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    The Rare Osgood Imprint of Verne's Timeless Classic

    Jules Verne. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. Boston: James R. Osgood, 1873. The true first American edition. One of only a small number of copies extant (perhaps fifty copies or less). Octavo. viii, 303 (with "The End" on page 303). With 109 full-page plates inserted throughout, including two maps, as called for. Near-contemporary brown three-quarter leather over pebbled cloth boards with gilt spine titles. Noticeable rubbing and abrading to the binding, with crazing of the spine leather. Spine slightly cocked. Minor scattered foxing. Small tobacco burn to the last few leaves. All in all, a clean copy in very good condition.

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    April, 2012
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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