The Works of Jules Verne. (Includes his famous titles Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, From The Earth to the Moon, Five Weeks in A Balloon, To the Center of the Earth, Mysterious Island and Round the World In Eighty Days, etc..) - Jules Verne, Charles F. Horne (editor) 1911 - Vincent Parke and Company, New York - Prince of Wales Edition, Number 25 of 500 Limited Copies ‘The reason Verne is still read by millions today is simply that he was one of the best storytellers who ever lived’ – Arthur C. Clarke

A superb 15 volume limited edition set of the works of Jules Verne, handsomely bound, each illustrated with full page colour and tinted plates protected by descriptive tissue guards.

This collection features Verne’s most famous stories, including
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, From the Earth to the Moon, Five Weeks in a Balloon, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Mysterious Island, and Around the World in Eighty Days, among many others. Between 3 to five titles in each volume.
  Born into a seafaring family in Nantes, France, Jules Verne (1828-1905) would spend hours in Paris libraries studying geology, astronomy, and engineering, combining his scientific discoveries with exotic narratives, and turning out imaginative tales that became immensely popular all around the world. After the publication of From the Earth to the Moon, he received letters from travellers wishing to sign up for his next lunar expedition. Verne’s ability to envision the next stage in man’s technological progression and his childlike wonder at its possibilities produced Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and his most successful work, Around the World in Eighty Days.

References: E & J Myers,
Jules Verne: A Bibliography of First Editions in English. Penguin Classics, web.

Octavo, fifteen volumes (binding size 23.8x17cm), pp. [2] [1 coloured limitation page] [3] vii-xviii, v-vii [1] 404 [2]; [4] vii [1] 369 [3]; [4] vii [1] 380 [4]; [4] vii [1] 439 [3]; [4] vii [1] 395 [3]; [4] vii [1] 392 [2]; [4] vii [1] 400 [2]; [4] vii [1] 396 [6]; [2] vii [1] 394 [4]; [4] vii [1] 381 [5]; [4] vii [1] 380 [6]; [4] vii [1] 397 [5]; [4] vii [1] 413 [5]; [4] vii [1] 391 [3]; [2] vii [1] 371 [3]. Title pages printed in red and black, frontispieces and illustrations with descriptive tissue guards.
  Elegantly bound in recent green three quarter morocco over matching cloth boards, spines in five panels lettered and ruled in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.   Condition: Fine, and partially unopened   Ref: 109716   Price: HK$ 38,000