The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.
London Cadell and Davies, 1820. 2 volume set, 9 3/4 inches tall. A fabulous full crushed morocco by one of the greatest Parisian firms of the 19th century, Chambolle-Duru. With gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panels and triple fillets framing the boards, wide gilt dentelles and all edges. With the bookplate of M.C.D.Borden. This is the celebrated Stothard edition with all 22 engraved plates called for, bound with an extra 25 plates. Very slight loss of some gilding but a beautiful and unique copy of one of the most popular and influential English novels of the 18th century.