Jules Verne - L'Etoile du sud. L'archipel en feu - 1884

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Jules Verne - L'Etoile du sud. L'archipel en feu - 1884
Geïllustreerd, Reizen - Aantal: 1 - Boek

Hetzel, Paris 1884,
Large octavo, 242 and 198 pages - Collective first edition illustrated with 112 drawings by Benett and 2 maps in L’Etoile du Sud, and 49 drawings by the same and 2 maps in L’Archipel en Feu. CH catalogue at the end for the year 1885. Publisher’s binding known as the one “with two elephants” type 3, of which this is the first appearance. This new binding with 2 elephants: Central medallion with a black background on the back cover, rich frame motif made up of half rosettes, with a large motif of intertwined ribbons. Sky blue endpapers. Beautiful front cover plates in gold on a red background. Upper corner has a fold. Headcap is slightly folded, tailcap is soft and collapsed. Quite smooth gilded edges, totally free from foxing. Missing gilding and black at the base of the front cover and small defects in the back cover.
L’Etoile du Sud is a novel that takes place in South Africa in the land of diamonds, the latter was written by Pascal Grousset and reworked and reviewed by Verne. L'Archipel en Feu is a historical novel set against the backdrop of war between Greeks and Turks in the Aegean Islands. This historical-political turning point marked a turning point in Jules Verne’s inspiration.

Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
1
Onderwerp
Geïllustreerd, Reizen
Auteur/ Illustrator
Jules Verne
Boektitel
L'Etoile du sud. L'archipel en feu
Staat
Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1884
Druk
Eerste druk
Taal
Frans
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
Hetzel
Band
Harde kaft
Aantal pagina‘s.
242
Afmetingen
28×19 cm
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