Gazette Drouot logo print
Lot n° 18

Polar Lands The Land of Furs by...

Subscribe to find out the result
Estimate : Subscribers only

[Polar Lands] The Land of Furs by Jules Verne. Illustrations by Férat and Beaurepaire. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation, J. Hetzel et Cie, sd (ca 1877). Large double in-8°. Full cobalt blue percaline and "aux fleurs de lys" (also known as "Calatrava") of the 1st type. Spine with six ornate boxes. Gilt edges. Unlined orange cardboard endpapers. Printed by Gauthier-Villars. Former owners' names in ink at the top of the title page. Covers restored and corners skilfully restored. Some foxing. Otherwise, a beautiful copy of this rare title in the famous "fleur de lys" cardboard. Produced in a very small series, this very fragile cardboard was reserved for the Belgian market around 1877.

Auction's title
Auction's date
Auction location