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The Jules Verne books on the cover indicate the series: The Jules Verne Library, but ads IN the books indicate
The below ad by Weldon and Co., lists 8 titles to be published "During December" (1875).
And the ad announces "The Remainder of Jules Verne's Books will be published during the ensuing months."
The column "Received during the Month" indicates that Round the World in Eighty Days was published in February, 1876
Weldon and Co, seems to have only published Jules Verne books for a short time, Dec 1875 to April 1876!?
From The Bookseller, March 1, 1876:
After that, the company "became" (was bought out?) by Goubaud, that sports the same address! (see publication images above)
Note: Weldon and Co published a Fashion Journal (?) called Myra's Journal of Dress and Fashion, from June 1875 - "Received during the Month", The Derby Mercury, June 23, 1875, and the same column, "Received during the Month" , The Derby Mercury, March 29, 1876, indicated, Myra's Journal by Weldon and Co..
As shown above, in March 1876, it is announced that Sampson Low & Co own the copyright to Around the World in Eighty Days and Weldon & Co have been required to withdraw their publication from sale. Weldon is also required to withdraw their announcement and publication of The Adventures of Three Russians and Three Englishmen which is also under the copyright of sampson Low! As well, the note in the ad shown higher up stating: "The Remainder of Jules Verne's Books will be published during the ensuing months" has to be amended to say "with the exception of those the Copyright of which belongs to Messrs Sampson Low & Co."
This below ad in a Weldon book, no longer lists Round the World in Eighty Days, which WAS number 4 in the above ad! So books with this catalogue must be Mar 1876 or after. (Round the world in Eighty Days published February 1876, and copyright infringement noted in March 1876) (but why the ad still says Weldon instead of Goubaud, I am unsure!)
An ad in The Bookseller, May 3, 1876 by Goubaud and Son, announces The Boy's Bookshelf, in handsome stiff wrapper, priced 9d:
There is a lot of conflicting information around this time:
The following are the observed Weldon & Company publications
AND Books seen with the Goubaud and Son imprint include:
Addresses of the firm
Weldon and Co.:
Goubaud and Son:
Images and information provied by Philip Hollaway