Michael Strogoff, The Courier of the Czar [and] The Mutineers: a Romance of Mexico. Jules FÉRAT, Charles BARBANT, illustrators, Jules VERNE, Gabriel, Agnes Kinloch KINGSTON.

Michael Strogoff, The Courier of the Czar [and] The Mutineers: a Romance of Mexico.

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1883. [Russian Adventure] VINTAGE COPY, a later edition. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.xii; 377 [1]. With a folding map and 89 engraved plates by Ferat and Barbant, including a frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and black decoration to spine and upper. Yellow-coated endpapers. Rough bookplate to front pastedown, with related pencil ownership to fly-leaf. Upper hinge split, but quite firm. Browning and a little spotting to preliminaries. Map partly split along one fold. An adventure novel set in Russia, in which the imperial courier must race across Siberia to deliver a message from Moscow to Irkutsk. Published together with an early Verne short story for the first time in 1876. Item #57409

Price: £275.00

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