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Seas and Oceans A Floating City...

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[Seas and Oceans] A Floating City by Jules Verne. Illustrations by Férat. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation, J. Hetzel et Cie, sd (1873). Large single in-8°. Publisher's full vermilion red percaline "aux bouquets de roses" of the 3rd type. Charles Magnier Binder. Gilt edges. Blue endpapers. Printed by Gauthier-Villars. Original illustrated edition (printing number : 758-72) not bearing the mention Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie Française on the title page. First single board. Covers rubbed. Freckles on the title page. Otherwise, a very nice copy with good binding. Rare first illustrated edition of the very first issue.

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