1868-78 Les Voyages Extraordinaires Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant Un Capitaine de Quinze Ans
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
In the original French.
Two volumes from Jules Verne's 'Voyages Extraordinaires' sequence, which totalled to fifty-four novels.
'Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant', published in 1868, illustrated throughout by Edouard Riou. This novel follows the quest for Captain Grant of the Britannia, lost in a shipwreck. The work was first published in three volumes.
'Un Capitaine de Quinze Ans', published in 1878, illustrated throughout by Henri Meyer. Dealing primarily with slavery and the African slave trade. This work was originally published in two volumes.
Both volumes illustrated with a frontispiece and in-text illustrations throughout.
Written by Jules Verne, the noted French author best known for 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth', 'Around the World in Eighty Days', and 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas'.
From the library of William S and John T Spaulding of Boston Mass.
In a quarter morocco binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, generally smart, with light rubbing and marks to the boards and spines. Hinges of 'Un Capitaine de Quinze Ans' are a little strained but remain firm. Small label to the front pastedowns. Internally, 'Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant' is firmly bound, 'Un Capitaine de Quinze Ans' is generally firmly bound with some gatherings working loose. Pages are lightly age-toned and clean.
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