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De la Terre à la Lune. Trajet direct en 97 heures 20 minutes - 1865 

From the Earth to the Moon - 1869

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V003
M26
A11

Click HERE to see From the Earth to the Moon editions that were signed by Apollo Astronauts.

This book was followed by a sequel Around the Moon. (AL / V007)
It was also published complete with both parts. 

Alternate English Titles:

    • A Trip to the Moon in Ninety-seven Hours 
    • From the Earth to the Moon 
    • From the Earth to the Moon; The Trip Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes 
    • From the Earth to the Moon Direct, in Ninety-seven Hours Twenty Minutes 
    • From the Earth to the Moon Direct, in Ninety-seven Hours Twenty Minutes, and A Trip Round It 
    • From the Earth to the Moon Direct and Round the Moon 
    • From the Earth to the Moon and a Trip Around it. (both books together) 
    • A Journey to the Moon and Round  About It 
    • Baltimore Gun Club (The) 
    • Barbicane and Co. 
    • Moon Voyage (The) 
    • Rocket Flight to the Moon
    • Voyage to the Moon (A) 

Plot Synopsis: 
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml)
Barbicane and members of the Baltimore Gun Club conceive of a plan to travel to the moon via a gigantic cannon.

Book Collecting Information:
First US Serial
Edition:
From the Earth to the Moon:
Passage Direct in 97 Hours and 20 Minutes

1869 (June 10)
Newark Daily and Weekly Journal of New Jersey
Newark, NJ

Published in 17 parts, commencing on June 10, 1869

First US Edition
in Wraps:

2nd appearance of a Jules Verne book
in book form
in the English Language,
preceeded only by Five Weeks in a Balloon,
D Appleton and Company, 13 March 1869

From the Earth to the Moon,
In 97 Hours and 20 Minutes.
A Romance of Fact and Fancy

1869
The Newark Printing and Publishing Co.
Newark, NJ

Translated from the French of
Jules Verne
by J. K. Hoyt

Published in the latter half of 1869
Printed in double columns
84 pages

This is the Larry Solomon copy which he purchased from
J & S Graphics sometime in the 1970s with LMS Bookplate laid in.
(as per L. W. Currey)

Brought to my attention by Rob Marht

First UK
Editon:
 

From the Earth to the Moon Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes and a Trip Around It
1873
Sampson Low, Marston and Co
London

Pictorial maroon cloth

First US Edition:  

From The Earth to the Moon Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes and a Trip Around It
1874
Scribner Armstrong and Co
New York

Translated from the French by Louis Mercier, M. A., (Oxon,) and Eleanor E. King
Pictorial brown, blue, green cloth
80 Illustrations
(after the title page "by the same author" A Journey to the Center of the Earth)
4 pages of advertisements at end of the book.

Other Editions:
1877
From the Earth to the Moon
1877
Scribner Armstrong and Co
New York
1877
From the Earth to the Moon Direct
and Round the Moon

1877
George Routledge and Sons
London and New York

Translated by T. H. Linklater

How cute is the moon below!!!:

Images courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books

The Moon Voyage
containing
From the Earth to the Moon
and Around the Moon

nd-ads indicate 1877
Ward, Lock & Tyler
London

Yellowback

4 illustrations

Images courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books

nd (circa 1880)

The Moon Voyage
nd (circa 1880s)
Ward Lock
London

green and red shown

1st and 2nd series complete

From the Earth to the Moon
nd
Ward Locke and Co
London

Jules Verne Library edition

1889

From the Earth to the Moon
1888 or 1889
John W Lovell Company
New York

No. 1294

From the Earth to the Moon
1892
Sampson Low, Marston & Company
London
nd?

From the Earth to the Moon
nd
Sampson Low
London

"Pears' Soap" edition

nd(circa 1890)
Moon Voyage
nd (circa1890s)
Grand Colosseum Warehouse
Glascow
1893
A Trip to the Moon
1893
F M Lupton Publishers
New York 

Wrappers, The Arm Chair Library

nd - 1893

From the Earth to the Moon
nd but Book Plate for 1893
Ward Lock Bowden
London

(also its part 2, Round the Moon is shown)

Images courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books

1896 (?)
From the Earth to the Moon
1896
Sampson Low
London
nd

Astronaut Signed

From the Earth to the Moon
Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes
and a Trip Round It
nd
Sampson Low, Marston & Company
St Dunstan's House
Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C.
London

with numerous ilustrations

323 pages

eleventh edition

Translated from the French
by Louis Mercier, M.A. (Oxon.)
and Eleanor E. King

6 Astronaut Autographs

Signed on neatly tipped-in endpapers in black felt tip by six Apollo astronauts

Click to see From the Earth to the Moon editions that were signed by Apollo Astronauts.

circa 1896

From the Earth to the Moon
nd - inscr1896
David Mackay
Philadelphia
nd (circa 1900)


Moon Voyage
nd (circa1900)
Ward Lock
London
nd (inscribed 1902)
From the Earth to the Moon
nd (Inscribed 1902, copyright 1889)
A L Burt,
New York
nd
Earth to the Moon
nd
W M Allison
nd
From the Earth to the Moon
nd
Federal Book Co
New York
nd
From the Earth to the Moon
nd
M A Donohue
Chicago (New York?)

Shown without and with Dustjacket

nd (inscribed 1904)
From the Earth to the Moon
nd (inscribed 1904)
A L Burt Co and Publishers
New York
nd
From the Earth to the Moon
nd
A L Burt Co and Publishers
New York
nd - Inscr 1904
From the Earth to the Moon
nd - inscr 1904
Richard Buttersworth & Co
London
From the Earth to the Moon
nd - inscr 1905
P F Collier & Son
New York

Memorial Edition


From the Earth to the Moon
1905
Charles Scribners Sons
New York

1 of at least 6 identical volumes
323 pages, 12 illustrations

1906
From the Earth to the Moon and a Journey Around It
1906
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Scribner's Uniform Edition

Known Publication Dates:
1893
1899 Low-Hi-Low U
1906 Hi-Low-Hi U Regular

Size: 208mm x 150mm
80 illustrations + Frontispiece illustr.
Pages numbered 1 to 323 (both parts incl)
Ad: No
Uniform Edition on Title page: Yes
Spine Scroll = Hi-Low-Hi
Cover Top Scroll = Regular
1907
From the Earth to the Moon
1907 (inscribed 1923)
Sampson Low
London

12th Edition

1918

Astronaut Signed

From the Earth to the Moon
Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and
Twenty Minutes and a Trip Around It
1918
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Illustrated

with Dustjacket

11 Astronaut Autographs

At least one member of each Apollo crew is represented as are six moonwalkers

Click to see From the Earth to the Moon editions that were signed by Apollo Astronauts.

1918

Astronaut Signed

From the Earth to the Moon
Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and
Twenty Minutes and a Trip Around It
1918
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Illustrated

323 pages

octavo

9 Astronaut Autographs
At least one member of each Apollo crew is represented as are six moonwalkers

Click to see From the Earth to the Moon editions that were signed by Apollo Astronauts.

nd (circa 1920)

From Earth to Moon
nd (circa 1920)
Sampson Low
London
1920
From the Earth to the Moon
1920
Scribner
New York
1922

Astronaut Signed

From the Earth to the Moon
Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and
Twenty Minutes and a Trip Around It

1922
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York

Illustrated

323 pages

octavo

10 Astronauts Autographs

At least one member of each Apollo crew is represented as are six moonwalkers

Click to see From the Earth to the Moon editions that were signed by Apollo Astronauts.

1924
From the Earth to the Moon
1924
Ward Lock
London
1925
From the Earth to the Moon
1925
Scribner
New York
1930
The Moon Voyage
1930
Ward Lock
London

Shown without and with Dustjacket

From the earth to the Moon
circa 1930
Ward Locke & Co Ltd
London
From the Earth to the Moon
1959
Bernard Hanison Publication
London

Fitzroy Edition
dustjacket shown

From the Earth to the Moon
1959
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

Fitzroy Edition
dustjacket shown

From the Earth to the Moon
1963 - 2nd Impression
ARCO Publications
London

Fitzroy Edition
dustjacket shown

From the Earth to the Moon
1965 - 3rd Impression
ARCO Publications
London

Fitzroy Edition
dustjacket shown

Collection Andrew Nash

From the Earth to the Moon
1972
MacGibbon and Kee
London

Collection Andrew Nash

Rocket Flight to the Moon
Fireside Publications
Toronto, Canada
1970
From the Earth to the Moon
1970
J M Dent
London

Dustjacket Shown




 

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