JULES VERNE, Translated and Adapted by Roger Greaves
Verne, Jean Jules
Price: 15.00 USD
(New York: Taplinger Publishing Co., 1976), THE LIFE OF THE GREAT SCIENCE FICTION WRITER, WRITTEN BY HIS GRANDSON, a probing, full-bodied portrait that Publisher's Weekly called, "[A] rich biography... consistently interesting, informal and personal... Verne destroyed all his personal files in 1898, but his grandson has made inspired use of letters and contemporaries' memoirs..." First edition of English translation. Illustrated with black and white photographs and illustrations taken from some of Verne's novels. 8vo, light-blue boards backed in dark-blue cloth. Silver on spine. In the original publisher's dustjacket. xii, 245. A fine copy in a very good dustjacket.