The Jules Verne collector’s compendia in pocketsize (A5) are an essential tool for the collector. All relevant information from the
Jules Verne bibliography is presented in orderly tables. These overviews are complemented by
In the compendium, the collector can take notes of which books he already has, and see at a glance which editions are still missing in his collection.
So far, the following compendia have appeared:
Compendium 1 describes all editions of Jules Verne in the Dutch language from 1864 to 1948.
Compendium 2 describes all editions of Jules Verne in the Dutch language from 1949 to 2006.
Compendium 3 contains an overview of comic strips published since 1944. Besides images of the covers, the compendium shows a photo of the first page of each story.
Compendium 4 deals with the so-called ‘blue covers’ that were published between 1875 and 1982 by Van Santen, Robbers and Elsevier. Each title is described in 1–2 pages, complete with illustrations (blue covers as well as sewn books). The number of printings of all the different bindings is given.
This compendium was published as a special edition, and presented to the members of the Dutch Jules Verne Society in April, 2005, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Jules Verne’s death.
Order the collector’s compendia
Compendium 1 and Compendium 3 are sold out. If you would like to obtain a copy, you can send us your name and (email) address at firstname.lastname@example.org. In case of sufficient interest, there may be a reprint.
Compendium 2 costs € 15 for members of the Dutch Jules Verne Society, and € 20 for non-members. Compendium 4 costs € 20 for members of the Dutch Jules Verne Society, and € 30 for non-members. Shipping costs within the Netherlands are € 5. For shipment to other countries, we will give you a quote. You can also pick up your order at our next meeting. You can order one or more copies by filling out the form below. Note: we will only ship your order after your payment has been received.