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Une Ville flottante - 1871 

A Floating City - 1874

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Bibliographic
Reference
French
(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
Encyclopedia
Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
Bibliography
 
VF
V008
M22
A24

Alternate English Titles: 

    Floating City (A)
    Floating City (A), and the Blockade Runners

Plot Synopsis: 
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml)
While on a trip on board the Great Eastern, bound for New York, a woman goes mad when the man she really loves is on board as well as her husband, whom she detests

Book Collecting Information:
First French Edition - Serial

Une Ville flottante
9 August - 6 September 1870
Journal des Débats politiques et littéraires
Paris

This example to left is: Chapter 38 (XXXVIII)
Lundi 5 Septembre 1870

First UK
Editon:
  A Floating City,
and The Blockade Runners

1874
Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle
London

286 Pages, Illustrated
Publisher's 40 page catalogue dated August 1874
Pictorial Green cloth,
Red(Orange) Cloth
Published: September 1874

First US
Edition:
  A Floating City,
and The Blockade Runners

1874
Scribner, Armstrong & Co,
654 Broadway,New York

286 Pages, Illustrated
8 page publisher's catalogue at rear of book
Pictorial Green and Brown cloth

Other Editions:

1875

A Floating City
1875
Scribner Armstrong and Co
New York
1876

A Floating City
1876
Sampson Low
London

Authors Illustrated

1876


A Floating City
1876
Sampson Low
London

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1876
A Floating City and The Blockade Runners
1876
George Routledge
London

Every Boys Library

1882
A Floating City
1882
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
London 

Third Edition, 42 Illustrations

nd
A Floating City
nd (circa 1890 -1899)
Sampson Low, Marston and Company
London 

"Pears Soap" edition

Pears Soap Edition description

nd
A Floating City
nd (circa 1890 -1899)
Sampson Low, Marston and Company
London 

"Pears Soap" edition

Pears Soap Edition description

1886
A Floating City
1886
Sampson Low Marston Searle + Rivington
London

Authors Illustrated Edition

1893
A Floating City, and The Blockade Runners
1893
Scribners
New York 

Uniform Edition
also 1899 + 1904 (identical)

nd (inscr 1898)
A Floating City
nd (inscribed 1898) George Routledge
London

mustard and blue shown

1904
A Floating City and the Blockade Runners
1904
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Scribner's Uniform Edition

Known Publication Dates:
1886 Low-Hi-Low U
1893
1904 Hi-Low-Hi U Reverse

Size: 208mm x 150mm
42 illustrations including Frontispiece
Pages numbered 1 to 286 (incl Blockade)
Ad: No
Uniform Edition on Title page: Yes
Spine Scroll = Hi-Low-Hi
Cover Top Scroll = Reverse
nd (inscribed 1912)
A Floating City
and The Blockade Runners
nd (inscribed 1912)
George Routledge + Sons
London
A Floating City
1958 (March)
ARCO Publications
9 Grape Street, London, WC2
A Floating City
1964 (November)
ARCO Publications
London

Collection Andrew Nash

A Floating City
1964
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

 

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