Among The Cannibals.
Ward, Lock and Co., Limited, Warwick House, Salisbury Square, E.C.
[n.d., c. 1900]
Containing 'the mysterious document,' 'on the track,' and 'among the cannibals.' by jules verne. illustrated by henry austin. (jules verne's works. 12).
8vo. 5.25 x 7.75 inches. 179 +  + -179 +  + -188 pp. +  pp. publisher's lists. Bound in original red pictorial cloth, titles in gilt and black. A little wear to extremities and spine slightly sunned. Occasional foxing and some margin stains with superficial tear, p 142; otherwise a very good copy. Presentation inscription, 'for collecting Missionary Money,' on verso of half title. Illustrated by 3 frontispiece plates to each story. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes and by initials. English version of the fifth of fifty four, Voyages extraordinaires adventure novels published 1863-1905, in the lifetime of Jules Verne (1828-1905). The first edition of Les enfants du capitaine Grant, whose standard English title is In Search of the Castaways, first appeared 1867-68 and in English in 1876. The translations have had various titles, including A Voyage Round the World, but here have been treated as three separately titled parts, principally as a children's book. The stories are set in the southern hemisphere, South America, Australia, New Zealand and the southern ocean.
[Stock No. 26643]