Kidnapped; Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00 USD

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Book Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards with pastedown female portrait. Possibly the best known of the author's works. Previous owner's name, but no other writing or damage. Orphan, David, sets off to deliver a letter to his uncle, who is paranoid and anti-social. David discovers that his father was older than his uncle, which allows for David to receive an inheritance. Uncle Ebenezer arranges with a ship's captain to kidnap David and sell him into slavery. David escapes, but becomes entangled in political battles and serious illness. Eventually, he is able to return home and claim his inheritance. Careful readers will gain some popular history of Scotland. 262 pp.

Title: Kidnapped; Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

Author Name: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Illustrator: Portrait Frontispiece

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 009581

Keywords: NOISBN Literature