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VERNE Jules (1828-1905) Robur...

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VERNE Jules (1828-1905)
Robur the Conqueror. A lottery ticket. Frritt - Flacc. 87 drawings by Benett and Roux.
Paris. Hetzel, 1898.
Grd. in-8°. Publisher's cardboard called "Au globe doré", type 3 [1898 - 1902] . Spine with lighthouse with the second plate of Engel h type, with the interlaced letters JH on black background.
The edition is still that of the first binding and bears the date of 1886. Succeeding the gilt globe boards of type 1 and 2, this third gilt globe board has benefited from a small print run for this title. See Jauzac, pp. 245 - col. 1 and 2.
Beautiful first plate with gleaming gold.
The first title page has been redone.

(Slight stain; gilding skip at lower left)

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