first issue of Stevenson's classic historical romance novel. Ads dated 5.G-7.89. (Prideaux 27) This copy is from the estate of Rex Maughan (1936-2021), major Robert Louis Stevenson collector and archivist who, as Chairman of the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, greatly contributed to the preservation of Stevenson's estate in Valima, Samoa. Very good. Item #2865