Lot 18
Daniel Defoe (1660 - 1731) ROBINSON CRUSOE

Leather bound book, gilding
18 x 10,5 x 3 cm (h x w x d)

Starting price
12 000 CZK
   |   490 €

Full title: "The Life and most surprising Adventure of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, who lived eight and twenty years in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river Oroonoque. With an account of his delivery thence, and his after surprising adventures. " Published by A. Donaldson in print by A. Donaldson and J. Reid, 1765. 8th edition Total: 4 pp., 328 pp., With 2 chalcography plates. Several engraved initials and decorative lines. Early release, one of the first outside London. One of the strongest, most published, most translated, often filmed and otherwise depicted literary stories of all time in a rare collector's edition and in very good condition.

Attached: Czech richly illustrated and annotated edition by F. A. Urbanek from 1888, half-cloth binding. 22 x 16 x 1.5 cm. A total of 2 volumes.