edition and language are not indicated by RLS. See below, 11. Additional Comments
Robert Louis Stevenson
Bradford A. Booth
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Place of Publication:
New Haven and London
Date of Publication:
Letter 424, To Sidney Colvin, [November 1875], [17 Heriot Row]. Co-editor Ernest Mehew. The material in square brackets has been added by the editors.
Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 166, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21872, accessed: 19 June 2013
On p. 166, Editors’ Note 3 to Letter 424 reads: “Henri Martin (1810-83), author − according to the "Oxford Companion to French Literature" − of a ‘mediocre history of France’.”
The edition and language are unspecified in letter 424.
Martin was the author of "Histoire de France: depuis les temps les plus reculesjusqu'en 1789", pub. by Furne: Paris, in several editions and numerous vols from 1833, notably the 4th edition in 16 vols plus index from 1861-65. An abridgment in seven volumes was published in 1867. The continuation, "Histoire de France depuis 1789 jusqu'a nos jours" appeared in 6 vols, 1878-1883).
Reading Experience Database version 2.0. Page updated: 19th Jun 2009 11:47am (GMT)