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Adventures of Captain Hatteras, Part 2: The Field of Ice

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The novel, set in 1861, describes adventures of British expedition led by Captain John Hatteras to the North Pole. Hatteras is convinced that the sea around the pole is not frozen and his obsession is to reach the place no matter what. Mutiny by the crew results in destruction of their ship but Hatteras, with a few men, continues on the expedition. ( Wikipedia)

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[Redactor’s Note: The Field of Ice {Number V004 (Part II)} in the T&M numerical listing of Verne’s works is a translation of Part II of Voyages et aventures du capitane Hatteras: II: LeDésert de glace (1866) first published in England in this Routledge (London, 1874) anonymous translation. Other translations are Osgood (Boston, 1874), Ward, Lock, and Tyler (1876), Goubaud & Son (London, 1877), and Hutchinson (London, 1890). This early work was never published by Scribners or Sampson and Low and never found the wide popularity obtained by the works published by those houses. Page numbers are retained in this version to assist in the later collating the numerous illustrations. A List of Illustrations has been provided. (NMW)] THE FIELD OF ICE BY JULES VERNE,

AUTHOR OF “A JOURNEY TO THE NORTH POLE.” “THE CHILDREN OF CAPTAIN GRANT.’ ETC

WITH 126 ILLUSTRATIONS BY RIOU

LONDON AND NEW YORK GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS

1875

[All rights reserved.]

LONDON Printed by Simmons and Botten Shoe Lane, E.C.

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