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Rare & illustrated Baron Munchausen, 1811.


‘Surprising Adventures of the Renowned Baron Munchausen, containing Singular Travels, Campaigns, Voyages, and Adventures. Also, an Account of a Voyage to the Moon and Dog Star’

Very Good/No Dw; Thomas Tegg; 1811; Cheapside, London; sextodecimo (6.5″); pp. x, 144.

Quarter leather binding with marbled boards, fold-out engraving opposite title page and eight plates throughout the text.
Scuffing to front with minor loss to marbled paper at top and bottom edges, minor occasional offsetting from plates.
Bookplate of John Aldridge; believed to be late Major Royal Scots Fusiliers, and Col. Commandant 3rd & 4th Batts. Royal Sussex Regt. Neatly signed by Aldridge toward top edge title page.