A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa.

  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • London: Cassell & Company, Limited 1892
  • Prideaux 35.


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. viii, 322, [2], [24, ads]. Black and white frontispiece illustration within pagination. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, edges untrimmed. Some light spotting. Extremities slightly rubbed.


An impassioned account of the political upheaval in Samoa. Stevenson developed a deep relationship with the people there, learning the language and acting in their defence against colonial interest.

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