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0)1 the Willebroek Canal, 15
Half-way between Willebroek and Villevordey
in a beautiful reach of canal like a squire's
avenue, we went ashore to lunch. There were
two eggs, a junk of bread, and a bottle of wine
on board the Arethusa ; and two eggs and an
Etna cooking apparatus on board the Cigarette.
The master of the latter boat smashed one of
the eggs in the course of disembarcation ; but
observing pleasantly that it might still be cooked
(3^i.\ cH:Qr papier y he dropped it into the Etna, in its
covering of Flemish newspaper. We landed in
a blink of fine weather ; but we had not been
two minutes ashore, before the wind freshened
into half a gale, and the rain began to patter on
our shoulders. We sat as close about the Etna
as we could. The spirits burned with great
ostentation; the grass caught flame every minute
or two, and had to be trodden out ; and before
long, there were several burnt fingers of the
party. But the solid quantity of cookery ac-

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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]
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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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