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Title: L'île à hélice Title Record # 7424
Author: Jules Verne
Date: 1895-05-16
Type: NOVEL
Series: Voyages extraordinaires
Series Number: 41
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN, Wikipedia-FR
Language: French
Note: Originally serialized in Magasin d'Éducation et de Récréation in two parts, each part titled "L'Ile a hélice" and restarting chapter numbers. Both parts illustrated by L. Benett. Part 1 appeared from 1 Jan, 1895 (issue #1, second series) to 15 May, 1895 (issue #10, second series). Part 2 appeared from 1 Jun, 1895 (issue #11, second series) to 15 Dec, 1895 (issue #24, second series) and included an illustration by Morieu (Carte du Pacifique occidental). Information based on semi-annual bound volumes of Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation (61-62), dates sourced from http://www.j-verne.de/verne_hetzel_2.html. For information on identifying Jules Verne translations, please see this wiki page.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Translated Serializations
Year Title
1895 L'île à hélice: Première partie
1895 L'île à hélice: Seconde partie
Year Language Title
1896Translated by W. J. Gordon and significantly abridged to remove anti-US and anti-British passages. This translation begins: "When a journey begins badly it rarely ends well. At least that ought to have been the opinion of the four instrumentalists whose instruments lay on the ground, the carriage in which they were riding having suddenly upset against a mound by the side of the road."
English The Floating Island
1903Translated by W. J. Gordon. This translation begins: "When a journey begins badly it rarely ends well. At least that ought to have been the opinion of the four instrumentalists whose instruments lay on the ground, the carriage in which they were riding having suddenly upset against a mound by the side of the road."
English Floating Island: or The Pearl of the Pacific
1929Translated by an unknown hand. This title contains publications where the translation (as well as the translator) is unknown. Please see this wiki page for more information on known translations.
English Floating Island
1961Translated by W. J. Gordon and significantly abridged to remove anti-US and anti-British passages. This version has been further abridged by I. O. Evans. This translation begins: "When a journey begins badly it rarely ends well. At least that ought to have been the opinion of the four instrumentalists whose instruments lay on the ground, the carriage in which they were riding having suddenly upset against a mound by the side of the road."
English Propeller Island
1962Translated by Ion Hobana
Romanian Insula cu elice
1990Translated by an unknown hand. This title contains publications where the translation (as well as the translator) is unknown. Please see this wiki page for more information on known translations.
English The Floating Island
2002Translated by an unknown hand. This title contains publications where the translation (as well as the translator) is unknown. Please see this wiki page for more information on known translations.
English The Floating Island: The Pearl of the Pacific
2015Translated by Marie-Thérèse Noiset. New complete translation restoring the anti-US and anti-British passages that were omitted in Gordon's 1896 translation.
English The Self-Propelled Island
Year Language Title
1959Translated by Ion Hobana
Romanian Insula cu elice (part 1 of 5)
1959Translated by Ion Hobana
Romanian Insula cu elice (part 2 of 5)
1959Translated by Ion Hobana
Romanian Insula cu elice (part 3 of 5)
1959Translated by Ion Hobana
Romanian Insula cu elice (part 4 of 5)
1959Translated by Ion Hobana
Romanian Insula cu elice (part 5 of 5)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
L'île à hélice: Première partie 1895-05-16 Jules Verne J. Hetzel (Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation)     346
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
L'île à hélice: Seconde partie 1895-11-14 Jules Verne J. Hetzel (Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation)     334
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
L'île à hélice 1895-11-21 Jules Verne J. Hetzel (Voyages extraordinaires #41)     423+
[13]+
8
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Floating Island; or, The Pearl of the Pacific 1896-00-00 Jules Verne Sampson Low, Marston & Company     vii+
382
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Floating Island; or, The Pearl of the Pacific 1900-00-00 Jules Verne W. L. Allison Company     vii+
382
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Floating Island: or The Pearl of the Pacific 1903-00-00 Jules Verne Hurst and Co.   $0.50 382
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Novels 1929-00-00 Jules Verne Gollancz   8/6 1168
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Colecția "Povestiri științifico-fantastice", #100?Colectia "Povestiri stiintifico-fantastice", #100
1959-01-15 ed. Adrian Rogoz
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
  Lei 1 32
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag D. Ionescu  
Colecția "Povestiri științifico-fantastice", #101?Colectia "Povestiri stiintifico-fantastice", #101
1959-02-01 ed. Adrian Rogoz
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
  Lei 1 32
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag D. Ionescu  
Colecția "Povestiri științifico-fantastice", #102?Colectia "Povestiri stiintifico-fantastice", #102
1959-02-15 ed. Adrian Rogoz
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
  Lei 1 32
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Victoria Solomon  
Colecția "Povestiri științifico-fantastice", #103?Colectia "Povestiri stiintifico-fantastice", #103
1959-03-01 ed. Adrian Rogoz
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
  Lei 1 32
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag D. Ionescu  
Colecția "Povestiri științifico-fantastice", #104?Colectia "Povestiri stiintifico-fantastice", #104
1959-03-15 ed. Adrian Rogoz
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
  Lei 1 32
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag D. Ionescu  
Propeller Island 1961-00-00 Jules Verne Associated Booksellers (The Fitzroy Edition of Jules Verne)   $3.00 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Propeller Island 1961-00-00 Jules Verne Arco Publishing (The Fitzroy Edition of Jules Verne)   12/6 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Insula cu elice 1962-00-00 Jules Verne Editura Tineretului (
Colecţia SF (1st series)?Colectsia SF (1st series)
Colectia SF (1st series)
)
    383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Propeller Island 1965-00-00 Jules Verne Panther   3/6 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel  
Insula cu elice 1978-00-00 Jules Verne
Ion Creangă?Ion Creanga
(Biblioteca Jules Verne #16)
    284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Léon Benett  
Insula cu elice 1986-00-00 Jules Verne
Ion Creangă?Ion Creanga
(Biblioteca Jules Verne #16)
    279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Léon Benett  
The Floating Island 1990-00-00 Jules Verne Kegan Paul International 0-7103-0292-4 £7.95 xvii+
352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel James Tissot  
The Floating Island: The Pearl of the Pacific 2002-12-07 Jules Verne Fredonia Books 1-4101-0063-4 $14.95 388
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Propeller Island 2008-04-30 Jules Verne Wildside Press 978-1-4344-6968-7 $9.99 196
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Propeller Island 2008-04-30 Jules Verne Wildside Press 978-1-4344-6969-4 $19.99 196
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Floating Island 2009-03-01 Jules Verne Wildside Press 978-1-4344-5082-1 $14.99 392
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
The Floating Island 2009-03-01 Jules Verne Wildside Press 978-1-4344-5177-4 $19.99 392
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Self-Propelled Island 2015-07-01 Jules Verne Bison Books (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) 978-0-8032-4582-2 $29.95 352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Self-Propelled Island 2015-07-01 Jules Verne Bison Books (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) 978-0-8032-7671-0 $18.95 352
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
The Self-Propelled Island 2015-07-01 Jules Verne Bison Books (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) 978-0-8032-7487-7 $18.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
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