1893 Scarce Edition - Jules Verne - ADRIFT IN THE PACIFIC Illustrated.
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Author: Jules Verne.
Title: ADRIFT IN THE PACIFIC. Illustrated.
Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, & Company, 1893. "New and Cheaper Edition" (stated).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: 151-142 pages. (Complete 2 parts in one volume).
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (tight and clean, rare light foxing and staining - as shown, prize bookplate from 1895 on the first endpaper - as shown, small stain on the upper corner of last page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with 10 full-page illustrations by Benett.
Estimate: (Scarce with few other copies available worldwide).
The book: Scarce and attractive Sampson Low edition of ADRIFT IN THE PACIFIC by Jules Verne. In this Jules Verne's novel, a group of boys finds themselves adrift at sea, and after a terrible storm they are cast upon a deserted South Pacific island., where they must learn to get along together to survive. All early U.K. editions of this particular Verne title are very uncommon.
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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