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[DeFoe, Daniel,]
The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (London: W. Taylor, 1719).

[DeFoe, Daniel,] The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, vol.1, 1st edition (London: W. Taylor, 1719).

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THE| LIFE| AND| STRANGE SURPRIZING| ADVENTURES| OF| ROBINSON CRUSOE,| Of YORK, MARINER:| Who lived Eight and Twenty Years,| all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the| Coast of AMERICA, near the Mouth of| the Great River of OROONOQUE;| Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, where-|in all the Men perished but himself.| WITH| An Account how he was at last as strangely deli-|ver'd by PYRATES.| [rule]| Written by Himself.| [rule]| LONDON:| Printed for W. TAYLOR at the Ship in Pater-Noster-|Row. MDCCXIX.

Description

Frontispiece [Crusoe, "Clark & Pine Sc."]/ [p.i] title/ [p.iii-iv] pref./ p.[1]-364 [p.364 Errata]/ 8.

Shelf-markslink

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Bibliographical reference

H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.52-71. - ESTC: t072264.

Author

DeFoe, Daniel

Self-classification

p.[iii]: "Story of a Man's Private Adventures"; p.[iv]: "a just History of Fact".

History of Publication
A. 1.a this edition[vol 1, 1st edition] The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (London: W. Taylor, 1719) [Reprint: (Osnabrück, 1976). Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.89: 25 Apr. 1719].
1.b [vol. 1, 2nd edition] The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe [...] Second Edition (London: W. Taylor, 1719). [Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.89: 12. May 1719.]link
1.c [vol. 1, Dublin piracy] The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (Dublin: J. Gill/ J. Hide/ G. Grierson/ R. Gunne/ R. Owen/ E. Dobson, 1719). ["Dublin-Piracy". Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.150: 1 June 1719.]link
1.d [vol. 1, 3rd edition] The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe [...] third edition (London: W. Taylor, 1719). [Date: H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.89: 6 June 1719.]link
1.e ["Abridgement" or "Amsterdam Cofee House Edition"] The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe [...] written originally by himself, and now faithfully abridg'd (London: T. Cox, 1719). [Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925): 1 Aug. 1719. The piracy edition provoked a quarrel between W. Taylor and T. Cox. Tylor threatened to sue Cox and his customers [cf. The St. James Post (7 Aug. 1719), and vol. 2, 2nd ed.: A4v]. Cox replied he had been in Scottland while someone else used his name - and added, that he would publish some secrets about the author of "Crusoe's Don Quixotism" and his publisher [The Flying Post (29 Oct. 1719)]. - cf. H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.99-100/ 142-45. - The text is condensed (255 pp., 32 lines, 12 compared to the original 364 pp., 37 lines, 8) and shortened - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.154: "Cox printed the diverting and historical part of the story and left out all the reflections and inferences with which the original narrative was interspersed. Rather the re-working has been done deliberately, though toward the letter part, it seems more hasty."]link
1.f [vol. 1, 4th edition] The Life, and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe [...] fourth edition (London: W. Taylor, 1719) [Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.89: 8 Aug. 1719].link
2.a [vol. 2, 1st ed.:] The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (London: W. Taylor, 1719) [Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.103: 20 Aug. 1719].link
1.g ["0"-Edition" - a corrupt reprint of vol. 1, 4th edition] The Life, and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robe[!]son Cruso[!] (London/ Westminster, 1719). ["0"-Edition. H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.167-82 proved it's beeing a a corrupted and shortened reprint of vol. 1, 4th ed., Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.182: c. Sept. 1719.]link
1.h [newspaper edition of vol. 1] The Original London Post, or Heathcot's Intelligence, 125-202 (London: 7 Oct. 1719 - 30 March 1720). [Appeared in three numbers per week. The advertisement for W. Taylor's edition of the second part - cf. no. 202 - implies that this was no piracy edition.]link
2.b [vol. 2, Dublin edition] The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (Dublin: J. Gill/ J. Hyde/ G. Grierson/ R. Gunne/ R. Owen/ E. Dobson Jr./ G. Risk, 1719).link
2.c [vol. 2, 2nd edition] The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe [...] second edition (London: W. Taylor, 1719). [Date: Dec. 1719. With advertisement for vol. 1, 4th ed. and statement against Cox's piracy edition.]link
1.i [vol. 1, 5th edition] The Life, and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe [...] fifth edition (London: W. Taylor, 1720).link
2.d [newspaper edition of vol. 2] The Original London Post, or Heathcote's Intelligence, 203-89 (London, 1 Apr. - 18 Oct. 1720).link
3.a [vol. 3, 1st edition] Serious Reflections during the Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (London: W. Taylor, 1720). [Date - H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.104: 6 Aug. 1720.]link
2.e [vol. 2, 3rd edition] (London: W. Taylor, 1722).link
1/2.j/f [vols. 1-2, 6th and 4th edition] (London: W. Taylor, 1722). [12, vol. 1 lost, cf. H. C. Hutchins (1925), p.85/120, date: 5 June 1722.]link
k/g [vols. 1-2, 7th and 5th edition] (London: W. Mears/ T. Woodward, 1726).link
l/h [vols. 1-2, 8th and 6th edition] (London: T. Woodward, 1736).
m/i [vols. 1-2, 9th and 7th edition] (T. Woodward/ J. Osborn, 1747).
n/j [vols. 1-2, 10th and 8th edition] (T. & T. Longman/ J. & J. Rivington, 1753).

French:

B. 1.a La Vie et les avantures surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe (Amsterdam: L'Honoré & Chatelain, 1720).link

Dutch:

C. 1.a Het Leven en de wonderbaare gevallen van Robinson Crusoe (Amsterdam, 1720).link
    [...] (Amsterdam: Jan Morterre, 1752).link

German, translated by Ludwig Vischer:

D. 1.a [vol. 1, 1st edition] Das Leben und die gantz ungemeine Begebenheiten des berühmten Engelländers, Mr. Robinson Crusoe [...] nach der dritten Engelländis. Edition (Hamburg: T. v. Wierings Erben, 1720). [New pref. by Ludwig Vischer.]link
1.b [vol. 1, piracy edition] Des welt-berühmten Engelländers Robinson Crusoe Leben und gantz ungemeine Begebenheiten (Franckfurth/ Leipzig, 1720). [The selfreference in the preface is changed from "Tractat" (treatise) to "Werckgen" (little work).]link
2.a [vol. 2] Des Lebens und der gantz ungemeine Begebenheiten des berühmten Engelländers, Mr. Robinson Crusoe, zweyter und letzter Theil (Hamburg: T. v. Wierings Erben, 1720). [With new preface reflecting the book's success.]link
1.c [vol. 1, "5th edition" piracy.] Das Leben und die gantz ungemeine Begebenheiten des Robinson Crusoe [...] fünffte Auflage [...] Der erste Theil (Franckfurth/ Leipzig, 1720). [Long new pref. with speculations about "Daniel Foe" as author and discussion of the work's possible fictionality - the story seems too moralistic and too "romantick": Bl.)(4r: "allzu moralisch und sehr nach den Regeln der Romanen-Schreiber abgefasset zu seyn klinge".]link
1.d [vol. 1] (Leipzig: M. G. Weidmann, 1721).link
1.e [vol. 1, 2nd edition] (Hamburg: T. v. Wierings Erben, 1721).link
3.a [vol. 3] Ernstliche und wichtige Betrachtungen des Robinson Crusoe (Amsterdam, 1721).link
1.f Des weltberühmten Engelländers Robinson Crusoe Leben und ganz ungemeine Begebenheiten (Nürnberg, 1728).link
Literature

[Charles Gildon] The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Mr. D---- De F-- (London: J. Roberts, 1719).link - [History:] H. C. Hutchins (1925). - [Bibliography of secondary literature since 1900:] J. A. Stoler (1984).