The Life and Most Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner; Who lived eight and twenty years in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river Oroonoque… The eleventh edition.

  • [Defoe, Daniel]
  • Edinburgh: Printed and sold by John Robertson 1777


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12mo, pp. iv, 326 + frontispiece and 3 other plates. Modern quarter calf, blue paper boards, spine divided by raised bands between gilt rules. Browned and foxed, some soiling. The recto of frontispiece inscribed ‘this is a nice thing this is’ in an early hand.


One of two Edinburgh editions of this abridgement of Crusoe from this year, both rare (the other calling itself the twelfth edition); a London edition of the same year is the 'seventh'. This one is recorded by ESTC in the BL, NLS, and one National Trust location, plus Rutgers, Michigan, and the Silesian Library in Poland.

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