Translated by W.H.G. Kingston including an account of the Mutineers of the "Bounty" and numerous Illustrations throughout.
Two heirs to an Indian Begum's estate, Dr. Francois Sarrasin, a Frenchman, and Professor Schultz, a German, split 525 million francs. With his half of the money, Sarrasin builds an ideal community called Frankville in the northwestern United States. Schultz uses his half to construct a city called Steeltown, which produces weapons of destruction. Of course, their ideologies clash . . . literally and figuratively.
Condition: Pictorial red cloth boards in black and gilt are in poor condition with heavy shelf wear to the head and tail of spine, bumped corners and the cloth spilt or lifting in several places. The spine is cocked and split at the front hinge. Inside there is faint tanning and minor foxing throughout the gilt-edged text block, there is a 1/4" closed tear to the bottom of the title page, however, the text is clear and bright with a tight binding.