From Scotland To Silverado: Comprising The Amateur Emigrant, The Silverado Squatters & Four Essays On California

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis; HART, James D., (editor)

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When Robert Louis Stevenson left Scotland for California to pursue his future bride, he traveled by ship and then across the plains of America, and wrote about his experiences the whole way. This collection of his essays recounts that journey. Includes: "The Amateur Immigrant ('From the Clyde to Sandy Hook' and 'Across the Plains')", "The Silverado Squatters" and four additional essays on California. Edited, with lengthy introduction, by James D. Hart. --- In full dark grey cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling to cover & spine. Jacket with early Stevenson photograph on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down and a little loss of spine gilding, else a clean, firm, unmarked volume. Jacket with plenty of rubbing, a few tears to edges and carelessly price-clipped but otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; li, 287 pages

Title: From Scotland To Silverado: Comprising The Amateur Emigrant, The Silverado Squatters & Four Essays On California

Author Name: STEVENSON, Robert Louis; HART, James D., (editor)

Categories: >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure, >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, The John Harvard Library, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 78682