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Lot 543: VERNE, Jules 20000 Leagues Under the Sea 17 copies

Summer Collectors Sale

by Bloomsbury Auctions

July 22, 2010

New York, NY, USA

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Description: VERNE, Jules 20000 Leagues Under the Sea 17 copies of 20000 Leagues Under the Sea. 1.(2) New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1917. 8 black and white photographs. Green publisher's cloth stamped in black with a vignette of the submarine. Condition: spines cracked, wear to corners and joints, one cover darkened and faded, one endpaper written on. 2.(2) New York: A.L. Burt Company, Colored frontispiece, decorative endpapers. Blue publisher's cloth stamped in black on front panel and spine. Condition: spines cracked, glue marks to endpapers, some wear to corners and joints. 3. Chicago: Rand Mcnally & Co., 1922. Colored frontispiece and 6 colored plates, decorative endpapers. Blue publisher's cloth stamped n gilt with a colored vignette attached. Condition: spine cracked, slight wear to corners and joints. 4. Purnell Books: 1975. Publisher's colored pictorial cover with a vignette of a shark and divers. Condition: pages tanned, spine cracked, slight wear to corners and joints. 5. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. 12 black and white prints. Publisher's red cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Condition: spine cracked and faded, corners bumped, wear to joints. 6. New York: The Book League of America, 1940. 10 black and white illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Condition: spine cracked and gilt faded, wear to corners and joints, glue marks to endpapers. 7. New York: American Publisher's Corporation. Red publisher's cloth stamped in black and gilt. Condition: spine cracked and faded, slight wear to corners and joints, pages tanned. 8. Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry & Co. Red publisher's cloth stamped in gilt. Condition: spine cracked and faded, wear to corners and joints, scattered foxing. 9. New York: Hurst & Co. Grey publisher's cloth stamped in black in a floral motif. Condition: spine cracked and faded, wear to corners and joints, pages tanned, some pages loose in binding. 10. New York, Books, Inc. Green publisher's cloth stamped in gilt on spine. Condition: spine faded, wear to corners and joints, pages tanned at extremities. 11. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1946. Colored frontispiece, 3 colored plates, decorative endpapers. Publisher's decorative cloth depicting sea life, stamped in gilt on spine. Condition: spine cracked, some wear to corners and joints. 12. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1952. Black and white frontispiece and 15 plates, pages untrimmed. Grey publisher's cloth stamped in blue and gilt. Condition: spine cracked, slight wear to corners and joints, endpapers foxed. 13. New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc. Hand-colored frontispiece, decorative endpapers, printed in blue and black. Grey publisher's cloth featuring blue and black vignettes and a lime green spine. Condition: spine cracked, slight wear to hinges. 14.New York: Parents' Magazine Enterprises, Inc., 1946. Decorative endpapers. Publisher's decorative cover. Condition: spine cracked, slight wear to hinges and corners, light tanning. 15. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1873. 112 black and white plates. Publisher's green leather stamped in gilt and black on front panel and spine. Condition: spine cracked, loose pages, wear to hinges and edges, missing front endpaper. Provenance: booklabel. FIRST BRITISH EDITION WITH 16 OTHER EDITIONS. (17)

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