The life and most surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner:

[Defoe (Daniel)]

The life and most surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner:

Who lived eight and twenty years in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, lying near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque: having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men were drowned, but himself: as also a relation how he was wonderfully delivered by pirates. The whole three volumes faithfully abridged. The Sixth [abridged] Edition.

Description: with 4 engraved plates (1 as frontispiece), pieces missing from fore-edge of frontispiece (without loss on engraved surface), a few scattered spots, pp. [i], 311, 12mo, modern half calf, ownership inscription on recto of frontispiece 'John Lennox 1770', good

Publication Details: Edinburgh: Printed by R. Fleming, 1758

Notes: First Edinburgh edition of the abridgment, and a rare book. ESTC records NLS only; WorldCat adds Cambridge. Edinburgh editions had reached their 20th by 1786, after which they became simply a 'new edition'.

Bibliography: (ESTC T168459)

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Price: £1,800

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1758

Stock Number: 53985

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