Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne T620


 

Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne T620

Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne T620

Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne, T620; introduction by Willy Ley, cover art by Paul Granger, 1st Scholastic Books paperback printing, 1964, 309 pages. Unabridged.

DESCRIPTION: “In 1872 mystery-man Phineas Fogg wagers his fortune that he can go around the world in 80 days. With his lively French servant Passepartout, he races against time to do what no man has ever done before. And close on his heels follows Detective Fix of Scotland Yard- determined to arrest Phineas Fogg on a charge of robbery.” (Publishers note)

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About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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