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Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 8 x 5 inches. In olive-green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front and coloured pictorial vignettes to spine and front of polar bear and ship. Black endpapers. Top edges olivine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Some darkening and light marks to spine. Some light handling and rubbing to boards. Prize label to front endpaper “Harold Johnson, Sunday? School, 1913,” partial label remains over top. Cracks between endpapers. A couple of tiny light handling/thumb marks, Else a very clean and tight copy. 248 + 223pp. 2 B&W plates by Henry Austin. With decorative letter-pieces. Two of Jules Verne’s great adventure stories in one volume.
Title: The Adventures of Captain Hatteras. Containing: "The English at the North Pole", and "The Ice Desert". Illustrated by Henry Austin.
Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., No date, circa 1913:
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Seller ID: 79236
Keywords: Literature JULES VERNE, Adventures, Captain Hatteras, English, North Pole, Ice Desert, Henry Austin, 1913, ca1910, Ward, Lock & Co., 2 B&W plates by Henry Austin, decorative letter-pieces, polar bear, Harold Johnson, Sunday? School, 1913