Dracula.

Stoker (Bram)

Dracula.

Description: FIRST EDITION, Colonial issue, with cancel title-page, some very light handling marks, pp. x, 390, crown 8vo, original claret red cloth, lettered in gilt to backstrip and upper board, slight lean to spine, a little rubbed at extremities with minor bump to top corner of upper board, edges roughtrimmed, endpapers browned with ownership inscription at head of flyleaf, good

Publication Details: Hutchinson, 1897

Notes: An important, and scarce, issue of this major novel, one of only a few copies known - and the only one brought to light to have survived in a presentable state. The precise date of the UK issue's publication by Constable is not known, so we cannot trace a categorical order of priority - though Colonial editions have been known on occasion to precede their domestic counterpart, their long voyage beginning with a head-start that with luck and a fair wind might not entirely have eroded by the time they disembark. Certainly we can identify from the present example that the paper-stock is that of ...more

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Price: £30,000

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1897

Stock Number: 65824

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