The Steam House: The Demon of Cawnpore [and] Tigers and Traitors. Jules VERNE, Gabriel, Agnes Kinloch KINGSTON, Léon BENETT.
The Steam House: The Demon of Cawnpore [and] Tigers and Traitors.

The Steam House: The Demon of Cawnpore [and] Tigers and Traitors.

London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1883. [Science Fiction Adventure] SECOND UK EDITIONS. Complete in two volumes. Octavo (19 x 16cm), pp.viii; 262 [2]; pp.viii; 246 [2]. With a total of 98 engraved plates by Benett, including a frontispiece to each volume. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and black decoration to spines and uppers. Both volumes re-cased some time ago, with spotting and wear to replacement white endpapers. Lower hinge of volume I just starting. Light even toning throughout, with a distinct tobacco scent. Both volumes slightly cocked. Moderate wear to cloth, and corners bumped. Very good. A feast of steam-powered elephants and revenge, set in India ten years after the great Sepoy rebellion of 1857. This translation first published in London between 1880 and 1881. Item #57444

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