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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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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.

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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)

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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She walked towards the tower.

Édouard Riou, from Ninety-three vol. 2, by Victor Hugo, London, New York, 1889.

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She walked towards the tower.

Édouard Riou, from Ninety-three vol. 2, by Victor Hugo, London, New York, 1889.

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Monday, March 11, 2013
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The Gauvain tower.

Édouard Riou, from Ninety-three vol. 2, by Victor Hugo, London, New York, 1889.

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The Gauvain tower.

Édouard Riou, from Ninety-three vol. 2, by Victor Hugo, London, New York, 1889.

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Monday, March 11, 2013
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When the sun  rose.

Édouard Riou, from Ninety-three vol. 2, by Victor Hugo, London, New York, 1889.

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When the sun rose.

Édouard Riou, from Ninety-three vol. 2, by Victor Hugo, London, New York, 1889.

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Sunday, March 10, 2013
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Only one of its arms wriggled in the air, brandishing the victim like a feather.

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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Only one of its arms wriggled in the air, brandishing the victim like a feather.

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)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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Underwater landscape of Crespo Island.

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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Underwater landscape of Crespo Island.

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, February 18, 2013