(#173604) THE GIANT RAFT (PART I) EIGHT HUNDRED LEAGUES ON THE AMAZON ... Translated by W. J. Gordon. Jules Verne.
THE GIANT RAFT (PART I) EIGHT HUNDRED LEAGUES ON THE AMAZON ... Translated by W. J. Gordon.

THE GIANT RAFT (PART I) EIGHT HUNDRED LEAGUES ON THE AMAZON ... Translated by W. J. Gordon. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 743 and 745 Broadway, 1881. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-244 [245-260: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, 43 inserted plates with illustrations by L. Benett, inserted folding map, publisher's pictorial brown bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold. First U.S. hardcover edition. The first part of THE GIANT RAFT. A translation (by W. J. Gordon) of LA JANGADA: HUIT CENTS LIEUES SUR L'AMAZONE (1881), an adventure novel narrating an 800-league voyage down the Amazon River on a giant raft 1000 feet long and 60 feet wide comprising a floating village and a crew of eighty. The Scribner edition utilized the plates of the 1881 Sampson Low edition. Myers 28. Taves and Michaluk V022. Just a hint of rubbing at head and tail of spine panel and corners, a fine, bright copy. (#173604).

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