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1881 Jules Verne A Captain at Fifteen Dick Sand SLAVERY Africa Voyages Hetzel
Paris : Hetzel, et Cie, [ca. 1881] - 1881 Jules Verne A Captain at Fifteen Dick Sand SLAVERY Africa Voyages Hetzel “If the name Dick had been given to the little orphan, it was because it was the name of the charitable passer-by who had picked him up two or three hours after his birth. As to the name Sand, it was attributed to him in remembrance of the lace where he had been found.” ¬ – Jules Verne, Dick Sand Known mostly for his works of science fiction, this Jules Verne novel contains no inventions or marvels, but is simply a story of moving scenes of travel and African exploration and zoology. However, the lessons of the work come in the form of the brutal and horrible stories of slavery. Dick Sand, a teenager, must take control of a ship after the captain dies; he encounters shipwrecks, slaves, and experience revenge all in this popular Verne novel. This Hetzel edition includes the “aux deux elephants” on the front cover. Item number: #409 Price: $350 VERNE, Jules Un capitaine de quinze ans Paris : Hetzel, et Cie, [ca. 1881] Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 373 • Binding: Decorative Hardcover o Black and White illustrations throughout • Language: French • Size: ~11in X 7.5in (28cm x 19cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 409 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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