Almost antique (1924) Robert Louis Stevenson hardcover book entitled An Inland Voyage, Travels with a Donkey, The Amateur Emigrant. Vol XVII of the Tusitalia Edition published and printed in England by Heinemann.
THIS HARDCOVER BOOK IS COMPLETE AT 268 PAGES. No dust jacket.
About the title: Volume XVII of the Tusitalia contains An Inland Voyage (1878) which is a travelogue about the author's canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876. It is Stevenson's earliest book and a pioneering work of outdoor literature; Travels with a Donkey (in the Cévennes) written in 1879 is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's earliest published works and is considered a pioneering classic of outdoor literature. The principal character is Modestine, a stubborn, manipulative donkey the author could never quite master. It is one of the earliest accounts to present hiking and camping outdoors as a recreational activity; The Amateur Emigrant is Robert Louis Stevenson's travel memoir of his journey from Scotland to California in 1879-1880.
Condition: In GOOD! condition, the blood-red boards, with leather corners, have spots of discoloration. Gold-embossed leather spine shows MINIMAL! wear and NO! fraying. Sewn-in bind is in good condition with some stress towards the covers and middles. There are NO! pages separated from the bind. Internal pages show very little foxing. There are NO! ripped, torn or missing pages in the book, NO! dog-eared corners and NO! margin notations. Pages show some creases on the edges. All text is clear and legible. Book contains NO illustrations. There are some spots of browning from dampness to a few of the pages.
Approximate measurements: 8" x 5-1/2" | NO dust jacket.
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