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Optic, Oliver 1822-1897

Overview
Works: 457 works in 2,456 publications in 2 languages and 22,693 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Bibliography  War fiction  Novels  Adventure stories, American  Adventure stories  Dime novels 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.A22, FIC
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Most widely held works by Oliver Optic
Poor and proud : or, The fortunes of Katy Redburn, a story for young folks by Oliver Optic( )

9 editions published between 1858 and 2007 in English and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pride and poverty do not seem to agree with each other but there is a pride which is not irreconcilable with the humblest station
The boat club, or, The Bunkers of Rippleton : a tale for boys by Oliver Optic( Book )

88 editions published between 1854 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 438 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
Fighting Joe, or, The fortunes of a staff officer : a story of the great rebellion by Oliver Optic( )

25 editions published between 1865 and 1893 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lieutenant at eighteen by Oliver Optic( )

4 editions published between 1895 and 1896 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1863 and 2018 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

54 editions published between 1855 and 1911 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across India, or, Live boys in the Far East by Oliver Optic( )

11 editions published between 1895 and 2018 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A few days out from the port of departure a stirring event a catastrophe of the sea adds three very important personages to the cabin passengers of the Guardian-Mother
Brave old salt, or, Life on the quarter deck : a story of the great rebellion by Oliver Optic( )

25 editions published between 1866 and 2010 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1867 and 1895 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1872 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Academy Squadron begins another tour of Europe, this time in Prussia and Russia
Outward bound, or, Young America afloat : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

27 editions published between 1866 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1865 and 2012 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to The soldier boy. Sequel: Fighting Joe
In doors and out, or, Views from the chimney corner by Oliver Optic( )

21 editions published between 1854 and 1970 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freaks of fortune, or, Half round the world by Oliver Optic( )

17 editions published between 1868 and 2016 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Levi Fairfield undertakes a perilous voyage to Australia in the Starry Flag in pursuit of the woman he loves
Dikes and ditches, or, Young America in Holland and Belgium : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

24 editions published between 1868 and 2016 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1863 and 1899 in English and held by 251 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
Palace and cottage, or, Young America in France and Switzerland : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

20 editions published between 1868 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sailor boy, or, Jack Somers in the navy : a story of the Great Rebellion by Oliver Optic( )

26 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Make or break; or, The rich man's daughter by Oliver Optic( )

16 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MAKE OR BREAK, is the fifth of the serial stories published in OUR BOYS AND GIRLS - a magazine which has become so much the pet of the author, that he never sits down to write a story for it without being impressed by a very peculiar responsibility. Twenty thousand youthful faces seem to surround him, crying out for something that will excite their minds, and thrill their very souls, while a calmer, holier voice, speaking in the tones of divine command, breathes gently forth, Feed my lambs
Haste and waste, or, The young pilot of Lake Champlain : a story for young people by Oliver Optic( )

30 editions published between 1866 and 2018 in English and held by 238 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 (536)

French (1)