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Floating City, and The Blockade Runners by  Jules Verne - 1st. - 1874 - from Maya Jones Books (SKU: 280527)

Floating City, and The Blockade Runners

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Floating City, and The Blockade Runners

by Verne, Jules

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  • Hardcover
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Collectible - Very Good/No Jacket
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New York: Scribner, Armstrong, 1874. First U.S. edition. Gilt-stamped decorated cloth, 286 pp., frontis., plates, publisher's ads. Covers just a bit rubbed and handled with very faint soiling mainly to spine and rear board, chipping at head and heel of spine and some loss at corners of boards, page edges tanned and a bit dusty, front hinge starting. [CHB] Size: 8vo. 1st.. Hardcover. Collectible - Very Good/No Jacket.


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Floating City, and The Blockade Runners
Verne, Jules
Book condition
Used - Collectible - Very Good
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No Jacket
Scribner, Armstrong
Place of Publication
New York
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Cerrillos, New Mexico
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About Maya Jones Books

Based in the Ortiz Mountains near the old mining towns of Madrid and Cerrillos New Mexico, we feature general stock with a specialty in Latin American art, history and archaeology.From early October until the end of May, please visit us at the El Museo Cultural Winter Market in the Santa Fe Railyard District. (


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