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VERNE, JULES] Five Weeks in a Balloon; or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen. Compiled in French by Jules Verne, from the Original Notes of Dr. Ferguson; and done into English by "William Lackland."

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03.11.2008
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Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 3098

VERNE, JULES] Five Weeks in a Balloon; or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen. Compiled in French by Jules Verne, from the Original Notes of Dr. Ferguson; and done into English by "William Lackland."

Books and Prints
03.11.2008
Schätzpreis
800 $ - 1.200 $
Zuschlagspreis:
500 $
Beschreibung:

VERNE, JULES] Five Weeks in a Balloon; or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen. Compiled in French by Jules Verne, from the Original Notes of Dr. Ferguson; and done into English by "William Lackland." New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. Publisher's purple cloth, stamped pictorially in gilt with an image of the tethered balloon. 7 3/4 inches (19.5 cm), Frontispiece, title leaf, 345 pp., plus 12 pp. ads at rear. Spine faded some light wear to head and toe of spine and corners of boards, overall an unusually attractive copy. First edition in English of Jules Verne's first book. In addition, this is the first of his works to appear in the English language; the New York edition precedes the English by a year.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 3098
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Datum:
03.11.2008
Auktionshaus:
Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
East 87th Street 75
New York, NY 10128
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
info@doyle.com
+1 (0)212 4272730
Beschreibung:

VERNE, JULES] Five Weeks in a Balloon; or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen. Compiled in French by Jules Verne, from the Original Notes of Dr. Ferguson; and done into English by "William Lackland." New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. Publisher's purple cloth, stamped pictorially in gilt with an image of the tethered balloon. 7 3/4 inches (19.5 cm), Frontispiece, title leaf, 345 pp., plus 12 pp. ads at rear. Spine faded some light wear to head and toe of spine and corners of boards, overall an unusually attractive copy. First edition in English of Jules Verne's first book. In addition, this is the first of his works to appear in the English language; the New York edition precedes the English by a year.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 3098
Auktion:
Datum:
03.11.2008
Auktionshaus:
Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
East 87th Street 75
New York, NY 10128
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
info@doyle.com
+1 (0)212 4272730
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