29 June 2005
VERNE, Jules. The Tour of the World in Eighty Days. Translated by George M. Toule. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1873.
12o. Frontispiece. Title-page printed in red and black. Original blue cloth, gilt-stamped on upper cover and spine, edges stained red; quarter morocco folding case. Provenance: Emilie Tuttle (inscription on front blank).
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Verne's novel, one of his most popular, was the basis for the 1956 film Around the World in Eighty Days. The film, which won an Oscar for Best Picture, included a star-studded cast, rounded out by David Niven as Phileas Fogg.
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