1915 Rare Book - The Fur Country or Seventy Degrees North Latitude by Jules Verne


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Author : Jules Verne
Title : The Fur Country or Seventy Degrees North Latitude.
Publisher : London, Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Toronto, Musson, no date (circa 1915's)
Language : Text in English
Size : 8 " X 6 "
Pages : 334 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 and tight, gift note dated 1915 of a previous owner on first endpaper). 
Illustrations : Complete with all the color and black and white full page illustrations.


The book : Rare and attractive edition of The Fur Country (French: Le Pays des fourrures) -- an adventure novel by Jules Verne in The Extraordinary Voyages series, first published in 1873. The novel was serialized in Magasin d’Éducation et de Récréation from September 1872 to December 1873. The two-volume first original French edition and the first illustrated large-format edition were published in 1873. The first English translation by N. D’Anvers (pseudonym of Mrs. Arthur (Nancy) Bell) was also published in 1873.

 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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