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  • To equip so small a book with a preface is, I am half afraid, to sin against proportion. But a preface is more than an author can resist, for it is the reward of his labours. When the foundation stone is laid, the architect appears with his plans, an...


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....



  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • Half a dozen young men find themselves at the end of their university years facing the awful prospect that they must now support themselves. They decide to found an Ideal Commonwealth, in the Navigator Islands - Samoa (where, by a wonderful coinciden...


  • Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have ende...




  • Thirteen strange stories from the genius of Robert Louis Stevenson There are very few readers who need an introduction to the works of Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, many of his tales have become enduring classics and are familiar to practic...






  • "How do you like to go up in a swing?" Delightful images by Julie Morstad bring to life Robert Louis Stevenson's classic poem The Swing. Share this gorgeous board book with your baby or toddler and revel in the magical images and words....


  • Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) has enjoyed immense popularity since his early death - for his prose and poetry, his command of children's literature, and his acute sense of his place in a rapidly changing literary environment, a lot of which he vie...


  • Y feu screfys "Enys Tresour" gans Robert Louis Stevenson i'n bledhynyow 1880 hag 1881. Dalethys veu in Braemar in Scotlond, le may whrug y das gwil gweres dhodho gans y brevyans y honen a vewnans in gorholyon. Gorfednys veu an novel pan esa Stevenson...


  • When treasure-seeking pirates threaten to steal Jim’s ship, leaving him and his friends stranded on the island, he knows what he has to do: cut the rope that ties the craft and run it aground. But then strong winds start whipping up the waves, put...


  • What’s more frightening that a group of greedy pirates eager to grab some gold? A spook! When Long John Silver and his men capture Jim and force him to march to the buried treasure, what they find terrifies them all: not only is the treasure gone,...


  • This volume contains all of Robert Louis Stevenson’s supernatural short stories, showcasing both his mastery of the genre and his interest in the otherworldly and the strange ways the human brain can distort reality. They include "The Body Snatcher...


  • Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "pirates and buried gold". First published as a book in 1883, it was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881-82 under the title The...


  • Offering an engrossing spin on a time-honored theme--the risky business of making a pact with the devil--this short story is a radiant jewel. It recounts the mercurial lot of Keawe, a Hawaiian who purchases a bottle inhabited by an imp capable of gra...


  • In South Sea Tales Stevenson shows himself to be a virtuoso of narrative styles. But beyond their generic diversity the stories are linked by their concern with representing the multiracial society of which their author had become a member. In this c...


  • Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (1850-1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingw...


  • Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (1850-1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingw...


  • The third installment of Stevenson’s thrilling adventure story. With map in hand, Jim and his friends Squire Trelawny and Doctor Livesy had set sail for Treasure Island. After a long journey, they’ve finally arrived—but greedy, nasty pirates ha...


  • The excitement continues as the treasure hunt begins in earnest—with pirate king Long John Silver stirring up trouble every step of the way. Silver wants Jim and his friends to turn over the precious map, in exchange for their safety. But they refu...


  • Come on board and let the thrills begin: all it takes is a turn of the page and the story continues. Wide-eyed youngsters won’t want to miss the boat as it finally sets sail for Treasure Island, where the pirates have buried their bounty. Then Jim ...


  • This is a brief, simplified retelling of the episode in 'Treasure Island' during which Jim Hawkins gives Squire Tralawney a packet left behind by a sea captain staying at Jim's parents' inn, and which pirates are trying to find....



  • This book contains Robert Stevenson’s 1887 work, "Memories and Portraits". It is a collection of essays that form an autobiographical sketch of this most esteemed author, and it will greatly appeal to those with an interest in his life and mind. Th...


  • I always imagine St. Andrews to be an ineffectual seat of learning, and the sound of the east wind and the bursting surf to linger in its drowsy classrooms and confound the utterance of the professor... -from "Random Memories" With observations both ...


  • In the volume now in your hands, the authors have touched upon that ugly devil of crime, with which it is your glory to have contended. It were a waste of ink to do so in a serious spirit. Let us dedicate our horror to acts of a more mingled strain, ...







  • CONTENTS On Some Technical Elements of Style in Literature The Morality of the Profession of Letters Books Which Have Influenced Me A Note On Realism My First Book: "Treasure Island" The Genesis of "The Master of Ballantrae" Preface to "The Master of...


  • Virginibus Puerisque was Robert Louis Stevenson's earliest volume of collected papers, most having been published originally in British magazines between 1876-79. It contains the following essays: Virginibus Puerisque, Crabbed Age and Youth, An Apolo...


  • The poems in Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses have been popular ever since the its first appearance more than one hundred years ago, and none more so than My Shadow, a traditional favorite for reading aloud. Glenna Lang has created...



  • Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) is widely known for his novels "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, " and "Kidnapped." His reputation as a "romantic" writer and children's author, however, reflects only a portion of his literary achievement. T...


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  • Spirited, romantic, and full of danger, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic of high adventure. Beloved by generations, it is the saga of David Balfour, a young heir whose greedy uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plot...


  • Ever since Captain Billy Bones walked into the inn owned by young Jim Hawkins's parents, Jim was thrown into a whirlwind of adventure. That's because the captain brought with him not only a spyglass, a sea chest, and dreadful tales of murder, looting...


  • Robert Louis Stevenson originally wrote Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as a "shilling shocker." He then burned the draft and, upon his wife's advice, rewrote it as the darkly complex tale it is today. Stark, skillfully woven, this fascinating novel explores...


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    This is the sparkling record of the haphazard six-thousand-mile odyssey that twenty-five-year-old Stevenson made in pursuit of his future wife, Fanny. The two had met and fallen in love during a trip to France, but when Fanny's first husband called h...


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    Brightstar is a US satellite which can launch over 1000 targets simultaneously on any battlefield. Just before its deployment, the space shuttle carrying it is brought down by terrorists into the sea. Time is running out as an auction is staged with ...


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    In "Kidnapped" (1886) and later fiction such as "The Master of Ballantrae" (1888), Stevenson examined some of the extreme and contrary currents of Scotland's past, often projecting a dualism of both personality and belief. This dualism is most famous...


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    A Child's Garden of Verses is a collection of poetry for children by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The collection first appeared in 1885 under the title Penny Whistles, but has been reprinted many times, often in illustrated versions. I...


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    1994 Scribner's edition bound in green cloth with gold lettering. Nine color illustrations and a reproduced color title page by N.C. Wyeth printed from new plates. 8vo size, 356pp. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dust jacket. The book has light, thin...


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    "I found that I could sleep after the coffee and lay awake after the tea, which is proof conclusive of some chemical disparity; and even by the palate I could distinguish a smack of snuff in the formerÉ" describes Stevenson a vessel's meal....


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    Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (1850-1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingw...


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    In the South Seas records Stevenson's travels with his wife Fanny and their family in the Marquesas, the Paumotus and the Gilbert Islands during 1888-9. Originally drafted in journal form while Stevenson travelled, it was then ambitiously rewrittento...


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    Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG To equip so small a book with a preface is, I am half afraid, to sin against proportion. B...


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    High Quality FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION: Stevenson, Robert Louis :Island Nights Entertainments, Consisting Of The Beach Of Fales, The Bottle Imp, The Isle Of Voices :Originally published by New York, Scribner in 1904. Book will be printed in black and wh...


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    Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the greatest authors of the nineteenth century. Stevenson still ranks as one of the most translated authors in history. Classic books such as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyd...


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    The scene of this little book is on a high mountain. There are, indeed, many higher; there are many of a nobler outline. It is no place of pilgrimage for the summary globe-trotter; but to one who lives upon its sides, Mount Saint Helena soon becomes ...


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    A chance encounter in a Parisian café leads to a series of unfortunate misunderstandings that threaten to bring to a premature and irreconcilable end the envisioned marriage between a pair of young lovers. When eligible bachelor Dick Naseby meets t...


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    A top-notch arms dealer decides to use the one billion dollars in gold that sank with the U.S.S. Norfolk during World War I to finance his biggest transaction ever, and two ex-Navy SEALS must stop him and save the CIA operative he holds captive...


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    Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish essayist, poet, novelist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Kidnapped, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Treasure Island. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes was published in 1879 and is considered to be o...


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    Underwoods is a collection of poems by Robert Louis Stevenson published in 1887. It comprises two books, Book I with 38 poems in English, Book II with 16 poems in Scots. He says in the initial note that "I am from the Lothians myself; it is there I h...


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    This sprawling nautical adventure tale from Robert Louis Stevenson adds a dash of humor and mystery to the formula that the author perfected in classic yarns like Kidnapped and Treasure Island. Co-written with Lloyd Osbourne, Stevenson's stepson, thi...



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    This enthralling anthology, first published in 1887, collects six fantastic tales of adventure written by the author of the classic horror novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Stevenson (1850-1894) was a major force in the development ...


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    Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. Very Good, 'The Authentic Text Published from Stevenson's Manuscript and Corrected Proofs, Edited and Introduced by Ernest Mehew.' Very good clean tight sound square, no bookplate, ins...


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    An outstanding array of crime fiction by some of today's leading authors is accompanied by short stories from the acclaimed writers who inspired them and features works by Ian Rankin, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Higgins Clark, Evan Hunter, Edgar Allan Po...