Title: Voyages et Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras - Les Anglais au pôle nord - Le Désert de glace, early 20th century
Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette
Condition: Very Good
An undated edition of Jules Verne’s Adventures of Captain Hatteras, being both parts The English at the North Pole and The Desert of Ice. This is part of the famous Voyages Extraordinaires series, using the iconic gilt Hetzel binding, with an elephant at the top. While the original descriptions of this work mention 150 black and white illustrations, there are over 250 throughout.
One finely decorated polychrome cartonnage volume in quarto, 467 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor wear at the head of the spine and corners, with very minor dents at the edge of the boards. There is virtually no foxing or staining throughout.