Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
Easton Press Collector's Edition from their 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series.
Hardcover bound in full dark-navy leather with raised bands on spine, 22kt gold gilt titles and handsome gilt decorations on boards and spine, moire silk endpapers with a matching silk ribbon placeholder bound in.
Condition: Good / Very Good condition. On the cover, in the correct light and angle, can see some slight rubbing from storage next to another book.
Robinson Crusoe is an epic story of a prodigal son who finds himself marooned on an uninhabited island off the coast of South America. Death was always around the corner, but survival was the only option. In 1719, Daniel Defoe published Robinson Crusoe, it was one of the first novels written in the English language. At the time of its publication it was thought to be a true first hand account of the main characters travels. It remains the most translated work, second only to the Bible.