28th March 1865. Lincoln Island. The group has crash-landed on an unknown desert island and are now trying to survive. "Fire! says the obstinate
sailor Pencroft who is obsessed by the loss of his matches. Not a difficult task for the brilliant engineer Cyrus Smith. He makes a burning-glass with two glasses
from two watches, water and a little clay. The sun rays are concentrated on dry moss that soon blazes.
Illustration ispired by chapter 4 of the romance "The Mysterious island" written by J. Verne 
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