Lot 270: VERNE, JULES. A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.
10 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: VERNE, JULES. A Journey to the Centre of the Earth. With 52 wood-engraved plates, included in the pagination. 8vo, modern blue cloth, rebound with the front cover and spine laid-down; new endpapers. first american edition with no address given under the publisher's imprint on the title. Myers 35. New York: Scribner Armstrong & Co., 1874 (i.e. 1873)
Notes: with-Another copy. Illustrated. 8vo, original terra-cotta pictorial cloth, extremities rubbed with minimal exposure; ownership inscription, occasional foxing. Second American edition, sold by subscription; with 6 pages adverts, last showing From the Earth to the Moon Direct. NY, [1874-75]. Myers 35.