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The life & strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner

Author: Daniel DefoeJ Cuthbert HaddenEdward A WilsonEdith Goodkind RosenwaldHeritage Press (New York, N.Y.),All authors
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, [1945], ©1930.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [First editionView all editions and formats
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The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Sea fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe; J Cuthbert Hadden; Edward A Wilson; Edith Goodkind Rosenwald; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1153765
Notes: "The special contents of this edition are copyright, 1930, by the Limited Editions Club"--Page [iv].
"In the edition distributed to the members of the Limited Editions Club in 1930 (for which edition Mr. Wilson's ... illustrations were created) all of Mr. Defoe's blunders and errors were faithfully followed, including his sometimes weird syntax and spelling ... This Heritage edition, however, is planned for ease of reading ... So the story as it first appeared in 1719 is reproduced here, complete; but the text is corrected"--Page [xii].
First Heritage Press edition, re-issue of 1930 Limited Editions Club.
Front cover has the figure of Crusoe in bas relief discovering Friday's footprint.
Color map on endpapers.
Cloth boards with blue stamped lettering and Crusoe image on spine. Pages edged in blue.
LC copy has The Heritage Club Sandglass number 2J laid in.
Source: Bequest of Edith G. Rosenwald, Jan. 23, 1989.
Description: x, [2], 299 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner.
Robinson Crusoe
Responsibility: by Daniel Defoe ; with an introduction by J. Cuthbert Hadden and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson.

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The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew.

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