The Tour of the World in Eighty Days

Verne, Jules

Published by James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, 1873
Condition: Good Hardcover
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First American printing, FIRST STATE, without mention of translator on the title page [Ahearn]. 291 pages plus endpapers and title page. Dark blue endpapers. Frontis illustration by Jules Verne of Le Saint Michel. Title page in red and black ink. Roughly 4 ½ by 6 inches. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and illustration (same as frontis). Some ornamentation in blind. Page edges dyed red. One of the classics in the genre of science fiction. This edition supposedly preceded the English edition (titled Around the World in Eighty Days). In GOOD+ condition. Light soiling to the covers. Minor scuffing and fading, with the gilt decorations being somewhat dull (especially on the spine). Extremities scuffed with the corners bumped and the spine head and foot pulled and frayed. Cloth beginning to split along the center rear hinge. Spine sun darkened and scuffed along the hinges. Forward lean to the book. Text is clean and solid. Pages browning somewhat. Very faint dampstain present at the very top margin of the pages in last half of the book. This is faint and in no way affects the text. Small fingernail sized dampstain in fore edge margin of the title page. Previous owner’s gift inscription in pencil on the second blank endpaper. Overall an attractive copy in GOOD+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 000847

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Title: The Tour of the World in Eighty Days

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1873

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First American Edition.

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