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STEVENSON, Robert Louis (1850-1894). The Body Snatcher. New York: The Merriam Company, [1895].

12mo. 4 illustrated plates. Original violet cloth decorated in dark purple (spine soiled, some rubbing to joints and spine ends, upper hinge starting). Provenance: Morton A. Mergentheim (bookplate, signature). 

FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, published as #2 of Merriam's "Violet Series," and later adapted for the 1945 film starring Boris Karloff. Prideaux 131. 

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