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Verne, Jules
The Works of Jules Verne.
Vincent Parke and Company, New York and London, 1911. The Complete Works of Jules Verne. Octavo, 15 volumes, bound in three quarters morocco, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, illustrated. Edited by Charles F. Horne. In excellent condition, with some dampstaining to some of the boards and page extremities. Jules Verne is considered by many to be the father of science fiction, with a prodigious oeuvre of novels and short fiction. This edition of his works includes Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, The Mysterious Island, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Also includes the first edition in English of Verne's later novel, The Master of the World, preceding the first separate English and American editions of 1914. Edited and with introductions by American scholar Charles F. Horne. Many of the works appear under title variants as found in Taves & Michaluk (95-102). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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