The Swiss Family Robinson; or, Adventures of A Shipwrecked Family on a Desolate Island

By: WYSS, Johann David; WYSS, Johann Rudolf (editor)

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Title page and details about publication missing. Setting publication date is difficult, but likely was c.1870-1902. Originally published in German, this copy translated into English by W.H. Davenport Adams from a French version of this often-revised, classic work. With 300 gorgeous black and white engravings. --- In full green cloth covers with illustration on cover and spine in black, maroon and gilt. --- Fading to spine. Interior pages a bit loose; front cover hinge is weak. Inkings & pencilings at endpapers. Despite imperfections, this is an outstanding copy of a work first published in 1812 which was believed to have been at least partially based on Daniel Defoe's 'Robinson Crusoe' (1719).; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 690, (4, ads) pages

Title: The Swiss Family Robinson; or, Adventures of A Shipwrecked Family on a Desolate Island

Author Name: WYSS, Johann David; WYSS, Johann Rudolf (editor)

Categories: >>Illustrated Classics, >>Classic Fiction, Literature,

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: [c.1870-1902]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 73765