London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1883. [Russian Adventure] VINTAGE COPY, a later edition. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.xii; 377 . 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
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