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Robert Michael Ballantyne

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Book cover: Rivers of IceRivers of Ice
by - ManyBooks ,
On a certain summer morning, about the middle of the present century, a big bluff man, of seafaring aspect, found himself sauntering in a certain street near London Bridge. He was a man of above fifty, but looked under forty...
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Book cover: Jarwin and CuffyJarwin and Cuffy
by - ManyBooks ,
A nineteenth century castaway tale told clearly and swiftly for young readers who want a good story without the usual flowerey style that writers of that century favored. R. M. Ballantyne (1825-1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer.
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Book cover: Post HastePost Haste
by - Nisbet ,
This tale is founded on facts furnished by the Postmaster-General's Annual Reports, and gathered at the General Post-Office of London and its Branches. It is intended to illustrate the subject of postal work and incident throughout the Kingdom.
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Book cover: The Red Man's RevengeThe Red Man's Revenge
by - ManyBooks ,
If ever there was a man who possessed a gem in the form of a daughter of nineteen, that man was Samuel Ravenshaw; and if ever there was a girl who owned a bluff, jovial, fiery, hot-tempered, irascible old father, that girl was Elsie Ravenshaw ...
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Book cover: The Island QueenThe Island Queen
by - ManyBooks ,
Pauline, Otto, and Dominick were children cast into the wild South Seas ocean. The brave Rigonda family of England, however, clung to life on their lifeboat despite the demise of the rest of the castaways, searching for a sail in the distance.
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Book cover: The Coral IslandThe Coral Island
by - Ward, Lock & Co. ,
Three boys are shipwrecked on a remote South Pacific island, they survive in a sometimes deadly, sometimes beautiful new world. Pirates, cannibals, and sharks are only the part of their adventures. A classic high adventure tale of boyhood courage.
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