P'Tit Bonhomme - 1893
Foundling Mick - 1895
[Voyages Extraordinaires #39 - 2 Volumes - L'Europe]
One of the BEST English Jules Verne Covers
Beveled 1st Edition Cover
Alternate English Titles:
Lad of Grit (A)
The Extraordinary Adventures of Foundling Mick
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Foundling Mick is an orphan growing up in Ireland. Overcoming a number of obstacles, Foundling Mick and Dick, another orphan whose life Foundling Mick had saved, start a small business that proves profitable for the pair. Seeking larger opportunities, they move to Dublin, where Foundling Mick's keen sense of business brings them great fortune. With the business a success, Foundling Mick now only seeks to help the good people he's met and who've helped him along the way.
Timeframe of novel: Events take place starting Sunday June 17, 1875
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|First UK Editon:
|Jules Verne Encyclopedia:
"In February 1985: Sampson Low published the first British edition as Foundling Mick, in post 8vo., priced at 6s. The spectacular pictorial binding shows the rescue of Mick as flames burst upward from the roof of the school."
Published: February 1895
Some images courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books
|First UK Edition:
|The Jules Verne Encyclopedia does not indicate there are 2 versions of the 1st edition!
NO Gilt flames, NO Beveled boards
Images courtesy of Andrew Cox Rare Books
|First US Edition
||Jules Verne Encyclopedia:
"There are no American editions of this work."