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Vingt mille lieues sous les mers / Jules Verne ; illustré de 111 dessins par De Neuville et Riou ; gravés par Hildibrand

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Verne, Jules 1828-1905  Search this
Neuville, Alphonse Marie de 1835-1885  Search this
Riou, Edouard 1833-1900  Search this
Hildibrand, Henri Théophile  Search this
Former owner:
Chanler, Robert Winthrop 1872-1930 DSI  Search this
Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[4], 434, [10] pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
"Paris.--Imp. Gauthier-Villars et fils ..."--Page [2] (third group).
Publisher's advertisements on the final 8 pages; some of the works featured in the advertisments are described as being issued between 1895 and 1897.
The maps (page 101 and page 285) are signed: gravé par J. Sédille ... '78; Gillot.
"Ouvrage couronné par lA̓cademie française."
With added engraved title page.
Page 368 is misnumbered as 863.
CHMRB copy 39088010909489 is imperfect: pages 123-124 and the plate following are wanting.
CHMRB copy has bookplate: Ex libris Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration given by Robert W. Chanler in June 1933. Accession no. 8271.
CHMRB copy has later[?] blind-stamped red embossed-cloth binding with white moire-design endpapers; all edges gilt; the spine has been repaired with burgundy cloth tape.
Adventure stories, French  Search this
Sea stories  Search this
Call number:
PQ2469 .V4 1890z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries