In 1872 Phileas Fogg wagers that he can circle the earth in eighty days; and traveling by steamer, railway, carriage, sledge, and elephant he wins his bet in seventy-nine days, twenty-three hours, and fifty-seven minutes.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
This edition is printed in specially-designed large type for easier reading, and is printed on non-glare paper.From the Inside Flap:
Shocking his stodgy colleagues at the exclusive Reform Club, enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune, undertaking an extraordinary and daring enterprise to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. With his French valet Passepartout in tow, Verne's hero traverses the far reaches of the earth, all the while tracked by the intrepid Detective Fix, a bounty hunter certain he is on the trail of a notorious bank robber.
Combining exploration, adventure, and a thrilling race against time, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS gripped audiences upon its original publication and remains hugely popular to this day.
From the Cassette edition.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd, 1968. Book Condition: Fair. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 3660063
Book Description J M Dent & Sons Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: POOR. Noticeably used, showing heavy wear to cover and pages. Might have notes, underlining and or highlighting. Accessories such as CD, codes, and dust jackets may not be included. Bookseller Inventory # 2524632706
Book Description J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd, 1968. Book Condition: Fair. 1968. 201 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Yellow pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. Mild tanning and handling marks to pages, with light foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding with cracking to guttering and hinges. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and scuffing along edges and over surfaces. Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. Bookseller Inventory # 1499332721BMX
Book Description London: Dean & Sons, London. Hard Back. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj. Reissue. Hard Back. Very Good/No Dj. Reissue. 140x205mm. illus boards, light rubbing. abridged & redacted for younger readers. Bookseller Inventory # 0018189
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97804600508214.0
Book Description Book Condition: Like New. Book Condition: Like New. Bookseller Inventory # 97804600508212.0
Book Description J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0460050826