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The Royal Sport N antique, 21
knew of no coach-house or stable-yard, nothing
of the sort ; and seeing we had come with
no mind to drink, he did not conceal his im-
patience to be rid of us. One of the sorry-
fellows came to the rescue. Somewhere in the
corner of the basin there was a slip, he informed
us, and something else besides, not very clearly
defined by him, but hopefully construed by his
Sure enough there was the slip in the corner
of the basin ; and at the top of it two nice-
looking lads in boating clothes. The Arethiisa
addressed himself to these. One of them said
there would be no difficulty about a night's
lodging for our boats ; and the other, taking a
cigarette from his lips, inquired if they were
made by Searle & Son. The name was quite
an introduction. Half-a-dozen other young
men came out of a boat-house bearing the
superscription ROYAL SpORT Nautique, and

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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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