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Pear soap edition, red boards of early Jules Verne books in English

From: tony stewart <breadtag~at~gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:21:03 +1000
To: jvf~at~gilead.org.il

Over ten years ago I purchased 18 of a series of Jules Verne books
published by Sampson Low, Marsten, Searle & Rivington, Crown
buildings, Fetter Lane then 188 Fleet Street, London dated from 1882
to 1895. The Pears soap editions. They are in fair condition (some
ingrained dirt in the spines and a little in the covers). I also
received a copy of The Clipper of the clouds by the same publisher
circa 1919 . It is without D/W but has a part of the coloured D/W
pasted inside the cover opposite the fly leaf.

I can give you a detailed list with images but I thought I'd touch
base first. I'm about to move house and store my things and am
reluctantly prepared to sell these books. They aren't worth a huge
amount, but they are in Australia. I'd prefer they went to a good

If any of your forum members is interested, please get in touch.


Tony Stewart
Received on Wed 20 Jun 2012 - 09:38:22 IDT

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