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Histoire des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs:
Les Voyageurs du XIX Siecle - 187_

History of the Famous Travels and Travellers:
The Explorers of the 19th Century - 1881

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Alternate English Titles: 

    The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth 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 Explorers of the Nineteenth Century

1881
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington
Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street
London

Images courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books

First UK Editon:

Celebrated Travels and Travellers
The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century

1881
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington
Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street
London

378 pages

translated by N. D'Anvers
Author of "Heroes of North African Discovery," "Heroes of South African Discovery," Etc..

with 51 original drawings by Leon benett, and 57 fac-similes from early mss. and maps by Matthis and Morieu

This example is in two volumes, with the main title page at the front of volume one and the second volume starting with the part II page as in the one volume edition.
Bound in what appears to be the original publishers cloth with the Sampson Low imprint at the base of the spine.
Page edges gilded all-round which the one volume edition First edition didn’t.

Images and information courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books

First US Edition:

The Exploration of the World:
The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century
1881
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

378 pages

Other Editions:
1881

The Exploration of the World:
The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century

1881
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Uniform Edition

1904

The Great Explorers of the XIXth Century
1904
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:
1881 Low-Hi-Low NoU Regular
1895 Low-Hi-Low NoU
1904 Low-Hi-Low NoU Regular

Size: 220mm x 150mm
105 illustrations incl Frontispiece (50+55)
Pages numbered 1 to 378
(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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