The Giant Raft: Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon [and] The Cryptogram. Jules VERNE, Gabriel, W. J. GORDON, Léon BENETT.

The Giant Raft: Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon [and] The Cryptogram.

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1893 and 1894. [Amazon Adventure] VINTAGE COPY, a later edition complete in two volumes. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.[2] 244; pp.192. With a total of 11 engraved plates by Benett, including a frontispiece to each volume. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and black decoration to spines and uppers. All edges gilt. Light spotting to endpapers. Volume I just a tad shaken, with a proud gathering. Light wear to cloth. Near fine. A Peruvian man decides to use the Amazon river to travel to Brazil to marry off his daughter, and to collect proof that he is innocent of a crime committed long ago. First published in 1881-82. Item #57403

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