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David Balfour

David Balfour

by Robert Louis Stevenson
David Balfour

David Balfour

by Robert Louis Stevenson


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David Balfour: The Original Text was originally published by Huntington Library Press and is now distributed by Stanford UniversityPress.

This edition of David Balfour, which continues the epic story begun in Kidnapped, is based upon the original manuscript at Harvard University's Houghton Library, and presents—for the first time—the text as Robert Louis Stevenson wrote it. The introductory essay by Barry Menikoff restores the novel to its rightful place, alongside Kidnapped, as Stevenson's finest achievement in fiction, while Menikoff's extensive notes and glossary open up the political, cultural, and linguistic world of eighteenth-century Scotland for today's reader. Striking color illustrations from the original oil paintings of N.C. Wyeth, created in 1924, accompany the text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781724285775
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/26/2018
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Barry Menikoff, author of Narrating Scotland (2005), is Professor Emeritus at The Universityof Hawai'i at Mānoa.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa


Edinburgh University, 1875

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