Levensgeschiedenis En Lotgevallen Van Robinson Crusoe
Amsterdam and Rotterdam, J. Allart & D. Vis. 1791. Hard Cover. Ill.: Vinkeles, Reinier. Three parts bound in one volume. 8vo. Unlabelled contemporary marbled boards. All edges deckled. Engraved frontispiece and 17 full-page plates by Reinier Vinkeles, with folding engraved map of the world at rear. Pt.1, (iv) 352; Pt.2, (ii) 256; Pt.3(1), (ii) 160; Pt.3(2), (ii) 161-508 pp. The fourth Dutch-language edition, the first in this "much improved" translation complete with all 18 plates (by Reinier Vinkeles) and world map with Dutch title added. This is a new translation of Daniel Defoe's The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe and The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe from the original English, although the translation is unattributed. This is a fine and fresh example, bound modestly in marbled boards. All plates are present (Plate 2 in Part 1 (opp. p.88) is erroneously numbered "Pl. I"). Staverman A4. Fine.
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Keywords: Literature, Novels, British Writers, Translations, 18th Century. Vinkeles, Reinier