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The Marriage of a Marquis by Jules Verne1
L'Oncle Robinson by Jules Verne2
Mr. Chimp & Other Plays by Jules Verne3
The Count of Chanteleine: A Tale of the French Revolution by Jules Verne4
Vice, Redemption and the Distant Colony by Jules Verne5
Around the World in 80 Days - The 1874 Play by Jules Verne6
Bandits & Rebels by Jules Verne7
Danube Pilot by Jules Verne8

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The North American Jules Verne Society has been able to bring to English readers several Verne texts not previously translated.  The Palik series, named for a member, Ed Palik, who made a generous donation to make this project possible.

The NAJVS was also responsible for the publication of a play called Journey Through the Impossible which is an unofficial part of this series.

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