The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss [VINTAGE ILLUSTRATED HARDCOVER / 1954]
The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss w/ illustrations by Fritz Kredel
VINTAGE ILLUSTRATED HARDCOVER  NELSON DOUBLEDAY
Book club edition Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition.
Dust jacket shows visible shelf wear and some mild edge tears. Book itself is mint; looks and reads like new!
The Robinsons leave their home in Switzerland planning to settle half a world away. But things do not turn out as they had expected. The sole survivors of a terrible shipwreck, they wash ashore to learn that the danger has only begun. Their new world will test their courage, cleverness, endurance, and faith as they struggle to survive and create a civilization of their own in the wilderness.
Note: This Townsend Library classic has been carefully edited to be more accessible to today's students. It includes a brief author's biography and an afterword that provides important context about the work.