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Robert Louis Stevenson in California

a remarkable courtship

by Roy Nickerson

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Scottish Authors,
  • Marriage,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roy Nickerson
    SeriesThe Literary West series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5494 .N5 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24754247M
    ISBN 100877012466
    ISBN 109780877012467
    LC Control Number82009643
    OCLC/WorldCa8553387


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