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    Jules Verne. [Louis Mercier and Eleanor E. King, translators]. From the Earth to the Moon. Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and Twenty Minutes. And a Trip Round It. New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Company, 1874. First American edition. Octavo (7.75 x 5.25 inches; 198 x 134 mm.). viii, 323, [1] pages. Frontispiece and seventy-nine additional plates. Publisher's full red cloth over beveled boards, front and spine decorated and lettered in gilt and black; top edge trimmed and gilt, bottom trimmed, fore-edge untrimmed; brown coated endpapers. Fairly mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends pushed and starting to fray; boards peeking through at corners; a bit of soiling to cloth, particularly along backstrip. Top edge mostly stripped of gilding; general toning and scuffing; mild rubbing. Some rough opening at fore-edges; normal age toning with occasional marginal spot-soiling scattered throughout; a few instances of browning from items previously laid in between leaves. Very good.
    Estimate: $1,000 and up

    From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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