Lot 86: DEFOE, DANIEL The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. London: printed for W. Taylor, 1719. Second edi...
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. London: printed for W. Taylor, 1719. Second edition. Two volumes. Contemporary calf with gilt stamped cornerpieces to covers. With frontispiece, two ad leaves at rear; In matching bindings with The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, imprint as above, first edition, second issue, with folding map, ads at rear; Serious Reflections During the Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, W. Taylor, 1720, first edition, two parts in one, with folding plate, ad leaf at rear; And A New Voyage Round the World. London: Bettesworth, 1725. First edition, with 3 (of 4) plates. Bookplate of Nelson Doubleday, the bindings worn but rebacked at an early date preserving spines and with renewed endpapers, some early coloring to frontispiece, repair to title page and the map lined, other restorations, one leaf inserted (p. 153) is likely a facsimile or from another copy, the lot sold as is. Moore 412, 417, 436, 469.
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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