Notes: A nice profile photograph of Jules Verne reproduced by Woodburytype tipped in as the frontispiece of a bound volume of G. A. Henty's Union Jack magazine.
This is identified as Volume III on the title page, but includes vol. II, no. 49 (December 2, 1880) to vol. II, no. 53 (Dec. 30, 1880), pp. 129–208; plus vol. III, no. 93 (October 6, 1881) to vol. III, no 144 (September 28, 1882), pp. 1–832.
A Woodburytype is a 19th century printing method used to create high-quality reproductions of photographs. Union Jack was a weekly adventure magazine aimed at the young adult audience edited by G. A. Henty and with many contributions from him.
Edition + Condition: Verne Woodburytype has a faint vertical crease and a tiny chip missing from the top edge; the outer joints of the pebbled cloth binding are cracked; two text leaves are missing, pp. 78–79 and pp. 417–418, and are supplied in photocopy. With several foldout illustrations.
Publication: London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1882.
Item No: #306993