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Doctor Ox

For the opéra bouffe by Jacques Offenbach, see Le docteur Ox.
Doctor Ox
Author Jules Verne
Original title Le Docteur Ox
Illustrator Lorenz Froelich, Théophile Schuler, Émile-Antoine Bayard, Adrien Marie, Barbant, and Edmond Yon
Country France
Language French
Series Voyages Extraordinaires
Genre Short stories
Publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Publication date 1874
Media type Print

Doctor Ox (French: Le Docteur Ox) is a collection of short stories by Jules Verne, first published in 1874 by Pierre-Jules Hetzel.

It consists of four varied works by Verne:

  • "Une fantaisie du Docteur Ox" ("Dr. Ox's Experiment," 1872), illustrated by Lorenz Froelich
  • "Maître Zacharius" ("Master Zacharius," 1854), illustrated by Théophile Schuler
  • "Un drame dans les airs" ("A Drama in the Air," 1851), illustrated by Émile-Antoine Bayard
  • "Un hivernage dans les glaces" ("A Winter Amid the Ice," 1855), illustrated by Adrien Marie and Barbant

The collection also includes a preface by Pierre-Jules Hetzel and a story, "Quarantième ascension au mont Blanc" ("Fortieth Ascent of Mont Blanc"), written by Verne's brother Paul and illustrated by Edmond Yon.[1][2]


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