The Mysterious Island
During the American Civil war, five Northern prisoners escape during the Siege of Richmond via hot air balloon. The group crash-lands on an unknown Pacific island and must build a life for themselves on their new island home. They are assisted in their quest by a mysterious force on the island. The novel is a sequel to Verne’s popular book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Seas.
First published in 1874 in French, this edition is derived from the English translation by Stephen W. White in 1876. Included are 154 black & white illustrations from the original 1874 French book. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Size: 6" x 9"
Font Size: 12.5pt
Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Casewrapped with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Linen cloth wrapped hardcover in tan with gold foil stamped letters and gloss dust cover; cream standard paper.