Title: The Life and Times of Daniel DeFoe, With Remarks Digressive and Discursive, 1859. 1st Edition
Author: William Chadwick
Publisher: John Russell Smith, London
A first edition of Chadwick's biographical text on the life and works of Daniel DeFoe, who was a man of all trades, as writer, journalist, spy, and more. DeFoe was a leading advocate in the English novel during the 17th century,becoming largely famous for his creation and publication of Robinson Crusoe.
One finely bound volume in octavo, 464 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, the hinges and worn down and the well kept boards are holding on frailly. The spine shows significant wear, and is starting to peel. The pages are largely clean, with little to no foxing or staining.