The Lottery Ticket - $5,345 One of Verne's most scarce books - this copy with grey cloth had an inscription dated 1886. Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8 1828-March 24 1905) was a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre, best known for novels such as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea (1870), Journey To The Center Of The Earth (1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Author:Jules Verne. From Wikisource.
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