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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.,
  • Treasure Island (Imaginary place),
  • Pirates in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby David Barnett.
LC ClassificationsPR5486 .B3 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4902962M
ISBN 100849202108
LC Control Number76048341

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