1726 DeFoe ROBINSON CRUSOE complete LEATHER Rare

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 02, 2009
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Rare Early Edition, complete!

English text!

Illustrated with 14 copper-plate engravings including the fold-out map of the world!



An Strange Suprising



Robinson Crusoe,

Of York, Mariner:

Who lived eight and twenty Years all alone in an un-inhabited island on the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River Oroonoque; having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, win all the Men perished but himself. With An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by Pyrates. Written By Himself."

Publication Date: 1726. Early Edition. Rare.

Publisher: London: W. Mears.

Author: DeFoe, Daniel

Binding: Full Leather. Sympathetically & professionally rebacked retaining original boards. Very much in the style of the original, and it is difficult to tell it was rebacked at all. Bright Gilt in spine compartments. 4 raised spine bands. Contrasting leather spine label is bright.

Description: The 7th Edition. 2 volumes, bound into one. Each with its own title page. 14 full page plates (some of which are folding), including the foldout map of the world. 294, [2]advertisements & 264. Rare. The First being printed in 1719. Currently this is the earliest English Version for sale online, with the exception of a First Edition listed for $16,500.

Additional Notes :Rare Early English Edition. Illustrated Complete. An excellent investment opportunity! An excellent addition to any library, and/or a memorable gift!

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