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[Robur the Conqueror/[Europe] A Lottery Ticket by Jules Verne. Illustrations by Benett (Robur the Conqueror) and Georges Roux (A Lottery Ticket). Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation, J. Hetzel et Cie, 1886. Large double in-8°. Publisher's full sapphire blue percaline binding "with two elephants". Lenègre Binder. Gilt edges. Blue endpapers. Printed by Gauthier-Villars. Catalogue "DF" for 1886-1887. Original illustrated editions and first double volume hardback. Some rare foxing to the first title. Small and very discreet discoloration on the spine. Otherwise, a magnificent copy in a bright and superb blue. The golds are brilliant!

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