Kidnapped

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

Considered one of Robert Louis Stevensn's best works, Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel, first published in Young Folks magazine from May to July 1886. The novel is considered a companion to Stevenson's Treasure Island. A Sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893.

The full title of the book is Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751: How he was Kidnapped and Cast away; his Sufferings in a Desert Isle; his Journey in the Wild Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he Suffered at the hands of his Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so-called: Written by Himself and now set forth by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

The story is set around real 18th-century Scottish events, notably the "Appin murder", which occurred in the aftermath of the Jacobite rising of 1745. Many of the characters are real people, including one of the principals, Alan Breck Stewart. 

Robert Louis Stevenson is the author of Kidnapped and The Children's Garden of Verses as well as the adult book, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. During his short life Stevenson travelled the world from the South Pacific to the USA, Europe to Australia. He died at the age of 44 years old on a small Samoan island in the Pacific. -

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London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1886. First edition, first issue with "business" on p. 40, line 11, all additional required points, and the ads dated 5.G. 4.86 and 5.B. 4.86. Folding map printed in colours. 8vo, publisher’s original red cloth, the covers ruled in blind, the spine lettered in gilt. viii, 311, [17] ads pp.-

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On May 10, 2012, feeney said:
If ever a book's title clearly sketched its contents, it is Robert Louis Stevenson's full name for his 1886 novel "KIDNAPPED - BEING THE ADVENTURES OF DAVID BALFOUR: HOW HE WAS KIDNAPPED AND CAST AWAY; HIS SUFFERING IN A DESERT ISLE; HIS JOURNEY IN THE WEST HIGHLANDS; HIS ACQUAINTANCE WITH ALAN BRECK STEWART AND OTHER NOTORIOUS HIGHLAND JACOBITES; WITH ALL THAT HE SUFFERED AT THE HANDS OF HIS UNCLE, EBENEZER BALFOUR OF SHAWS, FALSELY SO-CALLED; WRITTEN BY HIMSELF AND NOW SET FORTH BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON." Phew! *** KIDNAPPED was an instant literary success. -- First, because it was about Scotland, both the author's native lowlands and the wild, mysterious, alien-language islands and highlands. It narrates a few warm weather months in 1751. -- Second, with both his parents now dead, late teens David Balfour is sent from the village where his father had been schoolmaster back "home" with a letter of introduction to his father's evil younger brother Ebenezer Balfour. Ebenezer is currently the miserly laird of Shaws, a dilapidated estate near Edinburgh. To prevent David from reclaiming his rights, uncle Ebenezer sells him to a greedy sea captain for later resale into servitude in South Carolina. -- Thirdly, at sea, sailing all around the top of Scotland from the east coast into the treacherous, rocky waters of the Inner Hebrides, David Balfour's life intersects with that of historically attested Alan Breck Stewart. Stewart is collecting money for Scottish losers in the 1745-46 rising, now living in impoverished exile in France with James Stewart, their "King across the water." *** After fighting off together an evil captain and crew, then shipwrecked and briefly parted off the west coast of Scotland, David and Alan pursue their now intertwined missions. Alan needs to get safely across enemy territory back to France with money that he has collected. David must return to the Firth of Forth to regain his inheritance. Each is of service to the other. Alan helps puritanical David become a man, teaches him swordcraft and the ways of the life-embracing Catholic highlands. *** Their story is told in later years by David Balfour himself, from the point of view of a sheltered adolescent lowlander, a Calvinist, a temperate and docile accepter of the political status quo in Scotland. David writes with both exasperation and deep affection about his meteoric and astonishingly opposite hero: a Catholic, the greatest swordsman of the Highlands, an unapologetic man of the world, a gambler who loses all David's money at cards playing with a Highland chief. Women and girls are few and far between. Romance barely flickers once toward tale's end as a brave girl rows the pair across the Firth of Forth to safety. David is frequently ill, very ill, a human condition, he notes in passing, that is rarely mentioned by writers of books for boys. ***On the surface KIDNAPPED is pure boys' adventure tale, complete with unrelenting chase over mountains and through the heather by King George's Redcoats who think -- erroneously -- that Alan, abetted by David, has murdered a high ranking, historically attested Scottish collaborator of King George. Here is a pair of moral and cultural opposites who do much good to each other. In 1886 author Stevenson had just read Mark Twain's THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN and it shows in KIDNAPPED. *** More deeply, KIDNAPPED is about an abnormally cruel period in Scottish-English history, told largely from the point of view of the gallant highland losers. KIDNAPPED is Robert Louis Stevenson's exploration of the divided Scottish psyche: highlands v. lowlands, Gaelic v. Scots as mutually incomprehensible languages, Catholicism v. Presbyterianism, Stewart Kings v. Hanoverians, agricultual mountain clans v. small nuclear retail trading nuclear families living between Glasgow and Edinburgh. This is not a profound book, but it is a very good one. And in pock-faced, diminutive, swashbuckling Alan Breck Stewart readers have a hero not soon forgotten. -OOO-

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Kidnapped : Being The Adventures of David Balfour.

by STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS.

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London; Cassell and Company, Limited; 1899.. Sixtieth Thousand; Cr. 8vo; pp. viii, 319, [8], [14] advertisements; original patterned endpapers, coloured folding map as frontispiece, sixteen illustrations by W. B. Hole, original publishers illustrated green cloth, title lettered in gilt on spine, bookplate, first and last few pages with some mild foxing otherwise a good copy. Considered one of the… Read more
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Local History Office. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Chronicles Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.
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KIDNAPPED

by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

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TARPAULIN BOOKS AND COMICS
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1990
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REPRINT.
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LONDON: READER'S DIGEST. Hard cover. Dark brown boards with a lighter brown exterior binding. Illustration on front board. Gilt titles. Clean, tight pages. Strong binding. No inscriptions. Not abridged, has the full text of the novel. Black and white illustrations. Location: NBK4 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall . Fine. Hardcover. REPRINT.. 1990.
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Local History Office. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Chronicles Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.
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Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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2010
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MLBD. New. 2010. Hard Cover. International Reprint Edition, cover may be different from what is pictured, but contents are the same. .
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KIDNAPPED : Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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1908
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First Edition; First Printing
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1908. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in boards. Edge wear. Corners rubbed. Toning to front and rear panels. Hinges starting. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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KIDNAPPED

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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1908
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1908. Hardcover. Very Good in green cloth Front hinge starting. .
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Kidnapped

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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1948
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1948. Very good condition.. Binding: Beautifully illustrated full publisher’s cloth, with gilt titles on flat spine. , Size: 8vo., Illustration: Illustrated with a profusion of plates and in-text illustrations by Lynd Ward. , Category: Book Literature
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Kidnapped

by STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS

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Published
1930
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Rowland Hilder. First of this edition. Oatmeal cloth with image in blue and black, and gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers, 12 tipped-in colour plates and a folding map, R.L. Stevenson copyright postage stamp to rear pastedown. Near fine… Read more
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KIDNAPPED (Easton Press Edition)

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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1966
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Limited Edition
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Easton Press, 1966. Limited Edition. Leather Bound. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Limited edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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KIDNAPPED

by Stevenson, Robert Louis; Manning De V. Lee

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Published
1932
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Vintage Copy
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Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing. 1932. Vintage Copy. Hardcover. Good in boards. Some soiling and damp staining, white out staining to rear panel. One plate detached but present. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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Kidnapped

by Stevenson Robert Louis

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Bookfare
Published
1930
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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London: Oxford University Press, 1930. 12 tipped-in colour plates, 30 head-pieces, illustrated end-papers and title-page decoration by Rowland Hilder; First Edition thus; "Being the adventures of David Balfour; how he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the West Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all… Read more
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