London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1888.
Illustrated by George Roux illustrations. 1st English Language Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #15321
Well toned with foxing, replaced head and tail bands, replaced endpapers, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; First English language edition of Chemin de France, in variant plain binding. 32 illustrations by George Roux. Edward and Judith Myers; Jules Verne: A Collector's Bibliography of First Editions & Printings in English; 21. Edward J Gallagher et al; Jules Verne: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography; A63. "Set during a [fictional] war between France and Germany in 1792, Natalis, a young Captain in the French army finds himself pursuing a young woman while serving his combat duties in Prussia. The young woman, Martha, is also the recipient of the affections of Natilis' commanding officer. A rivalry breaks out between the two, which ultimately results in an escape to France." ; viii, 231 pages.