c. 1940s: Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson, Art-Type Edition


Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson is a classic adventure novel set in Scotland during the 18th century. The story follows the young protagonist, David Balfour, as he is kidnapped and sold into slavery by his greedy uncle. He manages to escape and meets a rebel named Alan Breck Stewart, who becomes his ally and helps him reclaim his inheritance. Together, they embark on a dangerous journey across the Scottish Highlands, facing various obstacles and enemies along the way.

This vintage edition of Kidnapped, published in the 1940s, features a grey hardcover cloth with printing and lettering on the cover and spine. The book shows signs of wear and fading due to age, but is in good condition overall. It is signed by a previous owner on the inner front cover, dated Christmas 1943, and includes a faded stamp of St. Andrew’s Sunday School.

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Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson, Art-Type Edition, The World’s Popular Classics, New York. Undated, but signed on inner front cover, dated to 1943. 187 pages.

Grey hardcover cloth volume with printing and lettering on cover and spine. No dustjacket.
Some signs of wear on cover, some fading to pages throughout the book due to age.
Front inner cover is signed in ink “Richard L. Don Gracy for regular attendance, Christmas 1943”. Above the signature is a faded stamp of St. Andrew’s Sunday School. There is a small bookshop stamp for Bixby-Beattie co. in St. Catherine’s, Ontario. Aside from this, there is no writing or markings anywhere in the book.

A wonderful antique edition of the Stevenson’s classic work!

Weight .375 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 4 cm




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