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The Man among the Monkeys; or Ninety Days in Apeland



Author:

GOZLAN, LEON & DORE, GUSTAVE (Illus)

Title:

The Man among the Monkeys; or Ninety Days in Apeland

Subtitle:

To which are added The Philosopher and His Monkeys, The Professor and the Crocodile, and Other Strange stories of Men and Animals,

Publisher:

Ward, Lock, & Tyler 1873

Description:

First edition in English published as part of Beeton's Boy's Own Library, octavo, red cloth boards with black decorative rule & gilt illus to spine & front board, title lettering in gilt stamped decorative panels with M of 'Man' in green&gilt and M of 'Monkeys' in blue&gilt, blind-stamped decorative panel to rear board, yellow eps, frontispiece, illus half-title recto, vii + 312pp + 8pp adverts, illus with 16 plates & decorative illus to chapter starts, ends & first letters, VG- (dampstaining to front board upper corner & carrying over to feps, some staining to rear board, some bruising to spine sides & extrems, binding loose at gutters, inscription in pencil to fep rubbed out, two separate owners' names in ink to half-title page, heavy foxing up to title page, much lighter foxing elsewhere, bookseller's label to fep)

Keywords:

first edition Leon Gozlan Gustave Dore children's literature adventure animals

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