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Around the world in eighty days: PB 240-2003

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Around the world in eighty days


Author: Verne, Jules
Contributor: Bradbury, Ray (writer)
Illustrator: Wilson, Edward A.
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Designer: Marks, Saul
Designer: Marks, Lillian
Printer: Plantin Press
Printer: Photogravure and Color Company



By Jules Verne ; with illustrations by Edward A. Wilson and an introduction by Ray Bradbury.

Place(s) associated

  • New York
  • Los Angeles

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1962


"Of this edition ... fifteen hundred copies have been made ... by Saul & Lillian Marks at The Plantin Press, Los Angeles. The illustrations were drawn by Edward A. Wilson, and produced as gravures by the Photogravure and Color Company before being colored by hand in the studio of Walter Fischer, New York ..."--Colophon. Museum has copy no. "J.D.", signed by the illustrator. Illustrated with monochrome wash drawings. Quarter bound in vellum with hand marbled paper sides. Issued in slipcase.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 240-2003
Primary reference Number: 95765
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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