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Robert Louis Stevenson

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer who spent the last part of his life in the Samoan islands. His best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.


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Adventures
Written by Alexandre Dumas, Roger Lancelyn Green and Robert Louis Stevenson
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | December 2010
$69.80/83.50(Canada) | 978-0-307-70071-1 (0-307-70071-2)

This collection of beautiful, enduring hardcover editions features enchanting stories of swashbuckling heroes, noble knights, and sinister pirates, all from Everyman’s Library Children’s Classics. With colorful cloth sewn bindings, charming full-color illustrations, elegant gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers, these are books that children and adults will cherish for years.

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys
Written by Samuel Pepys, Edited by Richard Le Gallienne, Introduction by Robert Louis Stevenson
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$15.95/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7071-5 (0-8129-7071-3)

Richard Le Gallienne’s elegant abridgment of the Diary captures the essential writings of Samuel Pepys (1633–1703), a remarkable man who witnessed the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague of 1665, and the Great Fire of 1666. Originally scribbled in a cryptic shorthand, Pepys’s quotidian journal of life in Restoration London... Read more






A Child's Garden of Verses
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1992
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-41799-6 (0-679-41799-0)

First published in 1885, Stevenson's verses so truly reflect the feelings of young children--about being small, the bliss of going up in a swing so high, discovering one's shadow, happiness and sorrow and dreaming--that they have never ceased to be an essential part of a child's library. Robinson's beautiful pictures originally... Read more






The Complete Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Barry Menikoff
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$18.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-76135-5 (0-375-76135-7)

The complexity and range of Robert Louis Stevenson’s short fiction reveals his genius perhaps more than any other medium. Here, leading Stevenson scholar Barry Menikoff arranges and introduces the complete selection of Stevenson’s brilliant stories, including the famed masterpiece Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, as well as “The... Read more






Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | April 1992
$19.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40538-2 (0-679-40538-0)

The doppelganger, the ghostly double infecting the soul, was a popular fictional subject for late nineteenth-century writers, and it found its most brilliant realization in Robert Louis Stevenon's story of Dr Jekyll, whose reckless genius allows him to bring his own appalling double to life. The finest horror story in our...

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1991
$7.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-73476-5 (0-679-73476-7)

Robert Louis Stevenson’s thrilling tale of the mild-mannered Dr. Jekyll and his evil double, Mr. Hyde, is one of the most famous horror stories in English literature. It is also a profound and fascinating fable of the divided self that continues to seize readers’ imaginations. This story of a misguided genius...

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Adapted by Kate McMullan, Illustrated by Paul Van Munching
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | February 1984
$3.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-394-86365-8 (0-394-86365-8)

Bubbling potions can be bad for your health!  Just ask Dr. Jekyll.  By day, he's a kind doctor.  But by night, he's the merciless kill Mr. Hyde.  And all because of a magic formula.  Will anybody find out the horrible secret of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Read more






Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Afterword by Jerome Charyn
Bantam Classics | Paperback | March 1982
$3.95/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21277-8 (0-553-21277-X)

Robert Louis Stevenson originally wrote Dr. Jekyll And Mr Hyde as a "chilling shocker." He then burned the draft and, upon his wife's advice, rewrote it as the darkly complex tale it is today. Stark, skillfully woven, this fascinating novel explores the curious turnings of human character through the strange case... Read more






Kidnapped
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Barry Menikoff, Introduction by Margot Livesey
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | July 2001
$10.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75725-9 (0-375-75725-2)

A finely honed, stirring adventure about the orphan David Balfour, who is kidnapped by his villainous uncle and escapes through the Scottish highlands, only to become involved in the Scottish struggle for independence. This edition features a new introduction by Margot Livesey. Read more






Kidnapped
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | September 1994
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-43638-6 (0-679-43638-3)

Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's villainous uncle has him kidnapped in order to steal his inheritance. David escapes only to fall into the dangerous company of rebels who are resisting British redcoats in the Scottish highlands.   Read more






Kidnapped
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1982
$3.95/4.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21260-0 (0-553-21260-5)

Spirited, romantic, and full of danger, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic of high adventure. Beloved by generations, it is the saga of David Balfour, a young heir whose greedy uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plots to have him seized and sold into slavery. But... Read more






The Master of Ballantrae
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Andrea Barrett
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2002
$11.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75930-7 (0-375-75930-1)

Stevenson’s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme—the elemental struggle between good and evil—as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyalties between the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite rising... Read more






The Master of Ballantrae and Weir of Hermiston
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1992
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-41744-6 (0-679-41744-3)

 

In these two historical tales of the Scottish lowlands in the eighteenth century, Robert Louis Stevenson brought to the novel of adventure a psychological sophistication it had never before possessed - a subtlety that, far from impeding the action, everywhere intensifies its speed and credibility. A double demonstration of Stevenson's ability...

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Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by David Cordingly
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2001
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75682-5 (0-375-75682-5)

Robert Louis Stevenson's cherished, unforgettable adventure magically captures the thrill of a sea voyage and a treasure hunt through the eyes of its teenage protagonist, Jim Hawkins. Crossing the Atlantic in search of the buried cache, Jim and the ship's crew must brave the elements and a mutinous charge led by... Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1992
$17.95/20.50(Canada) | 978-0-679-41800-9 (0-679-41800-8)

Perhaps the greatest of all adventure stories for boys and girls, Treasure Island began, a brave boy who finds himself among pirates, and of the sinister pirate-cook Long John Silver holds children as entranced today as it did a century ago. It has appeared with illustrations by many leading artists, but... Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Bantam Classics | Paperback | May 1982
$3.95/4.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21249-5 (0-553-21249-4)

Masterfully crafted, Treasure Island is a stunning yarn of piracy on the fiery tropic seas—an unforgettable tale of treachery that embroils a host of legendary swashbucklers from honest young Jim Hawkins to sinister, two-timing Israel Hands to evil incarnate, blind Pew. But above all, Treasure Island is a complex study of... Read more





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