London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875. [Science Fiction] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp. iv; 314. With 129 wood engravings by Riou, including a frontispiece and vignette title page. Publisher's russet cloth with titles and decoration in gilt and black to spine and upper. Two ink ownerships to flyleaf, one crossed out. Plate face p.122 slightly proud, with chips, closed tears and a little toning to margins. Edges toned. Spine sunned, with light wear to cloth. Very good. The first part of 'The Adventures of Captain Hatteras' charting the British sea captain's voyages of Arctic exploration. Item #56494
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