The Jules Verne companion

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  • Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.,
  • Verne, Jules, 1828-1905 -- Illustrations.,
  • Authors, French -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Bibliography: p. 120-123.

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StatementPeter Haining ; designed by Christopher Scott.
ContributionsHaining, Peter.
LC ClassificationsPQ2469.Z5 J79
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4483179M
ISBN 100285623672
LC Control Number79311814

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