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Michael Strogoff: A Courier of the Czar by  Jules Verne - First edition thus - 1927 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 000011539)

Michael Strogoff: A Courier of the Czar

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Michael Strogoff: A Courier of the Czar

by Verne, Jules

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons [1927], 1927. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. [4], v-vi, [4], 3-397, [1] pp. Black cloth with an inset illustration on the front board, gold lettering on the spine. Illustrated endpapers and pastedowns. An illustration on the title page, with nine color plates done by N.C. Wyeth. Allen 222. N.C. Wyeth was a student of Howard Pyle's and left an indelible influence on American book illustration and painting, with his signature style still recognizable and of great interest to collectors of books and works of art. Minor toning to the spine cloth, some plates show moderate foxing to their gutters.


Michael Strogoff: The Courier of the Czar is a novel written by Jules Verne in 1876. Critics consider it one of Verne's best books. Unlike some of Verne's other famous novels, it is not science fiction, but a scientific phenomenon is a plot device. The book was later adapted to a play, by Verne himself and Adolphe D'Ennery. Incidental music to the play was written by Jules Massenet in 1880. The book has been adapted several times for films and cartoon series.


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Michael Strogoff: A Courier of the Czar
Verne, Jules
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Used - Near Fine
First edition thus
Charles Scribner's Sons [1927]
Place of Publication
New York
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We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.


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