The 1818 illustrated children's edition as an adventure yarn
- The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. A new and improved edition
- 1. Frontispiece: Robinson Crusoe's Calendar
- 2. Robinson Crusoe's escaping from Sallee
- 3. Robinson Crusoe cast away on the rock
- 4. Robinson Crusoe on the Raft
- 5. Robinson Crusoe reading the Bible
- 6. Robinson Crusoe's terror at the print of the human foot
- 7. Friday's first interview with Robinson Crusoe
- 8. Friday intreating the Gun not to kill
- 9. Friday and his Father
- 10. The Captain offers a Ship to Robinson Crusoe
- 10. The Captain offers his Ship to Robinson Crusoe
- 11. Robinson Crusoe discovers himself to the three Prisoners
- 12. Robinson Crusoe leaving the Island
The 1820 illustrated children's edition
- 13. Title-page: "Now, Friday," do as you see me do," I laid down the muskets, and took up one, and then we both fired. [Page 52]
- 14. I stept forward, and taking the Moor by surprize, tossed him overboard in the sea. [Page 9]
- 15. My raft went very well for about a mile, and with it I entered a creek. [Page 20]
- 16. During the interval of this operation, I opened my book, and the first words which met my eye were, "Call upon me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee." [Page 27]
- 17. I was much surprized at the print of a man's foot on the shore. [Page 39]
The 1815 illustrated children's edition
- 18. Frontispiece: And now, Reader, I will give you a short sketch of the Figure I made. [See Page 50]
- 19. It is impossible to express the astonishment of these poor creatures at the noise and fire of a gun; some were ready to die for fear, and fell down as if dead with terror. [See Page 16]
- 20. For about a mile my raft went very well, and with it I entered a creek. [See Page 26]
- 21. When my cave was set to rights, it looked like a general magazine of all necessary things; and it gave me please to see my goods in such order. [See page 33]
- 22. There was my majesty, all alone, like a king attended with my servants. Poll, my favourite, was the only person permitted to talk to me. [See page 49]
- 23. "Now! Friday, do as you see me do." [See page 68]
- 24. The poor man, with a gush of tears, answered, "Am I talking to a man or an angel?" — "A man, an Englishman," I returned, "ready to assist and save you: tell me your case." [See page 73]
Nineteenth-Century Children's Editions
Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. With four copper-plate engravings. London: 1816.
Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, or York, Mariner, who Lived Eight-and-Twenty Years in an Uninhabited Island. London: J. Bysh, Smithfield, c. 1830.
Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson, c. 1835.
Robinson Crusoe. Comic Nursery Tales series. With thirty illustrations. London: Wm. S. Orr, Paternoster Row, 1844.
The History of Robinson Crusoe. London: Dean & Son, Ludgate Hill, c. 1854.
Rae, Julia S. E., and Daniel Defoe. The Life and Adverntures of Robinson Crusoe. Old Stories Told Anew Series. With 6 chromolithographic plates (printed in Bavaria.) London: Trischler & Company, 1891.
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