Jules Verne Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours. [Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel Tour du Monde en 80 jours.]
$1000 / ≈ €1000
The game block illustrates views of New York, Chicago, San Francisco. The diverse illustrations also include Hong Kong, Singapore, Yankees, Japanese, Calcutta, Bombay, etc.
The first two numbered blocks on the game board depict Phileas Fogg and his French assistant, Jean Passepartout, as they leave London.
Published by A. CAPENDU, successeur of Guerin-Muller.
Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours d'apres le roman de Jules Verne.
Provenance: Eric André Weissenberg collection, which has been preserved at the Weissenberg Museum.
Eric André Weissenberg, born in Agen, France on March 11, 1941 and died in Geneva on October 30, 2012, is a Swiss vernien collector.
He is one of the most prolific authors of articles for the Bulletin of the Jules Verne Society (BSJV). From collections of editions of cartoons, mainly from Hetzel, which he accumulated throughout his life, he became a recognized specialist in the particular characteristics of the Hetzel volumes and for many years held the section of the collector of the BSJV. He also participates in the collection of Philippe Jauzac Jules Verne - Hetzel and cartonnages illustrated, published by the editions of the Amateur and is the author of Jules Verne: A fabulous universe (Favre, 2004) where he exhibits of many unpublished documents from its collections.
In addition, Eric Weissenberg was also a collector of documents related to the Holocaust.
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Jules Verne was a 19th-century French author and fictitious traveler famed for his revolutionary science-fiction novels such as 'Around the World in Eighty Days' and 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.'
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