Five Weeks in a Balloon. A voyage of exploration and discovery in central Africa. Author’s illustrated edition.

  • Verne, Jules
  • London: Sampson Low, Martson, Searle, & Rivington 1876

£125

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Description

8vo, pp. 190 + frontispiece. Numerous wood-engravings within the text. Contemporary half blue roan, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt between gilt rules. A touch of light spotting and soiling. Spine lightly sunned, extremities a little rubbed.

Notes

An early edition of the English translation of Jules Verne's first published book - first French edition 1863, first English translation 1869, and first UK edition 1870.

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