(#173603) THE FIELD OF ICE ... With 126 Illustrations by Riou. Jules Verne.
THE FIELD OF ICE ... With 126 Illustrations by Riou.

THE FIELD OF ICE ... With 126 Illustrations by Riou. London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1875 [i.e. 1874]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] 1-269 [270: blank] + 14 pages [mispaginated] (1) 4-16] of ads at rear, 126 illustrations, some full-page inserted plates, with illustrations by Riou, publisher's pictorial brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, all edges plain, salmon coated endpapers. First British edition. Translation of LES ANGLAIS AU POLE NORD: ADVENTURES DU CAPITAINE HATTERAS (1866). The Routledge edition of THE VOYAGES AND ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN HATTERAS was published in two volumes in the Fall of 1874, the first titled THE ENGLISH AT THE NORTH POLE (a.k.a. A JOURNEY TO THE NORTH POLE), the second titled THE FIELD OF ICE. The Routledge edition was preceded by a one volume U.S. edition published in June 1874 by Osgood as THE VOYAGES AND ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN HATTERAS. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-92. Bleiler (1978), p. 199. Reginald 14615A. Myers 58. Taves and Michaluk V004. Slight spine lean, corner tips rubbed, but a lovely copy. (#173603).

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