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Robinson Crusoe

By Defoe, Daniel




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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Schwarze Auge: Die Piraten des Südmeeres 1-3, Das

Alpers, Hans Joachim (14. Julio 1943 - 16. Februaro 2011)

1996-98. Edition: 1. softcover. Originaleldono! (6015,6019,6023) SCHMIDT SPIELE

$3,101.11


ROBINSON CRUSOE

DEFOE, DANIEL

PRANG. SHAPE BOOK. ROBINSON CRUSOE [by Daniel Defoe] designed by Lydia L. Very. Boston: L. Prang, no date, circa 1864. 8vo, pictorial wraps, some edge wear, VG. Diecut in the shape of Robinson Crusoe every page is delicately illustrated in color by Very with text in the middle of each page. Rare.

$750.00


ROBINSON CRUSOE

DEFOE, DANIEL

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.

$550.00

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).

$500.00

Robinson Crusoe

Defoe, Daniel

Oxford University Press. Used - Good. Ships from UK in 48 hours or less (usually same day). Your purchase helps support the African Children's Educational Trust (A-CET). Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. 100% money back guarantee. We are a world class secondhand bookstore based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and specialize in high quality textbooks across an enormous variety of subjects. We aim to provide a vast range of textbooks, rare and collectible books at a great price. Through our work with A-CET we have helped give hundreds of young people in Africa the vital chance to get an education. We provide a 100% money back guarantee and are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest standards of service in the bookselling industry.

$302.46


Echt zauberhaft

Pratchett, Terry (Pratchett, Terence David John Sir (28. Aprilo 1948 - 12. Marto 2015)

04/1997. Edition: 2. softcover. fast ohne Mängel, höchstens einmal gelesen. 41599

$283.49

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.

$275.00


ROBINSON CRUSOE

Defoe, Daniel

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; 100 Greatest Books Ever Written.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$275.00


Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe

Thorndike Press, 2002-10-02. 1. Hardcover. New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

$262.18

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.

$260.00


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..

$256.43

Robinson Crusoe

Defoe, Daniel

New York, NY: E. Kearny. 1835. Hard Cover. Fair. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. . OFFICEPHONE-This small, square hard cover is fair; edge hinge wear, the spine is mostly missing although the binding is not falling apart. Foxing. 335pp., b&w illustrations. tan. .

$250.00

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.

$250.00


ROBINSON CRUSOE

DEFOE, DANIEL

[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.

$225.00


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.

$201.75


Robinson Crusoe (Classics Illustrated)

Defoe, Daniel

Bt Bound. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

$203.58


ROBINSON CRUSOE

DEFOE, DANIEL

[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.

$200.00


Robinson Crusoe (Classics Illustrated)

Defoe, Daniel

Bt Bound. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

$199.61

Theophania - Der Geist der altgriechischen Religion

Otto, Walter F

04/1956. Edition: 1. softcover. fast ohne Mängel, höchstens einmal gelesen. 15

$183.23

Farbiges Europa

Fischer, Heinz

1981. Edition: 1. hardcover. fast ohne Mängel, höchstens einmal gelesen.

$174.01