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By Boccaccio

New York: Garden City. Near Fine with no dust jacket; Two volumes in original slipcase, without . dustjackets as issued. The case has a small split and a light stain to the . top-- about very good overall. The books show minor fading to the spines, . otherwise they are clean, bright and attractive collector's copies.. 1949. Limited Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. B&W and Color illustrations; 8vo; Limited to 1500 signed copies. Number 240 out of 1500.; Signed by Illustrator .



By Boccaccio

Garden City. Very Good with no dust jacket; Cover shows trace of shelf wear to corners . and spine ends. Inside pages, while starting to yellow, remain clean, . bright and crisp. Tightly bound.. 1949. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 562 pages .


THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER: Who Lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River Oronoque;

By Defoe, Daniel

London: Taylor. Very Good with no dust jacket; Lacks the frontispiece. Professionally . bound in contemporary (ie 18th century) style in grey paper wraps with a . hand-printed label, as the book would have been issued by the printer. . Title repaired, affecting the L of London in the imprint. Scattered . staining and spotting, overall good, a tall copy with wide margins.. 1719. Third Edition. Softcover. 8vo; pp [4] + [1]-364 + [4] publisher's ads pages; "The first four editions (of Part One of Robinson Crusoe) were published in the year 1719, on April 25, May 12, June 6, and August 8" (Hutchins). Our copy conforms to Hutchins' issue 3T of the Third Edition, published June 6, 1719 (tail-piece of final leaf with a lion, rather than a phoenix) - First Issue of the Third Edition (p 96). .