Cover image for Simplicissimus the vagabond that is--the life of a strange adventurer named Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim: namely where and in what manner he came into this world, what he saw, learned, experienced, and endured therein ; also why he again left it of his own free will. Exceedingly droll and very advantageous to read
Title:
Simplicissimus the vagabond that is--the life of a strange adventurer named Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim: namely where and in what manner he came into this world, what he saw, learned, experienced, and endured therein ; also why he again left it of his own free will. Exceedingly droll and very advantageous to read
Author:
Grimmelshausen, Hans Jakob Christoph von, 1625-1676.
Publication Information:
London G. Routledge & sons, ltd. New York E.P. Dutton & co., [1924]
Physical Description:
3 preliminary leaves, v-xxxii, 377 1 unnumbered page : frontispiece, facsimile ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Series title also at head of t.p.

"Frontispiece of the first edition from the Ducal library Wolf Buettel."

Includes facsimile t.-p. of the first German edition, Monpelgart, Gedruckt bey Johann Fillion. 1669.

"The first edition contained five books, but as its popularity was very great, Grimmelshausen hurriedly wrote a sixth book, which appeared at first separately, in 1669, as Continuation of the adventurous Simplicissimus or Conclusion of the same, and was then included in the same volume as the original work. This extra book is not included in the present edition"--Introduction, p. xxiv.
Language:
English
Format :
Book

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