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4 edition of Classic science fiction found in the catalog.

Classic science fiction

Jules Verne

Classic science fiction

three complete illustrated novels with original illustrations

by Jules Verne

  • 219 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Castle Books in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesFrom the earth to the moon., Round the moon., Twenty thousand leagues under the sea.
StatementJules Verne.
The Physical Object
Pagination511 p. :
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18192524M
ISBN 10089009408X

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