Julius Verne's Von der Erde zum Monde/Die Reise um den Mond. Beautiful early edition in German, hardbound with illustrated front board, superb b&w illustrations, 191 pp. This is not a reprint. Two volumes in one binding. The volumes are attractively bound with a beautifully decorated front board and superb b&w illustrations depicting space travel in rockets.
Von der Erde zum Monde is dated 1874 on title page and Die Reise um den Mond, 1875 on title page. Please see the pictures of the actual item. Boards show light soiling and scuff.Spine cocked forward with a couple nicks on spine (see pic #3). Stain near binding edge on first 12 pages (see pics #4 & #5). Light staining along bottom edge of last 25 pp. Or so in the second half, most noticeably on pages 184-185 pp. With tears and creases (see pics #9 & #10).
Small tear on text on page 159/160 of second story (see pic #11). Overall, the text and illustrations are clear and bright. The item "Beautiful Antique Book 1874/1875 JULES VERNE German Von der Erde zum Monde RARE" is in sale since Sunday, December 9, 2018.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "abstract-extract" and is located in Carmel, Indiana.
This item can be shipped to United States.