Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie, N.D. Illustrated by Benett, Leon. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #30751
n. d. . First illustrated edition. Les voyages extraordinaires. 203, p + pp of publisher's advertisements for the years 1879-1880. Brown decorated cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel, lettered in gold on the spine panel, and decorated in black on the rear panel. All edges gilt, light blue endpapers. The front panel is signed by Berger and bears the initials JV/JH. Fifty-three in-text illustrations by Leon Benett and a map of the Chinese Empire. Name and tiny tear to half-title page, light scattered foxing, short, closed tears to two of the leaves, spine ends and corner tips a bit worn. Overall, an appealing, very good copy. Text in French. In Bottin, p. 480. ; Octavo.