FOR THE FLAG from the French of Jules Verne by Mrs. Cashel Hoey. Jules Verne.
FOR THE FLAG from the French of Jules Verne by Mrs. Cashel Hoey ...

FOR THE FLAG from the French of Jules Verne by Mrs. Cashel Hoey. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, 1897. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-312, 41 illustrations by Leon Benett, original brown bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, tan, black and gold, floral patterned endpapers, a.e.g. First British edition. A translation of FACE AU DRAPEAU (1896). Published the same year in the U.S. as FACING THE FLAG. Use of a scientist's super explosive is rejected by the French government. The inventor joins forces with a pirate who has kidnapped him to obtain the secret. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2242. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 23. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 70. Reginald 14623. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Myers 24. Taves and Michaluk V044. Early owner's name and address on recto of frontispiece. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#164627).

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