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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe - With a Memoir of the Author and Twelve Illustrations in Permanent Photography by T. Stothard, R.A.
Title:
The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe - With a Memoir of the Author and Twelve Illustrations in Permanent Photography by T. Stothard, R.A.
De Foe, Daniel
$70.00

George Routledge & Sons Ltd London, 1894. New endpapers fitted, spine reinforced. 2 of the 12 illustrations missing. Some foxing, heavy on title page.

First published in 1719 this book is presented as an autobiography of the title character (whose birth name is Robinson Kreutznaer) – a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical desert island near the coasts of Venezuela and Trinidad (roughly resembling Tobago. During this time he encounters cannibals, captives, and mutineers, before ultimately being rescued. The story is thought to be based on the life of Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish castaway who lived for four years on a Pacific island called "Mas a Tierra", now part of Chile, which was renamed Robinson Crusoe Island in 1966...

Second hand Hardback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
000
SKU:
111058