The Island; or, Playing at Robinson Crusoe
New York, New York: William Wood & Co., c.1865. A charming story of four young children who pretend they are in the book Robinson Crusoe while their parents are away. A charming book about family, pretend play, and the enduring appeal of Robinson Crusoe to children across generations. Early ink gift inscription to front free endpaper recto: "W. Harry Holbrook With the love of M.F. Lang". 32mo (4.25" by 3"), pp. 55, , with wood engraved frontispiece. Bound in original publisher's cloth stamped in blind with title in gold on spine. Green binding variant (c.f. AAS copy A). Good. Spine cracked. Minor toning, staining/spotting. Extremities rubbed.