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L'Etonnante aventure de la mission Barsac - 1919 - Michel Verne

The Astonishing Adventures of the Barsac Mission - 1964 - Michel Verne

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Re Biblio:
[VE?] = Voyage d’études - Original unfinished novel by Jules Verne (This was used as inspiration by Michel)
[BC] = L'Etonnante aventure de la mission Barsac - As written by Michel Verne (1919)

Alternate English Titles:

    Astonishing Adventures of the Barsac Mission
    City in the Sahara (Part 2 of 2)
    Into the Niger Bend (Part 1 of 2)

NOTE: "Michel Verne wrote L’étonnante aventure de la mission Barsac (The Astonishing Adventure of the Barsac Mission, 1914) years after his father’s death from a fragment bequeathed to him entitled Voyage d’études (Study Trip)." quote from NAJVS


Plot Synopsis:
(courtesy of D. Kytasaari - http://epguides.com/djk/JulesVerne/works.shtml
A mission into French West Africa nearly ends in disaster when its members are captured and brought to Blackland, a mysterious city in the desert.

Book Collecting Information:
This listing contains ALL Jules Verne Encyclopedia bibliographic entries for this book.
First English Editon:
Michel Verne altered
Jules Verne Encyclopedia:
"In 1960, the I. O. Evans translation of this work was published in the Fitzroy Edition in two volumes entitles Into the Niger Bend (Part 1), 192 pages, and The City in the Sahara (Part 2), 190 pages, priced at $3 in America (Associtaed Booksellets) and 12s6d in Great Britain (ARCO). "

**Michel Verne altered**

Into the Niger Bend
(Part 1 -Barsac Mission)

1960
ARCO Publications
London

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

Collection Andrew Nash

Michel Verne altered

The City in the Sahara
(Part 2 - Barsac Mission)

1960
ARCO Publications
London

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

First US Edition:
Michel Verne altered

Jules Verne Encyclopedia:
"In 1960, the I. O. Evans translation of this work was published in the Fitzroy Edition in two volumes entitles Into the Niger Bend (Part 1), 192 pages, and The City in the Sahara (Part 2), 190 pages, priced at $3 in America (Associtaed Booksellets) and 12s6d in Great Britain (ARCO). "

**Michel Verne altered**

Into the Niger Bend
(Part 1 -Barsac Mission)

(1962)
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

Collection Andrew Nash

The City in the Sahara
(Part 2 - Barsac Mission)

1962
Associated Booksellers
Westport, Conn

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

Collection Andrew Nash

Other Editions:
1970

Jules Verne Encyclopedia:
"Both volumes were also published in the United States by Ace Books."

Michel Verne altered

Into the Niger Bend
(Part 1 -Barsac Mission)

1970
Ace
New York

Fitzroy Edition
Dustjacket

Collection Andrew Nash

The City in the Sahara
(Part 2 - Barsac Mission)

1970
Ace
New York

Collection Andrew Nash

Jules Verne Encyclopedia:
"In 1976, Aeonian Press republished the two volumes from the Ace Books edition."

 

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