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    Jules Verne. In Search of the Castaways. Philadelphia: 1873. First U. S. edition.

    More Information: Jules Verne. In Search of the Castaways. A Romantic Narrative. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1873. First U. S. edition. Octavo. [2, blanks], 620, [4, ads], [2, blank] pages. 170 in-text and full-page illustrations. Publisher's full brick cloth, spine and front stamped in gilt and black; all edges trimmed and gilt. Slight skew to spine; spine ends just a touch pushed and starting to fray; joints just starting to split from top and bottom, but still sound; some insect damage to surface of cloth at boards, particularly at rear, along with regular light rubbing; a touch of shelf wear to bottom edges; boards peeking at corners; color correction applied to spine ends, joints and boards. Slight loss to gilt at lower corner of text block; rear hinge splitting but still sound; couple of previous owner signatures and one label to front flyleaf; faint, marginal spot- and thumbsoiling scattered throughout. Near fine. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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