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A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

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A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

by Verne, Jules

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Jules Verne: Jules A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth 1959 Dodd, Mead Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Special introduction by Arthur C. Clarke. USED. VG/G original red, black and white Jean Morton dust jacket. Spine of jacket is skinned by price label removal. Beige boards, red topstain, 226 pages, binding is tight. Plot summary:" In Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, a geology professor, Otto Lindenbrock, and his nephew Axel discover and decode an ancient document that purports to show that a dormant volcano holds a secret entrance to a series of caverns leading to a subterranean world at the earth's center. In the name of scientific discovery, they follow the instructions and undertake a hazardous journey deep within the earth..."

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Verne, Jules: A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth 1959 Dodd, Mead Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Special introduction by Arthur C. Clarke. USED. VG/G original red, black and white Jean Morton dust jacket. Spine of jacket is skinned by price label removal. Beige boards, red topstain, 226 pages, binding is tight. Plot summary:" In Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, a geology professor, Otto Lindenbrock, and his nephew Axel discover and decode an ancient document that purports to show that a dormant volcano holds a secret entrance to a series of caverns leading to a subterranean world at the earth's center. In the name of scientific discovery, they follow the instructions and undertake a hazardous journey deep within the earth..."

Synopsis

Journey to the Centre of the Earth, also translated as A Journey to the Interior of the Earth, is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves a German professor (Otto Lidenbrock in the original French, Professor Von Hardwigg in the most common English translation) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth.

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Seller's Inventory #
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Title
A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
Author
Verne, Jules
Illustrator
Morton, Jean
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Book Club Edition
Publisher
Dodd, Mead
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1959
Pages
226
Size
5 3/4 X 8 1/2
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Sci-Fi, Doubleday, Science Fiction ,fantasy ,geology, vulcanology, travel & exploration, pets, Gertrude, Geese, Murder, Mystery, Fame, greed, Madness, Romance, Love, Iceland, Volcanoes, Passage, Access, route, Reputation, Science, Minerals, Atlantis,
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Mystery; Science Fiction; Fantasy; Travel and Exploration; 19th Century Literature; French Literature; Young Adult; Action & Adventure; Science & Technology;

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