1906 Rare Illustrated Book - The Secret of the Island by Jules Verne


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Author : Jules Verne
Title :  The Secret of the Island.
Publisher : London, Sampson Low, Marston and Company, 1906. Eighth Edition.
Language : Text in English
Size : 7 " X 5 "
Pages : 299 pages
Binding : Very good illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean)  
Illustrations : Complete with all the full page illustrations.


The book : Rare and attractive edition of The Secret of the Island (the third part of Jules Verne trilogy of the Mysterious Island).

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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