1885 Rare Complete set - Jules Verne The Giant Raft I & II. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon & The Cryptogram.
Author: Jules Verne. (W.J. Gordon, translator).
Title: The Giant Raft (Part I & 2) Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon. The Cryptogram.
Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885. Complete set of 2 volumes.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 6 ".
Pages: viii-244 pages, viii-254 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 43+38 full-page illustrations.
The books: Scarce and Attractive Complete Sampson Low edition of The Giant Raft Volume I and II! "The Giant Raft" (originally titled "La Jangada - Huit Cents lieues sur l'Amazone" in French), published in 1881, is a novel by Jules Verne that tells a dramatic adventure on the Amazon River.
The author: Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.Verne was born to bourgeois parents in the seaport of Nantes, where he was trained to follow in his father's footsteps as a lawyer, but quit the profession early in life to write for magazines and the stage. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a widely popular series of scrupulously researched adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873).
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