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Histoire des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs:
Les Grands Navigateurs du XVIII siecle - 187_

History of the Famous Travels and Travellers:
The Great navigators of the 18th Century - 1880

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Alternate English Titles: 

    The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century

Plot Synopsis (courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml

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Book Collecting Information:

 First UK Editon:

Celebrated Travels and Travellers
The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century

1880
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington
Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street
London

with 96 illustrations by Philoppoteaux, Benett, and Mathis and 20 maps by Mathis abd Morieu.

Translated from the French

409pp

First US Edition:

The Exploration of the World:
The Great Navigators of the XVIIIth Century

1880
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Other Editions:
1887

Exploration of the World:
The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century

1887
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Uniform Edition
96 engraved plates and 19 maps(!)

1908

The Great Navigators of the XVIIth Century
1908
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Scribner's Uniform Edition

The 3 History volumes are slightly larger than the rest of the set!

Known Publication Dates:
1887 Low-Hi-Low NoU
1894 Low-Hi-Low NoU
1908 Low-Hi-Low NoU Regular

Size: 220mm x 150mm
115 illustrations incl Frontispiece (48+48+19maps)
Pages numbered 1 to 409
(illustrations not included in above)
Ad : None
Uniform Edition on Title page: No
Spine Scroll = Low-Hi-Low
Cover Top Scroll = Regular

2001 The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century
2001/2002
(uncertain of the date-ed)
Gerald
Duckworth & Company Ltd.
London

ISBN:0715630865
"Duckworth Discoverers" Series
Hard cover, with dustwrapper
409 pages
facsimile of the 1880 Sampson Low edition

 

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