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    Jules Verne. The Castle of the Carpathians. New York: The Merriam Co., [n. d., 1894]. First American edition. Octavo. [iv], 211, [1, advertisement] pages. With 37 of 38 wood-engraved plates (lacking frontispiece. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles and decorative stamping in cream and black. Some wear and mild abrading of the board edges and corners. Spine a bit darkened. Front hinge cracked at the title page Staining to page 140, facing plate, and a few adjacent leaves. Scattered foxing. Overall, a very good copy of a rare Verne work. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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