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MERIDIANA: The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa
New York: Scribner, Armstrong, and Co, 1874. First American Edition, First State, with two titles listed on the title verso. With 48 illustrations throughout. 8vo, publisher’s original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper cover, with blind stamped borders. viii, 232, (2 ads). A clean, bright and handsome copy, only lightly mellowed or with only minor shelfwear to the extremities. RARE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF VERNE’S WORK ON AFRICAN EXPLORATION. Verne had already become wildly successful with his Journey to the Center of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea when Scribner’s published this novel of danger and adventure in South Africa. An unusually nice copy of a rare book.
      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
Last Found On: 2013-07-26           Check availability:      Biblio    

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