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Les Voyages Extraodinaires; L'Invasion de La Mer - Le Phare du Bout du Monde by  Jules Verne - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 017207)

Les Voyages Extraodinaires; L'Invasion de La Mer - Le Phare du Bout du Monde

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Les Voyages Extraodinaires; L'Invasion de La Mer - Le Phare du Bout du Monde

by Verne, Jules

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Paris (nd) and (1905): Collection Hetzel. Quarto. Forty-first double volume with Le Phare du bout du monde, a novel rewritten and modified by Michel Verne. Two volumes in one, with two title pages, two frontispieces, 236 and 203pp. illustrated by L. Bennett and George Roux in black & white with 12 chromolithographic plates. Bound in a striking red pictorial cloth binding with several gilt vignettes, accented with green leaves, pictorial gilt spine with blue accents, all edges gilt, minor light wear to corners and spine ends, a touch of bubbling to cloth on rear board, inner hinges re-enforced, over all a very handsome, bright copy of one of Verne's last works. The Art of Publisher's Bookbindings, an Exhibition of the Grolier Club #126.

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Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
017207
Title
Les Voyages Extraodinaires; L'Invasion de La Mer - Le Phare du Bout du Monde
Author
Verne, Jules
Book condition
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Publisher
Collection Hetzel
Place of Publication
Paris (nd) and (1905)
Keywords
The Art of Publisher's Bookbindings; an Exhibition of the Groliter Club, Item 126; Chromolithography Illustrated George Roux L. Bennet

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Alcuin Books located in Old Town Scottsdale is a store with 15,000 serious books for the collector or scholar. We have ample parking in front of the store for those who wish to browse our holdings.

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gilt
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