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Histoire des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs:
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The Exploration of the World, Celebrated Travels and Travellers - 1879

Bibliographic
Reference
French
(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
Encyclopedia
Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
Bibliography
 
V067
M18
C11

Alternate English Titles: 

    The Exploration of the World, Celebrated Travels and Travellers
    Famous Travels and Travellers

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

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Book Collecting Information:

First UK
Editon:
 

The Exploration of the World
1879
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington
London

432 pages

First US
Edition:
 

The Exploration of the World:
Famous Travels and Travellers
1879
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

translated by Dora Leigh
illustrations by L. Benett and P. Philippoteaux
Travellers mispelled as 'travelers' on title page

432 pages
4 pp undated ads

Other Editions:
1879 George Munro
New York

Seaside Library

1880 Review of The Exploration of the World
1880 (January)
Lippincott's
1882 Celebrated Travels and Travellers - the Exploration of the World
1882
Sampson Low
London

428 pp

1887
Famous Travels and Travellers
1887
Scribner Armstrong
New York

Uniform Edition

1908

Famous Travels and Travellers
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 Regular
1892 Low-Hi-Low NoU
1908 Low-Hi-Low NoU Regular

Size: 220mm x 150mm
107 illustrations incl Frontispiece (54+53)
Pages numbered 1 to 432
(illustrations not included in above)
Ad : None
Uniform Edition on Title page: No
Spine Scroll = Low-Hi-Low
Cover Top Scroll = Regular

 

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