[2nd printing] Sept. 1979; #CL182. Cover art is uncredited. Tanning; edge and corner wear. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A prophetic novel in terms of scientific inventions and social attitudes. Verne narrates the story of some artillery officers who are idle after the end of the American Civil War; it depicts their ambitions for a new project. Aiming to land on the moon, their planning and ideas are brilliantly presented and keep the readers excited from the beginning to the end.
About the Author: Jules Verne studied law but began writing stories and working in theatre as well. When Verne's father discovered his son was writing, he promptly withdrew his financial support. Verne then worked as a stockbroker.His wife encouraged him to pursue his writing, and he became acquainted with Pierre-Jules Hetzel, an important French publisher. Hetzel helped improve Verne's writings, which until then had been repeatedly rejected by other publishers. He died a wealthy man in 1905.
Title: ROUND THE MOON
Publication Date: 1979
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine
Book Description Airmont Pub Co. Paperback. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Bookseller Inventory # 2749279010