A nice edition with 80 illustrations from the 1863 first edition.
SeaWolf Press is proud to offer another book in its Jules Verne 100th Anniversary Collection. Each book in the collection contains the text, illustrations, and cover from the first or an early edition.
Five Weeks in a Balloon, or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen is an adventure novel by Jules Verne published in 1863. The book helped Verne perfect his story telling skills, skillfully mixing a plot full of adventure and twists that hold the reader's interest with passages of technical, geographic, and historic description. The book gives readers a glimpse of the exploration of Africa, which was still not completely known to Europeans of the time, with explorers traveling all over the continent in search of its secrets.
This version has:
- 80 original illustrations that make the book enjoyable to read.
- Text that has been proofread to avoid errors common in other versions.
- A beautiful cover that replicates an early edition cover.
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