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César Cascabel - YYYY

Caesar Cascabel - 1890

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Project Jules Verne Illustrations by Bernhard Krauth, www.jules-verne-club.de

Bibliographic
Reference
French
(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
Encyclopedia
Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
Bibliography
 
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V00X
Mxx
Axx
Alternate English Titles:
    Caesar Cascabel
    Cascabel the Conjuror
    Cascabel the Showman
    Cesar Cascabel 
    Show on Ice (Part 2 of 2)
    Travelling Circus (Part 1 of 2)

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

César Cascabel and his family have made enough money to return home to France from California. Unfortunately their trip east is cut short, when all their money is stolen. Their only option is to return to France by traveling west, via Alaska, the Behring Strait and Siberia. Along the way, they encounter a Mr. Sergius (a Russian) with his companion Kayette (an Alaskan native) both of whom join the band on their trip west. However, Mr. Sergius has a secret which may jeopardize the safety of the family when the reach the Russian frontier.


Book Collecting Information:
 
French - Hetzel: (n/a) Jules Hetzel, Paris, YYYY
First UK
Editon:

Cesar Cascabel
1891
Sampson Low Marston and Co
London
First US
Edition:
Caesar Cascabel
nd (copyright 1890)
Cassel Publishing
New York

Noted in Green and Blue Cloth

Other Editions:

Caesar Cascabel
nd
The Mershon Company
NewYork

Cascabel the Showman
1903
Street and Smith Publishers
New York and London
Cascabel the Conjuror
nd (copyright 1907)
Chatterton-Peck Co
New York

11 illustrations, despited the fact that the title page states: over eighty full-page illustrations

  Part 1: Travelling Circus
1966
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

Part 2: Show on Ice
1966
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

  Part 1: Travelling Circus
1966
ARCO Publications
London

Part 2: Show on Ice
1966
ARCO Publications
London

  Part 1: Travelling Circus
1970
Associated Booksellers
Bridgeport, Conn

Collection Andrew Nash

Part 2: Show on Ice
1970
Associated Booksellers
Bridgeport, Conn

Collection Andrew Nash

 

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