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surprising travels and adventures of Baron Munchausen (exceeding all other travellers! ! !) in Russia, the Caspian Sea, Turkey, Gibraltar and through the Centre of Mount Aetna, into the South Sea; also an account of a voyage into the moon and dog star, with many extraordinary particulars relative to the cooking animal in those planets, which are there called the human species.

R. E. Raspe

surprising travels and adventures of Baron Munchausen (exceeding all other travellers! ! !) in Russia, the Caspian Sea, Turkey, Gibraltar and through the Centre of Mount Aetna, into the South Sea; also an account of a voyage into the moon and dog star, with many extraordinary particulars relative to the cooking animal in those planets, which are there called the human species.

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About The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe A certain eighteenth-century German noble ventured abroad for military service and returned with a series of amusingly outrageous stories.

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The lead character Baron Munchausen is loosely based on a real baron, Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, Freiherr von Münchhausen (–, German pronunciation: [ˈmʏnç(h)aʊzən]), the Author: Rudolf Erich Raspe.

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By Rudolph Erich Raspe. Published in INTRODUCTION. It is a curious fact that of that class of literature to which Munchausen belongs, that namely of Voyages Imaginaires, the three great types should have all been created in England.5/5(1).

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Baron Munnikhouson or Munchausen, of Bodenweder, near Hamelyn on the Weser, belongs to the noble family of that name, which gave to the King's German dominions the late prime. This is the first volume of "The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen" by Rudolf Erich Raspe.

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