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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby R E Raspe and others ; adapted and introduced by Janet Barber ; illustrated by Fritz Wegner..
ContributionsWegner, Fritz.
The Physical Object
Pagination62p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21691368M

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Baron Münchausen relates a history of his adventures. He once set out on horseback on a journey to Russia in midwinter. He ties his horse to a stump projecting from the snow and goes to sleep. The original Baron Münchausen’s Narrative of His Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia was published late in , though its title page bears the date Published anonymously as. Baron Munchausen's narrative of his marvellous travels. Baron Munchausen's miraculous adventures on land. Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. Library Association [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gottfried August Bürger; Ulrich Steindorff.   Baron Munchausen's narrative of his marvellous travels and campaigns in Russia. Humbly dedicated and recommended to country gentlemen; and, if they as their own, after a hunt, at horse races [Multiple Contributors, See Notes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Baron Munchausen's narrative of his marvellous travels and campaigns in : $

No copy of the first edition appears to be accessible; it seems, however, to have been issued some time in the autumn, and in the Critical Review for December there is the following notice: "Baron Munchausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia. Small 8vo, IS. Baron Münchhausen, in full Karl Friedrich Hieronymus, Freiherr von (baron of) Münchhausen, Münchhausen also spelled Münchausen, (born , Bodenwerder, Hanover [Germany]—died Febru , Bodenwerder), Hanoverian storyteller, some of whose tales were the basis for the collection The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.. Münchhausen served with the Russian army . This English edition, the first version of the text in which Munchausen appeared as a fully developed literary character, [22] had a circuitous publication history. It first appeared anonymously as Baron Munchausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia, a page book in 12mo size, published in Oxford by the bookseller Smith in late and sold for a shilling. [23]. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Publisher: Open Book Publishers Place of publication: Open Book Publishers Baron Munchausen’s Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia was irst published in Oxford with the date. No author s name For contemporary readers Munchausens adventures would have had an edge that today is.

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