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Jules Verne; W H G Kingston
1876 2vol Jules Verne The Mysterious Island Abandoned The Secret of the Islan...
Scribner, Armstrong and Co, 1876. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! The Mysterious Island The Secret of the Island [With] Abandoned Jules Verne; W H G Kingston 1876 Scribner, Armstrong and Co : New York 7.5" by 6" viii, 299; viii, 304pp SUMMARY The first American edition of Jules Verne's crossover sequel to 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas' and 'In Search of the Castaways'. An important early science fiction work. First Edition,Publishers' Original Binding Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 1 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION Comprising of two of the three volumes that were published. The English language translation of 'The Mysterious Island' was first published in London in September 1875. This American edition was issued using the same sheets as the British edition, in November 1875. The work was published as 'Dropped from the Clouds', 'The Abandoned', and 'The Secret of the Island'. This set comprises of 'Abandoned' and 'The Secret of the Island' only. Lacking 'Dropped from the Clouds'. Very scarce to have multiple volumes of this work together. This translation is purported to be W. H. G. Kingston, the noted author of boy's adventure novels. However, it has now been established that the true translator was his wife, Agnes Kinloch Kingston. In the English translation the protagonist's name has been changed from 'Smith' to 'Harding'. 'The Mysterious Island' is set during the American Civil … [Click Below for Full Description]
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