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    Jules Verne. Le Superbe Orénoque. Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie, [n.d., circa 1898]. First illustrated edition in the original French. Collection Hetzel edition consolidating the serialized issues. Quarto. 411, [8] publisher's ads pages. Illustrated by George Roux. Stunning pictorial boards accented in gilt, red, green and blues. All edges gilt. Text block slightly slanted. Modest shelf wear to boards. Contents with occasional light scattered foxing, else very good condition. This is one of the handful of Verne titles that were not translated into English until recently, published in 2003 as The Mighty Orinoco.

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    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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