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In the Year 2889 - 1889

(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
  V065 Mxx Axx
Alternate English Titles:
    The Day of An American Journalist in the Year 2889
    In the Year 2889
    Time Travellers

Plot Synopsis (courtesy of D. Kytasaari -
A day in the life of journalist Francis Bennett in 2889 is related. 
NOTE: This story was written by Michel Verne (Verne's son)
Jules Verne later modified it and it was published in 1890 as La journée d'un journaliste américain en 2890 with the title changed so the date of publication would be 1000 years before the date of the story..

Book Collecting Information:
The title(s) of this story can be confusing. The story In the Year 2889 was written by Michel Verne, Jules Verne's son, but was published under Jules Verne's name. Its first appearance was in English in The Forum, New York, 1889. 
Jules Verne used this story as the basis for his story,
which he titled
La journée d'un journaliste américain en 2890.
First English Editon:
 no image
currently available
First US Edition:

In the Year 2889
as published in
The Forum
(Vol. VI, No. 6,February, 1889
Pages 662-677)
The Forum Publishing Co.
253 Fifth Ave.
New York

Edited by Lorettus S. Metcalf

Other Editions:
In the Year 2889
as published in:
The Arkham Sampler
Summer 1949
Arkham House Publishers
Sauk City, Wisconsin

(ed: I believe this to be Volume 2 #3)
Other stories include:
The One Who Waits by Ray Bradbury
The Door by David H Keller

Image Courtesy of: Greg Kinney

1950 In the Year 2889
as published in:
Big Book of Science Fiction
Crown Publishers
1978 The Day of an American Journalist in 2889
as published in:
The Jules Verne Companion
New York
& Souvenir Press

edited by Peter Haining

1982 In the Year 2889
as published in:
The Classic Book of Science Fiction
Bonanza Books
1983 In the Year 2889
as published in
Great Tales of Science
Galahad Books
New York
1984 In the Year 2889
as published in:
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces
Arbor House
1989 Time Travellers
an excerpt as published in:
Interview Magazine
1989 (January, Vol 19, page 82)

French Editions:
(see La journée d'un journaliste américain en 2890)


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