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Author Name:    De Foe, Daniel

Title:   The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Publisher:   London Ward, Lock, and Co. [1885]

Illustrator:   T.H. Nicholson

Seller ID:   0001247

Wonderfully ornate brown cloth binding with balck and heavy gilt illustration. Contains six colour engraved plates [including frontispiece] and many more woodcut plates and part page illustrations. Illustrations designed by T.H.Nicholson and engraved by C.W. Sheeres. All plates have tissue guards. Plain black endpapers. Includes a catalogue of other Ward Lock books. AEG. 21.5x14 cm. xxxi plus 384 plus 16 [unpaginated catalogue] pp. Corners rubbed; top/tail backstrip rubbed and bumped. There are tiny little white flecks on the upper board. Rear hinge split, otherwise binding holding well, despite the heaviness of the book. Previous owners stamped name on one prelim and the last text page. Pages xi-xii [which should be the index to the illustrations] are missing - this seems to be as published as can be seen by reference to the copy held in the University of Florida, Baldwin Collection[Note: dated through research from Otto

defoe, crusoe, boy's adventure, colour plates, victorian, attractive binding, C.W.Sheeres, T.H.Nicholson

Price = 150.00 GBP
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