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Selkirk, Alexander 1676-1721

Overview
Works: 166 works in 487 publications in 5 languages and 11,650 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Robinsonades  Adventure stories  Sea stories  Sea fiction  Sources  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PR3403, 823.5
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Most widely held works about Alexander Selkirk
 
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Most widely held works by Alexander Selkirk
A new Robinson Crusoe : a new version of his life and adventures, with an explanatory note by Gilson Gardner( Book )

5 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

7 editions published between 1836 and 1872 in French and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
Island ecology : this issue is dedicated to the memory of Alexander Selkirk unint. island explorer 1704-1709( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aventures de Robinson Crusoé by Daniel Defoe( Book )

3 editions published between 1845 and 1846 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who saved Robinson Crusoe : the strange surprising adventures of the original Robinson Crusoe and his most remarkable rescuer by James Poling( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and biographies of the incident and people who inspired Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. Defoe's book became immortal but his hero died forgotten and in poverty
The Story of Alexander Selkirk, etc by Frederick Niven( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Real Robinson Crusoe. Being the life and strange surprising adventures of Alexander Selkirk, etc by R. L Mégroz( Book )

3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Life and most Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, etc. [Parts 1-3, abridged by Thomas Gent?]] by Daniel Defoe( Book )

2 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monarch of Juan Fernandez by Martin Ballard( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in Hungarian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man whose experiences as a castaway on a desert island in the Pacific inspired Defoe's Robinson Crusoe
The Life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe ... Edited with an introduction by Angus Ross. [With an appendix on Alexander Selkirk.] by Daniel Defoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providence display'd, or a Very surprizing account of one Mr. Alexander Selkirk, master of a merchant-man call'd the Cinque-Ports ... Written by his own hand, etc by Alexander Selkirk( Book )

2 editions published in 1712 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Solitary of Juan Fernandez (Alexander Selkirk), or, the Real Robinson Crusoe. By the author of Picciola [i.e. J.X. Boniface]. Translated from the French by A.T. Wilbur by Alexander Selkirk( Book )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Providence displayed: or a very surprising account of Mr. A. Selkirk ... Written by himself.] by Alexander Selkirk( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures de Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1846 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Think before you act by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

2 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The life and adventures of Alexander Selkirk ; containing the real incidents upon which the romance of Robinson Crusoe is founded ... With an appendix by John Howell( )

1 edition published in 1829 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.00 for Marooned : ... to 0.93 for The Story ...)

Alternative Names
Aleksandr Selkirk

Alexander Selkirk Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1676-1721)

Alexander Selkirk marinero escocés

Alexander Selkirk Mariño escocés

Alexander Selkirk pirata scozzese

Alexander Selkirk schottischer Seefahrer und Abenteurer

Alexandre Selkirk

Alexandre Selkirk marin écossais

Selcraig Alexander 1676-1721

Selkirk Alexandre 1676-1721

Αλεξάντερ Σέλκιρκ

Александр Селкірк

Александър Селкирк

Селькирк, Александр

אלכסנדר סלקירק

ألكسندر سيلكيرك

ألكسندر سيلكيرك بحّار مالي

الکساندر سلکرک کاشف بریتانیایی

ئالەخاندەر سەلکرک

알렉산더 셀커크

アレキサンダー・セルカーク

セルカーク, アレクサンダー

亚历山大·塞尔科克

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Selkirk's Island : the true and strange adventures of the real Robinson CrusoeIn search of Robinson CrusoeA cruising voyage round the world: first to the South-seas, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and finish'd in 1711. Containing a journal of all the remarkable transactions; particularly, of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco ship, and other prizes; an account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone four years and four months in an island; and a brief description of several countries in our course noted for trade, especially in the South-sea. With maps of all the coast, from the best Spanish manuscript draughts. And an introduction relating to the South-sea tradeSeeking Robinson CrusoeIn search of Robinson CrusoeRobinson CrusoeThe life and adventures of Alexander Selkirk ; containing the real incidents upon which the romance of Robinson Crusoe is founded ... With an appendix