Here is a nice book about reforming prison conditions and humanizing them that was the basis for a movie of the same name. Would make a great gift or keep for yourself!
This book is entitled, "The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" by Daniel De Foe. The book was published in 1859 by James Miller of New York. This is not a first edition book.
The title page and page in front of it are loose from the spine still with the book. Owner's name of Lizzie Brown written in ink in two places in front of book. Some scribbling as well.
Nice colored illustration by the title page. An abundance of black and white illustrations throughout the book. See picture of page that summarizes those illustrations. Illustrations were done by Thwaites.
Book has green hardcovers with gold gilt illustration on the front hardcover. The spine cover is sun bleached and coming apart at the bottom.
No musty or mildewy smell. Some minor soiling in places. No foxing or brown spotting, or moldiness.
The book is 7-5/8" tall, by 5-5/8" across, by .75" wide. The book is 93 pages in length. Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures. Don’t be shy to make an offer, we are always open to reasonable suggestions.
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