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Tom Swift and His Sky Train or Overland Through the Clouds (Tom Swift Book 34)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.: 1931

Seller ID: 1707500

ISBN: 9752101208

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Front hinge weak, pages toned. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. Book 34 in the classic Tom Swift series, a science fiction adventure series which first saw publication in 1910, and included 40 books by 1941. The series spawned several follow-up series, the last of which is still unfinished. View more info

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Tom Swift and His Great Search Light [Searchlight], or, On the Border for Uncle Sam (Tom Swift Series Book 15)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2195380

Condition: Good


Reprint: Last title in Tom Swift Series on copyright page: Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight (15 titles). In list following text: Tom Swift and His Airline Express (29 titles). Corners rubbed, title page loosening, ink name on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 214 pp., [6] publisher catalog. 8vo. Book 15 in the classic boy's adventure series, in which Tom Swift perfects his noiseless airship, and uses it to combat Canadi... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Subocean Geotron (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures 27)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195716

Condition: Good


First edition - back cover lists through Subocean Geotron (#27). Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, small sticker on front corner, a few light spots to top page ridge, ink name on front endpaper. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 178 pp. 8vo. Pictorial cloth. Illustrated by Graham Kaye. Tom Swift Jr. is the central character in a series of 33 adventure novels for male adolescents, following in the tradition of the earlier Tom Swift (Senior) ... View more info

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Tom Swift and his Airship (The Tom Swift Series Book 3)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201885

Condition: Good


Early reprint - list on copyright page ends with 'His Electric Runabout', no Tom Swift list following text. Boards lightly stained, front hinge starting, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 3-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. The third book in the classic Tom Swift series. Tom Swift's ingenuity prompts him to build an airship. When Tom tests the ship with a trial run, something goes wrong and the... View more info

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Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers, or, The Secret of Phantom Mountain (Tom Swift Series Book 7)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201888

Condition: Good


Reprint - copyright page lists through His Electric Rifle, ads following text list through His House on Wheels. Back corner creased, front hinge loosening, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five different series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder ... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle or Fun and Adventures on the Road (The Tom Swift Series Book 1)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201892

Condition: Good


Early reprint - list on copyright page ends with 'His Electric Runabout', as does ad following text. Boards lightly soiled, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 206 pp., 14-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor Boat; or The Rivals of Lake Carlopa (Tom Swift 2)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201893

Condition: Good


Reprint - copyright page lists through His Electric Runabout, ad following text lists through His Great Searchlight. Boards lightly stained, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 212 pp. 8vo. Tom Swift and his Motor-Boat picks up directly following events from the previous book with the titular Motor-Boat getting damaged by criminals intent on steeling an invention of Tom Swift's father. The owner of the b... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Sky Racer

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 2204866

Condition: Fair


Early reprint. Copyright page lists #1-#8. Boards rubbed, ink mark on front board, front hinge weak. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An airplane race turns into something mysterious, but can Tom Swift figure out what's going on before it's too late? View more info

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Tom Swift and His Undersea Search, or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic (Tom Swift Series Book 23)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207406

Condition: Good


First edition (Mattson & Davis pp. 411-415). Copyright page lists through Undersea Search, ad following text lists through His Big Tunnel. Boards soiled, hinges weak. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. Book 23 in the original Tom Swift series, each of which was based around a particular technological gadget. View more info

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Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope (The Better Little Book No. 1485)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, Racine: 1939

Seller ID: 2150534

Condition: Good


Minor loss from rear joint, front & rear free endpapers removed, ink name & date on front paste-down, pages toned.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1939 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424, [4] pp. A miniature book (part of the Better Little Book series) tying into the popular Tom Swift series. View more info

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Tom Swift and His Air Glider (Tom Swift Series Book 12)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller ID: 2200470

Condition: Good


Early reprint: titles on copyright page through Giant Land; title in rear ads through His Big Tunnel. Lacks jacket. Pencil scribble on front board,. 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 th... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Air Glider (Tom Swift Series Book 12)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201896

Condition: Fair


Early reprint: titles on copyright page through Giant Land; title in rear ads through His Great Searchlight. Spine stained, front hinge starting, title page loose but included, last ad page torn along spine, ink name and date 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 o... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Great Search Light [Searchlight], or, On the Border for Uncle Sam (Tom Swift Series Book 15)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201897

Condition: Good


First edition. Last title on copyright page and in list following text Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight. Boards lightly soiled, 1 inch internal chip from spine, front hinge just starting, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 214 pp., [6] publisher catalog. 8vo. Book 15 in the classic boy's adventure series, in which Tom Swift perfects his noiseless airship, and uses it to combat Canadian smugglers. Tom... View more info

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

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller ID: 2207859

Condition: Good


Copyright page lists through Giant Land, ad following text lists through House on Wheels. Spine slightly cocked, lightly stained and foxed. 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 qu... View more info

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Tom Swift in the City of Gold; or, Marvelous Adventures Underground (Tom Swift Series Book 11)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller ID: 2265401

Condition: Very Good


Copyright page lists series through book 12, ad following text lists series through book 19. Endpapers foxed. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., [4] publisher catalog. The 11th book in the classic boy's adventure series, featuring a quest for a lost underground city. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five different series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, th... View more info

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

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

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265402

Condition: Good


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 ... View more info

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Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders; or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold (Tom Swift Series Book 20)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Seller ID: 2265403

Condition: Good


Copyright page lists series through book 20. Chip from spine head, boards rubbed, front hinge weakening. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 218 pp, [2] publisher ad. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five different series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-packaging firm, and have been written by a number of different g... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout; or. The Speediest Car on the Road (Tom Swift Series Book 5)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265404

Condition: Good


Copyright page lists series through book 5, ad following text lists series through book 19. Boards rubbed, pencil name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216, [4] pp. 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 create... View more info

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Tom Swift in Captivity; or, Daring Escape by Airship (Tom Swift Series Book 13)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266866

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Copyright page lists through book 13, no list of Tom Swift series following text as appears in reprints (ads are for Rover Boys and Putnam Hall). Boards lightly rubbed and soiled. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 218, [2] pp. 8vo. Volume 13. The South African adventures of Tom, his airship, and giants. Thirteen Tom Swift titles on copyright page; twenty-nine Tom Swift titles in ads following text. View more info

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Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive, or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails (Tom Swift Series Book 25)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270452

Condition: Very Good


First edition - list on copyright page ends with 'His Electric Locomotive', list following text ends with 'His Big Dirigible'. Lightly rubbed with a few spots on rear board. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 8-page terminal publisher ad. Book 25 in the original Tom Swift series, each book of which centered around a particular technological gadget. View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle or Fun and Adventures on the Road (The Tom Swift Series Book 1)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2270871

Condition: Good


Early reprint - list on copyright page ends with 'His Electric Runabout', ad following text lists through 'His Great Searchlight'. Edge of rear board soiled. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 206 pp., 14-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-pac... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship, or The Naval Terror of the Seas (The Tom Swift Series Book 18)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271340

Condition: Good


First edition. Copyright page lists through Aerial Warship, ad following text lists through His Airline Express. Boards rubbed, corners exposed, margin of first few pages lightly stained, binding slightly shaken. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. 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 emphasiz... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor Boat; or The Rivals of Lake Carlopa (Tom Swift 2)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Applewood Books: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271965

ISBN: 1557091765

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing of 1992 facsimile of 1910 original. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 212, [10] pp. 8vo. Tom Swift and his Motor-Boat picks up directly following events from the previous book with the titular Motor-Boat getting damaged by criminals intent on steeling an invention of Tom Swift's father. The owner of the boat decides to auction off the 21 foot craft rather than pay for repairs, and Tom wins the auction with a bid of $200. However, someone who ... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship, or The Naval Terror of the Seas (The Tom Swift Series, Book 18)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274286

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Copyright page lists through Aerial Warship; ad following text lists through Big Tunnel. No jacket, front hinge starting. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 218 pp. 8vo. The story was written in 1915, and World War I, known as The Great War, was already in progress. As the story opens, Tom is explaining his newest invention to his friend, Ned Newton. Just as Tom is in the middle of explaining the problems he is having, a fir... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle, or Fun and Adventures on the Road (The Tom Swift Series, Book 1)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Seller ID: 2274289

Condition: Very Good


Copyright page lists through Electric Runabout; ad following text lists through Photo Telephone. No jacket, a few light smudges to boards and page ridge, front endpaper missing, ink name on second blank. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 206, [14] pp. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndic... View more info

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Tom Swift in the Caves of Nuclear Fire (The New Tom Swift, Jr. Adventures, No. 8)

By: Appleton, Victor, II

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272865

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front flyleaf series list and rear jacket panel list through Phantom Satellite. Jacket edges rubbed, sticker on front jacket flap, Carvel comic book style promotional booklet about baseballer Whitey Ford laid in. 1956 Hard Cover. 214 pp. 8vo. 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 techn... View more info

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Tom Swift and His War Tank; or, Doing His Bit for Uncle Sam (The Tom Swift Series Book 21)

By: Appleton, Victor, II

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274142

Condition: Very Good


First edition (copyright page lists through War Tank). A few small internal tears to spine, front hinge just beginning to weaken, pencil gift note inside. 1918 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. 8vo. Book 21 in the popular juvenile series. 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, inventi... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Deep-Sea Hydrodome (the New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, No. 11)

By: Appleton, Victor; Kaye, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205550

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, prelim lists #1-11, a few faint spots to page ridges. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 184 pp. Illustrated by Graham Kaye. In Tom Swift and His Deep-Sea Hydrodome, the eleventh book in The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures series, Tom Swift is once again embroiled in another thrilling adventure. From the moment he finds himself tossed about helplessly in an undersea geyser to the time he faces possible death at the hands... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Rocket Ship (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, No. 3)

By: Appleton, Victor; Kaye, Graham

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205552

Condition: Good


No jacket, prelim lists #1-13, half-inch tear to front hinge along base, edges lightly rubbed, a few light stains to page ridges, ink name to front endpaper. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Illustrated by Graham Kaye. The third volume of the new Tom Swift Jr. series takes the brilliant young inventor into outer space in a rocket ship of his own design. On Fearing Island just off the Atlantic Coast, Tom's space craft project attracts... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Jetmarine (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, No. 2)

By: Appleton, Victor; Kaye, Graham

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205557

Condition: Good


No jacket, prelim lists #1-12, spine slightly cocked, bottom of front board bumped near spine and right corner, front hinge starting. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Includes illustrations by Graham Kaye. Tom Swift, Jr., and his associates try to unravel the relationship between the dog coins and the mysterious blackouts near Spaniel Island. Tom Swift Jr. is the protagonist of a series of juvenile adventure novels aimed at male ado... View more info