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The Life of a Ship - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The Life of a ShipR. M. Ballantyne

Oh! I love the great blue ocean, I love the whistling breeze, When the gallant ship sweeps lightly Across the surging seas. I watched my first ship building; I saw her timbers rise, Until her masts were towering Up in the bright blue skies… more

The Life of a Ship
R. M. Ballantyne
English
The Wild Man of the West - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The Wild Man of the WestR. M. Ballantyne

Chapter One. In which the Reader is introduced to a Mad Hero, a Reckless Lover, and a Runaway Husband—Backwoods Juvenile Training described—The Principles of Fighting fully discussed, and some valuable Hints thrown out. March Marston was ma… more

The Wild Man of the West
R. M. Ballantyne
AMA Publication , English
The Gorilla Hunters - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The Gorilla HuntersR. M. Ballantyne

Chapter One. In which the hunters are introduced. It was five o’clock in the afternoon. There can be no doubt whatever as to that. Old Agnes may say what she pleases—she has a habit of doing so—but I know for certain (because I looked at my… more

The Gorilla Hunters
R. M. Ballantyne
AMA Publication , English
Red Rooney - R. M. Ballantyne
 

Red RooneyR. M. Ballantyne

There is a particular spot in those wild regions which lie somewhere near the northern parts of Baffin’s Bay, where Nature seems to have set up her workshop for the manufacture of icebergs, where Polar bears, in company with seals and Green… more

Red Rooney
R. M. Ballantyne
English
The Fugitives - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The FugitivesR. M. Ballantyne

A group of people from a British ship have gone ashore to stretch their legs, when enemies approach, the ship’s boat retreats to the ship and they are left stranded ashore. The book deals with their efforts to find what they hope will be ci… more

The Fugitives
R. M. Ballantyne
English
Saved by the Lifeboat - R.M. Ballantyne
 

Saved by the LifeboatR.M. Ballantyne

CHAPTER I THE WRECK IN THE BAY ON a dark NovembeT afternoon, not many years ago, Captain Boyns sat smoking Iiis pipe in his own chimney-comer, gazing with a some- what anxious expression at the fire. There was cause for anxiety, for there r… more

Saved by the Lifeboat
R.M. Ballantyne
AMA Publication , English
The Hot Swamp - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The Hot SwampR. M. Ballantyne

Nearly two thousand seven hundred years ago—or somewhere about eight hundred years B.C.—there dwelt a Phoenician sea-captain in one of the eastern sea-ports of Greece—known at that period, or soon after, as Hellas.This captain was solid, sq… more

The Hot Swamp
R. M. Ballantyne
English
The Big Otter - R.M. Ballantyne
 

The Big OtterR.M. Ballantyne

Cold comfort is naturally suggested by a bed of snow, yet I have enjoyed great comfort and much warmth in such a bed.My friend Lumley was particularly fond of warmth and of physical ease, yet he often expressed the opinion, with much emphas… more

The Big Otter
R.M. Ballantyne
R.M. Ballantyne , English
RED ROONEY - R.M. BALLANTYNE
 

RED ROONEYR.M. BALLANTYNE

There is a particular spot in those wild regions which lie somewhere near the northern parts of Baffin’s Bay, where Nature seems to have set up her workshop for the manufacture of icebergs, where Polar bears, in company with seals and Green… more

RED ROONEY
R.M. BALLANTYNE
English
The Life of a Ship - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The Life of a ShipR. M. Ballantyne

Oh! I love the great blue ocean, I love the whistling breeze, When the gallant ship sweeps lightly Across the surging seas. I watched my first ship building; I saw her timbers rise, Until her masts were towering Up in the bright blue skies.

The Life of a Ship
R. M. Ballantyne
English
R. M. Ballantyne Adventure C... - R.M. Ballantyne
 

R. M. Ballantyne Adventure C...R.M. Ballantyne

• Two of R.M. Ballantine’s classic action adventure novels are bound together in this Kindle edition: The Gorilla Hunters and Under The Waves: Diving in Deep Waters

The Gorilla Hunters (1861) The author of The Coral Island brings us anothe… more

R. M. Ballantyne Adventure Classics: The Gorilla Hunters & Under the Waves: Pearl Necklace Books Action Adventure Classics
R.M. Ballantyne
Pearl Necklace Books , English
Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished - R. M. Ballantyne
 

Dusty Diamonds Cut and PolishedR. M. Ballantyne

As so often with Ballantyne there are two concurrent stories in this book. In one of these we meet two little stray and homeless boys in the vicinity of Whitechapel in the East-End of London. These two are rescued from the streets, trained… more

Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished
R. M. Ballantyne
English
Post Haste - R. M. Ballantyne
 

Post HasteR. M. Ballantyne

Chapter One.A Hero and His Worshipper.Once upon a time—only once, observe, she did not do it twice—a widow of the name of Maylands went, in a fit of moderate insanity, and took up her abode in a lonely, tumble-down cottage in the west of Ir… more

Post Haste
R. M. Ballantyne
English
The Fugitives - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The FugitivesR. M. Ballantyne

It is almost allowable, I think, to say that this is a true story, for fiction has only been introduced for the purpose of piecing together and making a symmetrical whole of a number of most interesting facts in regard to Madagascar and th… more

The Fugitives
R. M. Ballantyne
English
Butterfly's Ball and the Gra... - R.M. Ballantyne
 

Butterfly's Ball and the Gra...R.M. Ballantyne

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Come, take up your hats, and away let us hasteTo the Butterfly’s ball and the Grasshopper’s feast;For the trumpeter Gadfly has summoned his crew,And the revels are now only waiting for you. On the smooth-shaven grass by the side of the wood… more

Butterfly’s Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast [Illustrated]
R.M. Ballantyne
English
Blown to Bits - R. M. Ballantyne
 

Blown to BitsR. M. Ballantyne

The extremely violent nature of the volcanic eruption in Krakatoa in 1883, the peculiar beauty of those parts of the eastern seas where the event occurred, the wide-spread influences of the accompanying phenomena, and the tremendous devasta… more

Blown to Bits
R. M. Ballantyne
English
The Red Eric - R. M. Ballantyne
 

The Red EricR. M. Ballantyne

The Tale Begins with the Engaging of a “Tail”—and the Captain Delivers his Opinions on Various Subjects.Captain Dunning stood with his back to the fireplace in the back-parlour of a temperance coffee-house in a certain town on the eastern s… more

The Red Eric
R. M. Ballantyne
English
Six Months at the Cape - R. M. Ballantyne
 

Six Months at the CapeR. M. Ballantyne

Dear Periwinkle,—Since that memorable, not to say miserable, day, when you and I parted at Saint Katherine’s Docks, (see note 1), with the rain streaming from our respective noses—rendering tears superfluous, if not impossible—and the noise… more

Six Months at the Cape
R. M. Ballantyne
English
The Madman and the Pirate - R.M. Ballantyne
 

The Madman and the PirateR.M. Ballantyne

A beautiful island lying like a gem on the breast of the great Pacific—a coral reef surrounding, and a calm lagoon within, on the glass-like surface of which rests a most piratical-looking schooner. Such is the scene to which we invite … more

The Madman and the Pirate
R.M. Ballantyne
English
Gascoyne, The Sandal-Wood Tr... - R. M. Ballantyne
 

Gascoyne, The Sandal-Wood Tr...R. M. Ballantyne

Another R. M. Ballantyne classic! This is a book of wholesome adventure for adult and young adult readers alike.

Gascoyne, The Sandal-Wood Trader: A Tale of the Pacific ($.99 Popular Classics)
R. M. Ballantyne
English

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