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Edinburgh edition, 1894-98 - Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

'Edinburgh edition, 1894-98 - Works of Robert Louis Stevenson' contains the following 11 items:

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(1) Volume 1, 1894 - Miscellanies, Volume I [ID: 90434502]

Contents: Picturesque Notes on Edinburgh; Memories and Portraits; Additional Memories and Portraits.

Date published: 1894

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(2) Volume 3, 1895 - Travels and Excursions, Volume II [ID: 90439334]

Contents: The Amateur Emigrant; Across the Plains; The Silverado Squatters; Monterey; San Francisco.

Date published: 1895

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(3) Volume 5, 1895 - Miscellanies, Volume II [ID: 90443806]

Contents: Familiar Studies of Men and Books. (Preface.--Victor Hugo's romances.--Some aspects of Robert Burns.--Walt Whitman.--Henry David Thoreau: his character and opinions.--Yoshida Torajiro.--Franc╠žois Villon, student, poet, and housebreaker.--Charles of Orleans.--Samuel Pepys.--John Knox and women.)

Date published: 1895

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(4) Volume 7, 1895 - Tales and Fantasies, Volume II [ID: 90448455]

Contents: The Dynamiter;The Story of a Lie.

Date published: 1895

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(5) Volume 9, 1895 - Romances Volume II [ID: 90453272]

Contents: Prince Otto.

Date published: 1895

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(6) Volume 11, 1895 - Miscellanies, Volume III [ID: 90456766]

Contents: Virginibus Puerisque; Later Essays: Fontainbleau, Realism*, Style*, Morality*, Books which have Influenced Me, Day after Tomorrow*, Letter to a Young Gentleman, Pulvis, Christmas Sermon, Damien.

Date published: 1895

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(7) Volume 12, 1895 - Romances, Volume IV [ID: 78037980]

Contents: Kidnapped.

Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.

Date published: 1895

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(8) Volume 20, 1896 - Travels and excursion, Volume III [ID: 99385759]

South Sea yarns. "Being an account of experiences and observations in the Marquesas, Paumotus and Gilbert Islands in the course of two cruises on the yacht "Casco" (1888) and the schooner "Equator" (1889)."

Printer: T. and A. Constable

Date published: 1896

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(9) Volume 21, 1896 - Miscellanies, Volume IV [ID: 99378318]

Contents: The Pentland rising; Sketches: The satirist; Nuits blanches; The wreath of immortelles; Nurses; A character; College papers: Edinburgh students in 1824; The modern student considered generally; Debating societies; The philosophy of umbrellas; The philosophy of nomenclature; Notes and essays, chiefly of the road: A retrospect; Cockermouth and Keswick; Roads; Notes on the movements of young children; On the enjoyment of unpleasant places; An autumn effect; A winter's walk in Carrick and Galloway; Forest notes; A mountain town in France ; Criticisms: Lord Lytton's Fables in song; Salvini's Macbeth; Bagster's Pilgrim's progress; An appeal to the clergy of the Church of Scotland Essays and fragments written at Vailima: My first book: Treasure Island; The genesis of The master of Ballantrae; Random memories: "Rosa quo locorum"; Lay morals; Prayers written for family use at Vailima.

Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

Printer: T. and A. Constable

Date published: 1896

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(10) Volume 26, 1897 - Romances, Volume VII [ID: 90461298]

Contents: The Great North Road; The Young Chevalier; Heathercat; Weir of Hermiston.

Date published: 1897

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(11) Volume 28, 1898 - Appendix [ID: 99383320]

Includes illustrated facsimiles of Moral emblems and tales and advertisements from Stevenson's childhood. Contents: Preface and bibliographical note [by Sidney Colvin]; The charity bazaar; The light-keeper; On a new form of intermittent light for lighthouses ; On the thermal influence of forests; Reflections and remarks on human life; The ideal house; Preface to The master of Ballantrae; Moral emblems, etc, : Facsimiles: Black canyon, or Wild adventures in the Far West; Not I, and other poems; Moral emblems; A martial elegy for some lead soldiers; The graver and the pen; Moral tales: Robin and Ben, or, The pirate and the apothecary; The builder's doom.

Date published: 1898

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Edinburgh edition, 1894-98 - Works of Robert Louis Stevenson
Permanent URLhttp://digital.nls.uk/97135265
DescriptionEdinburgh edition. Edinburgh: Printed by T. and A. Constable for Longmans Green and Co, 1894-98. [28 volumes in total, only some of which NLS has digitised.]
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Form / genre: Written and printed matter > Books
Dates / events: 1894-1898 [Date printed]
Places: Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Edinburgh (inhabited place) [Place printed]
Subject / content: Collected works
Person / organisation: Chatto & Windus (Firm) [Distributor]
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 [Author]
T. and A. Constable [Printer]
Longmans, Green, and Co. [Publisher]
Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927 [Editor]
Collected works
Early editions of Robert Louis Stevenson
DescriptionFull text versions of early editions of works by Robert Louis Stevenson. Includes 'Kidnapped', 'The Master of Ballantrae' and other well-known novels, as well as 'Prince Otto', 'Dynamiter' and 'St Ives'. Also early British and American book editions, serialisations of novels in newspapers and literary magazines, and essays by Stevenson.
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