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Robert Louis Stevenson, author of "Treasure Island" and "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", traveled and lived in the Pacific from 1888 until his death in Samoa in 1894. He wrote fiction, history, travel journals, poetry and prayers about these Pacific experiences. All were popular when first published, but some of these writings are now little known. This attractive edition of the best of these writings coincides perfectly with the upsurge of interest in the Pacific and writings sympathetic to indigenous cultures.

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9780702234293 | Univ of Queensland Pr, May 30, 2004, cover price $35.00
9781573061711 | Bess Pr Inc, September 30, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Robert Louis Stevenson, author of "Treasure Island" and "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", traveled and lived in the Pacific from 1888 until his death in Samoa in 1894.

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Product Description: Gavin Bell, for many years an admirer of Stevenson and his work, retraces Stevenson's passage through the more remote communities of French Polynesia, Hawaii, Kiribati and Samoa. On his tour through Polynesia and Micronesia he finds haunting echoes of a fading culture which enchanted Stevenson and in Hawaii finds a man who possesses one of the finest private Stevenson collections...read more

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9780330342452 | Macmillan Pub Ltd, December 1, 1995, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Gavin Bell, for many years an admirer of Stevenson and his work, retraces Stevenson's passage through the more remote communities of French Polynesia, Hawaii, Kiribati and Samoa.

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