The Danube Pilot. Jules VERNE, Gabriel, I. O. EVANS.

The Danube Pilot.

London: Arco Publications, 1967. [Crime Mystery] FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.198 [2]. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the white and purple dust-jacket designed by William Langstaffe, priced at 18s, and re-priced with a sticker to £1.25. Gently toned throughout. Jacket spine lightly toned, with a rub mark to head. A crisp, clean copy. Near fine. In 1876 A mysterious and prolific Danube fisherman who wears dark glasses and dyes his hair becomes the centre of an international investigation into a criminal gang exploiting the political unrest in the Ottoman Empire. Could there be a more intriguing premise to a story? First published in French in 1908. Item #57477

Price: £150.00

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