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The Mysterious Island (Illustrated First Edition): 100th Anniversary Collection
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher SeaWolf Press
Publication date January 18, 2019
Pages 572
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781949460865
ISBN-10 194946086X
Dimensions 1.43 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 2.09 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A beautiful unabridged version translated by Stephen White with 67 original illustrations by N. C. Wyeth.

Use Amazon's Lookinside feature to compare this edition with others. You'll be impressed by the differences. Don't be fooled by other versions that have no illustrations or contain very small print. Reading our edition will make you feel that you are on the island with the stranded adventurers.

Published in French as L'Île Mystérieuse in 1874, this novel is a sequel to Verne's earlier Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. It contains three main sections: Dropped From the Clouds, Abandoned, and The Secret of the Island. It was influenced by other books such as Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family Robinson. During the American Civil War, five Union prisoners of war decide to escape during the siege of Richmond, Virginia, by hijacking a balloon. The balloon lands on an uncharted island in the South Pacific and the men establish a new life on the island.



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