World's Great Adventure Stories

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Main Details
Credits
Publisher Black's Readers Service Company
Copyright Holder Walter J. Black, Inc.
Contributing Writer Alphonse Daudet
Contributing Writer Guy de Maupassant
Contributing Writer Alexandre Dumas
Contributing Writer H. Rider Haggard
Contributing Writer Leonid Andreyev
Contributing Writer Théophile Gautier
Contributing Writer D. de Pereyra*
Contributing Writer Honoré de Balzac
Series La Comédie humaine
Series Études de mœurs
Series Scènes de la vie militaire
Contributing Writer Robert Louis Stevenson
Contributing Writer Gunner M. Smith
Contributing Writer Hugh Clifford
Contributing Writer Anton Chekhov
Contributing Writer Herman Melville
Contributing Writer Émile Zola
Contributing Writer A. Conan Doyle*
Contributing Writer Victor Hugo
Contributing Writer Christopher Columbus
Contributing Writer Ambrose Bierce
Contributing Writer Pierre Loti
Contributing Writer Rudyard Kipling
Contributing Writer William Morris
Contributing Writer Michael Artzybashev*
Contributing Writer Mark Twain
Contributing Writer Gentile Sermini
Contributing Writer Thomas Paine
Contributing Writer Leo Tolstoi*
Contributing Writer Barry Pain
Contributing Writer Captain F. Marryat*
Contributing Writer Edgar Allan Poe
Contributing Writer Otmar
Contributing Writer Ivan Turgenieff*
Contributing Writer Counsellor F. Gottschalck
Contributing Writer Paul Heyse
Contributing Writer Professor T. Dimsdale*
Contributing Writer Rafael Enriquez
Contributing Writer Paul du Chaillu
Contributing Writer Lothar
Contributing Writer Bret Harte
Contributing Writer Olive Schreiner
Contributing Writer Jonathan Swift
Contributing Writer Carlos Varras
Contributing Writer Voltaire
Contributing Writer Johann Zscokke*
Contributing Writer Jules Verne
Contributing Writer De Lisle Adam*
Contributing Writer Carlo Gozzi
Contributing Writer Karl Von Munchhausen*
Contributing Writer Nathaniel Hawthorne
Contributing Writer Plato
Contributing Writer William Henry Murray
Contributing Writer Cotton Mather
Contributing Writer Doctor J. Grimm
Contributing Writer William Wilkie Collins*
Contributing Writer Egerton Castle
Contributing Writer Joseph Addison
Contributing Writer George M. McCrie
Contributing Writer S. Nowell
Contributing Writer Doctor J. Soffing
Contributing Writer Prosper Merimee*
Contributing Writer W. Clark Russell
Contributing Writer Francois Coppee*
Contributing Writer Arthur Machen
Contributing Writer J. Fenimore Cooper*
Contributing Writer Spitta-Bey*
Contributing Writer Selma Lagerlof*
Contributing Writer Maxim Gorky
Contributing Writer Lewis Tieck*
Contributing Writer Ricardo Palma
Contributing Writer Eugene Field
Contributing Writer Giovanni Boccaccio
Contributing Writer G. R. Widman
Contributing Writer Verner von Heidenstam
Contributing Writer S. R. Crockett
Contributing Writer Carmen Sylva
Contributing Writer Washington Irving
Contributing Writer Alexander S. Pushkin*
Contributing Writer Bernhard Ingemann*
Contributing Writer Chief J. P. Beckworth*
Contributing Writer Charles Reade
Contributing Writer Eberhardt
Contributing Writer Pedro de Alarcon*
Contributing Writer La Motte Fouque*
Contributing Writer Nathaniel P. Willis*
Contributing Writer Nikolai Gogol
Works
Date
Copyright
Format Hardback
Publication Location Roslyn, New York
Genre
Page Count 504 pages
Language English
Chapters VOLUME I
Siege of Berlin — Alphonse Daudet
The White Wolf — Guy de Maupassant
Honor of von Bulow — Alexandre Dumas
Wreck of the Copeland — H. Rider Haggard
The Marseillaise — Leonid Andreyev
Love in a Pool — Theophile Gautier [actually by Robert Reichert ; adapted from a story by Théophile Gautier]
King of the Jungle — D. de Pereyra
A Passion in the Desert — Honore de Balzac
Sire de Maletroit's Door — Robert Louis Stevenson
Capture of the Guerriere — Gunner M. Smith
Quest of the Golden Fleece — Hugh Clifford

VOLUME II
An Adventure — Anton Chekhov
The White Whale — Herman Melville
A Moonlight Adventure — Emile Zola
Ring of Thoth — A. Conan Doyle
Count Mortier, Madman — Victor Hugo
Possession of the Island — Christopher Columbus
Owl Creek Bridge — Ambrose Bierce
Wire of an Icelander — Pierre Loti
Taking of Lungtungpen — Rudyard Kipling
The Lovers — William Morris

VOLUME III
The Doctor — Michael Artzybashev
The Negro Mate — Mark Twain
Lady Cardina — Gentile Sermini
Alexander the Great — Thomas Paine
The Visitor — Persian Nights
Sevastopol — Leo Tolstoi
Moon-Slave — Barry Pain
The Triple Duel — Captain F. Marryat
The Pit and the Pendulum — Edgar Allan Poe
Castle Dumburg — Otmar

VOLUME IV
Foma, the Wolf — Ivan Turgenieff
The Lock Lady — Counsellor F. Gottschalck
The Fury — Paul Heyse
Jack Slade, Bandit — Professor T. Dimsdale
A Coward? — Rafael Enriquez
First Gorilla — Paul du Chaillu
The Arch-Rogue — Lothar
The Outcasts of Poker Flat — Bret Harte
The Hunter — Olive Schreiner
The Dancing Courtiers — Jonathan Swift

VOLUME V
The Crucific — Carlos Varras
An Adventure in India — Voltaire
William Tell — Johann Zscokke
Balloon and Comet — Jules Verne
Torture by Hope — De Lisle Adam
Three Geniuses — Carlo Gozzi
My Strange Adventure — Karl Von Munchhausen
The Gray Champion — Nathaniel Hawthorne
Adventure in the Other World — Plato
Furnace of the Gale — William Henry Murray

VOLUME VI
In Both Camps — War Records
Ocean Pearls — Cotton Mather
The Black Christian — Doctor J. Grimm
Yellow Tiger — William Wilkie Collins
Master Huldebrand — Egerton Castle
A Tale of Jack Freelove — Joseph Addison
By Ford and Flow — George M. McCrie
Captain Coucy — Parisian Papers
The Maid of Bregenz — S. Nowell
Duke Alva — Doctor J. Soffing

VOLUME VII
Taking of the Redoubt — Prosper Merimee
Lazarette — W. Clark Russell
The Young Sheep Herder — Arabian Nights
A Piece of Bread — Francois Coppee
A Society Adventure — Arthur Machen
Corporal Flint's Murder — J. Fenimore Cooper
King of the Emerald Sea — Spitta-Bey
The Outlaws — Selma Lagerlof
A Love Adventure — Maxim Gorky
The Venus-Berg — Lewis Tieck

VOLUME VIII
The Scorpion — Ricardo Palma
Conky Stiles — Eugene Field
The Woman at Corfu — Giovanni Boccaccio
Death of the Arch-Sorcerer — G. R. Widman
Mazeppa's Guide — Verner Von Heidenstam
Smugglers of the Clone — S. R. Crockett
Kiss of Death — Carmen Sylva
The False Venus — Washington Irving
The Shot — Alexander S. Pushkin
Sealed Room — Bernhard Ingemann

VOLUME IX
An Indian Amazon — Chief J. P. Beckworth
Autobiography of a thief — Charles Reade
Queen Zemrouda — Eberhardt
The Gypsy's Prophecy — Pedro de Alarcon
The Black Imp — La Motte Fouque
Cromwell's Pickpocket — Historical Archives
A Chinese Adventure — Nathaniel P. Willis
St. John's Eve — Nikolai Gogol
Notes Printed in the United States of America

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