WorldCat Identities

Appleton, Victor

Overview
Works: 115 works in 770 publications in 1 language and 39,744 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A652, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Victor Appleton
 
Most widely held works by Victor Appleton
Tom Swift and his undersea search, or, The treasure on the floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton( )

22 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and held by 3,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift and his friend accept an assignment to salvage treasure from a wrecked ship
Tom Swift and his aerial warship, or, The naval terror of the seas by Victor Appleton( )

36 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift among the fire fighters : or, Battling with flames from the air by Victor Appleton( )

24 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift and his air scout : or, Uncle Sam's mastery of the sky by Victor Appleton( )

31 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift and his electric locomotive, or, Two miles a minute on the rails by Victor Appleton( )

26 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift and his sky racer ; or, The quickest flight on record by Victor Appleton( )

26 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift and His Sky Racer is the ninth book in the original Tom Swift series. "Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading.". "These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good.". Tom Swift is the young protagonist in this series of juvenile adventure novels which began in the early
Tom Swift and his submarine boat, or, Under the ocean for sunken treasure by Victor Appleton( )

30 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young hero seeks treasure and finds death-defying adventures on his submarine
Tom Swift and his war tank : or, Doing his bit for Uncle Sam by Victor Appleton( )

29 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift among the diamond makers; or, The secret of Phantom Mountain by Victor Appleton( )

22 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift flies his airship to the mountain tops of Colorado to seek for the secret of the Diamond Makers: criminal scientists who have figured out the formula of manufacturing a limitless fortune in diamonds. But these rogues will stop at nothing to keep their secret. Tom & friends are soon captured and left to die in a collapsing mountain
Tom Swift and his electric runabout, or, The speediest car on the road by Victor Appleton( )

32 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Swift enters an upcoming race with his specially-designed prototype electric race car. But as he makes the final preparations and adjustments, days before the race, he discovers a plot that would bankrupt not only his family, but also everyone else that relies on the local bank (which is the target of a nefarious bank-run scheme). Tom must solve the mystery and stop the criminals behind the plot before he'll test himself on a 500 mile race against some of the best electric cars and skilled drivers in the United States."--Librivox
Tom Swift and his air glider ; or, Seeking the platinum treasure by Victor Appleton( )

27 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Far ranging adventures through the sky over Russia, as Tom and his friends search for the lost Platinum mines ..."--Feedbooks
Tom Swift and his wizard camera; or, Thrilling adventures while taking moving pictures by Victor Appleton( )

23 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of a motion picture company wants to hire Tom to travel around the world and take motion pictures of strange and exotic places
Tom Swift and his big tunnel, or, The hidden city of the Andes by Victor Appleton( )

24 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom lends a hand to a Peruvian construction project, and develops a new blasting powder
Tom Swift in the land of wonders : or, The underground search for the idol of gold by Victor Appleton( )

21 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in English and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom goes on a Honduran treasure hunt, in search of a mysterious golden idol
Tom Swift in the caves of ice, or, The wreck of the airship by Victor Appleton( )

26 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Into the abyss by Victor Appleton( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift must rescue his father when the latter's submarine loses contact with the Swift Enterprises research vessel. Tom, Bud, and Yo are on the S.S. Nestor, a Swift Enterprises research vessel, to witness Mr. Swift testing his submersible, the Verne-1. Mr. Swift plans to use the Verne-1 to place a network of seismometers on the sea floor to detect underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other phenomena that might generate tidal waves on the ocean's surface. But when an unexpected storm hits and the S.S. Nestor looses contact with the Verne-1, it's up to Tom to save his father
The Robot Olympics by Victor Appleton( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift must stop terrorists from ruining the Robot Olympics. Tom's been training his entry, SwiftBot, for the upcoming Robot Olympics -- a major event being sponsored by the White House's Office of Science and Technology. Teenage inventors from around the country will be bringing their homemade robots to compete in a series of athletic competitions. The Road Back, an antiscience terrorist group, has issued a statement condemning the event, and Tom hopes that the tight security at the Robot Olympics will keep TRB from causing trouble. But no such luck. Someone is playing dirty ... and things are going to get dangerous
Tom Swift and his photo telephone, or, The picture that saved a fortune by Victor Appleton( )

25 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and his father are arguing about Tom's latest idea, a photo telephone. Mr. Swift is adamant that the idea won't work, but Tom has some ideas in mind, and refuses to back down. Tom read about a recent news event where a photograph was transmitted over telegraph lines, and there is no functional difference between the wires used for a telephone to those used in telegraphs
Tom Swift and his giant cannon, or, The longest shots on record by Victor Appleton( )

20 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift must construct a cannon large enough to protect the Panama Canal while evading saboteurs
Tom Swift in the city of gold : or, Marvelous adventures underground by Victor Appleton( )

17 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom receives a message from his missionary friend which describes a wonderful lost city, filled with treasures of gold, somewhere deep in the heart of Mexico
 
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Tom Swift and his undersea search, or, The treasure on the floor of the Atlantic
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Tom Swift and his aerial warship, or, The naval terror of the seasTom Swift among the fire fighters : or, Battling with flames from the airTom Swift and his air scout : or, Uncle Sam's mastery of the skyTom Swift and his electric locomotive, or, Two miles a minute on the railsTom Swift and his sky racer ; or, The quickest flight on recordTom Swift and his submarine boat, or, Under the ocean for sunken treasureTom Swift and his war tank : or, Doing his bit for Uncle SamTom Swift among the diamond makers; or, The secret of Phantom Mountain
Alternative Names

controlled identityVardeman, Robert E.

Appleton, Victor II

Languages
English (481)