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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER. Illustrated by numerous engravings from drawings… by DEFOE. DANIEL. ; CRUIKSHANK. GEORGE. Illustrates - Hardcover - Limited edition. - 1883 - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10477)

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER. Illustrated by numerous engravings from drawings by George Cruikshank. Edited by John Major

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER. Illustrated by numerous engravings from drawings by George Cruikshank. Edited by John Major

by DEFOE. DANIEL. ; CRUIKSHANK. GEORGE. Illustrates

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Chatto and Windus. London. 1883. LIMITED EDITION. Large paper. One of 100 numbered copies, this No. 32. Large 8vo. (10.1 x 8 inches). xii, 563pp.

Illustrated frontis and 39 engravings, printed proofs on fine India paper, mounted onto the pages.
A clean and bright copy of this attractive edition. Finely bound in recent full red morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with a gilt dot roll design. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Floral gilt roll border on boards. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Marbled endpapers. A fine and handsome volume.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
10477
Title
THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER. Illustrated by numerous engravings from drawings by George Cruikshank. Edited by John Major
Author
DEFOE. DANIEL. ; CRUIKSHANK. GEORGE. Illustrates
Illustrator
Cruikshank
Book condition
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Quantity-available
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Edition
Limited edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chatto and Windus. London. 1883
Date Published
1883
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Fine bindings; Children's and Illustrated books;

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
morocco
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top edge gilt
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spine
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raised band(s)
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fine
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