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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel Defoe; George Atherton Aitken; John Butler Yeats; John Wallis; John Ruddle
|Notes:||Each vol. with collective half-title page and special title page for the individual vol.
"The general introduction contains a brief biographical sketch and criticism of Defoe's position as a novelist. To each story there is a separate introduction, giving information respecting the circumstances under which the work appeared; the sources, if any, to which Defoe was indebted; and other matters which call for explanation": v. 1, p. xi.
Decorative head- and tailpieces.
Editions of vols. vary.
[Cont.]-- v. 7. The fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders. 3rd. ed. 1902. -- v. 8. The fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders [cont.] an appeal to honour and justice. 3rd. ed. 1902. -- v. 9 A journal of the plague year. Appendix: Extracts from contemporary narratives in illustration of Defoe's "Journal of the plague year." 1900. -- v. 10. The life of Colonel Jacque. 2nd. ed. 1900. -- v. 11. The life of Colonel Jacque [cont.] 1895. -- v. 12. The life of Roxana (The fortunate mistress) 2nd. ed. 1900. -- v. 13. The life of Roxana [cont.] 2nd. ed. 1900. -- v. 14. A new voyage round the world. 2nd. ed. 1900. --v. 15. Due preparations for the plague. The dumb philosopher; or, Great Britain's wonder. The appariton of Mrs. Veal. The destruction of the Isle of St. Vincent. 2nd ed. 1901. -- v. 16. The king of pirates (Captain Avery) An account of the Cartoucheans in France. The history of the remarkable life of John Sheppard. A narrative of all the robberies of John Sheppard. Life and actions of Jonathan Wild. Adventures of Captain John Gow. Lives of six notorious robbers. 1895.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 7 microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 22116-22).|
|Description:||16 v. : plates.|
|Contents:||v. 1. Preface. General introduction. Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. 2nd. ed. 1895. --
v. 2. Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, pt. 2. 2nd. ed. 1899. --
v. 3. Serious reflections on Robinson Crusoe. A vision of the angelic world. Appendix: Captain Woodes Roger's account of the rescue of Alexander Selkirk. Steele's account of Selkirk. 2nd ed. 1899. --
v. 4. The life and adventures of Mr. Duncan Campbell [includes The method of teaching deaf and dumb persons to write, read, and understand a language, by Dr. J. Wallis. cf. Dictionary of national biography] A remarkable passage of an appartion [now ascribed to John Ruddle. cf. Notes & queries, 8th ser., v. 8, p. 221-223, 349-350; Defoe's Works ... with an introduction by G.H. Maynadier, v. 4, p. xvi-xix] The friendly demon; or, The generous apparition. 1900. --
v. 5. Memoirs of a cavalier. 2nd. ed. 1900. --
v. 6. Life, adventures, and piracies of Captain Singleton. 3rd. ed. 1904.
|Series Title:||Library of English literature, LEL 22116-22.|
|Responsibility:||edited by George A. Aitken [with illustrations by J.B. Yeats].|