Tom Swift and His Air Glider; or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure (Tom Swift Series Book 12)

By: Appleton, Victor

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Copyright page lists series through book 13, ad following text lists series through book 19. Hinges weakening, pencil name on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 209 pp., 10-page terminal publisher ad. Book 12 in the original Tom Swift series, each of which was based around a particular technological gadget. While testing out one of his many airships, Tom needs to make emergency landing for repairs. He complains of the poor quality platinum used for his magneto, and is overheard by an escaped Russian exile. The man tells Tom of a secret platinum mine, deep in Siberia. The man also explains that his brother is still in exile, and will be more useful in locating the mine. Tom organizes an expedition to save the exile and find the platinum mine.Tom Swift (in some versions Tom Swift, Jr.) is the name of the central character in five series, totaling over 100 volumes, of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science, invention, and technology. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-packaging firm. His adventures have been written by a number of different ghostwriters over the years. Most of the books are published under the collective pseudonym Victor Appleton. The 33 volumes of the second series use the pseudonym Victor Appleton II.

Title: Tom Swift and His Air Glider; or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure (Tom Swift Series Book 12)

Author: Appleton, Victor

Categories: Tom Swift,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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