Une Ville Flottante
c1880, Hetzel binding of Jules Verne's story of an ocean liner
Undated, c1880. Early edition. Hardback, bound in the original red cloth, with superb gilt design and titling to upper board and spine. All edges gilt. 27.5 × 18cm, 171pp. French text.
Jules Verne's story of an ocean liner, the Great Eastern, making the Liverpool to New York crossing, and the stories of those on board.
A fair copy only. The boards are heavily rubbed and faded, with a small tear to the rear joint. The inner binding is secure but the pages are tanned and foxed throughout.