Round the Moon: A Sequel to "From the Earth to the Moon." Louis Page MERCIER, Eleanor Elizabeth KING, Émile-Antoine BAYARD, Alphonse DE NEUVILLE, illustrators, Jules VERNE, Gabriel.

Round the Moon: A Sequel to "From the Earth to the Moon."

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, no date [circa 1891]. [Science Fiction] VINTAGE COPY, a later edition. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.192. With nine engraved plates by Bayard and De Neuville. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and black and blue decoration to spine and upper. Some browning to endpapers, but generally a very clean copy. Light rubbing to cloth. Near fine. The second half of Verne's science fiction classic, in which the insane members of the Baltimore Gun Club build a giant space-gun and a bullet-shaped spaceship furnished like a high class railway carriage so they can fire themselves at the Moon. This translation first published in London in 1873, and first published separately in 1876. Item #57475

Price: £175.00

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