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From the Earth to the Moon by Jules...

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[From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne. Illustrations by de Montaut. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation, J. Hetzel, sd (1868-1872 for the inner books and 1872 for the cardboard). Large single in-8°. Publisher's full percaline electric blue "aux bouquets de roses" 3rd type. Charles Magnier Binder. Gilt edges. Blue-grey endpapers. Mention "Imprimerie Gauthier-Villars" on the reverse of the title page and "Imprimerie Bonaventure" p. 171. The name of Jules Verne does not appear on page 1. First illustrated edition (partially hybrid) with caption errors (pp. 25 and 32) and first single board. A very nice, tight copy of this title with superb percaline. This volume forms a striking pair with the following lot!

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