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Verne, Jules
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JULES VERNE. First Collected Edition. Bound in full leather. Complete in 10 volumes.
National Alumni, 1904. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JULES VERNEIn Fine & UNREAD condition.Complete in 10 volumes.RARE.Blind stamp is dated as 1904. No date on title page.This is the FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of Jules Verne's Works printed in English!There was a later 15 volume edition printed in 1911 by Vincent Park & Co New York.This is the earlier 10 volume edition printed by National Alumni, with the blindstamp limitation seal dated 1904, as visible in the pictures.The set was apparently held in inventory as there is a custom dedication page to the original buyer dated 1917-1918, despite the blind stamp seal on the title page dated 1904.This set is unobtainable in this condition.Sets of Verne are already impossible to find, let alone so well preserved.Printed during Verne's lifetime. He died one year later, in 1905.This set is complete in 10 volumes.There was a later 15 volume edition printed in 1911 by Vincent Park & Co New York, in which the limitation page states in Fifteen Volumes. This is the ten volume edition of 1904, printed by National Alumni, with the blindstamp dated 1904.This is the First English Edition of Jules Verne's Works.The famous author of:Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870)Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)And numerous others.Early sets of Jules Verne are exceedingly rare and disproportionate to his popularity.Published by National Alumni with no date on the title page, circa 1904 (the blindstamp limitation seal is dated 1904), and edited by Charles F. Horne. Bound in genuine leather.These are full leath … [Click Below for Full Description]
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