Lot 271: VERNE, JULES. Around the World in Eighty Days.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: VERNE, JULES. Around the World in Eighty Days. Illustrations by A. de Neuville and L. Bennett, full-page sketch of the "Saint Michael" by Verne. 8vo, terra-cotta pictorial cloth, decorated in black and gilt, over beveled boards, all edges gilt, leaning, slightly shaken, spine tips rubbed with short splits, small ink stain to rear board, corners rubbed; penciled ownership inscription and ink inscription, one plate loose. Boston: James R. Osgood, 1873
Notes: first fully illustrated american edition with the scarce 1873 title-page. Osgood had published their first edition in the summer of the same year with a single illustration, Verne's sketch of the "Saint Michel." Verne's most widely published novel. Myers 54.