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Un Billet de loterie. Le numéro 9672 - 1886 

Lottery Ticket (The) - 1886

French
(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
Encyclopedia
Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
Bibliography
BL
V031
M52
A60
Alternate English Titles:
    The Lottery Ticket
    Ticket No. 9672
    The Cipher Missive

Plot Synopsis: 
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml)

Hulda Hansen of Dal, Norway anxiously awaits the return of her betrothed, Ole Kamp who promised her great fortune on his return. Ole works on the fishing boat, Viking, which is expected to return soon, but when it doesn't, it is feared lost. While this is going on, Hulda and her brother Joel also worry about their mother Dame Hansen, who hasn't been acting like herself, ever since that visit from a man known as Sandgoist. A guest staying with the family is Sylvius Hogg, who is taken with Hulda's story and uses his position within the government to help out. One trace of the ship is found, a bottle that contains a note for Hulda and a single lottery ticket, numbered 9672. News of the tragedy and the hope of the possible riches of the lottery ticket spread around the countryside, especially interested is the man Sandgoist. What fortunes await the Hansen family when the day of the lottery drawing arrives?


Book Collecting Information:
First UK
Editon:
  

The Lottery Ticket
1886
Sampson Low
London

37 illustrations

Images courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books

First US
Edition:
Wrappers
 book Ticket No. 9672 - Vol 1
1886
George Munro
New York

published by July 28, 1886
in wrappers?

Ticket No. 9672 - Vol 2
1886
George Munro
New York

published by December 3, 1886
in wrappers?

First US
Edition:
Hard Bound

Ticket No. 9672
nd (circa 1920)
M. A. Donohue
Chicago

1st Hard Cover US Edition?

Other Editions:
The Lottery Ticket
1886
Grant Educational Company, Ltd.
Glascow

gilt edged edition

1887?
The Lottery Ticket
1887
Sampson Low
London

32 page ads, dated 1886

gilt edges

1889
The Lottery Ticket
1889
Sampson Low
London

New and Cheaper Edition

2nd Edition

1890
The Lottery Ticket
A Tale of Tellemarken

1890
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington
London

Gilt Banner Cover

1890

The Lottery Ticket
A Tale of Tellemarken

1890
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington
London

"Pears Soap" edition

New and Cheaper Edition

6 illust

image and listing information courtesy of David Linton

1890
The Lottery Ticket
A Tale of Tellemarken

1890
Sampson Low
London

"Pears Soap" edition

nd (circa 1919)
The Lottery Ticket & The Begum's Fortune
circa 1919
Sampson Low
London
The Lottery Ticket (& The Vanished Diamond)
nd
Sampson Low
London

Author's copyright edition.

192pp for The Lottery Ticket

179pp for The Vanished Diamond (numbered sererately)

 
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