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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 : in two volumes ..., translated from the German of J.H. Campe ... by Elizabeth Helme ..

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

Label
Columbus, or, The discovery of America : as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth : in two volumes ...
Title
Columbus, or, The discovery of America
Title remainder
as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth : in two volumes ...
Statement of responsibility
translated from the German of J.H. Campe ... by Elizabeth Helme ..
Title variation
  • Discovery of America
  • Columbus
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
VA@
Citation location within source
1036
Citation source
Gumuchian
Dewey number
973.15
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E111
LC item number
C15513, 1799
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 : in two volumes ..., translated from the German of J.H. Campe ... by Elizabeth Helme ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of v. 1 of the author's trilogy, "Die Entdeckung von Amerika," of which the 1st edition was published in Hamburg, 1780-81
  • Vol. 1: xviii, 170 p, ; v. 2: [2], 181, [1] p
  • First edition; cf. Osborne and Gumuchian, both cited below
  • Caption and running title: Columbus
  • Publisher's advertisement: [1] page at end of vol. 2
  • Includes translator's and author's prefaces
  • Engraving: frontispiece map. Woodcut: globe ill. on p. 47
  • Volume 2 has separate title-page
  • Written in the form of dialogues
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 780
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 156
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
2 volumes in 1 (170, 181 pages), [1] leaf of plates (folded)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy 1-2: Brown sprinkled calf over boards. c.1: Inscription dated 1800 on title-page, ex libris Elvah Karshner; c.2: ownership inscription on front pastedown dated March 24, 1801, purchase, Stuart Bennett, 1988.
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06662684
  • ucoclc6662684
Label
Columbus, or, The discovery of America : as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth : in two volumes ..., translated from the German of J.H. Campe ... by Elizabeth Helme ..
Publication
Note
  • Translation of v. 1 of the author's trilogy, "Die Entdeckung von Amerika," of which the 1st edition was published in Hamburg, 1780-81
  • Vol. 1: xviii, 170 p, ; v. 2: [2], 181, [1] p
  • First edition; cf. Osborne and Gumuchian, both cited below
  • Caption and running title: Columbus
  • Publisher's advertisement: [1] page at end of vol. 2
  • Includes translator's and author's prefaces
  • Engraving: frontispiece map. Woodcut: globe ill. on p. 47
  • Volume 2 has separate title-page
  • Written in the form of dialogues
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 780
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 156
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
2 volumes in 1 (170, 181 pages), [1] leaf of plates (folded)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy 1-2: Brown sprinkled calf over boards. c.1: Inscription dated 1800 on title-page, ex libris Elvah Karshner; c.2: ownership inscription on front pastedown dated March 24, 1801, purchase, Stuart Bennett, 1988.
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06662684
  • ucoclc6662684

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