1881 1st ed Jules VERNE 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea French Illustrated CLASSIC

VERNE, Jules

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“The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the Living Infinite.”

Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

 

One of the most popular and famous works of French literature is Jules Verne’s “Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.” Verne accurately describes features on Captain Nemo’s submarine (“The Nautilus”), which was considered ahead of its time as submarines were in their infancy.

 

This French edition of Verne’s masterpiece is illustrated with 111 charming illustrations by Hildibrand. While undated, this edition features the two elephants at the top corners of the front cover, indicative of the earliest Verne editions.

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1881 1st ed Jules VERNE 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea French Illustrated CLASSIC

 

“The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the Living Infinite.”

Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

 

One of the most popular and famous works of French literature is Jules Verne’s “Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.” Verne accurately describes features on Captain Nemo’s submarine (“The Nautilus”), which was considered ahead of its time as submarines were in their infancy.

 

This French edition of Verne’s masterpiece is illustrated with 111 charming illustrations by Hildibrand. While undated, this edition features the two elephants at the top corners of the front cover, indicative of the earliest Verne editions.

 

Item number: #4788

Price: $750

 

VERNE, Jules

 

Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. Illustré de … dessins par de Neuville et Riou gravés par Hildibrand 

 

Paris: Bibliotheque d’education et de recreation, J. Hetzel, [1881].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 434, [2]
    • 111 engravings throughout
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~11in X 7.5in (28cm x 18.5cm)

 

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4788

Category

Literature

Authors

VERNE, Jules

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete