Pierre-Jules Hetzel

French editor and publisher (1814–1886) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Pierre-Jules Hetzel (15 January 1814 – 17 March 1886) was a French editor and publisher. He is best known for his extraordinarily lavishly illustrated editions of Jules Verne's novels, highly prized by collectors today.[citation needed]

Pierre-Jules Hetzel
A typical Jules Verne book cover as published by Hetzel. The edition is Les Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras au Pôle Nord, type "Aux deux éléphants".