1894 Rare Book - The Purchase of the North Pole by Jules Verne. Illustrated.
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Title: The Purchase of the North Pole. A Sequel to "From the Earth to the Moon".
Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company, no date (1894).
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7.5" X 5.5".
Pages: iv-140 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, light bump to head of spine - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 30 full-page illustrations by George Roux.
The book: Delve into the imaginative world of Jules Verne with this rare early edition of "The Purchase of the North Pole". A tale of adventure and audacity, this book stands as a testament to Verne's genius, blending science fiction with commentary on human ambition.
The illustrator: George Roux (1853–1929) was a French artist and book illustrator. His best-known works today are a large number of illustrations he created for the science-fiction novels of Jules Verne, in the series Les voyages extraordinaires. He was the second-most prolific illustrator of Verne's novels, after Léon Benett, drawing the illustrations for 22 novels in the original editions of Verne's works with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel.
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