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Jules Verne
Around The World In Eighty Days
Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle. Around The World In Eighty Days, Jules Verne, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1874, First Edition A First Edition (the First Edition seem to be split between 1873 and 1874 with later editions being specifically referenced to the title page) of one of Verne's most acclaimed works, illustrated througout. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French Valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in eighty days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club. In good condition, the binding (W.H.Smith, The Strand) is straight and tight and the gilt lettering on the spine is bright. The boards are marked and there is some fading to the edges. There is slight damage to the top edge of the front board and some marks to the bottom edge of the spine. The end papers are pages are free from marks, tears or inscriptions. There is some foxing to the bottom edge. A rare and much sought after volume, unusual to find in such good condition, this would make an impressive addition to a library or a wonderful gift. Will be despatched by courier, fully insured, wrapped in bubblewrap and in a cardboard box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Grimes Hill Book Club [Wythall, United Kingdom]
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