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The family Robinson Crusoe, or, Journal of a father shipwrecked, with his wife and children, on an uninhabited island

Collection Data

Illustrations: v. 1: Engraved frontispiece, "Family Robinson Crusoe," by Springsguth after H. Corbould. -- Plate engraving, "The ass landed," by J. Dadley after Corbould. -- Plate engraving, "The family congregation," by Dadley after Corbould. -- Plate engraving, "Shooting the kangaroo," by Springsguth after Corbould. -- v. 2: Folding engraved map , "Settlements of the Swiss pastor & his family in the desert island," by J. C. Russell. -- Plate engraving, "Fritz at the same time discharged his pistols, & all joined instantly in three loud huzzas," by Springsguth after Corbould. -- Plate engraving, "The officers advanced towards the spot, & were met halfway by the Pastor," by Springsguth after Corbould.
Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818 (Author)
Godwin, Mary Jane (Translator)
Richard and Arthur Taylor (Firm) (Printer)
Corbould, H. (Henry), 1787-1844 (Illustrator)
Springsguth, Samuel (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1816
Place: London
Publisher: M.J. Godwin and Co., at the Juvenile Library
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz JUV-LIB (Wyss) Swiss 1816
Shipwreck survival
Juvenile fiction
Language: translated from the German of M. Wiss.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. (vol.I: xxiv, 346, [1] p. front., 3 pls.; vol.II: [p.l.''s msg.] 380 p. 2 pls.) 17 cm.
With an ink presentation note on the frontispiece verso of v. 1 ("John Samuel Smith / A remembrance from / Mrs. Bibb -- Little Woodhouse / Leeds -- 19th May 18[7?]5"); and the pencil ownership signature of "Harry A. Levinson" of Beverly Hills, CA, dated Jan 1957. -- Bound in contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, red morocco spine labels, and gilt spine titling and decoration. Bound by Slocombe & Simms, of Leeds.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 12956340
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14143663
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 16bedc10-c607-012f-fbc9-58d385a7bc34
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