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Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. Boston: L. Prang, 1864. Stiff wrappers, 16pp. A shaped book, 172 x 64 mm. Entirely printed in color (chromolithography).

Illustrated throughout by chromolithography, the illustrations surrounding the central text of poetry by Lydia L. Very. This title was part of the "Doll Series" of shaped books published by Prang, and were "among the first publications of L. Prang & Company." McClinton writes that these books are "some of the most interesting and fascinating items Prang published," going on to say that "today these books are valuable items for the collector of children's books." Fine in shaped pictorial wrappers. (McClinton 45). (#kfk698)             $500.00

 

 

 

 

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