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Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. Boston: Osgood & Co., 1873.
First American edition, with "The End" printed on page 303, illustrated with 109 plates, including two maps, bound in blue publisher's cloth, blocked in gold and black, with jellyfish on the front board, and the incorrect use of the word "Sea" in the title on front board and spine, brown endleaves; inner front joint splitting, sewing structure somewhat shaken, water spot on fore-edges, binding rubbed, cloth fraying slightly at head and tail, 5 1/4 x 8 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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