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           Jules Verne
From the Earth to the Moon, Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and Twenty Minutes: and a Trip Round It


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  FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON, DIRECT IN NINETY-SEVEN HOURSAND TWENTY MINUTES: AND A TRIP ROUND IT:

  by

  JULES VERNE,

  Author of "A Journey to the Centre of the Earth."

  Translated from the French byLouis Mercier, M.A., (Oxon,) and Eleanor E. King.

  With Eighty Full Page Illustrations.

  New York:Scribner, Armstrong & Company.1874.

  * * * * * *

  _BY THE SAME AUTHOR._

  ------------------

  A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.

  With 53 Illustrations. One Vol. 12mo, $2.00.

  * * * * * *

  CONTENTS

  FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON.

  ROUND THE MOON.

  CHAPTER I.

  THE GUN CLUB

  CHAPTER II.

  PRESIDENT BARBICANE'S COMMUNICATION

  CHAPTER III.

  EFFECT OF THE PRESIDENT'S COMMUNICATION

  CHAPTER IV.

  REPLY FROM THE OBSERVATORY OF CAMBRIDGE

  CHAPTER V.

  THE ROMANCE OF THE MOON

  CHAPTER VI.

  THE PERMISSIVE LIMITS OF IGNORANCE AND BELIEF IN THE UNITED STATES

  CHAPTER VII.

  THE HYMN OF THE CANNON-BALL

  CHAPTER VIII.

  HISTORY OF THE CANNON

  CHAPTER IX.

  THE QUESTION OF THE POWDERS

  CHAPTER X.

  ONE ENEMY _v._ TWENTY-FIVE MILLIONS OF FRIENDS

  CHAPTER XI.

  FLORIDA AND TEXAS

  CHAPTER XII.

  URBI ET ORBI

  CHAPTER XIII.

  STONES HILL

  CHAPTER XIV.

  PICKAXE AND TROWEL

  CHAPTER XV.

  THE FETE OF THE CASTING

  CHAPTER XVI.

  THE COLUMBIAD

  CHAPTER XVII.

  A TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCH

  CHAPTER XVIII.

  THE PASSENGER OF THE "ATLANTA"

  CHAPTER XIX.

  A MONSTER MEETING

  CHAPTER XX.

  ATTACK AND RIPOSTE

  CHAPTER XXI.

  HOW A FRENCHMAN MANAGES AN AFFAIR

  CHAPTER XXII.

  THE NEW CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES

  CHAPTER XXIII.

  THE PROJECTILE-VEHICLE

  CHAPTER XXIV.

  THE TELESCOPE OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

  CHAPTER XXV.

  FINAL DETAILS

  CHAPTER XXVI.

  FIRE!

  CHAPTER XXVII.

  FOUL WEATHER

  CHAPTER XXVIII.

  A NEW STAR

  ROUND THE MOON

  PRELIMINARY CHAPTER

  RECAPITULATORY

  CHAPTER I.

  FROM TWENTY MINUTES PAST TEN TO FORTY-SEVEN MINUTES PAST TEN P.M.

  CHAPTER II.

  THE FIRST HALF-HOUR

  CHAPTER III.

  THEIR PLACE OF SHELTER

  CHAPTER IV.

  A LITTLE ALGEBRA

  CHAPTER V.

  THE COLD OF SPACE

  CHAPTER VI.

  QUESTION AND ANSWER

  CHAPTER VII.

  A MOMENT OF INTOXICATION

  CHAPTER VIII.

  AT SEVENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN LEAGUES

  CHAPTER IX.

  THE CONSEQUENCES OF A DEVIATION

  CHAPTER X.

  THE OBSERVERS OF THE MOON

  CHAPTER XI.

  FANCY AND REALITY

  CHAPTER XII.

  OROGRAPHIC DETAILS

  CHAPTER XIII.

  LUNAR LANDSCAPES

  CHAPTER XIV.

  THE NIGHT OF THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-FOUR HOURS AND A HALF

  CHAPTER XV.

  HYPERBOLA OR PARABOLA

  CHAPTER XVI.

  THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

  CHAPTER XVII.

  TYCHO

  CHAPTER XVIII.

  GRAVE QUESTIONS

  CHAPTER XIX.

  A STRUGGLE AGAINST THE IMPOSSIBLE

  CHAPTER XX.

  THE SOUNDINGS OF THE "SUSQUEHANNA"

  CHAPTER XXI.

  J. T. MASTON RECALLED

  CHAPTER XXII.

  RECOVERED FROM THE SEA

  CHAPTER XXIII.

  THE END

  ------

  FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON.

  ------

  ROUND THE MOON.

 
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