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The Silverado Squatters Illustrated

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The Silverado Squatters (1883) is a travel memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson of his two-month honeymoon trip with Fanny Vandegrift to Napa Valley, California, in 1880.

The Silverado Squatters Book Illustrated

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The Silverado Squatters (1883) is a travel memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson of his two-month honeymoon trip with Fanny Vandegrift (and her son Lloyd Osbourne) to Napa Valley, California, in 1880.In July 1879, Stevenson received word that his future American wife's divorce was almost complete, but that she was seriously ill. He left Scotland right away and travelled to meet her in Monterey, California, (his trip detailed in The Amateur Emigrant (1894) and Across the Plains (1892)). Broken financially, suffering from a lifelong fibrinous bronchitis condition, and with his writing career at a dead end, he was nursed back to health by his doctor, his nurse, and his future wife, while living briefly in Monterey, San Francisco, and Oakland. His father having provided money to help, on May 19, 1880, he married the Indianapolis native, whom he had first met in France in 1875, soon after the events of An Inland Voyage. Still too weak to undertake the journey back to Scotland, friends suggested Calistoga, in the upper Napa Valley, with its healthy mountain air.

The Silverado Squatters

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Robert Louis Stevenson's unconventional 1880 honeymoon in an abandoned silver mining camp on the shoulder of Mount St. Helena provides the backdrop for this wonderful narrative of late 19th century California. "Squatting" for two months during a California summer with his new wife, Fanny Vandegrift, The Silverado Squatters provides readers with insight into life in the Napa Valley--with descriptions of the "experiments" with local wine growing, his visit to a petrified forest, his first use of the telephone, and the characters of the local people. Stevenson used his memories of this California honeymoon to create much of the descriptive detail found in 1883's Treasure Island.

The Silverado Squatters

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The Silverado Squatters (1883) is Robert Louis Stevenson's travel memoir of his two-month honeymoon trip with Fanny Vandegrift (and her son Lloyd Osbourne) to Napa Valley, California, in 1880. In July 1879, Stevenson received word that his future American wife's divorce was almost complete, but that she was seriously ill. He left Scotland right away and travelled to meet her in Monterey, California, (his trip detailed in The Amateur Emigrant (1894) and Across the Plains (1892)). Broken financially, suffering from a lifelong fibrinous bronchitis condition, and with his writing career at a dead end, he was nursed back to health by his doctor, his nurse, and his future wife, while living briefly in Monterey, San Francisco, and Oakland. His father having provided money to help, on May 19, 1880, he married the San Francisco native, whom he had first met in France in 1875, soon after the events of An Inland Voyage. Still too weak to undertake the journey back to Scotland, friends suggested Calistoga, in the upper Napa Valley, with its healthy mountain air. They first went to the Hot Springs Hotel in Calistoga, but unable to afford the 10 dollars a week, they spent an unconventional honeymoon in an abandoned three-story bunkhouse at a derelict mining camp called "Silverado" on the shoulder of Mount Saint Helena in the Mayacamas Mountains. There they managed to "squat" for two months during a pleasant California summer, putting up makeshift cloth windows and hauling water in by hand from a nearby stream while dodging rattlesnakes and the occasional fog banks so detrimental to Stevenson's health. The Silverado Squatters provides some interesting views of California during the late 19th century. Stevenson uses the first telephone of his life. He meets a number of wine growers in Napa Valley, an enterprise he deemed "experimental," with growers sometimes even mislabelling the bottles as originating from Spain in order to sell their product to sceptical Americans. He visits the oldest wine grower in the valley, Jacob Schram, who had been experimenting for 18 years at his Schramsberg Winery, and had recently expanded the wine cellar in his backyard. Stevenson also visits a petrified forest owned by an old Swedish ex-sailor who had stumbled upon it while clearing farmland-the precise nature of the petrified forest remained for everyone a source of curiosity. Stevenson also details his encounters with a local Jewish merchant, whom he compares to a character in a Charles Dickens novel (probably Fagin from Oliver Twist), and portrays as happy-go-lucky but always scheming to earn a dollar. Like Dickens in American Notes (1842), Stevenson found the American habit of spitting on the floor hard to get used to. His experiences at Silverado were recorded in a journal he called "Silverado Sketches," parts of which he incorporated into Silverado Squatters in 1883 while living in Bournemouth, England, with other tales appearing in "Essays of Travel" and "Across the Plains." Many of his notes on the scenery around him later provided much of the descriptive detail for Treasure Island (1883). The Robert Louis Stevenson State Park now encompasses the area where the Stevensons stayed. The entrance to the park is at the summit of State Route 29. A new trail has been constructed in recent years. The "Silverado Museum" in St. Helena, California, is dedicated to Stevenson.... Joseph Dwight Strong, Jr. (1853-1899) was an artist from the United States.... 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....

The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Novels Short Stories Poems Plays Memoirs Travel Sketches Letters and Essays Illustrated Edition

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Novels, Short Stories, Poems, Plays, Memoirs, Travel Sketches, Letters and Essays (Illustrated Edition)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. Content: Biographies: Robert Louis Stevenson by Alexander Japp The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson By Sir Graham Balfour The Life of Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson By Nellie Van De Grift Sanchez Novels: Treasure Island Prince Otto The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Kidnapped Catriona The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses The Master of Ballantrae The Wrong Box The Wrecker The Ebb-Tide Weir of Hermiston St Ives: Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England The Great North Road (Unfinished) Heathercat (Unfinished) The Young Chevalier (Unfinished) Poems Short Stories: New Arabian Nights The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables Island Nights' Entertainments (South Sea Tales) The Plays: Deacon Brodie Beau Austin Admiral Guinea Macaire Travel Sketches: An Inland Voyage Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes Edinburgh - Picturesque Notes The Old and New Pacific Capitals The Amateur Emigrant Across the Plains The Silverado Squatters A Mountain Town in France The Island Literature: A Footnote to History, Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa In the South Seas Essays: Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers Memories and Portraits Later Essays Juvenilia and Other Papers Memoirs and Letters: Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin Random Memoirs and Portraits Letters from Samoa Letters to Young People The Complete Letters Familiar Studies of Men and Books Records of a Family of Engineers Lay Morals ...

Delphi Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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The Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson achieved literary celebrity during his lifetime, with the publication of instant classics such as Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Stevenson’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 4) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Stevenson’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 16 novels, with individual contents tables * Rare unfinished novels * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Famous works such as TREASURE ISLAND are fully illustrated * Rare uncollected short stories, appearing in digital print for the first time * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Includes Stevenson’s letters - spend hours exploring the author’s personal correspondence * Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Stevenson’s contribution to literature * Features four biographies - discover Stevenson’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres * UPDATED with rare stories, new introductions and structural improvements Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels TREASURE ISLAND THE BLACK ARROW PRINCE OTTO THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE KIDNAPPED THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE THE WRONG BOX THE WRECKER CATRIONA THE EBB-TIDE WEIR OF HERMISTON ST. IVES HEATHERCAT THE GREAT NORTH ROAD THE YOUNG CHEVALIER The Short Story Collections NEW ARABIAN NIGHTS MORE NEW ARABIAN NIGHTS - THE DYNAMITER THE MERRY MEN AND OTHER TALES AND FABLES ISLAND NIGHTS’ ENTERTAINMENTS FABLES TALES AND FANTASIES UNCOLLECTED STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays THE CHARITY BAZAAR DEACON BRODIE BEAU AUSTIN ADMIRAL GUINEA MACAIRE The Poetry Collections A CHILD’S GARDEN OF VERSES UNDERWOODS BALLADS SONGS OF TRAVEL AND OTHER VERSES ADDITIONAL POEMS NEW POEMS AND VARIANT READINGS The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Travel Writing AN INLAND VOYAGE TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES EDINBURGH: PICTURESQUE NOTES ESSAYS OF TRAVEL ACROSS THE PLAINS THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS THE OLD AND NEW PACIFIC CAPITALS The Non-Fiction VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE AND OTHER PAPERS FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN AND BOOKS MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS MEMOIR OF FLEEMING JENKIN RECORDS OF A FAMILY OF ENGINEERS ADDITIONAL MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS LATER ESSAYS LAY MORALS AND OTHER PAPERS PRAYERS WRITTEN FOR FAMILY USE AT VAILIMA A FOOTNOTE TO HISTORY IN THE SOUTH SEAS LETTERS FROM SAMOA JUVENILIA AND OTHER PAPERS PIERRE JEAN DE BÉRANGER ARTICLE The Letters THE LETTERS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON VAILIMA LETTERS The Biographies THE LIFE OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON by Sir Graham Balfour ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON by Alexander H. Japp THE LIFE OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON FOR BOYS AND GIRLS by Jacqueline M. Overton THE LIFE OF MRS. ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON by Nellie Van De Grift Sanchez Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Sketches New and Old Illustrated V1

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Delphi Complete Works of Henry James Illustrated

Author : Henry James
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Regarded as one of the key figures of nineteenth century realism, Henry James has become famous for his novels and tales that explore the clash between the Old World Europeans and New World Americans. Using an innovative method of writing from a character’s point of view within a tale, James’ works explore issues related to consciousness and perception, producing his own inimitable ‘impressionist’ style. Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete works of this important master for the first time in publishing history, providing every novel, tale, non-fiction work and bonus material. (Version 10) * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * All 23 novels – including THE OTHER HOUSE, often missed out of collections * The unfinished novels THE IVORY TOWER and THE SENSE OF THE PAST * The novel THE WHOLE FAMILY, which James collaborated on with 11 other authors * All 112 of the novellas (including THE ASPERN PAPERS and THE TURN OF THE SCREW) and short stories with BOTH chronological and alphabetical contents tables * Includes James' rare plays * The complete travel writing, with many rare works appearing in digital print for the first time * Rare Non-Fiction collections and essays * Features James' three autobiographies, available nowhere else - explore the Great Master's literary life! * Special BONUS critical texts - discover how writers such as Conrad, Wells, Woolf and Stevenson viewed James’ works * Many images relating to James and his work * COMPLETELY UPDATED with revised texts and improvements * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres The Novels WATCH AND WARD RODERICK HUDSON THE AMERICAN THE EUROPEANS CONFIDENCE WASHINGTON SQUARE THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY THE BOSTONIANS THE PRINCESS CASAMASSIMA THE REVERBERATOR THE TRAGIC MUSE THE OTHER HOUSE THE SPOILS OF POYNTON WHAT MAISIE KNEW THE AWKWARD AGE THE SACRED FOUNT THE WINGS OF THE DOVE THE AMBASSADORS THE GOLDEN BOWL THE OUTCRY THE WHOLE FAMILY THE IVORY TOWER THE SENSE OF THE PAST The Tales LIST OF TALES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF TALES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays PYRAMUS AND THISBE STILL WATERS A CHANGE OF HEART DAISY MILLER TENANTS DISENGAGED THE ALBUM THE REPROBATE GUY DOMVILLE SUMMERSOFT THE HIGH BID THE OUTCRY The Travel Writing TRANSATLANTIC SKETCHES PORTRAITS OF PLACES A LITTLE TOUR IN FRANCE ENGLISH HOURS THE AMERICAN SCENE ITALIAN HOURS The Non-Fiction FRENCH NOVELISTS AND POETS HAWTHORNE PARTIAL PORTRAITS ESSAYS IN LONDON AND ELSEWHERE PICTURE AND TEXT WILLIAM WETMORE STORY AND HIS FRIENDS VIEWS AND REVIEWS NOTES ON NOVELISTS WITHIN THE RIM AND OTHER ESSAYS NOTES AND REVIEWS THE ART OF THE NOVEL The Letters THE LETTERS OF HENRY JAMES The Autobiographies A SMALL BOY AND OTHERS NOTES OF A SON AND BROTHER THE MIDDLE YEARS The Criticism HENRY JAMES — AN APPRECIATION by Joseph Conrad HENRY JAMES, JR by William Dean Howells HENRY JAMES: A CRITICAL STUDY by Ford Madox Ford SUSPENDED JUDGMENTS: HENRY JAMES by John Cowper Powys AN EXTRACT FROM ‘THE DECAY OF LYING’ by Oscar Wilde OTHER ESSAYS: HENRY JAMES by Virginia Woolf MEMOIRS AND PORTRAITS: AN ESSAY AND LETTER by Robert Louis Stevenson UNDERWOODS: POEMS ADDRESSED TO HENRY JAMES by Robert Louis Stevenson INTRODUCTION TO THE AUTOBIOGRAPHIES by F. W. Dupee OF ART, OF LITERATURE, OF MR. HENRY JAMES by H. G. Wells HENRY JAMES by Arnold Bennett

An Illustrated Catalogue to the National Gallery

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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine

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The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Wrecker’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Wrecker’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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Includes Part 1A: Books and Part 1B: Pamphlets, Serials and Contributions to Periodicals

The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Wrong Box’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Wrong Box’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Black Arrow’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Black Arrow’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

The Ebb Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Ebb-Tide’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Ebb-Tide’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

The Young Chevalier by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Young Chevalier’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Young Chevalier’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Master of Ballantrae’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Master of Ballantrae’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

The Great North Road by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Great North Road’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Great North Road’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

A Child s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘A Child’s Garden of Verses’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Stevenson includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘A Child’s Garden of Verses’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Stevenson’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

Illustrations of Tennyson

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This 1891 volume offers analysis on a selection of significant Tennyson poems.