travels and surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen

illustrated with thirty-seven curious engravings, from the Baron"s own designs
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Frederick Warne , London
Muenchhausen, Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, -- Freiherr von, -- 1720-
Statementand five woodcuts by G. Cruikshank.
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This is the first volume of The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe. The Baron relates his fantastical experiences and exploits, telling of the many singular incidents such as climbing to the moon on a beanstalk, riding on a cannonball, being swallowed by a fish and being rescued from its insides, flying on an eagle from Margate to America, and many other incredible /5(44).

This book tells the outrageous adventures of Baron Munchausen from fighting an alligator and a lion singlehandedly to building a gigantic bridge from Africa to England. The book comes in two parts, the first part being generally random shorts, while the second is a more focused account of the Baron's trip /5(2).

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The restored, unbowdlerized text of Raspe’s slapstick travel epic featuring the classic illustrations from Strang & Clark () No one has journeyed to as many foreign lands as Baron von Munchausen. Nor, when it comes time to fire a cannon, will you find anyone more accurate. The Surprising Travels and Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Bound with; A Sequel to the Travels and Adventures of Baron Munchausen Raspe, Rudolf Erich Published by R.

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Kirby (). He also had it illustrated and brought it out in the same year in book form at the enhanced price of two shillings, under the title: "Gulliver Reviv'd: The Singular Travels, Campaigns, Voyages and Sporting Adventures of Baron Munnikhouson commonly pronounced Munchausen; as he relates them over a bottle when surrounded by his friends.

The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. No one has journeyed to as many foreign lands as Baron von Munchausen. Nor, when it comes time to fire a cannon, will you find anyone more accurate. The comfort of courtly life is as natural to him as the harshest polar desert.

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The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Melville House) | Raspe Rudolf Erich | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Baron Munchausen was a real German adventurer known for his fondness for tall tales and exaggeration.

But the exploits that Rudolf Erich Raspe attributed to him in his book, which he first published in London inquite clearly drew on folklore and on Raspe's own whimsical inventiveness. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Porter & Coates Philadelphia no date Reprint, 12 mo, hardcover, black lettering and decoration on clay colored cloth boards. Circa early 's. Small stain on endpapers and frontispiece else VG.

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Page edges lightly browned. 34 chapters. The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe "You should never despair, Munchausen being your general." We know everything about our narrator and protagonist, Baron Munchausen, in this one line.

With the Baron in charge, we're bound to enjoy ourselves. Baron Munchausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia is a 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 (–, German pronunciation: [ˈmʏnç(h)aʊzən]), the fictionalized character was Author: Rudolf Erich Raspe.

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The original Munchausen stories, those by R.E. Raspe in comprising the book's first section (Singular Travels, Campaigns and Adventures), are wonderful tall tales of the Baron /5(3).

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The Baron relates his fantastical experiences and exploits, telling of the many singular incidents such as climbing to the moon on a beanstalk, riding on a cannonball, being swallowed by a fish and being rescued from its insides, flying on an eagle from Margate to America, and many other incredible.

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Bound in purple and black decorated cl oth with gold block title on the spine. Arlington Edition illustrated by Alfred Crowquill. pages + ads at rear. A Very Good copy. "Rudolph Erich Raspe () was a librarian, scientist, and sometime gemstone thief.

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