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e-books in W.H.G. Kingston category

Book cover: The Three MidshipmenThe Three Midshipmen
by - E.P. Dutton & Co ,
The book starts with the arrival of three new boys at a boarding school for young gentlemen. Under the influence of various bullies and other schoolboy adversities the three lads learn to stick together, and to look after each other ...
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Book cover: In the Wilds of AfricaIn the Wilds of Africa
by - Thomas Nelson & Sons ,
The hero gets himself a job on board of a vessel, which has a number of misfortunes. She loses several officers, her captain dies, leaving an unsuitable officer in charge. She runs aground near the shore, where the natives slay some of the crew.
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Book cover: Peter the WhalerPeter the Whaler
by - J. W. Lovell company ,
Peter is a naughty teenager, who has got in with friends who encourage poaching. His father confiscates the gun, but one night Peter recovers the gun and has another coaching expedition, during which he is caught by the gamekeepers ...
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Book cover: The Rival CrusoesThe Rival Crusoes
by - ManyBooks ,
The ship is posted to the Far East station but is shipwrecked. Both Dick and Lord Reginald survive the wreck and become 'Crusoes', still with a deadly rivalry. But Reginald is an incompetent, and would not have survived, had not Dick rescued him.
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Book cover: Captain Cook: His Life, Voyages and DiscoveriesCaptain Cook: His Life, Voyages and Discoveries
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This is a biography of the English explorer who was the first European to reach Hawaii, the east coast of Australia, and New Zealand. Cook (1728-1779) made three voyages to the Pacific, recording his experiences with the peoples he encountered.
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Book cover: Adventures in AfricaAdventures in Africa
by - Athelstane e-Books ,
In this book the hero, fresh from school, arrives from England, and joins his uncle, who is a trader with the people of central Africa, bringing the goods obtained down to the south. On this occasion they have been attacked soon after they set out.
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