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3 Works of Jules Verne

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In The Year 2889

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IN THE YEAR 2889 [Redactor’s note: In the Year 2889 was first published in the Forum, February, 1889; p. 262. It was published in France the next year. Although published under the name of Jules Verne, it is now believed to be chiefly if not entirely the work of Jules’ son, Michel Verne. In any […]

The Blockade Runners

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Chapter I. THE DOLPHIN The Clyde was the first river whose waters were lashed into foam by a steam-boat. It was in 1812 when the steamer called the Comet ran between Glasgow and Greenock, at the speed of six miles an hour. Since that time more than a million of steamers or packet-boats have plied […]

A Voyage in a Balloon

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1852 I. My Ascension at Frankfort–The Balloon, the Gas, the Apparatus, the Ballast–An Unexpected Travelling Companion–Conversation in the Air–Anecdotes–At 800 Metres[A]–The Portfolio of the Pale Young Man–Pictures and Caricatures–Des Rosiers and d’Arlandes–At 1200 Metres–Atmospheric Phenomena–The Philosopher Charles–Systems–Blanchard–Guyton-Morveaux–M. Julien–M. Petin–At 1500 Metres–The Storm–Great Personages in Balloons–The Valve–The Curious Animals–The Aerial Ship–Game of Balloons. [Footnote A: A […]