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.

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. [Amazon Adventure] VINTAGE COPY, an early edition. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.[2] xiv; 254 [4]. With a folding map and 79 engraved plates by Benett, including a frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth with gilt and black titles and decoration to spine, and black titles to upper. Bookplate to front pastedown. Lightly toned throughout. Spine toned with heavy wear and fraying to head and tail. Very good. 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 two volumes in 1881-82, and first published in a single volume in 1884. Item #57411

Price: £250.00

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