Raspe (Richard) - The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

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The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Illustrated with five woodcuts by G. Cruikshank, and twenty-two full-page curious engravings. 8vo, 19cm, pp.xvi,268 + plates, 4 ads, London: William Tegg, 1868.
Hand-coloured frontispiece, 22 full-page or double-page engravings, woodcuts by Cruikshank and decorative initials and head-and tailpiece. Full blue cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, spine titled in gilt, grey endpapers, top and tail of spine a bit worn, likewise bottom corners. Generally, a very good bright copy.
Copies were issued coloured and uncoloured. The five woodcuts by Cruikshank had been previously used in other works. This state was first issued in 1867 and subsequently in 1869.

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