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Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung by Victor Appleton II - Hardcover - 1966 - from Bujoldfan and Biblio.com

Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung

by Victor Appleton II

Condition: good+


New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1966. hardcover. good+. Charles Brey. Cover has light wear to ends of spine. Yellow spine pictorial cover, black and white pictorial end papers (Tom looking out window of scientific lab at jet), Tom Swift titles on back to #28, Tom Swift and the Mystery Comet, published in 1966. Brief gift inscription on front paste down. Pages clean and unmarked. Grosset and Dunlap hard cover, without dust jacket as issued, 1961 edition but 1966 printing, ISBN: 9780448091181, 188 pages, illustrated by Charles Brey. 8vo (7.5"" x 5"") Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung, the New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, #18, by Jim Lawrence, writing as Victor Appleton II. 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 foreign government operatives to recover a Jupiter probe missile, which has been lost deep in the ocean.

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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