(CAMPE, Joachim Heinrich).

THE NEW ROBINSON CRUSOE, Designed for the Amusement and Instruction of the Youth of Both Sexes. Translated from the original German. Embellished with cuts. Price six pence. 1799.
Author (CAMPE, Joachim Heinrich).
Title THE NEW ROBINSON CRUSOE, Designed for the Amusement and Instruction of the Youth of Both Sexes. Translated from the original German. Embellished with cuts. Price six pence.
Published London. E. Newbery. 1799.
Stock Code 12099
Description [1-5]6-128 pages. Illustrated with woodcut frontispiece and thirteen other fine cuts, all by John Bewick, two of which are signed. Original Dutch floral boards. 11.3x8.2cms. Spine and hinges repaired; else a very good, clean copy of a rare edition. Contained in a morocco-backed folding box. This edition with cuts by John Bewick was first published in 1790 and re-issued in 1797 and 1790. This particular printing was unknown to Roscoe, though he lists a copy each of the editions of 1790 and 1797 (J49). Tattersfield JB45. Not in Osborne, Oppenheimer or Gumuchian. One copy only of this edition recorded by ESTC: University of Michigan Library..
£1550.00