[DEFOE, Daniel.]

THE WONDERFUL LIFE, AND SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF THAT RENOWNED HERO, ROBINSON CRUSOE: Who lived Twenty-eight Years on an Uninhabited Island, Which he afterwards colonised. 1784.
Author [DEFOE, Daniel.]
Title THE WONDERFUL LIFE, AND SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF THAT RENOWNED HERO, ROBINSON CRUSOE: Who lived Twenty-eight Years on an Uninhabited Island, Which he afterwards colonised.
Published London. Printed for the Inhabitants of his Island, and Sold by T. Carnan, in St. Paul's Church Yard. [Price Six-pence bound.] 1784.
Stock Code 13494
Description 160 pages. Full-page wood-engraved frontispiece, and six full-page wood-engravings included within the pagination. Contemporary untitled calf with simple gilt banding. 32mo. Spine cracked and with loss of 1.5 cm's. at the head; tiny blank corner torn from one leaf; else a remarkably fresh, clean copy of a rare printing. Contained in a morocco-backed folding box with gilt title.Roscoe. J93[2]., lists 2 copies only of this edition: U.S.A., Library of Congress. U.K., Somerset County Library. Of the four earlier editions he lists, only the Oppenheimer copy of the first edition has appeared at auction.
£4400.00