The Mysterious Island. Second Edition (1876)
Book ID: 64620
The Mysterious Island. Translated from the French by W. H.G. Kingston. Three Volumes: Part 1: Dropped from the Clouds. Part 2: Abandoned. [and]: The Secret of the Island. London: Sampson Low Marston & Searle, 1876. Second Edition. Publisher’s pictorial green cloth, decorated in black and gilt. Wear to spine hinges & corners of the three vols. with light damage to tail of spine of vol (1) & with a few gatherings detached from text block; upper covers of each volume in good condition. Contents pages with scattered spotting, ownership name to front pastedowns. A good set overall.
Illustrated with over 140 engraved plates by engravings by Charles Barbant.
Second Edition set of Jules Verne’s ‘The Mysterious Island’ (first published in September 1875), his follow up to ‘Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,’ featuring Captain Nemo and the Nautilus Submarine.