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    Roy Rockwood. Six Novels, including: Through the Air to the North Pole or The Wonderful Cruise of the Electric Monarch. Illustrated. New York: Cupples & Leon Co., [1906]. Octavo. 240 pages. [6, publisher's ads at the rear]. Frontispiece. Publisher's brown cloth covers stamped in black with a full illustration and single rule. The spine is lettered in black. Colorfully illustrated dust jacket. Top edge red. Illustrated endpapers. Very minor bumping to the corners, slightly rubbed jacket, very small closed tears and a few tiny chips to the edges of the jacket, previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] By Space Ship to Saturn or Exploring the Ringed Planet. Illustrated. New York: Cupples & Leon Company Publishers, [1935]. Octavo. 203 pages. [4, publisher's ads at the rear]. Frontispiece. Publisher's tan cloth covers with the front cover stamped in black with a large illustration and single rule. Spine lettered in black. No dust jacket. Top edge red. Illustrated endpapers. Very minor bumping to the corners, lightly rubbed covers, slightly sunned spine, previous price stamped on the rear pastedown endpaper. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Lost on the Moon or In Quest of the Field of Diamonds. Illustrated. New York: Cupples & Leon Company, [1911]. Octavo. 248 pages. [2, publisher's ads in the rear]. Frontispiece. Publisher's brown cloth covers with a large illustration stamped in black on the front cover. The spine is labeled in black. Illustrated dust jacket. Top edge red. Illustrated endpapers. Very minor bumping to the corners, slight rubbing to the jacket, small tear on the jacket spine, some tiny closed tears and chips to the edges, previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Five Thousand Miles Underground or The Mystery of the Centre of the Earth. Illustrated. New York: Cupples & Leon Company, [1908]. Octavo. 242 pages. [5 publisher's ads at the rear]. A few illustrated plates including the frontispiece. Publisher's dark green cloth covers with the front stamped with a full illustration in red and black. Spine lettered and illustrated in black and red. Illustrated dust jacket with No. 3 on the spine. Small bookseller's ticket affixed to the rear pastedown endpaper. Slightly rubbed jacket, some sunning to the jacket spine, a few small closed tears to the jacket. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] On A Torn-Away World or The Captives of the Great Earthquake. Illustrated. New York: Cupples & Leon Company Publishers, [1913]. Octavo. 246 pages. [3, publisher's ads at the rear]. A few illustrated plates including the frontispiece. Publisher's yellow cloth covers with a large illustration stamped in red and black on the front cover. Spine lettered in red and black. Illustrated dust jacket. No. 6 on the spine of the jacket. Bookseller's ticket affixed to the rear pastedown endpaper. Some minor bumping to the corners, minor rubbing to the covers, slightly rubbed jacket, minor sunning to the jacket spine, tiny closed tears to the edges of the jacket. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] By Air Express to Venus or Captives of a Strange People. Illustrated. New York: Cupples & Leon Company Publishers, [1929]. Octavo. 248 pages. [2, publisher's ads]. A few illustrated plates including the frontispiece. Publisher's light blue cloth covers with a full illustration on the front cover stamped in red and black. Spine lettered and illustrated in black and red. Illustrated dust jacket. No. 8 on the jacket spine. Small bookseller's ticket on the rear pastedown endpaper. Slightly rubbed jacket, minor sunning to the spine, three very tiny closed tears to the edged of the jacket. Altogether a very good copy. These works were produced by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, founded by Edward Stratemeyer (1862 - 1930) in 1906. The house pseudonym Roy Rockwood was utilized for many series, including Deep Sea, Great Marvel, Speedwell Boys, Dave Dashaway, Dave Fearless, and Bomba, the Jungle Boy. The Syndicate released numerous other successful series for both children and adults.

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