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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head London, 1930. Hardback, very good condition, no jacket. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman, First Edition.

Gilt art nouveau device on front board and another on spine with eight very striking full page illustrations by Hulme Beaman described in 2000 as perhaps the most powerful twentieth century illustrations of Jekyll and Hyde. Numerous silouette head and tailpiece illustrations.

Sydney George Hulme Beaman (1887-1932) was best known as the creator of the Toytown stories including the character 'Larry The Lamb'.

136 pages with original oatmeal coloured cloth, slight waving on fore edge of front board, internally bright and clean.