London, South Kensington
22 September 2000
VERNE, Jules. From the Earth to the Moon Direct in 97 hours and 20 minutes: and a Trip Round It ... translated from the French by Louis Mercier ... and Eleanor E. King, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1873. 8°, wood-engraved frontispiece and 79 plates (some spotting to frontispiece and title, occasional light staining), original blue pictorial cloth gilt (lightly rubbed, some very light dust soiling to upper cover), g.e., armorial bookplate of William Arthur Sparrow and his blind stamp to frontispiece and title. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION.
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