From the Earth to the Moon, Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and Twenty Minutes: and a Trip Round It
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From the Earth to the Moon, Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and Twenty Minutes: and a Trip Round It

By Jules Verne
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Table of Contents
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  • CONTENTS
    • FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON.
    • ROUND THE MOON.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • THE GUN CLUB.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • PRESIDENT BARBICANE'S COMMUNICATION.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • EFFECT OF THE PRESIDENT'S COMMUNICATION.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • REPLY FROM THE OBSERVATORY OF CAMBRIDGE.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THE ROMANCE OF THE MOON.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • THE PERMISSIVE LIMITS OF IGNORANCE AND BELIEF IN THE UNITED STATES.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE HYMN OF THE CANNON-BALL.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • HISTORY OF THE CANNON.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE QUESTION OF THE POWDERS.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • ONE ENEMY v. TWENTY-FIVE MILLIONS OF FRIENDS.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • FLORIDA AND TEXAS.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • URBI ET ORBI.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • STONES HILL.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • PICKAXE AND TROWEL.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • THE FÊTE OF THE CASTING.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • THE COLUMBIAD.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • A TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCH.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • THE PASSENGER OF THE "ATLANTA."
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • A MONSTER MEETING.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • ATTACK AND RIPOSTE.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • HOW A FRENCHMAN MANAGES AN AFFAIR.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE NEW CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • THE PROJECTILE-VEHICLE.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • THE TELESCOPE OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • FINAL DETAILS.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • FIRE!
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • FOUL WEATHER.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • A NEW STAR.
  • ROUND THE MOON:
  • PRELIMINARY CHAPTER.
    • RECAPITULATING THE FIRST PART OF THIS WORK, AND SERVING AS A PREFACE TO THE SECOND.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • FROM TWENTY MINUTES PAST TEN TO FORTY-SEVEN MINUTES PAST TEN P.M.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • THE FIRST HALF-HOUR.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THEIR PLACE OF SHELTER.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • A LITTLE ALGEBRA.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THE COLD OF SPACE.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • QUESTION AND ANSWER.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • A MOMENT OF INTOXICATION.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • AT SEVENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN LEAGUES.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE CONSEQUENCES OF A DEVIATION.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • THE OBSERVERS OF THE MOON.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • FANCY AND REALITY.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • OROGRAPHIC DETAILS.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • LUNAR LANDSCAPES.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE NIGHT OF THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-FOUR HOURS AND A HALF.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • HYPERBOLA OR PARABOLA.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • TYCHO.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • GRAVE QUESTIONS.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • A STRUGGLE AGAINST THE IMPOSSIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • THE SOUNDINGS OF THE "SUSQUEHANNA."
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • J. T. MASTON RECALLED.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • RECOVERED FROM THE SEA.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • THE END
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