Excerpt From The Novels And Miscellaneous Works Of Daniel De Foe, Vol With A Biographical Memoir Of The Author, Literary Prefaces To The Various Pieces, Illustrative Notes, EtcAfter This, Let Who Will Reject Him Or His Book, It Is Not Possible To Give Him The Least DisturbanceAfter This, If Any Man Will Rob Himself, Or Anyone Else Of The Good This Work Might Otherwise Do, At His Door Be The SinThe Present Edition Is Carefully Corrected, And The Errors Of The Press Are So Few, And Of So Small Consequence, That An Ordinary Judgment Will Correct Them In The ReadingThe Author In Revising It Has Made No Additions, Thinking His First Design Fully Exhausted, And Also Esteeming It Injurious To Those Who Have Bought The First, To Let Future Editions Vary So Much From It As To Make Them Think Their Money Lost, And To Oblige Them To Buy It Over AgainSome Few Things Are Omitted Indeed, But Not Considerable, And Those Principally In The Notes From The Mere Sense The Author Had Of The Comments Being Less Beautiful Than The Text And That Others Are Able To Make Better Annotations Than HimselfThe Whole Work Being Designed Both To Divert And Instruct, The Author Has Endeavoured To Adapt It As Much As Possible To Both Those Uses, From Whence Some Have Called It A Religious PlayAbout The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At ForgottenbooksThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works
Daniel Defoe 1659 1661 1731 was an English writer, journalist, and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularize the genre in Britain In some texts he is even referred to as one of the founders, if not the founder, of the English novel A prolific and versatile writer, he wrotethan five hundred books, pamphlets, and journals on various topics including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.
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- The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel de Foe, Vol. 15: With a Biographical Memoir of the Author, Literary Prefaces to the Various Pieces, Illustrative Notes, Etc (Classic Reprint)
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