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A Note on Buckeridge's 1740 Edition of Roxana


1 Spiro Peterson, “Defoe’s Roxana and its Eighteenth-Century Sequels: A Critical and Bibliographical Survey” (diss. Harvard University, 1953), p. 60.

2 Defoe, The Fortunate Mistress … (London: E. Applebee, 1740).

3 Defoe, The Fortunate Mistress … (London: G. Buckeridge, 1740).

4 Defoe, Roxana: or, The Fortunate Mistress … (London: H. Slater et al., 1742).

5 John Mullan, “The Textual History of Roxana,” in Daniel Defoe, Roxana, ed. Mullan (Oxford: World Classics, 1996), pp. 331-39; P.N. Furbank and W.R. Owens, ‘The “Lost” Continuation of Defoe’s Roxana’, Eighteenth-Century Fiction 9 (1997): 299-308 (307-8).

6 An Alphabetical Catalogue of an Extensive Collection of the Writings of Daniel De Foe and of the Different Publications For and Against that Very Extraordinary Writer (London: Whitmore and Fenn, 1829), p. 34.

7 Robert J. Griffin inadvertently perpetuates the error that there are four extant complete runs of the Applebee edition, in “Roxana: The 1740 Version,” Center and Clark Newsletter 38 (2001): 5-6.

8 Accessed 10 February 2009.

9 I am indebted to Jill Gage of the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections, The Newberry Library, who confirmed much of the information here, and to Moira Fitzgerald, Assistant Head, Access Services, of the Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, who also answered my queries.  

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