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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. It is the Mont Blanc of one section of the Californian Coast Eange, none of its near neighbours rising to one-half its altitude. It looks down on much green, intricate country. It feeds in the spring-time many splashing brooks. Prom its summit
Table of Contents
CONTENTS; In the Valley :; PAQB; I Calistoga 13; II The Petrified Forest 24; III Napa Wine 34; IV The Scot Abroad 48; With the Children of Israel :; I To Introduce Mr Kelmar 59; II First Impressions of Silverado 68; III The Return 92; The Act of Squatting 103; The Hunter's Family 127; The Sea Fogs 153; The Toll House ¡71; A Starry Drive 185; Episodes in the Story of a Mine 197; Toils and Pleasures 223
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Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson was a prolific Scottish poet and novelist in the 19th century. He was admired by many other authors, and his work includes The Black Arrow, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He died in 1894.
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