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    [Daniel Defoe]. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. London: 1804. First Stockdale edition.

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    Two octavo volumes. xii, [1]-405, [1, blank]; v, [1, blank], [1]-446 pages. With engraved title-pages, frontispieces, and thirteen engraved plates inserted throughout both volumes (plates after Thomas Stothard). Volume II has a biography, The Life of Daniel Defoe, by George Chalmers after the text of Robinson Crusoe. Finely bound by Bayntun in early twentieth-century full burgundy straight-grain morocco, boards ruled in gilt, with gilt central diamond panel with floral cornerpieces, spines ruled, tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Spines barely sunned, some mild rubbing to joints, some occasional minor rubbing to bindings, lower corner of page v in volume II repaired (not affecting text). Fine. In a Bayntun binding.

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