1831. Item #89851
[DEFOE, Daniel]. THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE. With a biographical sketch of De Foe, written expressly for this edition, and illustrations from original designs. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II]. London : Cochrane and Pickersgill, ., and J. Andrews, 1831. Illustrated: engraved frontispiece portrait of Defoe by Freeman in Vol. I, and 15 (of 16) etched plates, most signed J.G.S. (Jacob George Strutt). 2 octavo volumes: , lxiv,327; [iv,1]-300,[ii,301]-324 pp. "Accounts of the Island of Juan Fernandez, and of Alexander Selkirk" is at the end of Vol. II. In handsome, modern bindings of light brown, polished calf with morocco labels and gilt decorations to spines, gilt double-rule frames on sides, and all edges speckled. Bound without plate 6, "Robinson Crusoe builds a boat", in Vol. I, and showing some negligible, very light scuffing to bindings, else fine.