DECOUVERTE DE LA TERRE: Les Grands Voyages et les Grands Voyageurs [Discover the Earth] 59 Dessins par L. Benet et P. Philippoteaux. 58 Fac-simile (d'apres les Documents anciens) et Cartes par Dubail et Matthis

VERNE, Jules
Published by Hetzel in Paris nd. [1878]
SKU: 48658
4to. red buckram-bound hardback with decorative gilt to spine and highly ornate gilt and black illustrated upper board. Black decorations to lower board. a.e.g. TEXT IN FRENCH. 464pp. plus 8pp. Publisher's List (dated 1878) at rear. Profusely illustrated in b/w throughout. Previous owner's attractive bookplate to front pastedown. No other markings or inscriptions. Page edges slightly browned. Occasional light foxing. Slight wear and rubbing to top, sides and base of spine and light shelfwear. Overall a remarkably BRIGHT, HANDSOME COPY IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.........FOR FURTHER DESCRIPTION, PLEASE ENQUIRE. NEW TITLE TO OUR SHOP STOCK

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