Floating Island


Hurst & Company, New York; nd, ca1900. Illustrated with dozens of full-page drawings. Pictorial tan publisher’s cloth. 382 pp. 12mo. Very good.

Lovely, uncommon adventure from Verne, filled with many illustrations. Tan cloth with a picture to the cover and spine. Toned binding, with a faint stain on the front board and edge wear. Near very fine interior.

Propeller Island (French: L’Île à hélice) (also published as The Floating Island, or The Pearl of the Pacific) is a science fiction novel by French author Jules Verne (1828–1905). It was first published in 1895 as part of the Voyages Extraordinaires.


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