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Through The Air To The North Pole By Roy Rockwood
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1st of the GREAT MARVEL series by Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, almost certainly prolific writer Howard R. Garis.) In their first adventure, young boys Jack Darrow... More > and Mark Samson are two youths at odds with society. Orphans, they have been turned loose by the system and find themselves with little constructive to do. Until, that is, they have are injured in a train wreck and have a chance encounter with a professor and his negro assistant. This leads to them becomming his assistants as well as he works to finish his electric airship, the Monarch. He intends to use it to travel great distances and have many fine adventures. In it, the professor, his assistant, Washington, Jack, Mark and a game hunter, Andy Suggs, travel north hoping to reach the North Pole. Along the way they encounter strange sights and peoples, find themselves adrift on floating chunks of ice, are arracked by wild animals and the natives of the frozen regions.< Less
Under The Ocean To The South Pole By Roy Rockwood
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2nd of the GREAT MARVEL series by Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate and almost certainly actually aurhor Howard R. Garis). Fresh from their triumph in arriving at the... More > North Pole by airship, Jack Darrow and Mark Samson, Professor Henderson, Andy Sudds, the hinter, and Washington set their sights on reaching the “polar” opposite, but this time in an underwater conveyance, a submarine ship! In England the boys, Jack and Mark, are mistaken for a pair of would-be assassins but escape their Scotland Yard police officer when the trolley they are traveling on crashes. During the voyage they submarine encounters a ghost ship, savages, a volcanic island, fet caught in a whirlpool, find a strange new land under the polar ice, and travel directly under the magnetic South Pole. But, before their travels are complete they submarine is nearly trapped inside a pocket of boiling water. Can they make their escape and get safely back home?< Less
On A Torn-Away World By Roy Rockwood
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6th in the GREAT MARVEL series by Roy Rockwood (house pen name of the Stratemeyer Syndicate). Teenage explorers, Jack Darrow and Mark Samson have conquered airship reravel, submarine travel and even... More > travel into and through space in a projectile ship. They have set foot on Mars and the Moon as well as parts under and over the North and South Poles. Now on their summer break from college, the chums narrowly avoid death in a plunge testing their new airship, the Snowbird. Jack and Mark repair airship and head North, hoping to find a rare plant that grows only in Alaska. But a freak earthquake causes a chunk of the Earth, along with our protagonists, to fly into outer space. They soon befriend an odd man, Phineas Roebach, who can not get it into his head that they were riding on a piece of the old earth far, far above their formerly stable planet. Can their home world reach out and take back what is, by rights, hers? Can our heroes come home safely?< Less
Through Space To Mars By Roy Rockwood
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4th book in the GREAT MARVELS series by Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym used by Stratemeyer Syndicate). Mark and Jack enroll in the Universal Electrical & Chemical College, and meet the... More > inventor Santell Roumann. Santell has discovered a new fuel source called Etherium, and together the group builds a rocket ship and travel to Mars. Their plans almost go for nought when mysterious things begin to happen, including an odd man and a threat. But, they perservere and head for the red planet, Mars. But, once they arrive will their Etherium motor function? Will they fall prey to comets and asteroids along the way? And, once they land—we would hope for a safe landing!—can they take back off and return to their homes? All this plus much more action and adventure await the reader of this tale of the unknown!< Less
Five Thousand Miles Underground By Roy Rockwood
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3rd book in the GREAT MARVELS series by Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate.) Dismantling the dirigible-ship Monarch & the submarine Porpoise, our crew constructs from... More > the combined parts the Flying Mermaid which is both airship & submarine. They leave their home in Maine & head for a region of the South Polar sea where they previously found an opening into the Hollow Earth & fly right in. Deep below the earth they discover a lost race of giants & experience a tremendous lot of adventures involving a murderous plant, weird animals, & a subterranean temple of treasure.Using parts taken from the dirigible-ship Monarch and the submarine Dolphin our crew constructs the Flying Mermaid, an airship-submarine! They take their new vehicle to the South Polar sea and discover an entrance in the Hollow Earth, where they find a lost race of giants, murderous plants, weird animals, and a temple full of treasure…< Less
Lost On The Moon By Roy Rockwood
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5th book in the GREAT MARVELS series from the pen of Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate; most likely Howard R. Garis). After learning of the possibility of diamonds to be... More > found on the Moon, the boys get their space ship, the Annihilator, ready for a voyage to our planet’s closest neighbor. Through a series of accidents, misfortunes and outright acts of evil, their hopes are nearly dashed before they can begin. A mystery man, bent on revenge, is watching them, there is a kidnaping and much more going on they do not like at all! But, once they reach their destination, they not only find themselves lost, but are running out of food, water and their oxygen generating life-torches begin to falter. They discover the pertified remains of a long-dead civilization. And, so very much more!< Less
2 - Dave Dashaway and His HydroPlane By Roy Rockwood
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2nd book in the 5-book series by Roy Rockwood (a house name of the Stratemeyer Syndicate). The Baby Racer was the name of the new aero vehicle. And the Baby Racer was destined to propel Dave... More > Dashaway into an exciting new adventure! Dave Dashaway is a young pilot in the exciting first years of aviation in the early twentieth century when most things that flew with a motor were biplanes. When his father, a noted balloonist, died, a mean old skinflint named Silas Warner had been appointed his guardian. Despite Silas Warner's machinations, Dave's natural love for aeronautics won out, and he'd already had adventures on his way to becoming a well-known pilot. Hiram Dobbs is Dave's friend. Together the two have an even more exciting adventure with hydroplanes on the Great Lakes. It started with a fateful telegram. And then a plane was stolen! But the crooks were in a plot far bigger than just plane theft. Would the next landing for Dave Dashaway be a watery grave?< Less
5 - Dave Dashaway Air Champion By Roy Rockwood
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5th in the 5-book series by Roy Rockwood (house pen name of the Stratemeyer Syndicate.) There are times when being a great aviator pays dividends far beyond what Dave Dashaway gains from flying... More > through the air. Such it is when he is asked to fly a new aeorplane in a competition for the manufacturer. It is he who can show off this new air speedster to its very best. But as he and his friends prepare for the contest, there are those who would sabotage their attempts at even getting to the airgrounds for the contests. Unscrupulous people who would stop at practically nothing. A mystery in the form of stolen and presumed forever lost jewels occupies some of Dave’s chums time and thinking energies, but they are there to help when needed. During the contest, a syndicate bent on winning actively cheats, but Dave would win anyway if it weren’t for a sinking shhip in a lake that he absolutely can not let go down. He sacrifices the race but saves the day and is rewarded when he believes he has failed.< Less
The Wizard of The Sea By Roy Rockwood
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A tale from the year 1900. Mont Folsom is a young man with a thirst for adventure. He finds his way to Nautical Hall and training for the sea. There his first encounter with a bully ends with that... More > miscreant being soundly defeated by our hero. After being rescued while on a test cruise, Mont learns of a "monster" fish under the waves that has sunk a ship. It turns out—if you are not ahead of me—to be a submarine. With his friends and the famous writer who first mentioned the "monster" to him, they are taken aboard the submarine captained by a man who calls himself The Wizard of the Sea. With no options, they accompany the Searcher as she travels under the seas, seeing many sights all the while believing their host to be insane. They seek to find an escape. When they are finally able to gain freedom, the sub tries to ram them and is destroyed. If this all sounds a bit like 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, it is a "retelling" if not outright theft of the plot.< Less
3 - Dave Dashaway and His Giant Airship By Roy Rockwood
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In his third novel of young aviation adventure, our hero, Dave Dashaway, goes through everything about how his new Giant Airship is constructed and how the daring young aviator and his friends made... More > the hazardous journey through the clouds from the new world to the old. As with all of Roy Rockwood's novels for your boys, the tale is told in a way to keep the reader spellbound.< Less

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