WorldCat Identities

Appleton, Victor

Overview
Works: 100 works in 705 publications in 1 language and 40,388 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
Into the abyss by Victor Appleton( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 429 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 405 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
Rocket racers by Victor Appleton( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom is teaming up with his pals Yo and Bud to test out his new Swift-Racer, a rocket-powered plane built for speed. There's a competition coming up and Tom thinks the Swift-Racer is advanced enough to set a new record in the world of rocket racing. He and Yo can't wait to see how it stacks up to the competition. Plus the contest will reunite Tom with some of the friends he made when he competed in the Robot Olympics
Tom Swift and his aerial warship, or, The naval terror of the seas by Victor Appleton( Book )

31 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 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 glider; or, Seeking the platinum treasure by Victor Appleton( Book )

20 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 129 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 electric runabout, or, The speediest car on the road by Victor Appleton( Book )

27 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 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 war tank : or, Doing his bit for Uncle Sam by Victor Appleton( Book )

26 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 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( Book )

28 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 117 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 in the land of wonders : or, The underground search for the idol of gold by Victor Appleton( Book )

26 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in English and held by 115 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( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A $10,000 prize lures Tom into competing at a local aviation meet at Eagle Park. Tom is determined to build the fastest plane around, but his plans mysteriously disappear, which means Tom must redesign his new airplane from the beginning
Tom Swift and his big tunnel, or, The hidden city of the Andes by Victor Appleton( Book )

25 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor Swyington Bumper seemed to live in a region all by himself. Though he was on board the Bellaconda, he might just as well have been in an airship, or riding along on the back of a donkey, as far as his knowledge, or recognition, of his surroundings went. He seemed to be thinking thoughts far, far away, and he was never without a book--either a bound volume or a note-book. In the former he buried his hawk-like nose"--Publisher's website
Tom Swift and his wizard camera; or, Thrilling adventures while taking moving pictures by Victor Appleton( Book )

20 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fourteenth of Victor Appleton's original Tom Swift novels, Tom is engaged to construct an electric motion-picture camera and gather newsreel footage
Tom Swift and his submarine boat, or, Under the ocean for sunken treasure by Victor Appleton( Book )

23 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young hero seeks treasure and finds death-defying adventures on his submarine
Tom Swift among the fire fighters : or, Battling with flames from the air by Victor Appleton( Book )

20 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and held by 101 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 in the caves of ice, or, The wreck of the airship by Victor Appleton( Book )

20 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and held by 100 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 undersea search, or, The treasure on the floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton( Book )

21 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift and his friend accept an assignment to salvage treasure from a wrecked ship
Tom Swift and his photo telephone, or, The picture that saved a fortune by Victor Appleton( Book )

20 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not only an inventor, Tom Swift is a talented mechanic with a special love for airships and airplanes
Tom Swift among the diamond makers; or, The secret of Phantom Mountain by Victor Appleton( Book )

18 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and held by 95 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 locomotive, or, Two miles a minute on the rails by Victor Appleton( Book )

21 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and held by 94 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 giant cannon, or, The longest shots on record by Victor Appleton( Book )

26 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift must construct a cannon large enough to protect the Panama Canal while evading saboteurs
 
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Into the abyss
Alternative Names

controlled identityVardeman, Robert E.

Appleton, Victor II

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English (417)

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The Robot OlympicsRocket racersTom Swift and his aerial warship, or, The naval terror of the seasTom Swift and his air glider; or, Seeking the platinum treasureTom Swift and his electric runabout, or, The speediest car on the roadTom Swift and his war tank : or, Doing his bit for Uncle SamTom Swift and his air scout : or, Uncle Sam's mastery of the skyTom Swift in the land of wonders : or, The underground search for the idol of gold