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
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1746-1818
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Campe, Joachim Heinrich
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
d. 1814?
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Helme, Elizabeth
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  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Conduct of life
  • America
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 ..
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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
Extent
1 online resource (284 pages
Form of item
online
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 illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
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 ..
Link
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
Extent
1 online resource (284 pages
Form of item
online
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 illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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