Robinzon Kruzoe. Po najnovijem njemackom izdanju od O. L. Heubnera pohrvatio Ivan Cacic. Sa 55 drvorezah. [Robinson Crusoe by the Latest German Edition by O. L. Heubner. Translated by Ivan Cacic. With 55 woodcuts.]
First Croatian Edition

Robinzon Kruzoe. Po najnovijem njemackom izdanju od O. L. Heubnera pohrvatio Ivan Cacic. Sa 55 drvorezah. [Robinson Crusoe by the Latest German Edition by O. L. Heubner. Translated by Ivan Cacic. With 55 woodcuts.]

U Zagrebu [Zagreb]: Tiskom I nakladom A. Jakica, 1864. First Croatian edition. In contemporary half cloth. Panels covered with marbled paper. With 55 text illustrations. 244 p. Page 220, 235 and 243 misnumbered. Cover worn, bumped at corners. First flyleaf not present. With ownership inscriptions by different hands in pencil and ink. Inked out collection number on the front panel and the title page in crayon. A few pages fingermarked. Overall in good condition.

Scarce, first Croatian edition of Defoe’s 1719 novel, Robinson Crusoe.

Based on the German translation by Otto Leonhard Heubner, published in Leipzig in 1857.

Extremely scarce, we could trace only one copy in institutional holding worldwide, in the library of the Museumsgesellschaft Zürich.

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Price: €3,000.00

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