Jules Verne - Nord contre Sud. Voyages Extraordinaires - 1887

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Jules Verne - Nord contre Sud. Voyages Extraordinaires - 1887
Art, Bindings, Children's books, Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - Book

First edition, illustrated with
85 drawings by Benette and one map.

Superb paperboard binding with 2 elephants by Lenègre (Type 3, signed
with the initials A.L. et Cie, plate by Souze), Type Lenègre back cover with a central medallion with
black background. All edges
gilded.

A sound volume, the percaline is faded on the lower part of the front cover, the spine is a bit insolated, the corners and crowns are in very good condition, sound hinges. Clean inside, rare light spots of foxing.

Nord contre Sud is an epic and historical novel by Jules Verne which was published in 1887. Published as a serial in the Magasin d'Éducation et de Récréation from 1 January to 1 December of the same year, then as a volume from 17 November.

The plot of the novel is set in the United States, in 1862, during the Civil War, which ended with the surrender of Southerner General Lee to Northerner General Grant in 1865.

Jules Verne,

Hetzel, undated (1887)

416-8 pages, publisher’s catalogue at the back, complete.

Quarto (18 x 28 cm).

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art, Bindings, Children's books, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
Jules Verne
Book Title
Nord contre Sud. Voyages Extraordinaires
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1887
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
416
Dimensions
28×18.5 cm
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