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1887 The Clipper Of The Clouds - Jules Verne FIRST EDITION antique book
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Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom


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Author: Jules Verne Language: English
Format: Hardback Date of Publication: 1850-1899
Fiction Subject: Classic Literature Special Attributes: 1st Edition
*Please note that due to a change in circumstances I will only be able to post on Saturdays so please ensure you pay promptly to receive your books quickly!*
As I have far too many books, I am currently selling a range of books for more space.

The Clipper Of The Clouds, Jules Verne, Samspon Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1887, 234pp

Here is a first UK edition of one of Jules Verne's most advanced works - later named 'Robur The Conquerer' and based around the American Civil War..
This gloriously illustrated book features highly decorative Victorian covers and bright gilding to all edges and is a very rare item.
With bright gilt boards, this is one of the most visually impressive of Verne's first editions and the story focuses on flight in a way that only Verne could bring to life to the Victorian readership.

Only one copy is listed on - priced at £3,081 including P&P so my copy is really priced to sell.
A true rarity.

In Good condition
Light cover wear
Generally very good inside with period inscription.
Sadly has a good deal of loose illustrations (all present)

I'm happy to post worldwide but please contact me first to find out postage prices.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have/

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