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1858 The Surprising Travels & Adventures of Baron Munchausen : Raspe : Illustrat

1858 The Surprising Travels & Adventures of Baron Munchausen : Raspe : Illustrat

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The Surprising Travels and Adventures of Baron Munchausen

By Rudolf Erich Raspe

Published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 1858. Hardback, original red cloth with gilt, small 8vo, pp xvi, 159, illustrated throughout.

CONDITION
A good early copy. The cloth binding is good with light signs of age. Endpapers good. All contents present and pages good throughout. There is the odd spot or mark to a few outer margins. Overall a good early illustrated copy.

Baron Munchausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia is a 1785 novel about a fictional German nobleman written by the German writer Rudolf Erich Raspe.

The lead character Baron Munchausen is loosely based on a real baron, Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, Freiherr von Münchhausen (1720–1797).





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