c1895 The Swiss Family Robinson, or, The Adventures of a Shipwrecked Family on an Uninhabited Island Near New Guinea
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
A new and unabridged translation of this classic story by Johann David Wyss. First published in 1812, the novel follows a Swiss family of immigrants whose ship goes off course en route to Australia. The ship's crew is lost, but the family and several animals survive. This is the story of their adventures and rescue. Dated from the British Library. Highly illustrated throughout with eight plates, two of which are coloured. Collated complete. Translated by Mrs H B Paull, translator of 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' and 'Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales'.
In the original brown cloth binding. Externally, very smart with minor shelf wear to the extremities and slight bumping to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with minor age toning to the first and last few pages. Contemporary ink inscription to the front dated 1903.
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