THE FAMILY ROBINSON CRUSOE (Swiss Family Robinson) or the Journal of a Father Shipwrecked, with his...

THE FAMILY ROBINSON CRUSOE (Swiss Family Robinson) or the Journal of a Father Shipwrecked, with his wife and children, on an uninhabited island. Translated from the German of M. Wiss (by William Godwin).

WYSS, Johann David

Published by Godwin, 1814
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First English edition, second issue of Swiss Family Robinson. 8vo. Bound in full twentieth century tan calf by Baytun-Riviere, gilt titles and marbled endpapers. Editor's note present at rear. A very good copy. Frontispiece and three plates engraved by Springsguth and Dadley after Henry Corbould. Originally published in German in 1812, under the title "Der Sweitzerische Robinson" this is the first translation of this tale. There are two issues of this edition, a two volume edition and this one volume edition in which the pagination runs continuously. Bookseller Inventory # 30469

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Title: THE FAMILY ROBINSON CRUSOE (Swiss Family ...

Publisher: Godwin

Publication Date: 1814

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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