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    Campe, Joachim Heinrich. Polar Scenes, Exhibited In The Voyages Of Heemskirk And Barenz To The Northern Regions, And In The Adventures Of Four Russian Sailors At The Island Of Spitzbergen. London: John Harris, 1825. 12mo. [2],138,[2 ads.]pp. Publisher's roan backed printed paper boards (rubbed), old owner's inscription on half-title dated 1825. 26 (of 36) cuts on 13 plates (lacks 13-14,25-32). Fourth Edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection. Krown & Spellman retail: $200.00


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    Campe, (1746-1818), was a proponent of the Enlightenment movement and an educator at the Philanthropinum Dessau. He believed that learning should be a pleasurable experience for children, and his works are meant to mirror his pedagogical philosophy. This is part of a series of books about world explorations (1785-1793) written to encourage young people to develop their reading skills.               



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