Phare du bout du monde (Le) - 1906

The Lighthouse at the End of the World - 1923

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(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
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V057
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This book is now attributed to Michel Verne, JulesVerne' son. But see below, there is now an English translation of Vernes Original manuscript.

Alternate English Titles:

    The Lighthouse at the End of the World
    Kongre the Wrecker: Lighthouse at the End of the World
     

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

Three keepers (Vasquez, Felipe, and Moriz) are left to tend the new lighthouse on Staten Island, an island located 200 km NE of Cape Horn in the Atlantic Ocean. Unfortunately Staten has other residents, a group of pirates (led by Kongre) who've been waiting for the opportunity to seize a vessel with which to leave the island. They murder Felipe and Moriz and take possession of the lighthouse; it's up to the lone survivor Vasquez to remain alive until the relief boat comes in 3 months.


Book Collecting Information: 
First Serial
Edition
Kongre the Wrecker
1914-1915
The Boys' Own Paper
London

serially in twelve issues

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

First UK
Editon:
 
The Lighthouse at the End of the World
1923
Sampson Low, Marston and Company Limited
London

shown in collectors mylar protective cover

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

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First US
Edition
of Jules Verne's ORIGINAL manuscript

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Lighthouse at the End of the World
2007
Bison Books

Series: Frontiers of Imagination

Translator: William Butcher
Editor: William Butcher

The First English Translation of Verne's Original Manuscript (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)

First US
Edition:
  The Lighthouse at the End of the World
1924
G Howard Watt
New York

Dustjacket shown and
cover with pastedown image underneath

Frontispiece by H. C. Murphy

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

Other Editions
1924
The Lighthouse at the End of the World
1924
Grosset and Dunlap
New York

with Dustjacket (not shown)

Note: bottom of spine is Grosset&Dunlap,
but the title page lists only
G. Howard Watt
1819 Broadway
1924

and reverse of title page lists:
Copyright, 1924, BY
G. Howard Watt

a copy is known with a 1927 inscription

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

nd

The Lighthouse at the End of the World
nd (1929)
Sampson Low
London

Rare Dustjacket shown
and cover

original cost 2/6 net (on inside of dustjacket)

a copy is known with an inscription dated May 1929

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

{1934} The Lighthouse at the End of the World
{1934}
Grosset and Dunlap
New York

with Dustjacket
Beige cloth with red lettering and pastedown on front cover
Frontispiece in black and white

Series: Famous Tales of Adventure

Translator: Cranstoun Metcalfe.

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

{1934}
The Lighthouse at the End of the World
{1934}
Grosset and Dunlap
New York

with Dustjacket (not shown)
Beige cloth with red or green lettering and ship on front cover
i.e. NO pastedown.

Series: Famous Tales of Adventure

Translator: Cranstoun Metcalfe.

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

The Lighthouse at the End of the World
2001
Fredonia Books
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This translation is based on the book now attributed to Michel Verne.

 
 
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