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The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner : who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck wherein all the men perished but himself with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by pyrates: PB 285-2003

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Titles

The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner : who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck wherein all the men perished but himself with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by pyrates

Maker(s)

Author: Defoe, Daniel
Publisher: Folio Society
Illustrator: Lawrence, John
Printer: Mackay, W. & J.
Binder (person): Mackay, W. & J.

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Description

Written by himself [i.e. Daniel Defoe] ; linocuts by John Lawrence

This text follows the first edition of 1719 and incorporates the alterations in the third edition published in the same year.

284 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 23 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Chatham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John

Dating

Production date: AD 1972

Note

Bound in brown cloth lithographed with an illustration by John Lawrence; leather label on spine. In slipcase.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 285-2003
Primary reference Number: 95882
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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