Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
8 of February, 2013

Happy Birthday, Jules Verne!
image of Verne surrounded by his prophetic creations from Science and Invention Vol. VIII, No. 4, Aug. 1920
cover and illustrations from the 1874 English translation of De la terre à la lune (From the Earth to the Moon Direct in Ninety-seven Hours and Twenty Minutes, and a Trip around it. Trans. by Louis Mercier and Eleanor King)

(Source: sil.si.edu)


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Tags:  #Jules Verne  #Science Fiction  #moon  #rocket  #TDIH  #illustrated books

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