1874 1ed 1st printing Jules Verne Meridiana South Africa Adventure Illustrated

VERNE, Jules

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“In a very real sense, Jules Verne is one of the pioneers of the space age.”

― Frank Borman, Daytona Beach Morning Journal

 

A very rare first American issue of Jules Verne’s ‘Adventures of Three Russians and Three Englishmen in South Africa’ or ‘Meridiana’. This book, which is part of Verne’s ‘Extraordinary Voyages,’ is

“a hunting story, which aroused many a youthful sportsman’s throbbing eagerness for the chase and gave him this first knowledge and earliest enthusiasm for that heart-stirring excitement.” (Myers)

This adventures story follows the story of English and Russian scientists who head to South Africa for research. While on their mission, the Crimean War begins and the researchers find themselves to be enemies of locals.

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1874 1ed 1st printing Jules Verne Meridiana South Africa Adventure Illustrated

 

“In a very real sense, Jules Verne is one of the pioneers of the space age.”

― Frank Borman, Daytona Beach Morning Journal

 

A very rare first American issue of Jules Verne’s ‘Adventures of Three Russians and Three Englishmen in South Africa’ or ‘Meridiana’. This book, which is part of Verne’s ‘Extraordinary Voyages,’ is

“a hunting story, which aroused many a youthful sportsman’s throbbing eagerness for the chase and gave him this first knowledge and earliest enthusiasm for that heart-stirring excitement.” (Myers)

This adventures story follows the story of English and Russian scientists who head to South Africa for research. While on their mission, the Crimean War begins and the researchers find themselves to be enemies of locals.

 

Item number: #1515

Price: $750

 

VERNE, Jules

 

Meridiana: The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa

 

New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1874. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [viii], 232p
    • Illustrated with 48 steel engravings, including frontispiece
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • References: Myers, 39; Taves and Michaluk V009.
  • First edition: first issue
    • Advertises only two titles in this book on the verso of title leaf : Journey to the Moon, Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5.5in (19cm x 14cm)

 

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Category

Literature

Authors

VERNE, Jules

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete