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

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

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by Jules Verne
     
 

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781313882774
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

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

Von dieser Autorin liegt noch keine Biographie vor.

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Brief Biography

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

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From the earth to the moon ; and, Round the moon 2.6 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not a very good quality scan.
Big_Willy More than 1 year ago
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.
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Awesome story ruined. Find a different version.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Glad there were so many typos from the start because it spared me haedaches
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So poorly converted, the first chapter was an excersize in decryption.
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