(#173583) A FLOATING CITY ... Translated from the French. Author's Illustrated Edition. Jules Verne.
A FLOATING CITY ... Translated from the French. Author's Illustrated Edition.

A FLOATING CITY ... Translated from the French. Author's Illustrated Edition. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Crown Buildings, 188 Fleet Street, 1876. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-208 + 24-page catalogue dated "April, 1877" inserted at rear, nine illustrations by J. Ferat, publisher's pictorial green cloth stamped in black, gold and blind, all edges gilt, light yellow coated endpapers. First printing of Sampson Low's "author's illustrated edition." A translation of UNE VILLE FLOTTANTE (1871). Verne's short novel, "A Floating City," was inspired by his voyage to America in 1867 aboard The Great Eastern. Myers 22. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905 IV, p. 317. 1877 Christmas gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Cloth lightly worn at edges, spine lean, a very good copy. A scarce edition. (#173583).

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