Published: T Cadell & W Davis, London 1820
Edition: Early Reprint
Illustrator: Thomas Stothard
Book Condition: Very Good
Binding: Full Brown Calf.
Size: Large 8vo
Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
This is the scarce large paper reprint set, with 20 illustrations by Thomas Stothard & engraved by C Heath as called for.These have been very handsomely rebound in full dark brown leather wtith raised bands gilt ruling to the same, red title and vol labels gilt titles and sailing ships in two compartments and Robinson under the shade of a tree with his dog in the other two compartments date at base all in gilt, marbled endpapers new endpapers. A faded contemporary ink signature on the title page & pencilled writing the top of the preface page of vol 1 and again on half title & rear of frontis vol 2, this volume has old water staining from the half title stretching almost halfway across the page becoming less apparrent through to page 97. A list of Defoes works stretching to some ten pages follows the long Preface . Vol 1 429pp. vol 2 415pp.
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