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Familiar Studies or Men and Books

£4.99

Product description

A collection of essays from Robert Louis Stevenson, observations on nine prominent writers, e.g. Whitman, Pepys. Full list in photo attached.

First published 1882, this is the 16th. edition of 1901.

Covers marked. Apart from light browning, contents are very good.

R.L.S's literary observations are far from being dry and academic; they are most shrewd and accessible.

Item details

Author(s):
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
14 x 19 cm.
Edition:
16th. edition 1901
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
397
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus
Title:
Familiar Studies or Men and Books

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About this item

A collection of essays from Robert Louis Stevenson, observations on nine prominent writers, e.g. Whitman, Pepys. Full list in photo attached.

First published 1882, this is the 16th. edition of 1901.

Covers marked. Apart from light browning, contents are very good.

R.L.S's literary observations are far from being dry and academic; they are most shrewd and accessible.

Author(s):
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
14 x 19 cm.
Edition:
16th. edition 1901
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
397
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus
Title:
Familiar Studies or Men and Books

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