The Silverado squatters

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Publisher: Chatto & Windus in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 254 Downloads: 811
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Statementby Robert Louis Stevenson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5480
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22067615M

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The two were married in the spring of and honeymooned in a cabin at Silverado, a mining ghost town on Mt. Helena. From Scotland to Silverado, Comprising The Amateur Immigrant: From Clyde to Sandy Hook and Across the Plains, The Silverado Squatters and Four Essays on.

The Silverado Squatters Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: Pacific States: Subject: California -- Description and travel Subject: Stevenson, Robert Louis, -- Travel -- California Subject: Calistoga (Calif.) -- Description and travel Subject: Napa Valley (Calif.) -- Description and travel Category: Text.

Robert Louis Stevenson's unconventional honeymoon in an abandoned silver mining camp on the shoulder of Mount St. Helena provides the backdrop for this wonderful narrative of late 19th century California. ""Squatting"" for two months during a California summer with his new wife, Fanny Vandegrift, The Silverado Squatters provides The Silverado squatters book with insight into life in the Napa Valley--with.

Frontispiece, illustrations, map endpapers. Fine/near fine. Bookplate at bottom of frontispiece page. Tight, handsome copy -- first of this edition, being "The texts of 'The Amateur Emigrant' and 'The Silverado Squatters'.

based on those of Volume III of the Edinburgh Edition of Stevenson's works published in. From Scotland to Silverado book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

"From the Clyde to Sandy Hook," "Across the Plains," "The Silverado Squatters," and Four Essays on California” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 4/5. The Silverado Squatters, Read the Virtual Book. Summary. On 22 MayRLS and Fanny Stevenson left for their honeymoon in the Napa Valley region of California (accompanied by Fanny’s son Lloyd Osbourne).

Stevenson later described their travels in Silverado Squatters. The Silverado Squatters by Robert Louis Stevenson; 53 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Zamor Mines and mineral resources.

1 THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS. The scene of this little book is on a high mountain. There are, indeed, many higher; there are many of a nobler outline. It is no place of pilgrimage for the summary globe-trotter; but to one who lives upon its sides, Mount Saint Helena soon becomes a centre of interest.

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It is the Mont Blanc of 5/5(1). Get print book. No eBook available. The Silverado Squatters laid the groundwork for the immense popularity Stevenson came to enjoy here. This classic, beautifully written account of a sojourn in the late-nineteenth century wine country by one of Northern California's literary forefathers provides a vivid, delightful complement to an actual.

Robert Louis Stevenson wrote The Silverado Squatters as the travel memoir of his honeymoon in California's Napa Valley in He and his new wife Fanny Vandegrift were unable to pay 10 dollars a week for a local hotel room, so they spent their unconventional honeymoon living in a bunkhouse in an abandoned mining camp named "Silverado".

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Mount Saint Helena soon becomes a centre of interest. It is the Mont Blanc of one section of the Californian Coast Range, none of its near neighbours rising to one-half its altitude. It feeds in the spring-time many splashing brooks.

From. The Silverado squatters --In the valley --With the children of Israel --The act of squatting --The hunter's family --The sea fogs --The Toll House --A starry drive --Episodes in the story of a mine --Toils and pleasures.

Responsibility: by Robert Louis Stevenson. Title The Silverado squatters. Contributor Names Stevenson, Robert Louis, Created / Published. Famous author Robert Louis Stevenson met and fell in love with Fanny in Europe.

He braved illness and oceans to reunite and marry her in San Francisco. They then headed north for. A fact from The Silverado Squatters appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know.

column on 15 February The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know that before R. Stevenson became a successful novelist with Treasure Island inhe was a struggling author of travel narratives who published An Inland Voyage, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes and Silverado.

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