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Tom Swift and His Jetmarine  (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #2) by  Victor II Appleton - Hardcover - Early Reprint - 1954 - from Orielis' Books and Biblio.com

Tom Swift and His Jetmarine (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #2)

by Appleton, Victor II

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1954. Early Reprint. Hardcover. 208 pp. Mattson & Davis Format #1 (textured composition binding, medium blue boards, dark blue lettering on front and spine, plain except for a dark-blue illustration of Tom Swift Jr.' s head in upper-right center of front board, superimposed over a blueprint. Pictorial endpapers in blue and white, depicting Tom at the window of his flying lab. Frontispiece and several full- or partial-page internal illustrations on plain paper. No jacket.
Lists inside to Tom Swift and the Phantom Satellite, which gives a likely publication date of 1957. Spine cocked, separating at back hinge, corners worn with a fair amount of edge wear and rubbing. Text is clean and unmarked. Reading copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 208 pages;

"The Jetmarine, the second great invention of Tom Swift Jr., takes the young inventor into a desperate battle with bold modern pirates who have been ravaging the sea lanes off our southern coast. The atom-powered, two-man submarine is launched just in time for Tom and his pal Bud to set out to rescue Tom's father, who has fallen into the hands of the pirates. The wily enemy pulls no punches in trying to wreck the amazing jetmarine that out speeds any sub and is able to plunge miles to the ocean floor. Breathtaking running battles through hurricanes and gunfire, thrilling struggles with undersea monsters, imprisonment and escape from the pirate stronghold are part of the excitement of this second book in the new Tom Swift Jr. series."
Age Level: Grades 4-10 .


Tempo #14603.


  • Bookseller: Orielis' Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8404
  • Title: Tom Swift and His Jetmarine (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #2)
  • Author: Appleton, Victor II
  • Illustrator: Kaye, Graham
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+ with no dust jacket
  • Edition: Early Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: Vintage Children's Fiction, Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction, Tom Swift (fictitious Character), Bud Barclay (fictitious Character), Chow The Cook (fictitious Character), Shopton (imaginary Place), Caribbean


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