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DESCRIPTION: Fifty-nine hardcover fictional children's books with characters created by Edward Stratemeyer. Includes: 1) Fifty-eight original series Tom Swift books by Victor Appleton (a collective house pseudonym for the Stratemeyer Syndicate). Titles include two "Tom Swift and His Airline Express", two "Tom Swift Circling the Globe", "Tom Swift and His Planet Stone", "Tom Swift and His Television Detector", "Tom Swift and His Giant Magnet", "Tom Swift and His Sky Train", two "Tom Swift and His Big Dirigible", two "Tom Swift and His OCean Airport", two "Tom Swift and His House on Wheels", two "Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive", "Tom Swift Among the Fire Fighters", "Tom Swift and His Undersea Search", two "Tom Swift and His Air Scout", "Tom Swift and His War Tank", "Tom Swift and His Chest of Secrets", "Tom Swift and His Great Oil Gusher", "Tom Swift and His Flying Boat", two "Tom Swift and His Air Ship", two "Tom Swift and His Motor Boat", "Tom Swift and His Motorcycle", two "Tom Swift and His Electric Run-About", "Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat", "Tom Swift and His Sky Racer", two "Tom Swift and His Wireless Message", "Tom Swift in the Cave of Ice", two "Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers", two "Tom Swift and His Air Glider", two "Tom Swift in the City of Gold", "Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle", "Tom Swift and His Giant Cannon", two "Tom Swift and Hist Great Search Light", "Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera", two "Tom Swift in Captivity", two "Tom Swift in the Land of Wonder", two "Tom Swift and Hid Big Tunnel", two "Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship", "Tom Swift and His Photo Telephone", and "Tom Swift and His Talking Pictures". Publication dates range from 1910 -1934. 2) "Shorthand Tom and the Reporter Or, The Exploits of a Smart Boy" by Edward Stratemeyer published in 1987 by the Donohue Brothers. Stratemeyer (1862-1930) was an American Publisher and writer of children's fiction most notable for his creation of several fictional book series for juveniles including, but not limited to The Rover Boys, The Bobbsey Twins, The Hardy Boys, and the Nancy Drew Series. MEASUREMENTS: Ranges from 5-1/4" x 7-1/2" x 1-1/8" to 5-1/2" x 8" x 1-1/2". CONDITION: General overall wear as expected with age and use including tears, toning, loosening of and/or losses to bindings, tape repairs, creasing, and previous owner notations made in marker, pen or pencil to the binding or first end papers. Seven books with dust jackets.

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59 Children's Books Incl Tom Swift Series

Estimate $50 - $100Nov 26, 2017