Around the World in Eighty Days, 1st Edition, by Jules Verne, 1873. Published by James R. Osgood and Company, Boston. Octavo, 315 pages with illustrations, steel engraved frontispiece, hardcover in tooled brown cloth board with with gilt and black lettering and pictorial design to covers and spine. 7 7/8" H x 6 1/8" W x 1 5/8" D. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with normal shelf wear to covers, corners bumped. Areas of loss, largest 1 1/4", to top and bottom of spine. 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" area of old scotch tape repair to frontispiece tissue paper guard. Pages in overall good condition with light toning, few scattered foxing spots.
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