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The Story of Robinson Crusoe; Retold for Little Folk [16] by  and spy] Retold by Edith Robarts [Illustrated by John Hassall 1868-1948]  pamphleteer - Hardcover - 1910 - from Little Stour Books PBFA and Biblio.com

The Story of Robinson Crusoe; Retold for Little Folk [16]

by Defoe, Daniel [Daniel Defoe (c. 1660 - 24 April 1731) born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy] Retold by Edith Robarts [Illustrated by John Hassall 1868-1948]

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Published by Blackie & Son Ltd., 50 Old Bailey, London circa 1910 edition not stated. London circa 1910., 1910. Hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated paper front covered board, blue cloth spine, Blackie's Children's Annual advertisement to the lower panel. Quarto 10½'' x 8''. 6 single full-page colour and 1 double-page colour illustrations, full and part page monochrome illustrations throughout. Name inside the front cover dated 1914, rubs to the corners, light soiling to the end papers, scarce early Hassall which is normally found bound with Gulliver's Travels and published much later in 1930. We currently hold in stock 16 other Robinson Crusoe titles, and 18 other John Hassall illustrated books. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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