The Swiss Family Robinson: A New Version. E. A. Brayley HODGETTS.
The Swiss Family Robinson: A New Version.

The Swiss Family Robinson: A New Version.

N.p. N.p., [1897]. Hardcover. Illustrations by J. Finnemore. Small 4to. Green cloth with black-bordered gilt and black-bordered burgundy lettering and black, gilt and burgundy pictorial stamping. xii, Frontispiece, full-page plates and numerous small illustrations. Very good. Faintest of edgewear only; front pastedown ownership signature and large nonauthorial 1899 gift inscriptipon on inner flyleaf. Item #46574

A tight and attractive copy of this bibliographically cryptic edition; unclear whether H.N. Viall noted on copyright page is the publisher. One of a number of popular rewrites of this 1812 title from Swiss author Johann David Wyss. Delightful front board graphics depicts the famous scene in which some of the Robinson children race ostriches and another rides a steer in a lush tropical setting. Quite charming copy of a title normally found in less-than-charming condition.

Price: $150.00

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