The House Under the Sea: A Romance
Place Published: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Date Published: 1902
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 38326
346; pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Brownish orange cloth with gilt stamped titles and elaborate ornamental patterns stamped in black and pale green on the backstrip and front board. Illustrated by A. Forestier (*lacks the plate at p. 54). Ten pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Very good. The extremities are subtly rubbed. The corners of the covers and the spine ends are a little bumped. There is episodic light staining on the pages. The London edition is listed in Reginald and Bleiler CFL.
First edition, first printing, with a "1" after the text on p. 346. A nautical tale involving piracy and the construction of a fortress below an island in the Pacific Ocean.