The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself.

Finely bound example of Daniel Defoe's classic tale of adventure: Robinson Crusoe

The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself.

DEFOE, Daniel.

$600.00

Item Number: 90429

London, Paris & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1891.

Finely bound example of Defoe’s classic tale of adventure. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco with gilt tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, red morocco spine labels with titles lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, with one hundred and twenty original illustrations by Walter Paget. In near fine condition.

"Robinson Crusoe is the most popular, delightful, and extraordinary of all Defoe's Works, and has lost none of its original attraction. Dr. Johnson observed, `nobody ever laid it down without wishing it were longer'" (Lowndes, 613-14).

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