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ROBINSON CRUSOE -  An English Graphical Bibliography 

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  1.   Adams, H. C. The Original Robinson Crusoe. Being a narrative of the Adventures of Alexander Selkirk and others, on which DeFoe is believed to have founded his famous romance. London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited. nd.

  2. Ballard, Martin. The Monarch of Juan Fernandez. New York, Charles Scribner's Son, 1967

  3. Bancroft, Hubert Howe. The New Pacific. New York, The Bancroft Company, Publishers, 1899, 1900, 1912, 1913 [Chapter on Crusoe Island]

  4. [The Boy's Own Magazine]. The Real Robinson Crusoe. .London, S. O. Beeton, 1857  [101]  [story of Alexander Selkirk]  images of complete series

  5. Browne, J. Ross. Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk. New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers. nd   [c1870] [w28.53-2011]

  6. Burgess, Robert E. SINKINGS SALVAGES and SHIPWRECKS. 1970    [chapter on - The extraordinary life of Alexander Selkirk, the model for Robinson Crusoe]

  7. Carse, Robert. The Fabulous Buccaneer. Dell Books, 1957 [An historical novel of Alexander Selkirk, the courageous freebooter whose island exile was the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe]

  8. Cobb, Lyman. Cobb's Juvenile Reader No. #3  John C. Haswell, Bennington Vermont, 1835.   [Verses supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk, during his solitary abode in the Island of Juan Fernandez]

  9. Hale, E. E. Stories of the Sea. Boston, Roberts Brothers, 1880    [chapter on Alexander Selkirk]

  10. Howe, Henry.  LIFE AND DEATH ON THE OCEAN: A Collection Of Extraordinary Adventures, In The Form Of Personal Narratives; Illustrating Life On Board Of Merchant Vessels And Of Ships Of War; Combined With Thrilling Relations Of Experiences And Of Suffering. Henry Howe, Publisher: Cincinnati. 1856.  [ chapter - THE ABANDONMENT OF ALEXANDER SELKIRK. A Scottish Sailor, On The Island Of Juan Fernandez, Where He Dwelt In Solitude For Several Years. 20 pages 113-132]

  11. Howell, John. The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk; containing the real incidents upon which the romance of Robinson Crusoe is founded... Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1829

  12. James, Isaac..The Remarkable Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, of Largo, in Scotland...on whose remarkable adventures was founded the celebrated novel of Robinson Crusoe, Bristol. 1800

  13. Megroz, R. L. The Real Robinson Crusoe; Being the Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Alexander Selkirk of Largo, Fife, Mariner. London: The Cresset Press. [but evidence suggests a single limited print run in 1939, at "The Chiswick Press]
  14. McReynolds, Ginny. Alone on a Desert Island. Milwaukee, Raintree Publishers, 1980 [children's book on Alexander Selkirk]

  15. Megroz. R. L. The Real Robinson Crusoe - Being the life and strange surprising adventures of Alexander Selkirk. The Cresset Press   nd

  16. Nichols, Alice. Souvenir of Juan Fernandez. Dedicated to the Many Readers of Robinson Crusoe. Winthrop, 1897

  17.  PARISH, Woodbine. Extracts from a Spanish MS giving an Account of Certain Expeditions Undertaken by Order of the King of Spain, Between the Years 1749 and 1776, and of the Establishment of a Colony on the Island of Juan Fernandez.  London: Royal Geographical Society, 1834

  18. Poling, James. The Man Who Saved Robinson Crusoe. New York, W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1967

  19. [Selkirk]. The History of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe. To which is added sketches of natural history. New York, Samuel Woods & Sons, nd
  20. [Selkirk]. Alexander Selkirk the real Robinson Crusoe. New York,  Marlon Day, 1834

  21. [Selkirk]. The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe. A Narrative Founded on Facts. New York, printed and sold by Mahlon Day, 1830
  22. [Selkirk]. The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe. A Narrative Founded on Facts. Cincinnati, published by U. P. James, 1834

  23. Selkirk]. The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe. A Narrative Founded on Facts. Cincinnati, published by U. P. James, 1835

  24.   Selkirk]. The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe. A Narrative Founded on Facts. New York, Mahlon Day, 1837

  25. [Selkirk]. The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe. A Narrative Founded on Facts. New York, M. Day & Co. and Baker, Crane & Co., 1841

  26. [Selkirk]. The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe:...". Philadelphia, Hazard & Mitchell, 1850

  27. [Selkirk]. The English Hermit: or, Unparalleled sufferings and surprising adventures of Mr. Phillip Quarll,...; Philadelphia, John B. Perry, 1855

  28. [Selkirk.] ,The Story of Robinson Crusoe. Philadelphia, Claxton, Remses, & Haffelfinger1869

  29. [Selkirk.] ,The Story of Robinson Crusoe. Philadelphia, Claxton, Remses, & Haffelfinger, 1869

  30. Souhami, Diana. Selkirk's Island: the True and Strange Adventures of the Real Robinson Crusoe. New York: Harcourt, 2001

  31. Sutcliffe, Thomas. Crusoniana; or Truth versus Fiction, elucidated in a history of the islands of Juan Fernandez, by The Retired Governor of that Colony. Manchester, Published by the Author, 1843  [about 1/4 of book devoted to Selkirk]

  32. Sutcliffe, Thomas. Crusoniana; or Truth versus Fiction, elucidated in a history of the islands of Juan Fernandez, by The Retired Governor of that Colony. Manchester, Published by the Author, 1843  [about 1/4 of book devoted to Selkirk]  [rebound]

  33. Takahashi, Daisuke. In Search of Robinson Crusoe. New York, Cooper Square Press, 2002

  34. Unamed. Affecting Narrative of the LOSS of the THAMES SMACK, CAPTAIN CRAGGY, Which, through a fatal Mistake, was run on the Nore Sand, Tuesday, February 8, 1809, INCLUDING THE Escape of the Captain and Crew in the Boat, and the PERILOUS SITUATION of FOUR FEMALE PASSENGERS, CAPTAIN JOHNSON, and a PRIVATE SOLDIER, Who were inhumanly left behind; MIRACULOUS PRESERVATION OF THE MEN, and LOSS OF THE WOMEN. ALSO THE SUFFERINGS OF ALEXANDER SELKIRK, Who was left on a desolate Island, On which the Story of ROBINSON CRUSOE is founded. London, Thomas Tegg nd. (ca. 1810).

  35. Unamed. The Story of Alexander Selkirk . Lippincott Grambo & Co., 1854

  36. Unamed. Anners, Parley's Library entitled: "THE STORY OF ALEXANDER SELKIRK", Philadelphia, Henry F. Anners,  1841  [ first Entered according to Act of Congress in year 1834 by S.G. Goodrich].  [200 pages, 42/3x52/3".]   [114]

  37. Woodward, Jr., Ralph Lee. Robinson Crusoe’s Island—A History of the Juan Fernandez Islands. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1969 

  38. coverMitchison, Amanda. Alexander Selkirk: The Real Robinson Crusoe. Short Books Ltd., 2001

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