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The Resource Baron Munchausen and other comic tales from Germany, by R. E. Raspe and others ; edited by Stella Humphries ; illustrated by Ulrik Schramm

Baron Munchausen and other comic tales from Germany, by R. E. Raspe and others ; edited by Stella Humphries ; illustrated by Ulrik Schramm

Label
Baron Munchausen and other comic tales from Germany
Title
Baron Munchausen and other comic tales from Germany
Statement of responsibility
by R. E. Raspe and others ; edited by Stella Humphries ; illustrated by Ulrik Schramm
Title variation
Baron Munchausen & other comic tales from Germany
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A collection of humorous German stories involving the tall tale character Baron Munchausen, the wise men of Schildburger who decided to become fools, and the practical joker Till Eulenspiegel
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Humphries, Stella
Dewey number
  • 398.2/0943
  • 398.22/0943
  • Fic
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5.H855
LC item number
Bar3
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schramm, Ulrik
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Folklore
  • Short stories
  • Humorous stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Baron Munchausen and other comic tales from Germany, by R. E. Raspe and others ; edited by Stella Humphries ; illustrated by Ulrik Schramm
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Munchausen. Journey to Russia through the snow -- A strange hitching-post -- The hinged cranium -- How to harness a savage wolf -- A substitute for a flint -- A wild sow guided home and a wild boar captured -- A dish of vension with cherry sauce -- The blowing up of a bear -- Another wolf worsted -- A greyhound diminished -- The Baron's courser, Ajax -- Adventure in a swamp -- The enemy routed -- The Baron's courser halved -- The Baron taken prisoner -- Keeper of the Sultan's bees -- A visit to the moon -- Release -- The triumph of General Bruin -- The frozen melodies -- Adventures at sea -- A man-o'-war meets a whale and loses its anchor -- A leak stopped by presence of mind and body -- The Baron imitates Jonah and dances the hornpipe -- In the service of the Turks -- An intrepid ballonist -- A new way of roasting mutton -- Vist to Egypt -- Shipwreak on the Nile -- A diet of almonds -- Rescue and return -- Gibraltar -- A new gunner -- The enemy disarmed -- Two officers saved from the gibbet -- King David's sling -- The Baron's father tames a sea-horse -- The College of Physicians is airborne -- British freed at Calais -- A journey to the far north -- More adventures of Munchausen Senior -- Strange marvels at the bottom of the sea -- An early case of artificial respiration -- A visit to Ceylon -- A storm uproots a cucumber tree -- A lion and a crocodile join issue -- A pointer at sea -- Shipwreck and rescue -- A cannibal island -- A balloon tree saves two lives -- Second trip to the moon -- The inhabitants and their habits -- The cooking animals -- Various pursuits predetermined -- Detachable heads -- The Baron is fired across the Thames -- The king's coachman -- Visit to Mt. Etna and encounter with Vulcan -- Return to the Southern Ocean -- An island made of cheese -- Its inhabitants and produce -- A fleet inside a whale -- Deliverance -- Return to St. Petersburgh and thence to London -- A walk in the Isle of Thanet -- Borne aloft on an eagle's back -- The American continent visited -- The roast beef tree -- A safe return to Margate
  • The Men of Schilda. Translated and abridged by Stella Humphries. How it all began -- How the Men of Schilda built a town hall -- How Till Eulenspiegel came to be Schilda -- The quarrel about the donkey's shadow -- How Till Eulenspiegel brought light into the town hall at last -- What the Men of Schilda did to deserve the emperor's charter -- How the Men of Schilda tried to catch the sun and the moon -- How the miller saved the honour of Schilda -- How the Men of Schilda hid the church bell in the lake -- How the Men of Schilda bought a mouse-hound and so caused the destruction of Schilda
Control code
ocm00156095
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 110 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780460050968
Lccn
77026931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.20943 H889 ; L ; HQ-JHN ; (SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; SCHM905.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 156095
  • (Sirsi) 156095
  • (OCoLC)156095
Label
Baron Munchausen and other comic tales from Germany, by R. E. Raspe and others ; edited by Stella Humphries ; illustrated by Ulrik Schramm
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Munchausen. Journey to Russia through the snow -- A strange hitching-post -- The hinged cranium -- How to harness a savage wolf -- A substitute for a flint -- A wild sow guided home and a wild boar captured -- A dish of vension with cherry sauce -- The blowing up of a bear -- Another wolf worsted -- A greyhound diminished -- The Baron's courser, Ajax -- Adventure in a swamp -- The enemy routed -- The Baron's courser halved -- The Baron taken prisoner -- Keeper of the Sultan's bees -- A visit to the moon -- Release -- The triumph of General Bruin -- The frozen melodies -- Adventures at sea -- A man-o'-war meets a whale and loses its anchor -- A leak stopped by presence of mind and body -- The Baron imitates Jonah and dances the hornpipe -- In the service of the Turks -- An intrepid ballonist -- A new way of roasting mutton -- Vist to Egypt -- Shipwreak on the Nile -- A diet of almonds -- Rescue and return -- Gibraltar -- A new gunner -- The enemy disarmed -- Two officers saved from the gibbet -- King David's sling -- The Baron's father tames a sea-horse -- The College of Physicians is airborne -- British freed at Calais -- A journey to the far north -- More adventures of Munchausen Senior -- Strange marvels at the bottom of the sea -- An early case of artificial respiration -- A visit to Ceylon -- A storm uproots a cucumber tree -- A lion and a crocodile join issue -- A pointer at sea -- Shipwreck and rescue -- A cannibal island -- A balloon tree saves two lives -- Second trip to the moon -- The inhabitants and their habits -- The cooking animals -- Various pursuits predetermined -- Detachable heads -- The Baron is fired across the Thames -- The king's coachman -- Visit to Mt. Etna and encounter with Vulcan -- Return to the Southern Ocean -- An island made of cheese -- Its inhabitants and produce -- A fleet inside a whale -- Deliverance -- Return to St. Petersburgh and thence to London -- A walk in the Isle of Thanet -- Borne aloft on an eagle's back -- The American continent visited -- The roast beef tree -- A safe return to Margate
  • The Men of Schilda. Translated and abridged by Stella Humphries. How it all began -- How the Men of Schilda built a town hall -- How Till Eulenspiegel came to be Schilda -- The quarrel about the donkey's shadow -- How Till Eulenspiegel brought light into the town hall at last -- What the Men of Schilda did to deserve the emperor's charter -- How the Men of Schilda tried to catch the sun and the moon -- How the miller saved the honour of Schilda -- How the Men of Schilda hid the church bell in the lake -- How the Men of Schilda bought a mouse-hound and so caused the destruction of Schilda
Control code
ocm00156095
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 110 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780460050968
Lccn
77026931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.20943 H889 ; L ; HQ-JHN ; (SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; SCHM905.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 156095
  • (Sirsi) 156095
  • (OCoLC)156095

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