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Une Ville flottante - 1871 

A Floating City - 1874

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Jules Verne
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VF
V008
M22
A24

Alternate English Titles: 

    Floating City (A)
    Floating City (A), and the Blockade Runners

Plot Synopsis: 
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml)
While on a trip on board the Great Eastern, bound for New York, a woman goes mad when the man she really loves is on board as well as her husband, whom she detests

Book Collecting Information:
First UK
Editon:
 book  A Floating City, and The Blockade Runners
1874
Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle
London

286 Pages, Illustrated
Publisher's 40 page catalogue dated August 1874
Pictorial Green cloth
Published: September 1874

First US
Edition:
  A Floating City, and The Blockade Runners
1874
Scribner, Armstrong & Co,
654 Broadway,New York

286 Pages, Illustrated
8 page publisher's catalogue at rear of book
Pictorial Green and Brown cloth

Other Editions:

1875

Floating City
1875
Scribner Armstrong and Co
New York
1876

Floating City
1876
Sampson Low
London

Authors Illustrated

1876
A Floating City and The Blockade Runners
1876
George Routledge
London

Every Boys Library

1882
A Floating City
1882
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
London 

Third Edition, 42 Illustrations

nd
A Floating City
nd
Sampson Low, Marston and Company
London 

"Pears Soap"

1886
A Floating City
1886
Sampson Low Marston Searle + Rivington
London

Authors Illustrated Edition

1893
A Floating City, and The Blockade Runners
1893
Scribners
New York 

Uniform Edition
also 1899 + 1904 (identical)

nd (inscr 1898)
Floating City
nd (inscribed 1898) George Routledge
London

mustard and blue shown

nd (inscribed 1912)
A Floating City
and The Blockade Runners
nd (inscribed 1912)
George Routledge + Sons
London
A Floating City

ARCO Publications
London

 

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