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    Jules Verne. Nord Contre Sud. Paris: Hetzel, 1887.

    First illustrated edition. Quarto. 416 pages, plus eight pages of advertisements. Many black and white illustrations. Frontispiece. Text in French.

    Original green cloth with gilt designs and lettering. All edges gilt. Binding cocked. Hinges loose. Inked name of previous owner on front free endpaper.

    Verne's novel of the American Civil War (commonly encountered under the English title of Texar's Revenge, or, North Against South) is set in the deep South and concerns the bitter enmity between two characters, one anti-slavery, the other pro-slavery. From the Frank Collection.


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