The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, 3 Volume limited edition set, 1925
The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner;
The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe being the second and last part of his life;
Serious Reflections During the Life and Adventures of robinson Crusoe with his vision of the Angelick World.
By Daniel Defoe (although originally published as being from the fictional 'Robinson Crusoe' himself). With an introduction by Charles Whibley.
Printed as a near facsimile of the original printed works (3rd edition for Vol.1, 1st edition for Vol. 2, and 2nd edition for Vol. 3) and using the Stothard illustrations of the popular 1790 edition.
3 Volume limited edition set, edition size of 775 copies.
Published by Constable & Company Ltd, London, 1925. Printed by Charles Whittingham and Griggs (Printers) at the Chiswick Press - and the quality of the printing is noticeable.
A very good set of 3 burgundy cloth bound hardback volumes, with gilt decoration to spine. Some colour mottling to covers and mild bumping to corners. Some fading to colour of spine. Gilt edge to top of text block. Text pages are uncut. Text pages are nice and clean throughout - only occasional age spotting. Soundly bound.
xlix + 361pp + plates.
ix + 334pp + plates.
xII (including map) + 337pp.
Each volume approximately 234mm high x 157mm wide x 32mm deep.
Weight approximately 2.1kg unpacked.