From the Earth to the Moon; and, Round the Moon

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Overview

During the War of the Rebellion, a new and influential club was established in the city of Baltimore in the State of Maryland. It is well known with what energy the taste for military matters became developed among that nation of ship-owners, shopkeepers, and mechanics. Simple tradesmen jumped their counters to become extemporized captains, colonels, and generals, without having ever passed the School of Instruction at West Point; nevertheless; they quickly rivaled their compeers of the old continent, and, like ...
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From the Earth to the Moon : And Round the Moon (Illustrated)

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Overview

During the War of the Rebellion, a new and influential club was established in the city of Baltimore in the State of Maryland. It is well known with what energy the taste for military matters became developed among that nation of ship-owners, shopkeepers, and mechanics. Simple tradesmen jumped their counters to become extemporized captains, colonels, and generals, without having ever passed the School of Instruction at West Point; nevertheless; they quickly rivaled their compeers of the old continent, and, like them, carried off victories by dint of lavish expenditure in ammunition, money, and men.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781512041439
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/4/2015
  • Pages: 114
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.24 (d)

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Jules Verne
Geburtsdatum und Sterbedatum sind unbekannt. Dies ist ein "verwaister Autor".

Von dieser Autorin liegt noch keine Biographie vor.

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    1. Date of Birth:
      February 8, 1828
    2. Place of Birth:
      Nantes, France
    1. Date of Death:
      March 24, 1905
    2. Place of Death:
      Amiens, France
    1. Education:
      Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2011

    Poor Scan

    Not a very good quality scan.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 19, 2011

    A great book of the future from the past

    Jules Verne is constantly touted as a writing visionary. Like 20,000 leagues, Jules sets this story about the Baltimore Gun club's quest to put a man on the moon circa late 1800s.

    The book is an easy read, but its attraction to me is that as an engineer I found the book's detailing of the latest scientific theories around the moon's composition, the physics around space travel, and the requirements to survive the journey charming. I was captivated how Jules brought together this factual information and wove it into an engaging tale of adventure. Looking from a 20th century perspective, you cannot help but chuckle at the theories and conclusions Jules outlines in the character's observation.

    Lastly Google's scanning of this book was surprisingly ok to good. I am not a big fan of their efforts - I find that just because its free doesn't mean Google shouldn't make every attempt to correct scanning errors. The scanned words in this book are 90-95% making reading it feasible without any jarring garbled text.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2014

    Alec

    Here?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2012

    Great writing, lousy redo

    Awesome story ruined. Find a different version.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2012

    Too many typos in this version

    Glad there were so many typos from the start because it spared me haedaches

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2012

    Zaydaez

    Hi

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2012

    Couldn,t deal with quality

    So poorly converted, the first chapter was an excersize in decryption.

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