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Singular Travels, Campaigns and Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Introduction By John Carswell

by Raspe, R.E. And Others

Condition: Very Good/Poor


London: Cresset, 1948. xlv+(1)+178pp+frontis. Those claiming this a 1st ed. should refer to p. 2, advertisement to the second edition dated 1786, not to mention p. 178 bibliography, 8th edition 1799!! DJ is soiled and chipped. Binding is VG+, ornately gilt cover & spine on blue cloth. Text is clean and binding is tight.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. Illus. by Wood, Leslie. 8 X 5 1/4.
  • Bookseller: BIBLIOMAN (QC) CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3962
  • Title: Singular Travels, Campaigns and Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Introduction By John Carswell
  • Author: Raspe, R.E. And Others
  • Illustrator: Wood, Leslie
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Poor
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Cresset
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1948
  • Size: 8 X 5 1/4

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