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We made a great stir in AnHvcrp Docks. A
stevedore and a lot of dock porters took up the
two canoes, and ran with them for the slip.
A crowd of children followed cheering. The
Cigarette went off in a splash and a bubble
of small breaking water. Next moment the
A rethnsa was after her. A steamer was coming
down, men on the paddle-box shouted hoarse
warnings, the stevedore and his porters were
bawling from the quay. But in a stroke or two
the canoes were away out in the middle of the
Scheldt, and all steamers, and stevedores, and
other 'lon^-shore vanities were left behind.

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London, 1878 - Inland voyage
DescriptionBy Robert Louis Stevenson. An account of the author's canoe trip from Antwerp in Belgium to Pontoise in France. With frontispiece by Walter Crane. (London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1878.)
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Form / genre: Written and printed matter > Books
Dates / events: 1878 [Date published]
Places: Europe > Belgium > Flanders > Antwerpen province > Antwerp (inhabited place) [Place in text]
Europe > France > Île-de-France > Val-d'Oise > Cergy-Pontois (inhabited place) [Place in text]
Europe > United Kingdom > England > Greater London > London (inhabited place) [Place published]
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Person / organisation: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 [Illustrator]
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 [Author]
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 [Subject of text]
C. Kegan Paul & Co. [Publisher]
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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Person / organisation: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 [Author]
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