Robert Louis Stevenson
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Robert Louis Stevenson poet and teller of tales by Bryan Bevan

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, NY .
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  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, -- 1850-1894 -- Biography.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

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StatementBryan Bevan.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 197 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16600502M
ISBN 100312103026

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