Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

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"[...]alteration of the older spelling and the omission of his mother's family name from his signature. With regard to the latter, he himself assured his mother that having merely dropped out the Balfour to shorten a very long name, he greatly regretted having done so, after it was too late, and he had won his literary fame as 'Robert Louis Stevenson, ' and much wished that he had invariably written his name as R. L. Balfour Stevenson. The spelling of Lewis he altered when he was about eighteen, in deference to a wish of his father's, as at one time the elder Mr Stevenson had a prejudice against the name of Lewis, so his son thereafter signed himself Louis. That he may have himself also preferred it is very possible; he was[...].show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.83mm | 181.44g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507715897
  • 9781507715895

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