Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1899. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Verne was a fan of the writings of E.A. Poe and wrote this novel as a sequel to Poe's "The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym", which was published in 1838. First published in English in 1897. 8vo, frontispiece, 336pp, 17pp b&w illustrations. Original green cloth stamped in silver & black, a bit marked at lower half of the front board, a small ink spot at the spine. Internally, a neat pencil inscription at front paste down, "Melly Christmas 1898" (sic). (Inventory #: 22390)
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