Illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller. Terra cotta cloth over bevel-edged boards, decorative paper-over-boards slipcase. Spine lacks gilt-lettered black calf label, as usual; mild slipcase edgewear strengthened.Tight and nice copy of this historical fiction set in Scotland, lengthily subtitled 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. Colophon at rear notes limitation of 1500 numbered copies (this #962) boldly signed in full by illustrator Mueller. Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts. Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts deals in out-of-print and antiquarian books, autographs and historic documents, ephemera, maps and pre-1900 newspapers. Member: ABAA, MWABA, The Manuscript Society. Large or heavy items may require that additional charges be invoiced separately. Please inquire and we will respond with the most economical method. We request a courtesy notification prior to initiating the return. We take great pride in the quality of our stock and clean and cover all hardbound books in dust jacket sleeves or mylar. Every effort has been made to describe each item and any defects accurately. All autographs are guaranteed authentic without time limit to the original purchaser.
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