Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie. Bibliotheque d'Education et de Recreation, n.d. . Quarto., 467 pages; VG; paneled red leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling, rough red cloth boards with blind embossing to borders; gilt text block; silk endpapers; mild shelfwear; some age-toning to pages; text in French; The work contains 259 beautiful engravings in the text and not 150 as marked on the title page, most of which made by Riou; Captain Hatteras was first released in 1864, but this is the first definitive edition with numerous additions. It was an extraordinary success and a second edition was already drawn in 1867, this time with the date shown on the title page; shelved case 8.
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