1956 Israel "robinson Crusoe" Hebrew Defoe Book Judaica Jewish Lithographs
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1956 Israel "robinson Crusoe" Hebrew Defoe Book Judaica Jewish Lithographs:
DESCRIPTION : For sale is the 1956 , Almost 60 years old shortened ILLUSTRATED children HEBREW edition ( Definitely one of the earliest ones ) ofDANIEL DEFOE " ROBINSON CRUSOE" which was published in 1956 ( Fully dated ) in Tel - Aviv Israel by "EL HAMAAYAN" publishing houses. It's a shortened version withseveral full page illustrations , Colorful STONE LITHOGRAPHS which were created in Israel especialy for this version by the ARTIST illustrator Zvi Livni ( Malventchik ) who was best known mainly for his illustrated CHILDRENS BOOKS at that period . This is definetely NOT an adaptation of illustrations from a foreign edition . A remarkable Israel - Jewish - Hebrew - Judaica beauty for both vintage Hebrew childrens' books collectors as well as "ROBINSON CRUSOE" collectors. ORIGINAL beautifuly illustrated HC . Also a STONE LITHOGRAPH . 6.5 x 7.5". 42 pp. Good condition. Slightly stained. Slight cover wear. ( Pls look at scan for accurate AS IS images )Book will be sent inside a protective envelope . PAYMENTS : Payment method accepted : Paypal .SHIPPMENT : Shipp worldwide via registered airmail is $18 . Book will be sent inside a protective envelope . Will be sent within3-5 days after payment . Kindly note that duration of Int'l registered airmail is around 14 days.
MORE DETAILS :Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. This first edition credited the work's fictional protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents It was published under the considerably longer original title The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but himself. With An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by Pyrates. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is a fictional autobiography of the title character (whose birth name is Robinson Kreutznaer)—a castaway who spends years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being rescued.The story is widely perceived to have been influenced by the life of Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish castaway who lived for four years on the Pacific island called "Más a Tierra" (in 1966 its name was changed to Robinson Crusoe Island), Chile. However, other possible sources have been put forward for the text. It is possible, for example, that Defoe was inspired by the Latin or English translations of Ibn Tufail's Hayy ibn Yaqdhan, an earlier novel also set on a desert island. Another source for Defoe's novel may have been Robert Knox's account of his abduction by the King of Ceylon in 1659 in "An Historical Account of the Island Ceylon," Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons (Publishers to the University), 1911. In his 2003 book In Search of Robinson Crusoe, Tim Severin contends that the account of Henry Pitman in a short book chronicling his escape from a Caribbean penal colony and subsequent shipwrecking and desert island misadventures, is the inspiration for the story.Despite its simple narrative style, Robinson Crusoe was well received in the literary world and is often credited as marking the beginning of realistic fiction as a literary genre. Before the end of 1719 the book had already run through four editions, and it has gone on to become one of the most widely published books in history, spawning numerous sequels and adaptations for stage, film, and television. Daniel Defoe ca. 1660– 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy, now most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain, and, along with others such as Samuel Richardson, is among the founders of the English novel. A prolific and versatile writer, he wrote more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on various topics (including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural). He was also a pioneer of economic journalism. 1849