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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. With an account of his deliverance thence, and his after surprising adventures. Also his Vision to the Angelic World. The ninth edition.

DEFOE Daniel:

Birmingham, Printed by J. Sketchley, [1765]. Grand in-12, frontispice, IV-408 pages, plein veau brun, dos à nerfs orné de filets et fleurons dorés, pièce de titre bordeaux, tranches marbrées bleues. Coiffe supérieure absente, coins frottés.

Orné d'un frontispice figurant Robinson Crusoé. Très rare édition. Précieux exemplaire de l'illustre médecin suisse Samuel Auguste Tissot (1728 - 1797) avec sa signature. Il est assez cocasse d'avoir l'exemplaire du Robinson ayant appartenu au pourfendeur de la masturbation. Daniel Defoe occulte complètement ce thème dans son roman: la sexualité d'un homme seul sur une île déserte...Adorned with a frontispiece featuring Robinson Crusoe.Very rare edition. Precious copy of the famous Swiss doctor Samuel Auguste Tissot (1728 - 1797) with his signature. It is quite funny to have the copy of Robinson who belonged to the destroyer of masturbation. Daniel Defoe completely obscures this theme in his novel: the sexuality of a single man on a desert island...

2,800.00 CHF