A Footnote to History

Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

STEVENSON, Robert Louis

STEVENSON, Robert Louis A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

Cassell & Co. Ltd. 1892.

First edition. 8vo. Green cloth with gilt lettering. INSCRIBED by Stevenson on the front endpaper, "Jersey from the author". Frontispiece is a sketch map of part of the North Coast of Opolu. A very good copy indeed, just a small edge tear to lower section of the front endpaper. Housed in custom made drop over box.

Margaret, Countess of Jersey, and wife of the Earl of Jersey met Stevenson during a visit to Apia in the South Seas in 1892. A warm friendship was struck up and a long correspondence ensued.

Stock ID: 19677


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