Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £525.00

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1st Edition, 1st issue. Very Good in torn and chipped dust wrapper. Inscribed on the end paper [a little blotched due to the poor quality paper] "For Rene and Bur with love from Mervyn Oct 1949." From the collection of H.B. [Burgess] Drake. Drake was a schoolmaster at Eltham college during Peake's time there and became a friend. He was godfather to Peake's daughter Clare and peake illustrated two of his books; The Book of Lyonne [1952] and The Oxford English Course for Secondary Schools, Book One [1957]. This is one of a number of Drake's books recently acquired, a number of which are inscribed by Peake to Drake and his wife.

Title: Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Author Name: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Categories: Mervyn Peake::,

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1949.:

Seller ID: 32819