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The Amateur Emigrant, From the Clyde to Sandy Hook

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN #: B003KCUI48
Price: $15.00
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Good
Pub Date: 1902
Light shelf wear to the book, front hinge cracked reglued, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Deckled edges. From Wikipedia: "Filled with sharp-eyed observations, it brilliantly conveys Stevensonís perceptions of America and Americans. It also provides a very detailed and enjoyable account of what it was like to travel to America as an emigrant in the 19th century, during a time of mass migrations to the New World. ...The Amateur Emigrant is a remarkable revelation of the intermingled complexities of class, race and gender in late Victorian England. Andrew Noble (1991) says it was Stevenson's greatest work, due to his willingness to confront the difficult social conditions of his time." Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.