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20,000 leagues under the sea

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


  • Sea stories,
  • Submarines (Ships) -- Fiction,
  • Science fiction

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About the Edition

An adaptation of the nineteenth-century science fiction tale of an electric submarine, its eccentric captain, and the undersea world, which anticipated many of the scientific achievements of the twentieth century.

Edition Notes

Adaptation of: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers.

Other titlesTwenty thousand leagues under the sea.
Statementby Jules Verne ; adapted by Judith Conaway ; illustrated by Gino D"Achille.
SeriesStep-up adventures ;, 6
ContributionsD"Achille, Gino, ill., Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C7575 Aab 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3492451M
ISBN 100394953339, 0394853334
LC Control Number82012310

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