Frederick Alfred Rhead
(1856 - 1933)
Brother of Louis and George Wooliscroft Rhead, Frederick started as an artist in the Staffordshire Potteries.
Robinson Crusoe (1921)
First published is 1719, this account of ‘eight and twenty years, all alone on an uninhabited island on the coast of America’ was based on the experiences of Alexander Selkirk, who was marooned on an island in the Pacific Ocean. Most recent editions have been abridged and some have had the religious themes suppressed. It gave birth the the genre of Robinsonade. Read online at Hathitrust.