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Hector Servadac. [Off on a Comet]

By: Verne, Jules; Frewer, Ellen E.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Scribner, Armstrong & Co.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291995

Condition: Good


First American edition. Tear along spine head, corners rubbed with some loss, hinges weak, one gathering sprung but holding. 1878 Hard Cover. x, [4], 370, [4] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt & black titles, gilt decorations including images of planets and hot air balloon. Translated from Verne's original French by Ellen E. Frewer, with 96 engraved illustrations. One of Verne's lesser-known works, Hector Servadac (also titled Off on a Comet in some translations) tells the story of a group of people living on a piece of land that has broken away from Earth after the comet Gallia collides wit... View more info

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

By: Verne, Jules; Pratt, Fletcher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287830

Condition: Good


1936 printing. A bit smoky, gilt titles mostly rubbed away. 407, [3] pp. 8vo. Color plates by W.J. Aylward. Color image of Captain Nemo inside the Nautilus mounted on front board, underwater images on endpapers. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: A Tour of the Underwater World (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers: Tour du monde sous-marin, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas: A Tour of the Underwater World) is a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jule... View more info