THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. Robert Louis Stevenson.

THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE.

New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc., [1945]. Small octavo (oblong), pictorial wrappers. Armed Services Edition. ASE 885. Includes the title novel and seven stories. The Armed Services Editions was a significant historical project between U.S. government and major U.S. publishing to mass produce portable entertainment for the men at war. The books, introduced in 1943, were produced in ever increasing numbers as WW II progressed, eventually reaching over 150,000 copies per title. Managing production was Philip Van Doren Stern the former executive editor of Pocket Books. Manning, When Books Went to War. Edge rubbing, creasing at upper right corner, a very good copy. (25123). Item #25123

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