The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

DEFOE, Daniel (author). A.E. JACKSON (illustrator). The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.

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DEFOE, Daniel (author). A.E. JACKSON (illustrator). The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. London; Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1930.

Thick 8vo. Original beige cloth elaborately panelled and lettered in black to spine and upper board surrounding an onlaid oval pictorial label, double-page pictorial endpapers (different at front and rear), preserved in pictorial dustwrapper with wrap-around design; pp. [vi], vi-ix, 13-340 + [4], publisher's list; complete with 44 fine coloured plates (confusingly totalling 48, as called for, with the inclusion of the endpapers); a fine copy, both externally and internally, bar speckling and dusting to edges of book block; the attractive dustwrapper with some dusting and spotting to spine and edges, rubbing to joints, minor lateral creasing to bottom edge of lower panel, fraying to spine ends with old strengthening paper to reverse at head of spine, and a 30mm closed tear to upper joint, now repaired; elusive in the dustwrapper.
Early edition illustrated thus.

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