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Title: Les Enfants Du Capitaine Grant - Voyage Autour Du Monde (Voyages Extraordinaire)
Description: Biblioteque d'Education et de Recreation: J Hetzel, Editeur, 18, Rue Jacob, Paris. 1868, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Riou (172 vignettes) et gravees par Pannemaker. 624 pages (complete). In French throughout. A very RARE copy of this FIRST EDITION of "Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant". A much worn and owned copy that has languished in storage. It is yet handsome and thrilling. Leather spine. Five ridges; six panels. The boards are much worn all about. They are also scuffed and marked. They are sturdy and resolute. The spines is fit and sure. The covers are gruffly agreeable. Within, the frontis and end papers are moiré. The papertrims are edged in gilt; this gleams benignly. The moiré has marks from handling and storage. The frontispiece (for this edition) has wear but is secure. Throughout, the pages have wear and foxing. They are nonetheless clear, benevolent, most competent and confident. The final pages are marked from storage (583 - fin). Despite all the marks and aging, this is a most agreeable and pleasurable book. The illustrations are attractive and moody. The book itself has weathered much, but has much character and is able and willing to give much pleasure to owner and reader. fk. Fair/No Jacket.

Keywords: Riou (172 vignettes) et gravees par Pannemaker

Price: US$ 260.00 Seller: Chapter 1
- Book number: bhjn

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