[Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne. Illustrations by de Neuville and Riou. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Ré- création, J. Hetzel et Cie, sd (1871).
Large double in-8°. Publisher's full tan calico boards. Charles Magnier bookbinder. Gilt edges. Blue-grey velvety endpapers. Printed by Jules Bonaventure.
First illustrated edition and first hardback.
Covers and spines skilfully restored. Otherwise a fine copy of this legendary title. The golds on the spine as well as on the first board are superb.