1880 The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Illustrated Frederick Warne & Co
Nice solid copy of the Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Now First Correctly Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1719 With and Introduction by William Lee, Esq. One Hundred Original Illustrations by Ernest Griset. Published by Frederick Warne and Co in 1880 (source: University of Michigan Library) Authored by Daniel Defoe with contributors to this book being William Lee, Ernest Henry Griset, Arthur A Hathaway, Thomas E Kneeland, Frederick Warne and co and Ballantyne, Hanson and Co.
Bound in brown cloth. Page 273 has its own title page The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. 517 total pages with the printer stamp on page 517. The only copy of this book I have been able to find online is the University of Michigan copy. The former owners notes on this book from 1969 listed the value of the book at that time as $500 to $650.00. This is a nice solid honest book.
Jacket: None N/A
Covers: Very Good
Spine: Very Good
Binding: Very Good
Pages: Very Good
Notable issues: Shelf wear. Small discoloration area on the font cover to the top right of the cross sign. Minor spotting on the cover with light edge wear. Back cover has some of the same issues as the front cover with minor scuffing and a what spot of material lower left on the cover with light edge wear. Spine has edge wear. Painted covers and spine are in fine condition, possibly minor losses I missed. Binding in very good with some wear with the weakest point looking to be page 181. Pages have foxing and tanning throughout the book. Small corner book seller writing noted on a couple pages - one near the front and one near the back.
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This item condition is overall Very Good antique condition.
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