London, Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A popular Verne novel. Presumed first. There are a number of states of this title with different cloths and designs. The present copy being the green cloth, with no gilt on the coment. A very good copy with some wear to the corners and spine tips. Lower spine heavily rubbed with some chipping. Block a little loose. Owner's inscription to the front endpaper, a number of owner's stamps at the beginning and end - nothing too bad. Both hinges starting. [6445, Hyraxia Books].