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Gil Braltar -  1887

Gil Braltar - 1887

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

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Jules Verne
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Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
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RV
V023
M31
A53

Alternate English Titles:

    Gilbraltar

Plot Synopsis: 
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml)
Britain's small colony at Gibraltar comes under attack from one known as Gil Braltar, a man who motivates the native ape population to attack the colonists.

NOTE: This story was included after "Le Chemin de France."


Book Collecting Information:
First English Editon:
1887
 

Gil Braltar
Translated by W. G. van Dort
appears in:

The Thistle
A Boys' Magazine

Edited by Carleton H. Allport
Highbury House School
St Leonards-on-Sea
Vol. XII
Virtute et Opera
Warren Hall and Lovitt,
London
1887

Discovered by Dana Eales (NAJVS)

First US Edition:
Type-written
1938
Gilbraltar
Translated by Ernest H. De Gay

The following taken from the Jules Verne Encyclopedia

There were 2 copies of this Handbound "Edition"
created by Willis E. Hurd and William E. Walling on typed
sheets. Hurds copy is in the Library of Congress and Wallings copy is unknown.

Pulp Magazine
1958
Gil Braltar
Translated by I. O. Evans
appears in:

Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 15
July 1958
Pages 48-53

Pulp Magazine
1959
Gil Braltar
Translated by I. O. Evans
appears in:

The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, 8th Series
Anthony Boucher, Editor
1959
Doubleday & Co.,
Garden City, NY

it seems this volume was also printed in 1959 by Ace Books, F-217

and Doubleday again in 1983!?

First US Edition:
Hardcover
Gil Braltar
Translated by I. O. Evans

Appears in:

Yesterday and Tomorrow
Associated Booksellers
1965
New York

Hardcover with Dustjacket

Fitzroy Edition

appears in:

Collection of short stories, including:

  • Introduction
  • Eternal Adam (actually written by Michel Verne)
  • The Fate of Jean Morenas
  • An Ideal City
  • Ten Hours Hunting
  • Frritt-Flacc
  • Gil Braltar
  • In the Twentieth Century:
    The Day of an American Journalist in 2889
  • Mr. Ray Sharp and Miss Me Flat

Collection Andrew Nash

Other Editions:
Gil Braltar
Translated by I. O. Evans

Appears in:

Yesterday and Tomorrow
ARCO Publications
1965
London

Hardcover with Dustjacket

Fitzroy Edition

appears in:

Collection of short stories, including:

  • Introduction
  • Eternal Adam (actually written by Michel Verne)
  • The Fate of Jean Morenas
  • An Ideal City
  • Ten Hours Hunting
  • Frritt-Flacc
  • Gil Braltar
  • In the Twentieth Century:
    The Day of an American Journalist in 2889
  • Mr. Ray Sharp and Miss Me Flat
Gil Braltar
Translated by I. O. Evans

appears in:

Yesterday and Tomorrow
1970
Ace
New York

Paperback

Fitzroy Edition

appears in:

Collection of short stories, including:

  • Introduction
  • Eternal Adam (actually written by Michel Verne)
  • The Fate of Jean Morenas
  • An Ideal City
  • Ten Hours Hunting
  • Frritt-Flacc
  • Gil Braltar
  • In the Twentieth Century:
    The Day of an American Journalist in 2889
  • Mr. Ray Sharp and Miss Me Flat

Collection Andrew Nash

2014
Gil Braltar
Translated by Thos. Hudson
appears in:

The Short Stories of Jules Verne
Jules Verne
The Shorter Stories 3

Lulu Press
Thackery Fox & Assoc.
January 11, 2014
ISBN: 9781304796677

Stories contained in this volume:

  • The Begum's Fortune (page 7)
  • A Drama in Mexico (page 145)
  • Gil Braltar (page 169)
  • An Ideal City (Page 179)
  • The Claims Against the Female Driver (Page 209) (included for humour, NOT by Verne)

Collection Andrew Nash

 

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