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Robinson Crusoe

By Defoe, Daniel


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Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe. It was first published in 1719, and is sometimes considered to be the first novel in English. The book, although based on the true story a Scotsman, Alexander Selkirk, is a fictional autobiography of the title character, a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Venezuela, encountering Native Americans, captives, and mutineers before being rescued. This device, presenting an account of supposedly factual events, is known as a "false document" and gives a realistic frame story. The story was likely influenced by the real life Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish castaway who lived four years on the Pacific island called "Más a Tierra" (in 1966 its name was changed to Robinson Crusoe Island), Chile. However, the details of Crusoe's island were probably based on the Caribbean island of Tobago, since that island lies a short distance north of the Venezuelan coast near the mouth of the Orinoco river, and in sight of the island of Trinidad. It is also likely that Defoe was inspired by the Latin or English translations of Ibn Tufail's Hayy ibn Yaqdhan, an earlier novel also set on a desert island. Another source for Defoe's novel may have been Robert Knox's account of his abduction by the King of Ceylon in 1659 in "An Historical Account of the Island Ceylon," Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons (Publishers to the University), 1911.

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Furchtbaren Vier 1-5, Die

Lee, Stan

1975. Edition: 1. softcover. (33,35,38-40) DAS EINDRUCKSVOLLSTE SUPERHELDEN-TEAM DER WELT!

  • Published: 1975
  • Edition: Edition: 1.
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dunkle Seite der Macht, Die

Zahn, Timothy

1993. Edition: 4. softcover. fast ohne Mängel, höchstens einmal gelesen. 42183 Deutsche Erstveröffentlichung! Erstmals in deutscher Sprache - die Fortsetzung der STAR-WARS-SAGA! Nach einer Idee von George Lucas!

  • Published: 1993
  • Condition: fast ohne Mängel, höchstens einmal gelesen
  • Edition: Edition: 4.
  • ISBN: 9783442421831
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Rebellen von Terra, Die

Carstens, Kurt

1987. Edition: 1. softcover. fast ohne Mängel, höchstens einmal gelesen. 15 Maloftege! TOR ZU DEN STERNEN

  • Published: 1987
  • Condition: fast ohne Mängel, höchstens einmal gelesen
  • Edition: Edition: 1.
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Ball, John (Dudley (8. Julio 1911 - 15. Oktobro 1988)

1977. Edition: 1. softcover. große Mängel, z.B. rundgelesen, sehr verschmutzt, Einband beschädigt o.a.. 2. Jg. 3 Mit dem Original-Roman Dr. Morton Welterstdruck! Maloftege!

  • Published: 1977
  • Condition: große Mängel, z.B. rundgelesen, sehr verschmutzt, Einband beschädigt o.a.
  • Edition: Edition: 1.
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Algenschloß, Das

Saint-Marcoux, Jeanne

1961. Edition: 1. hardcover. mit Mängeln, z.B. verschmutzt, abgegriffen, Kanten abgestoßen o.a..

  • Published: 1961
  • Condition: mit Mängeln, z.B. verschmutzt, abgegriffen, Kanten abgestoßen o.a.
  • Edition: Edition: 1.
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Robinson Crusoe (Isis Clear Type Classic)

Daniel Defoe

Isis Large Print Books, 1992-05-01. Hardcover. New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE

DEFOE, DANIEL

DEFOE DANIEL ROBINSON CRUSOE LONDON HUMPHREY MILFORD NO DATE CIRCA 1910. POCOCK, NOEL. DEFOE,DANIEL. ROBINSON CRUSOE. London: Humphrey Milford, no date, circa 1910. Thick 4to (7 x 9 1/2"), pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, 352p., Fine IN PUBLISHER'S PICTORIAL SLIP CASE (case scuffed). Illustrated by NOEL POCOCK with 24 richly colored tipped- in color plates, pictorial title page and pictorial endpapers. This is one of the best illustrated editions of this classic and a great copy rarely found with the slip case.

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Robinson Crusoe (Clothbound Classics)(TitleLanguage)

Daniel Defoe

Penguin Classics, 2013-11-28. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pub Date :2013-11-28 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Classics Daniel Defoes great masterpiece. in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith These delectable and collectible Penguin editions are bound in high-. quality colourful. tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design I walkd about on the shore. lifting up my hands. and my whole being. as I may say. wrapt up in the contemplation of my deliverance ... reflecting upon all my c... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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Robinson Crusoe

Defoe, Daniel

Boston: L. Prang, 1864. Stiff wrappers, 16pp. A shaped book, 172 x 64 mm. Entirely printed in color (chromolithography). Illustrated throughout by chromolithography, the illustrations surrounding the central text of poetry by Lydia L. Very. This title was part of the "Doll Series" of shaped books published by Prang, and were "among the first publications of L. Prang & Company." McClinton writes that these books are "some of the most interesting and fascinating items Prang published," going on to say that "today these books are valuable items for the collector of children's books." Fine in shaped pictorial wrappers. (McClinton 45).

  • Published: 1864
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Neubeginn

Jones, Gerard

09/1990. Edition: 1. softcover. große Mängel, z.B. rundgelesen, sehr verschmutzt, Einband beschädigt o.a.. 275

  • Published: 09/1990
  • Condition: große Mängel, z.B. rundgelesen, sehr verschmutzt, Einband beschädigt o.a.
  • Edition: Edition: 1.
  • ISBN: 9783892073635
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Brembs´ Tierleben

Brembs, Dieter

1974. Edition: 4. hardcover. mit Mängeln, z.B. verschmutzt, abgegriffen, Kanten abgestoßen o.a.. 80501

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: mit Mängeln, z.B. verschmutzt, abgegriffen, Kanten abgestoßen o.a.
  • Edition: Edition: 4.
  • ISBN: 9783407805010
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Robinson Crusoe

DeFoe, Daniel

New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1900. 1st Edition . Original Cloth. Collectible/Very Good-Near Fine/Fine/No Jacket. 5 7/8 x 8 9/16 x 1.5.

  • Published: 1900
  • Condition: Collectible/Very Good-Near Fine/Fine
  • Edition: 1st Edition
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$275.00

ROBINSON CRUSOE

Defoe, Daniel

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 100 Greatest Books Ever Written; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

  • Published: 1976
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
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Robinson Crusoe (2 Volumes)

Daniel De Foe

Cochrane and Pickersgill, London, 1831. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Small Octavo. 2-volume set (complete). .. Two volumes rebound in July 1956 in blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Boards lightly worn and marked but very tight and secure. Volume I: lxiv, 327 pp and includes Biographical Sketch of De Foe. Frontisportrait of De Foe plus 8 further engraved plates. Volume II: 324 pp plus adverts. Frontis piece plus 7 further engraved plates. Owner signature to ffep of each volume. Some sporadic light foxing to both volumes otherwise clean sound copies. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 15537..

  • Published: 1831
  • Condition: Very Good Condition
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
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Robinson Crusoe

Defoe, Daniel

London: G. Henry Bohn, 1855. Book: Tan leather with embossed and gilded designs on spine along with Robinson Crusoe in gold letters. Page ends are marbled in multi-colors which continues onto the end pages. 1/8" of spine top has worn off. Bottom of spine, corners, and edges are worn. Hinges are loose, but holding. Obvious shelf wear. Despite the rustic appearance of the leather covers the interior is in truly remarkable condition. Very light tanning only. 442 pages. . Reprint. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

  • Published: 1855
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: Reprint
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$260.00

Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe

Librairie Renouard. Hardcover. Near Fine. Gift Inscription 1918 On Ffep, Very Light Rubbing To Corners, Else Fine. French Robinson Crusoe. Protected in archival mylar cover. A very well-preserved copy. Trust an experienced independent bookseller since 1988. Orders are shipped daily via USPS with delivery confirmation.

  • Condition: Near Fine
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Robinson Crusoe

Defoe, Daniel

A & C Black. Hardcover. Antiquarian book - wear to pictorial boards - some bumping and light chipping remaining bright and well appointed - inscriptions to front blank pages - light age toning well bound, very presentable and readable throughout . Very Good. 1893.

  • Published: 1893
  • Condition: Very Good
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Robinson Crusoe [First N. C. Wyeth]

Defoe, Daniel

New York: David McKay Company, [1920]. First edition. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, full-size color insert on cover. Color title, endpapers and 13 full-page color plates by N. C. Wyeth. A fine copy.

  • Published: [1920]
  • Edition: First edition
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$225.00

ROBINSON CRUSOE

DEFOE, DANIEL

DEFOE DANIEL ROBINSON CRUSOE IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE BY MARY GODOLPHIN. [DEFOE,DANIEL]. ROBINSON CRUSOE IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE by Mary Godolphin. NY: Mcloughlin Bros., 1882. 4to, pictorial cloth, 93p., Fine. Story told in simple single syllable words, illustrated with 5 very fine chromos and 15 black and whites. An uncommon Mcloughlin title, nicely done.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE

DEFOE, DANIEL

DEFOE DANIEL ROBINSON CRUSOE NYMCLOUGHLIN BROS CA 1870 4TO PICT. [DEFOE,DANIEL]. ROBINSON CRUSOE. NY:Mcloughlin Bros. ca 1870. 4to, pict. wraps, some spine wear and soil, VG. Aunt Louisa's Big Picture Series. Story told in verse and illus. with 6 very fine chromos. A great edition.

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