Roth, Edward

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(1826-1911) UK-born teacher and translator, in US from around 1845; his four translations of novels by Jules Verne are generally thought to have been the worst of a very mixed lot, but survived in reprint form well into the twentieth-century. [JC]

Edward Roth

born UK: 1826

died US: 1911

works as translator (selected)

  • Jules Verne. The Baltimore Gun Club (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: King and Baird, 1874) [trans of De la Terre à la Lune: Trajet direct en 97 heures 20 minutes (1865 ): hb/]
  • Jules Verne. All Around the Moon (New York: Catholic Publication Society, 1876) [trans of Autour de la Lune: Seconde partie de: De la Terre à la Lune (1870): hb/]
  • Jules Verne. To the Sun?: A Journey Through Planetary Space (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Claxton, Remsen and Haffelfinger, 1877) and Off on a Comet!: A Journey Through Planetary Space (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Claxton, Remsen and Haffelfinger, 1878) [two vols comprising trans of Hector Servadac: voyages et aventures à travers le monde solaire (1877): hb/]

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