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Le Humbug - 1910

The Humbug - 1991

French
(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
Encyclopedia
Myers
Bibliography
Galagher
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Alternate English Titles: 

    The Humbug.

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

An American con man claims to have a giant's forty-foot fossil skeleton as part of his collection.
When it comes time to display it, he claims some animals destroyed it, which ruins him.
However, this is part of his plan as a subscription list is opened for his benefit.


Book Collecting Information:

 
First UK
Editon:
n/a Humbug, The American Way of Life
1991
The Acadian Press
Hong Kong

Translated with a critical introduction and notesWilliam Butcher

First US 
Edition:
 n/a
The Humbug
1996

in The Jules Verne Encyclopedia
editors Brian Taves and Steve Michaluk 1996

Other Editions:
French
 

 

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