THE STEAM HOUSE. (PART I.) THE DEMON OF CAWNPORE ... Translated from the French by A. D. Kingston ... [with] THE STEAM HOUSE. (PART II.) TIGERS AND TRAITORS ... Translated from the French by Miss Agnes D. Kingston. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881. Octavo (signed in eights, sewn in twelves), two volumes: pp. [1-2] [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix-x]  2-262 [263-264: blank] [265-272: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank]; [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix-x]  2-246 [247-254: ads], fly leaves at front and rear of each volume, 50 full page illustrations by Leon Benett (integral to text leaves, not inserted plates) and one inserted folding map in part I, 48 full page illustrations by L. Benett (integral to text leaves, not inserted plates) and one inserted folding map in part II, original pictorial gray (part I) and brown (part II) bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold. First U.S. hardcover editions. Translation of LA MAISON A VAPEUR: VOYAGE A TRAVERS L'INDE SEPTENTRIONALE (1880). The adventures of four Englishmen traveling in India in two trailers pulled by a steam powered mechanical elephant. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2236. Bleiler (1978), p. 199. Reginald 14608. Myers 46. Taves and Michaluk V021. Cloth of part I is worn at spine ends and corner tips, it is a sound, very good copy; part II is a bright, fine copy. (#164631).
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