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L'Etonnante aventure de la mission Barsac - 1919 - Michel Verne

The Astonishing Adventures of the Barsac Mission - 1964 - Michel Verne

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Bibliographic
Reference
French
(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
Encyclopedia
Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
Bibliography
 
BC
V0xx Mxx Axx

Re Biblio:
[VE?] = Voyage d’études - Original unfinished novel by Jules Verne (This was used as inspiration by Michel)
[BC] = L'Etonnante aventure de la mission Barsac - As written by Michel Verne (1919)

Alternate English Titles:

    Astonishing Adventures of the Barsac Mission
    City in the Sahara (Part 2 of 2)
    Into the Niger Bend (Part 1 of 2)

NOTE: "Michel Verne wrote L’étonnante aventure de la mission Barsac (The Astonishing Adventure of the Barsac Mission, 1914) years after his father’s death from a fragment bequeathed to him entitled Voyage d’études (Study Trip)." quote from NAJVS


Plot Synopsis:
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml
A mission into French West Africa nearly ends in disaster when its members are captured and brought to Blackland, a mysterious city in the desert.

Book Collecting Information:
First English Editon:
Michel Verne altered
Michel Verne altered

Into the Niger Bend
(Part 1 -Barsac Mission)

1960
ARCO Publications
London

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

Collection Andrew Nash

Michel Verne altered

The City in the Sahara
(Part 2 - Barsac Mission)

1960
ARCO Publications
London

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

First US Edition:
Michel Verne altered

Michel Verne altered

Into the Niger Bend
(Part 1 -Barsac Mission)

(1962)
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

Collection Andrew Nash

The City in the Sahara
(Part 2 - Barsac Mission)

1962
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

Collection Andrew Nash

Other Editions:

Michel Verne altered

Into the Niger Bend
(Part 1 -Barsac Mission)

1970
Ace
New York

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

The City in the Sahara
(Part 2 - Barsac Mission)

1970
Ace
New York

Collection Andrew Nash

 

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