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Publication: Five Weeks in a Balloon: A Journey of Discovery by Three Englishmen in Africa

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  • Publication: Five Weeks in a Balloon: A Journey of Discovery by Three Englishmen in AfricaPublication Record # 513370
  • Author: Jules Verne
  • Date: 2015-06-05
  • ISBN: 978-0-8195-7547-0 [0-8195-7547-X]
  • Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
  • Pub. Series: Early Classics of Science Fiction
  • Price:
    $35.00?$: US dollar
  • Pages: xxxi+357
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: NOVEL
  • Cover: Five Weeks in a Balloon by Édouard Riou (variant of Cinq semaines en ballon 1863)
  • Notes:
    • Critical edition which, according to the publisher, is "the first modern and complete English translation, with extensive notes, all the illustrations from the original French edition, and a complete Verne biography and bibliography."
    • P. 293: Note on the Translation; pp. 295-304: Gallery of Heroes (biographical data of travelers in Africa); pp. 305-313: Notes; pp. 315-348: Bibliography; pp. 349-355: Jules Verne, A Biography; p. 357: About the contributors
    • Notes by Frederick Paul Walter. Edited by Arthur B. Evans.
    • Number line: "5 4 3 2 1"
    Translated by Frederick Paul Walter. This translation begins "They had a packed house for the Royal Geographical Society's meeting on January 14, 1862, at 3 Waterloo Place, London. Their president, Sir Francis M-, made a major announcement to his distinguished colleagues during a speech that was frequently interrupted by cheering."
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