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VERNE, Jules
Twenty thousand leagues under the seas: or, the marvellous and exciting adventures of Pierre Aronnax, Conseil his servant, and Ned Land, a Canadian harpooner
Boston: Geo. M. Smith & Co., 1873. 1873 1ed Jules VERNE 20000 Leagues Under the Seas Sea Sci-Fi CLASSIC Illustrated"The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the Living Infinite." ― Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the SeaOne of the most popular and famous works of French literature is Jules Verne's "Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea." Verne accurately describes features on Captain Nemo's submarine ("The Nautilus"), which was considered ahead of its time as submarines were in their infancy.Geo M. Smith printed this edition from the plates from the James R. Osgood and Company edition of "Twenty Thousand Leagues" the very first edition of which all but 50 were destroyed in fire. Smith printed this edition by subscription only and contains a decorated cover with Nemo and his sextant on the front cover board!Item number: #11891Price: $950VERNE, JulesTwenty thousand leagues under the seas: or, the marvellous and exciting adventures of Pierre Aronnax, Conseil his servant, and Ned Land, a Canadian harpoonerBoston: Geo. M. Smith & Co., 1873. First editionDetails: · Collation: Complete with all pageso [xiii], 303, [2]o 110 illustrations· Provenance: Handwritten - E.T. Beckhart, 1877· Language: English· Binding: Cloth; tight & secure· Size: ~8.5in X 6in (21cm x 15cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!11891Photos av … [Click Below for Full Description]
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