The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne, 1894, first edition
The Ebb-Tide; A Trio and Quartette, by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne.
Published by William Heinemann, London, 1894. First edition.
A good hardback with printed cloth boards. Bumped and rubbed with a few marks. Spine is darkened. Wear to head and tail of spine.
Previous owner's inscription to first free endpaper, dated to 1894. Small bookseller's sticker to first pastedown. Offsetting and a few spots to endpapers.
Text is bright and clean with some spotting to edge of text block. Some showthrough at gutter to binding between some gatherings. Some give in the spine. Some cracking to endpapers at inner joints. A good reading copy of this first edition.
Text in English.
Prelims + 237pp + 20pp Publisher's advertisements. Advertisements dated to August 1894.
Weight approximately 563g unpacked.
Approximately 196mm high x 140mm wide x 33mm deep.