Book #51754

Defoe's Early Life

F. Bastian
Book #51754 Defoe's Early Life. F. Bastian.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Totowa, New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books, 1981.
ISBN: 0389200948

A first edition/first printing in Very Good- with indents to back boards in alike dust-jacket with some scuffing and a pulled tear on the rear.

Defoe was born on April 23, 1661 in the city of London, England. He was the son of a barber and a dressmaker. As a child, he was homeless and often slept in the open. He became a pickpocket and thief, and also found work as a servant. In 1684, he married a woman named Mary Fenton. The couple had six children. In 1709, Defoe published his first book, Robinson Crusoe. He died on November 30, 1731.; 8vo ; 377 pages.

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