Wednesday, 28 December 2011

The story Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was an early victim of piracy

"Stephenson's novella was first published by Longmans, Green in January of 1886 and sold 40,000 copies in 6 months in Britain, and an estimated 250,000 pirated copies in the United States"
Source:  Robert Louis Stephenson, by Frank McLynn, 1993, page 263

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