[Robert Louis Stevenson's copy] A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Johnson, Samuel. A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. Edinburgh: Bell and Bradfute, 1806. New Edition. 12mo, old calf, 207 pp.  A fair copy with front board glued at inner hinge to flyleaf, detached from rest of text at p. 2/3, lacks rear flyleaf, general rubbing.


From the Library of Robert Louis Stevenson at Vailima bookplate and autographed by Isobel Strong (Stevenson's stepdaughter). As Stevenson grew up in Scotland and wrote extensively about it, it closely informs his works Kidnapped and Treasure Island, etc.



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