5 edition of Familiar studies of men and books ; Literary papers found in the catalog.
This edition ... is strictly limited to one thousand and thirty sets for the United States of America, of which one thousand are for sale and thirty are for presentation.Howard Collection, cabinet no. 27.Binghamton University has no. 740.
|Statement||Charles Scribners Sons|
|Publishers||Charles Scribners Sons|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||58|
|2||Howard Collection; Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, 4|
|Victor Hugos romances. Some aspects of Robert Burns. Walt Whitman. Henry David Thoreau. Yochida-Torajiro. François Vilion. Charles of Orleans. Samuel Pepys. John Knox and his relations to women. Literary papers.|
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Initially, I thought it would give me a inside look on Robert Louis Stevenson's literary tastes, but it turned out to be a dry history lesson about people I could not care about except Whitman. It is necessary to unravel what its author or authors have said, how it has been said, when, why and where, always relating it to its historical moment.
in threequarter leather with marbled boards and gilt spine titling, minor fading to leather at spine, general wear to extremities, corners and tips. 1894 im Haus Vailima bei Apia Westsamoa.
To pass a true judgment upon Knox and Burns implies a grasp upon the very deepest strain of thought in Scotland,-a country far more essentially different from England than many parts of America; for, in a sense, the first of these men re-created Scotland, and the second is its most essentially national production. At his trial, Yoshida gloried in his plan and denounced the crimes of the Shogun. One and all were written with genuine interest in the subject; many, however, have been conceived and finished with imperfect knowledge; and all have lain, from beginning to end, under the disadvantages inherent in this style of writing.
It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author. Decorated end papers, 334 clean tight pages, top leaf edge with gilt.
Er arbeitete jedoch nicht als Rechtsanwalt sondern wurde freier Schriftsteller, vergeblich ein Klima suchend, das sein Lungenleiden heilte. Spine is sunned and spine ends are crushed. Since no bones were broken, the second was launched with greater confidence. BookSleuth Can't remember the title or the author of a book? Colour faded, gilt lettering on spine fadededges rubbed,has become damp at some point and stained as a result page edges brownedclean inside,previous owners name on front endpaper.
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' The whole set range in date from 1874 to 1881, and thus belong to the period of Stevenson's life during which the papers in Virginibus Puerisque were written.
Of the nine essays collected in this volume, seven had appeared in the ' Cornhill Magazine.
This volume contains Robert Louis Stevenson's "Familiar Studies of Men and Books", being a fascinating exploration of the life and work of a number of seminal authors from across the globe.