In the track of R.L. Stevenson and elsewhere in old France

by John Alexander Hammerton

Publisher: J.W. Arrowsmith, Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent in Bristol, London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 254 Downloads: 179
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Subjects:

  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894,
  • France -- Description and travel,
  • Cévennes Mountains (France)

Edition Notes

Statementby J.A. Hammerton ... With 92 [i.e. 82] illustrations.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,254p.,1L.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14015136M
OCLC/WorldCa1460015

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Stevenson's first novel was begun as an entertainment for his twelve-year-old stepson. Its initial publication was as a serial in Young Folks' Magazine ; its original title, The Sea-Cook; or, Treasure Island, was shortened to Treasure Island for its publication in book form in   • Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes by Robert Louis Stevenson is published by Penguin Classics (£). To order a copy for £ go to or call Looking for R.l. stevenson? Find out information about R.l. stevenson. –94, Scottish novelist, poet, and essayist, b. Edinburgh. Handicapped from youth by delicate health, he struggled all his life against tuberculosis. Explanation of R.l. stevenson. Robert Louis Stevenson () was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. He is best known for his novels Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This poem comes from his collection A Child’s Garden of Verses.

It is a classic piece of British literature from the Scottish Author, Robert Louis Stevenson. The impact of the novel’s themes have given rise to the phrase “Jekyll and Hyde” personality. On publication the novella was an instant success and is one of Robert Louis Stevenson’s most well known books. This edition is in very good condition. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November – 3 December ) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel 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 : Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson, 13 .

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This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir, In the track of R.L. Stevenson and elsewhere in old France. Hammerton then bicycled along the canals as originally detailed in "An Inland Voyage" (), Stevenson's first book.

Later chapters are less Stevenson-specific but also in France. Hammerton heavily quotes Stevenson and shows a wonderful eye for Author: John Alexander Hammerton. This is one of the first "in the footsteps" of Robert Louis Stevenson, some of his best works were his auto-biographical travel journals.

In Hammerton re-traced Stevenson's ten-day hiking trip ("Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes") through the Cevennes mountains in south-central France, except on a bicycle instead of a donkey, taking many Pages: Title: In the Track of R.

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Stevenson, and Elsewhere in Old France has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Travels recounts Stevenson's day, kilometre ( mi) solo hiking journey through the sparsely populated and impoverished areas of the Cévennes mountains in south-central France in The terrain, with its barren rocky heather-filled.

An Inland Voyage () is a travelogue by Robert Louis Stevenson about a canoeing trip through France and Belgium in It is Stevenson's earliest book and a pioneering work of outdoor literature.

As a young man, Stevenson desired to be financially independent so that he might pursue the woman he loved, and set about funding his freedom from parental support by. Stevenson was born at 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh, Scotland on 13 November to Thomas Stevenson (–), a leading lighthouse engineer, and his wife Margaret Isabella (born Balfour, –).

He was christened Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson. At about he changed the spelling of "Lewis" to "Louis", and he dropped "Balfour" in Notable works: Treasure Island, A Child's Garden. In the Track of R. Stevenson and Elsewhere in Old France, by John Alexander Hammerton (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Cévennes Mountains (France) -- Description and travel.

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (London: Chatto and Windus, ), by Robert Louis Stevenson, illust. by Walter Crane (Gutenberg text). Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir, In the track of R. Stevenson and elsewhere in old France, (New York, E. Dutton & co., ) (page images at HathiTrust) Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir, In the Track of R.

Stevenson and Elsewhere in Old France (Gutenberg ebook). In the track of RLS and Elsewhere in Old France. New York: E. Dutton. [Also Bristol/London: J.W. Arrowsmith/ Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent. This book has not been seen so it is uncertain how far the author actually tried to follow the route] Hammerton, J.A.

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Death of R. Stevenson By THE NEW YORK TIMES. LONDON, Dec. A dispatch to The Star, dated Apia, Samoa, Dec. 8, confirms the report that Robert Louis Stevenson, the novelist, died suddenly a few days ago from apoplexy.

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His first volume, An Inland Voyage, was published inand recalled a canoe trip he made through Belgium and France with his friend Sir Walter Grindlay. John Alexander Hammerton’s most popular book is Barrieland: A Thrums Pilgrimage.

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Stevenson was born Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father was Thomas Stevenson and grandfather was Robert Stevenson, both successful lighthouse engineers, and. In the track of R. Stevenson and elsewhere in old France. Bristol, J. Arrowsmith; etc., From Internet Archive ^ Hillary Macaskill and Molly Wood ().

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