The Castaway

      W. W. Jacobs
The Castaway

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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    Mr. Hawkins' Humorous Adventures

      Edgar Franklin
Mr. Hawkins Humorous Adventures

Edgar Franklin was the working name used for his publications by US writer Edgar Franklin Stearns (1879-1958), son of Frank Albert Stearns, who wrote as Fred Thorpe; his Mr Hawkins' Humorous Adventures (coll of linked stories 1904), all reprinted from The Argosy, features the eponymous inventor/Scientist comically failing to make a series of devices, such as the pumpless pump, work properly – a tall-tale comic convention found very frequently in late nineteenth-century American magazine fiction; the series continued to 1915 in various of the Frank A Munsey magazines. "The Burden of the Billions" (August-December 1907 All-Story), a novel-length sci-fi tale, deals with mind control.

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    The Toll-House

      W. W. Jacobs
The Toll-House

The Toll-House has a long and terrible history as a place of death. But Jack Barnes doesn't believe in spirits. His travelling companions, Messrs. Meagle, Lester, and White, wager that he might be convinced otherwise if they all spend a night together in the house. Four men go in, but will four come out?W. W. Jacobs was an English author, well-known for his story "The Monkey's Paw."

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    Deserted

      W. W. Jacobs
Deserted

Deserted - Sailor's Knots, Part 1. is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

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    For Better or Worse

      W. W. Jacobs
For Better or Worse

For Better or Worse - Ship's Company, Part 10. is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

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    You Can Search Me

      George V. Hobart
You Can Search Me

Author or co-author of over 50 musical comedies, librettos and plays. Worked as a telegraph operator.Author or co-author of over 50 musical comedies, librettos and plays. Worked as a telegraph operator.Author or co-author of over 50 musical comedies, librettos and plays. Worked as a telegraph operator.

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    The Compleat Bachelor

      Oliver Onions
The Compleat Bachelor

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

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    The Persecution of Bob Pretty

      W. W. Jacobs
The Persecution of Bob Pretty

The Persecution of Bob Pretty - Odd Craft, Part 9. is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

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    Striking Hard

      W. W. Jacobs
Striking Hard

Striking Hard - Deep Waters, Part 10. is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

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    Breaking a Spell

      W. W. Jacobs
Breaking a Spell

Breaking a Spell - Odd Craft, Part 6. is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

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    Admiral Peters

      W. W. Jacobs
Admiral Peters

Admiral Peters - Odd Craft, Part 14. is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of W. W. (William Wymark) Jacobs then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

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    Her Ladyship's Elephant

      Lucretia P. Hale
Her Ladyships Elephant

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

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