Superb paperboard Hetzel with so-called "banner" - bookbinder A. Lenègre 3rd type
|Edition:||1st Edition Thus|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Vernes, Jules|
|Book Title:||Le pays des fourrures|
|Number of Books:||1|
Jules Vernes - Le pays des fourrures - Hetzel, Paris - no date (3rd type: 1877-1880)
Binding in buckram - Paperboard with so-called "banner" in dark purple on purple - all golden edges - blue inside cover - 398p - 18 x 28 cm
In this book, Jules Verne resumed his favourite themes: struggle for survival in an extreme environment, mutual assistance, scientific expedition. The author inspired himself on an expedition to observe a solar eclipse in Labrador in 1860
The story tells the story of officers to go build a fort above the Polar circle, in the Canadian Great North. The fort is established on the Cape Bathurst, which is not made of Earth, but ice. During a volcanic eruption, the cape comes loose and takes everyone with it. This is getting even worse when, in the spring, the ice begins to melt
Superb illustrations of Ferat - binding A.lenegre 3rd type
Book in good condition - beautiful top plate - Second cover with rings - more or less significant water stains along the work, not harmful to the reading - well aligned leaves - slightly faded back
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