(#173531) THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: ABANDONED ... Translated from the French by W. H. G. Kingston. Jules Verne.
THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: ABANDONED ... Translated from the French by W. H. G. Kingston.

THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: ABANDONED ... Translated from the French by W. H. G. Kingston. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 743-745 Broadway, 1875. 12mo (signed in eights, but sewn in sixes), pp. [1-4] [i-iii] iv-vi [vii] viii [1] 2-304 [305-312: ads], fly leaves at front and rear, 50 full page illustrations by J. Ferat (integral to text leaves, not inserted plates), publisher's pictorial bevel-edged brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, yellow endpapers. First U.S. edition. Part two of THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, published by Scribner, Armstrong in November 1875, two months after Sampson Low's British edition. In 1876 Scribner, Armstrong published all three parts of THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND in a single volume. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2234. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 767. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 19. Bleiler (1978), p. 199. Reginald 14643A. Myers 42. Taves and Michaluk V013. Light rubbing to cloth, a few white spots to rear panel (shelf paint offset?), else a clean, tight, very good copy. A much better than average copy of this book. (#173531).

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