Munchausen XX: Being wondrous but veracious happenings which befell my ancestors, here translated and for the first time printed from manuscripts found most miraculously by myself. The Baron, W. G. Worfel.

Munchausen XX: Being wondrous but veracious happenings which befell my ancestors, here translated and for the first time printed from manuscripts found most miraculously by myself

Chicago: Rand McNally & Co. 1904. Mr. Richard Harvey Curtis. First edition. Hardcover. 205pp. Octavo [20 cm] Tan cloth with titles and decorations stamped in gilt, red and blue ink. Good only. The spine and covers are mildly age-toned and stained, and the cloth at the spine ends is frayed. The text block edges are foxed. There is a previous owner's name and notation on the front pastedown, and the rear hinge has been reinforced with a large strip of adhered paper. There are multiple small, light stains on the preliminary pages. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. In Locke. Item #38655

Illustrations by Mr. Richard Harvey Curtis. The Baron is the pseudonym of W. G. Worfel. Fantastic adventures including a brief trip to Saturn.

Price: $35.00

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