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L'Archipel en feu - 1884

The Archipelago on Fire - 1885
French
(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
Encyclopedia
Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
Bibliography
AF
V026
Mxxx
Axxx

Alternate English Titles:
     Archipelago on Fire

Plot Synopsis: 
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml
Nicholas Starkos, captain of the Karysta returns to Vitlyo, Greece only to be denied entry into the home where he was born by his own mother who denounces what he has become. In the late 1820's (around the time of Verne's birth) the Greeks and Turks were at war. Lt. Henry d'Albaret of the French navy, along with other Frenchmen has joined the Greeks in this conflict. Henry is wounded during a battle and after his recovery meets Hadjine Elizundo the charming daughter of his banker. Plans are put into place for the two to get married, until Nicholas Starkos comes to the banker making demands of his own for Hadjine's hand in marriage. Hadjine wants nothing to do with Nicholas Starkos and discovers the secret that Starkos holds over her father. After her father's death, she is freed from the need to marry Starkos but also feels that because of her father's dealings that she is unworthy to marry an honest man like Henry d'Albaret. Hadjine begins taking steps to right her father's wrongs and clear his name. Meanwhile, the distraught Henry d'Albaret has returned to the fighting of the war, that is until he is given command of the ship Syphanta that cruises the Greek archipelago in search of the pirates that have been taking advantage of the Greek and Turkish conflict. The most notorious of these pirates (and suspected leader of them all) is Sacratif. d'Albaret's search for Sacratif takes him to Crete, where he gets into a showdown with the pirate who also has an interest in marrying Hadjine Elizundo.
Book Collecting Information:
First British Editon: Archipelago on Fire
1885
Sampson Low, Marston and Rivington
London
First US Edition: Archipelago on Fire
1885
George Munro, New York 

Seaside Library Edition, No. 395,
March 14, 1885
Wrappered

Other Editions:
1885 or 1886

Archipelago on Fire
1885 or 1886
George Munros Sons
New York 
nd (copyright1885)
Archipelago on Fire
nd (copyright 1885)
George Munros Sons
New York 

Crescent Edition

1893 circa
Archipelago on Fire (The) 
circa 1893
Seaside Library Edition
George Munros Sons, New York
1897

Archipelago on Fire (The) 
nd (inscribed 1897)
Sampson Low, Marston & Company
London 

New and Cheaper Edition 
Green Cloth and Gray Cloth shown

nd (circa 1900)
The Archipelago on Fire
nd (circa 1900)
Geo Munros Sons
New York

No. 286 in Savoy Series

1900
The Archipelago on Fire
(1900)
Geo Munro's Sons
New York

Seaside Library No. 395

This book, though having copyright dates on the cover of 1893..is dated by ads as 1900 because of an ad inside for Mrs. Wilsons 60th anniversary (1840-1900)

1920
The Archipelago on Fire
1920
Sampson Low
London 

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