Notebook of Robert Louis Stevenson containing drafts of poems, sketches, notes for ‘The black arrow’ and other jottings. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.19637
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • ?1883. (Creation)

Extents

  • 23 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    12 + 11 inverted folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The notebook includes 'Lord Nelson and the tar' (folio 2), as well as three other published and several unpublished poems. The sketches may be designs for woodblocks to illustrate the 'Moral emblems'.

  • Bibliography

    'Lord Nelson and the tar' was published in Robert Louis Stevenson's ‘Collected poems’, edited by J Adam Smith, 2nd edition, (London, 1971), page 449. Stevenson, Robert Louis. 'Moral emblems' (Davos-Platz : S L Osbourne & Company, [1882]). 'The black arrow' (London, 1888).

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