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It was a squid of colossal dimensions.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

Edit: The original caption says squid (calmar). Nothing I can do about it :)

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It was a squid of colossal dimensions.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

Edit: The original caption says squid (calmar). Nothing I can do about it :)

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
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Twenty times he risked his neck.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

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Twenty times he risked his neck.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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A destroyed city appeared before my very eyes.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne,  Paris, 1871.

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A destroyed city appeared before my very eyes.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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Giant lobsters, titanic crabs…

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

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Giant lobsters, titanic crabs…

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, December 23, 2013
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On a rocky and volcanic ground…

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

On a rocky and volcanic ground…

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, December 23, 2013
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They all went down on their knees.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

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They all went down on their knees.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, December 23, 2013
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The toad: Everyone has a duty to their country.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

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The toad: Everyone has a duty to their country.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, March 24, 2013
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A few words from Mrs. Magpie to Messrs Ape and Parrot.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

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A few words from Mrs. Magpie to Messrs Ape and Parrot.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, March 23, 2013