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Seas and Oceans A Floating City/The...

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[Seas and Oceans] A Floating City/The Blockade Runners/[Africa] Adventures of 3 Russians and 3 English by Jules Verne. Illustrations by Férat. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation, J. Hetzel et Cie, dated 1873 on the general faux-title (hardback 1875). Large double in-8°. Publisher's purple "banner" boards on avocado green background with "Edition" on first board and Lenègre type "b" second board. Gilt edges. Blue endpapers. Printed by Gauthier-Villars. Catalogue without mention for 1875-1867. Original illustrated editions and second double cardboard. Covers and corners rubbed. Tears, missing but not affecting the text, at the upper and lower corners of the general masthead. An average copy, unrestored but in good condition with a remarkable colour combination.

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