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RARE 1873 EDITION. VERNE, JULES. Around the World in Eighty Days. Translated by George Towle. Illustrated. 8vo, publisher's pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt and black, lightly rubbed along edges, slightly cocked; small rubbed patch on top of front endpaper, remnant of removed bookseller stamp on rear pastedown. Boston: James R. Osgood, 1873

scarce first illustrated american edition of this Verne classic. Published from the sheets of the illustrated British edition of 1873, this American edition suffered production flaws that caused easily cracked spines. Therefore, few copies are found in better than good condition. Firsts Magazine. July/August 1996.

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2022314: VERNE, JULES. Around the World in Eighty Days.

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500Nov 11, 2004
New York, NY, USA