1890 Scarce Jules Verne Book - TIGERS AND TRAITORS being the second part of The Steam House
Author : Jules Verne
Title : The Steam House. (Part II), Tigers & Traitors
Publisher : London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, no date (circa 1890's).
Language : Text in English
Size : 7.5 " X 5 "
Pages : 190 pages
Binding : Very good and attractive illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing or staining - as shown)
Illustrations : Complete with all the 6 announced full page illustrations.
Estimate : (USD 200 - USD 400)
The book : Scarce and attractive edition of TIGERS AND TRAITORS being the second part of The Steam House. The inhabitants of Steam House camp on a plateau in Terai. During a hunting expedition, they rescue Mathias Van Guitt, an Animal purveyor from his own trap. They visit kraal of Van Guitt, where Colonel Munro is saved from a poisonous snake by one of Van Guitt's servant, Kalagni. The Steam House dwellers frequently visit the kraal and invite Van Guitt to the Steam House. Van Guitt try to capture animals, while inhabitants of Steam House hunt animals. One night when they are visiting Kraal,when Tigers and other Predatory animals attack the kraal.
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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