The Exploration of the World: The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century
Verne, Jules

New York: Scribner's, 1881. Dark oplive green cloth stamped in gilt and with line drawings in black on front cover and spine. 378 pp. (no ads at rear). Illustrated throughout with drawings and maps. Translated from the French. Although the first American edition of this work was published in 1879, this edition curiously has a dedication page from translator N. D'Anvers dated Christmas, 1880. A tight, clean example, front hinge starting, wear at lower front corner and narrow loss at the spine ends. With all gilt bright, this remains a very acceptable collector's copy. Near Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E7159)


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