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    Jules Verne. The Secret of the Island. New York: 1876. First U. S. edition.

    More Information: Jules Verne. The Mysterious Island. The Secret of the Island. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1876. First American edition. Octavo. [2], viii, 299, [1] pages. Frontispiece and forty-eight additional plates. Publisher's full plum cloth, front and spine decorated in black and gilt, rear stamped in blind; all edges trimmed; pale yellow endpapers. Spine slightly skewed; mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends pushed and backstrip a touch faded; corners bumped; general light rubbing with a bit of soiling to cloth. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block. Scattered spot-staining and thumbsoiling throughout text block, primarily at margins; previous owner signature at front pastedown. Very good. Third part of Verne's The Mysterious Island, featuring the death of Captain Nemo. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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