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STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS (INTRODUCTION BY JAMES D. HART) - Lord Nelson and the Tar a Poem and a Picture

Title: Lord Nelson and the Tar a Poem and a Picture
Description: St. Helena, CA: The Silverado Museum / James E. Beard, 1972. Limited Edition; 1st Printing. Booklet. Limited to 300 unnumbered copies. This is a trade sized booklet with cardstock covers and a string binding. The edges of the front cover are deckled (wavy). The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The edges of the book covers have some light bumping and there are a couple of light spots near the bottom front edge. The text pages are clean and bright. There are small woodcut block prints throughout. "Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks as the 26th most translated author in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Emilio Salgari, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins." ". Very Good+ .

Keywords: Californiana Robert Louis Stevenson James D. Hart Poetry Admiral Nelson Californiana

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: S. Howlett-West Books
- Book number: 34494

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