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Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung

by Victor Appleton II

Condition: good

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1961. first. hard cover good. Charles Brey. First edition, first printing with cover art that wraps around onto spine. Minor wear to illustrations on spine; corners bumped. Black and white pictorial end papers (Tom looking out window of scientific lab at jet), Tom Swift titles on back to this title. Prior owner's name on first blank page; otherwise, pages clean and unmarked. Grosset and Dunlap hard cover, without dust jacket as issued, 1961 first printing, ISBN: 9780448091181, 188 pages, illustrated by Charles Brey. 8vo (7.5"" x 5"") Starting in 1962 the format of this title changed to a pictorial cover, with a yellow spine. Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung, the New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, #18, by Jim Lawrence, writing as Victor Appleton II. A Jupiter probe missile designed and built by Swift Enterprises on behalf of the United States government has been lost deep in the ocean. Tom Swift Jr. has invented the amazing electronic hydrolung which extracts oxygen from water. Using that and working with the U.S. Navy, Tom and his friend Bud Barclay race against time and the evil Brungarians to recover the missile.

Tom Swift Jr. works with the Navy to recover a Jupiter probe missile designed and built by Swift Enterprises on behalf of the government. However the Brungarians intercept the probe -- and Tom must race against time to recover it from the bottom of the ocean before the Brungarians can steal the probe and its scientific data. As the story unfolds, Tom invents several underwater devices to assist with the recovery and counter the threat of a new stealth submarine developed by the Brungarians.


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