Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, October 1918. Printed by The Scribner Press. Dimensions : 242mm x 178mm x 35mm. Weight : 1.025kg net. Condition : Good.
The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne. Pictures by N.C. Wyeth. Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Printed by The Scribner Press October 1918. Copyright by Charles Scribner's Sons 1918. 14 full colour plates. 51 pen and ink drawings. Wyeth illustrated colour title page and Wyeth colour illustration pasted to front panel.
Dimensions : 242mm x 178mm x 35mm.
Large 8vo, 493 numbered pages.
Condition/Notes : Good. No DJ, which is as issued. Front black linen board has colour illustration pasted to face with Copyright Charles Scribner's Sons lower lh corner. Wear to the illustration face but good colour. See the image below. Wear to edges and bumps to corners with wear through to board. Back black linen board with light wear to edges and bumps to corners. Some marking to face. Spine sunned with wear top and tail. Gilt lettering to Title, Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth and Scribners. Front e/p and paste-down illustrated with beach scene, gulls and characters by N.C. Wyeth (Copyright symbol lower rh corner). Previous owner's name and address in ink handscript e/p top rh corner and "NO 28" in handscript. Bookseller's label (Angus & Robertson Ltd., New & Secondhand Booksellers, Publishers to University, 89, Castlereagh St., Sydney) lower rh corner of paste-down. Verso blank with 5/- in pencil handscript top lh corner . pp with Title follows; verso blank. Title page follows with colour illustration of The Mysterious Island; verso publication/printing details. Contents follows : Part I Dropped From The Clouds. Part II Abandoned. Part III The Secret Of The Island. List of Illustrations follows with full description of each and page number. Each Part preceded with Title page. Pages good with foxing in places. Cut top edges, rough cut fore-edges and rough cut lower edges. Colour plates (14 in total) in good condition with good colour. Back e/p and paste-down illustrated as front with W Copyright symbol lower rh corner. Edges sunned and dusted. Binding quite tight and fully intact. Tobacco aroma. Overall a good copy. Please view the images below :
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