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    Jules Verne. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. London: 1885. Early English edition.

    More Information: Jules Verne. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885. Early English edition. Octavo. viii, 303, [1, blank] pages. Frontispiece and 109 additional inserted plates, alogn with two in-text illustrations for a total of 112 illustrations. Publisher's full green cloth, spine and front lettered in gilt with black decoration, rear board ruled in blind with blind-stamped publisher's device; all edges trimmed and gilt. Slight skew to spine; spine ends pushed and just a bit worn; some slight abrasions and what looks to be a tiny glue stain at rear board; very minor shelf wear at bottom edges; corners tapped. Some small scratches to text block edges, spot-stain toward bottom of fore-edge; foxing to first and last several leaves, with fainter, mostly marginal foxing scattered throughout; title-page starting to split away at top, but still sound for now; bottom of sewing split at front of G gathering, with some accompanying discoloration, rumpling, and looseness. Near fine overall.  From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.


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