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STEVENSON, Mrs R.L (Fanny V. De G.) The Cruise of the ‘Janet Nichol’ Among The South Sea Islands ,

£50.00

London: Chatto and Windus, 1915 

 

First Edition. 8vo. Half title present. (21cm) (xii), 190 pp. 25 photographic plates including the frontispiece. One map. Original blue-green cloth, front and spine lettered in gilt. Spine and front slightly soiled. A VG copy.

In 1891, the author and her husband, Robert Louis Stevenson, set sail on an iron-screw cargo boat weighing 600 tons gross. They departed from Sydney, sailed via New Zealand to Samoa and the Marshall Islands before heading back to the east coast of Australia.

 

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