24494 STEVENSON, Robert Louis:
THE BODY SNATCHER & OTHER STORIES.
Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Folio Society, London, 2007.
First thus.8vo.,14 colour plates including frontispiece,black cloth with green & gold design on upper board.A fine copy in fine like slipcase
In 1815 in Scotland, having realized that the corpses he and his peers examine in anatomy class are stolen from fresh graves, a young medical student finds that he must procure the next specimen. Stevenson at his adult scary best.