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    Published Nine Months Earlier Than the First American Edition

    Jules Verne. For The Flag. Translated from the French by Mrs. Cashel Hoey. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, 1897.

    First British edition. Twelvemo. 312 pages. With 41 full-page black-and-white illustrations including the frontispiece.

    Publisher's orange cloth decoratively stamped in gilt, black, and white on the spine and front board. Extremities lightly bumped and rubbed. Spine lightly sunned. Light scattered dust-soiling on the boards and around the edges. Textblock edges lightly dust-soiled. Mild foxing to the endpapers. Internal contents clean. Overall a tight and bright copy in very good condition.

    This edition was published nine months earlier than the American edition, which was titled Facing the Flag.

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