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Racer Boys

Racer Boys

The Racer Boys was a series of six volumes published by Cupples & Leon between 1912 and 1914.   1. The Racer Boys; or, The Mystery of the Wreck (1912)2. The Racer Boys at Boarding School; or, Striving for the Championship (1912)3. The Racer Boys to the Rescue; or, Stirring Days in a Winter Camp […]

Jack Ranger

Jack Ranger

The Jack Ranger series. This series of adventure stories was begun by Cupples & Leon in 1907 and published under the “Clarence Young” name that was used for the popular Motor Boys series begun the year earlier. The Jack Ranger books were fairly expensive offerings in their first years with substantial bindings for a Cupples […]

Hybrid Airship Inspirations: Santos-Dumont

As written previously, this novel combination aircraft was not without a real-life precedent. Most of the inventions in the Tom Swift series are enhancements of real inventions. Although the design was not ultimately successful, the combined aeroplane-dirigibile balloon was an area of interest for several inventors. It is difficult to know precisely which publications were […]