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Question of Arianit (03.10.2016): What is the date of the first edition of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson? A:
Treasure Island was first published in serial form (literature item inserted at the bottom of a newspaper) in an English newspaper for adolescents titled Young Folks, published on 1 October 1881 until 28 January 1882.
The episodes were signed by the name of Captain George Noth, which was none other than the pseudonym of Robert Louis Stevenson.