Hard Cover. Paris: Collection Hetzel, 1908. First Edition. Near Fine.
Illustrated by George Roux. First edition. Original publisher's red cloth, ornately decorated and lettered in gilt. An excellent copy with very minor wear to the extremities, spine gilt slightly dimmed, else a very bright and near fine copy. Written in 1901 and first published in 1908 (three years after the author's death), La Chasse is one of Verne's last novels. It tells the story of two competing amateur American astronomers who both discover a meteor and claim credit for its discovery, which they later learn is entirely composed of gold and extremely valuable.