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ADDITIONAL VIEWS:
EXPLORATION OF THE WORLD Famous Travels and Travelers
Author
Verne, Jules; translated by Dora Leigh
Record Number
BOOKS232658
ISBN/Call Number
Notes
Travels throughout history, beginning before the Christian era, through the 15th with those of Marco Polo; Ibn Batuta; Jean de Bethencourt; and Chirstopher Columbus. Also covering the conquest of India and the Spice Countries; the Conquerors of Central America, the first Voyage round the world; Polar Expeditions in search of the North-west Passage; voyages of adventure and privateering warfare; missionaries and settlers and merchants and tourists along with the Great Corsair and the Pole and America. With illustrations by L. Benett and P. Philippoteaux, and facsimiles of ancient drawings. Includes maps and plans.
Book Size, Pages, Condition Description
8vo., xviii, 432pp., (iv), Binding rubbed & frayed, spotted; owners markings, some soiling from use, end-papers foxed, front ep tear; rear hinge cracked, else text tight and fairly clean
Book Condition
G
DJ Condition
No Dustjacket
Illustrations
Black&White/Color Plates
Edition
First American Edition
Cover
Decorative Cloth
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place Published
New York, NY
Publication Date
1879
$ 200.00