The Life and Most Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner; Who Lived Eight and Twenty Years on an Uninhabited Island on the Coast of America, Near the Mouth of the Great River Oroonoque
by Defoe, Daniel
Liverpool: Printeed by J. Nuttall, 1800 First Liverpool edition (twenty-sixth edition). Finely bound in modern quarter brown morocco and orange marbled boards, with five raised bands to the spine, lettered in gilt. Binding fine, interior with some toning and minor chips to the endpapers, former owner's 1820 inscription to the front free endpaper, light toning to the pages, otherwise fresh interior. A sturdy and pleasing copy of this scarce edition. Often regarded as the first English novel, Robinson Crusoe was first published in two volumes by W. Taylor in 1719. Specifically, it is a fictional autobiographical novel told in first-person by the protagonist Robinson Crusoe, a castaway on a remote tropical island whose ingenuity and resourcefulness allow him to survive amidst island natives, cannibals, and mutineers.. Hard Cover. Near Fine. (Inventory #: DDF003)
19th & 20th Century American and English Literature, Modern First Editions, Signed and Presentation Copies
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