London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1895.
Hardcover. A well preserved, uncommon antiquarian example of this work, important for how it popularized in the European imagination the romantic idea of pirates as adventurous swashbucklers and antiheroes.
6 3/4" x 4 1/2". 381pp. Bound in original green cloth over boards, with gilt title and stamped decorations to spine. An overall nice copy, with rubbing and fraying at head and tail of spine, and some faint soiling to upper and lower boards. Top edge gilt, deckled page edges. Binding tight, contents largely clean with some light toning of pages. All three illustrated plates with tissue guards are present. Bookseller ticket for Angus & Robertson on front pastedown, along with a printed blank armorial ex-libris. This is volume sixteen from the Romances and Narratives of Daniel Defoe. Good +. Item #12387