WorldCat Identities

Optic, Oliver 1822-1897

Overview
Works: 351 works in 2,150 publications in 2 languages and 19,996 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories, American  Dime novels  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.A22, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oliver Optic
Now or never; or, The adventures of Bobby Bright, a story for young folks by Oliver Optic( Book )

68 editions published between 1856 and 2006 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boat club, or, The Bunkers of Rippleton : a tale for boys by Oliver Optic( Book )

62 editions published between 1852 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nineteenth-century novel recounting the conflict between a teenage boy and his father when the former commits what he thinks is a charitable act
Try again; or, The trials and triumphs of Harry West. A story for young folks by Oliver Optic( Book )

60 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little by little : or, The cruise of the Flyaway ; a story for young folks by Oliver Optic( Book )

52 editions published between 1860 and 2007 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All aboard : or, Life on the lake : a sequel to "The boat club," by Oliver Optic( Book )

41 editions published between 1855 and 2005 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yankee middy, or, The adventures of a naval officer : a story of the Great Rebellion by Oliver Optic( Book )

30 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yankee middy is a sequel to The sailor boy, and traces the career of Jack Somers, as an officer, from the Naval Academy through his promotion to the rank of ensign
Fighting Joe, or, The fortunes of a staff officer : a story of the great rebellion by Oliver Optic( Book )

33 editions published between 1865 and 2000 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In school and out : or, The conquest of Richard Grant : a story for young people by Oliver Optic( Book )

36 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young lieutenant, or, The adventures of an army officer : a story of the Great Rebellion by Oliver Optic( Book )

21 editions published between 1865 and 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich and humble, or, The mission of Bertha Grant : a story for young people by Oliver Optic( Book )

33 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In doors and out, or, Views from the chimney corner by Oliver Optic( Book )

20 editions published between 1854 and 1903 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outward bound, or, Young America afloat : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( Book )

23 editions published between 1866 and 2005 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shamrock and thistle, or, Young America in Ireland and Scotland : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( Book )

20 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brave old salt, or, Life on the quarter deck : a story of the great rebellion by Oliver Optic( Book )

23 editions published between 1866 and 2012 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red cross, or, Young America in England and Wales : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( Book )

18 editions published between 1867 and 1895 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down the Rhine, or, Young America in Germany : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( Book )

17 editions published between 1869 and 2016 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story concludes the series about the Academy Squadron on its first voyage to Europe. In this installment, the students and their friends venture down the Rhine River
Work and win; or, Noddy Newman on a cruise. A story for young people by Oliver Optic( Book )

30 editions published between 1865 and 2016 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noddy Newman, an orphan without moral education as a ward of the Grant family and under tender care of Bertha Grant, runs away with the circus, and later ships out on a schooner bound for Hawaii. With the influence of filial devotion from the captain's daughter, Mollie, Noddy develops a gentle and Christian character
Dikes and ditches, or, Young America in Holland and Belgium : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( Book )

21 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern lands, or, Young America in Russia and Prussia : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( Book )

18 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Academy Squadron begins another tour of Europe, this time in Prussia and Russia
Poor and proud : or, The fortunes of Katy Redburn, a story for young folks by Oliver Optic( Book )

32 editions published between 1854 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAdams, William T. (William Taylor), 1822-1897

controlled identityAshton, Warren T., 1822-1897

controlled identityMcCormick, Brooks, 1822-1897

controlled identityWinterton, Gayle, 1822-1897

Adams, William T

Adams, William Taylor

Adams, William Taylor 1822-1897

McCormick, Brooks

Optic, Oliver 1822-1897

Languages
English (668)

French (2)