VERNE, JULES. 1828-1905. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. Boston: George R. Smith, 1873.

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VERNE, JULES. 1828-1905.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. Boston: George R. Smith, 1873.

Sold for US$ 1,147 inc. premium
VERNE, JULES. 1828-1905.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. Boston: George R. Smith, 1873.
8vo. Numerous wood-engraved illustrations. Publisher's green pictorial cloth decorated in black and gold, edges gilt. Spine ends bumped, foxing to first few leaves, otherwise very minor wear.

SECOND AMERICAN EDITION, after the very rare Osgood edition which was mostly destroyed in the Great Boston Fire of 1872. This example does not have "THE END" on p 303, which is sometimes referred to as an issue point, but more likely a case of type slippage during the print run, as there are examples known with the words present, but only partially printed.
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