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"On the 24th of May, 1863, my uncle, Professor Liedenbrock, rushed into his little house, No. 19 Königstrasse, one of the oldest streets in the oldest portion of the city of Hamburg."

Jules Verne the First Line of A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

Originally Published Jan. 1, 1864

Digital edition:

160 pages - Aug. 19, 2011