WorldCat Identities

Optic, Oliver 1822-1897

Overview
Works: 495 works in 2,745 publications in 2 languages and 26,214 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Bibliographies  Adventure stories, American  Adventure stories  Dime novels 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.A22, FIC
Publication Timeline
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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( )

12 editions published between 1858 and 2018 in English and held by 2,112 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
Now or never; or, The adventures of Bobby Bright, a story for young folks by Oliver Optic( )

14 editions published between 1856 and 2017 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lieutenant at eighteen by Oliver Optic( )

4 editions published between 1895 and 1896 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deck Lyon is promoted to the rank of lieutenant even though he is only eighteen." -- preface
Haste and waste, or, The young pilot of Lake Champlain : a story for young people by Oliver Optic( )

11 editions published between 1867 and 1894 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1895 and 2018 in English and held by 376 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
Fighting Joe, or, The fortunes of a staff officer : a story of the great rebellion by Oliver Optic( )

29 editions published between 1865 and 1893 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1866 and 2017 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work and win, or, Noddy Newman on a cruise : a story for young people by Oliver Optic( )

40 editions published between 1865 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 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
Outward bound, or, Young America afloat : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

33 editions published between 1866 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...The Ship Young America sails for Europe, with a school of eighty-seven boys aboard her, who pursue the studies of a school, and at the same time work the ship across the Atlantic, being amenable to regular naval discipline." -- Lee & Shepard advertisement
The boat club, or, The Bunkers of Rippleton : a tale for boys by Oliver Optic( Book )

77 editions published between 1854 and 2020 in English and French and held by 321 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
The Yankee middy, or, The adventures of a naval officer : a story of the Great Rebellion by Oliver Optic( )

23 editions published between 1863 and 2017 in English and held by 314 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
Red cross, or, Young America in England and Wales : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

18 editions published between 1867 and 2017 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

42 editions published between 1863 and 2018 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1868 and 2016 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1863 and 2017 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1867 and 2017 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume continues the history of the academy ship and her crew of boys, with their trips into the Interior as well as voyages along the coast of Ireland and Scotland. " -- Lee & Shepard advertisement
Outward bound; or, Young America afloat. A story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

12 editions published between 1866 and 2012 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Besides a full description of the routine and discipline of the ship as an educational and reformatory institution the volume contains a rather free expos of the follies and frailties of youth but their vices are revealed to suggest the remedy
Down the Rhine, or, Young America in Germany : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

19 editions published between 1869 and 1899 in English and held by 262 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
Palace and cottage, or, Young America in France and Switzerland : a story of travel and adventure by Oliver Optic( )

22 editions published between 1868 and 2017 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Across India, or, Live boys in the Far East
Covers
Outward bound; or, Young America afloat. A story of travel and adventure
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

Ashton, Warren T.

McCormick, Brooks

Optic, Oliver 1822-1897

Languages
English (516)

French (1)