L'Archipel en Feu
First French edition by Hetzel of Jules Verne's novel of the Greek War of Independence
First 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, 198pp  + 8pp ads. French text.
Illustrated with 49 engravings and 2 maps, this is Jules Verne's return to historical fiction, being set in the Greek War of Independence in the 1820s.
A good copy. The red cloth is rubbed and bumped to the edges, with some mottled fading to the boards. The inner binding is secure, the page clean is a little tanned.