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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

Stevenson, Robert Louis Balfour. A distinguished Scotch novelist, poet, and essayist; born in Edinburgh, Nov. 13, 1850; died at Apia, Samoa, Dec. 4, 1894. He published: ‘An Inland Voyage’ (1878); ‘Edinburgh: Picturesque Notes’ (1878); ‘Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes’ (1879); ‘Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers’ (1881); ‘Familiar Studies of Men and Books’ (1882); ‘New Arabian Nights’ (1882); ‘Treasure Island’ (1883); ‘The Silverado Squatters’ (1883); ‘The Dynamiter: More New Arabian Nights’ (1885), with Mrs. Stevenson; ‘A Child’s Garden of Verse’ (1885); ‘Prince Otto’ (1885); ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ (1886); ‘Kidnapped’ (1886); ‘Underwoods’ (1887); ‘The Merry Men and Other Tales’ (1887); ‘Memories and Portraits’ (1887); ‘The Black Arrow’ (1888); ‘The Master of Ballantrae’ (1889); ‘Ballads’ (1891); ‘The Wrecker’ (1891–92); ‘A Foot-Note to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa’ (1892); ‘David Balfour’ (1893); ‘Island Nights’ Entertainments’ (1893); ‘The Ebb Tide’ (1894); ‘Weir of Hermiston’ and ‘St. Ives’ (1895–96), the last two left not quite complete. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).