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In the South Seas. by Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - 2005. - from Black Cat Hill Books and Biblio.com

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In the South Seas.

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Aegypan Press, 2005. Paperback Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: just a hinrt of wear to the extremities; a small stain at the bottom edge of the test block; two very faint creases to the rear panel; the binding leans off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing the mildest wear and a single flaw. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6.15 x 0.55 inches). 227 pages. Language: English. Weight: 12 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

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 describe the islands and islanders as well as Stevenson's own personal experiences. IN THE SOUTH SEAS was published posthumously in 1896. Its combination of personal anecdote and historical account, of autobiography and anthropology, of Stevenson and South Sea Islands, has a particular charm.




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