London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1891 . [Historical Fiction] EARLY UK EDITION. Octavo (19 x 15cm), pp.173 ; 154. With 64 engraved plates by Benett, including a frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and black decoration to spine and upper. Black ink ownership to recto of frontispiece, dated December 1890. Final plate unevenly tipped in. Lightly toned throughout, with a gentle tobacco scent. Fairly light wear to cloth, with a little toning to spine. Near fine. A surprisingly conventional tale from Verne, pitting an Abolitionist Northerner against a slave-owning Southerner. This translation first published in 1887. Item #57469
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