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The Resource Columbus, or, The discovery of America : as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth, translated from the German of J. H. Campe ..

Columbus, or, The discovery of America : as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth, translated from the German of J. H. Campe ..

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Columbus, or, The discovery of America : as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth
Title
Columbus, or, The discovery of America
Title remainder
as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth
Statement of responsibility
translated from the German of J. H. Campe ..
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Related
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TRN
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Columbus, or, The discovery of America : as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth, translated from the German of J. H. Campe ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of v. 1 of the author's trilogy, Die Entdeckung von Amerika, of which the first edition was published in Hamburg, 1780-81
  • Translated by Elizabeth Helme
  • First published in 1799; cf. Osborne, cited below
  • Caption and running title: Columbus
  • Spine title: Campe's Columbus
  • Includes translator's and author's prefaces
  • Woodcut: globe ill. on p. 49
  • Written in the form of dialogues
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 780
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 1036-1040
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 156
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
284 p.
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards; red leather label on spine.
  • Presentation certificate inscribed to Henry Bloomfield "for superiority in elocution", dated 1807 on upper free endpaper, facing title-page.
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13499937
  • ucoclc13499937
Label
Columbus, or, The discovery of America : as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth, translated from the German of J. H. Campe ..
Publication
Note
  • Translation of v. 1 of the author's trilogy, Die Entdeckung von Amerika, of which the first edition was published in Hamburg, 1780-81
  • Translated by Elizabeth Helme
  • First published in 1799; cf. Osborne, cited below
  • Caption and running title: Columbus
  • Spine title: Campe's Columbus
  • Includes translator's and author's prefaces
  • Woodcut: globe ill. on p. 49
  • Written in the form of dialogues
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 780
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 1036-1040
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 156
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
284 p.
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards; red leather label on spine.
  • Presentation certificate inscribed to Henry Bloomfield "for superiority in elocution", dated 1807 on upper free endpaper, facing title-page.
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13499937
  • ucoclc13499937

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