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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne

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  • Hardcover
Condition
VG-/G+
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About This Item

London: The Heirloom Library, 1956. Illustrated covers with gilt on blue spine panel, 256pp with eight full-page colour illusrrations, inc frontis, illustrated endpapers, blue top edges. Covers have very little wear, bumping to head and foot of spine and discoloured top edges. Page edges dusty and foxed, with minor foxing to prelims. Otherwise book is clean and tight. Unclipped DJ has general wear to edges, is delicate at lower joint and has a 12cm closed (neatly repaired) tear on front. Neat gift inscription o front flyleaf. Ref:104320. Reprint. Cloth. VG-/G+. Illus. by Peter Henville. 14x21.5cm.

Synopsis

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. It tells the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax. The first illustrated edition (not the original edition which had no illustrations) was published by Hetzel and contains a number of illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville and Édouard Riou.

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Details

Bookseller
Church Street Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
004320
Title
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Author
Jules Verne
Illustrator
Peter Henville
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG-
Jacket condition
G+
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Heirloom Library
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1956

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Cloth
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gilt
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reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
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foxed
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