Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: William Gordon Stables (1840–1910)

Biography: Medical doctor, Royal Navy surgeon, and children's writer. See entry in DNB or Sutherland.

References: DNB; NCBEL; Sutherland

Titles:

  1. Jungle, Peak and Plain: A Boy's Book of Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1877.
  2. The Cruise of the Snowbird: A Story of Arctic Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1882.
  3. Wild Adventures round the Pole: or, The Cruise of the Snowbird crew in the Arrandoon.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1883.
  4. O'er Many Lands, On Many Seas.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1884.
  5. Stanley Grahame, Boy and Man: A Tale of the Dark Continent.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1884.
  6. Kenneth McAlpine: A Tale of Mountain, Moorland, and Sea.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1885.
  7. From Pole to Pole: A Tale of the Sea.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1886.
  8. On Special Service: A Tale of Life at Sea.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1886.
  9. Born to Wander: A Boy's Book of Nomadic Adventures.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1887.
  10. Harry Milvaine: or, The Wanderings of a Wayward Boy.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1887.
  11. In the Land of the Great Snow Bear: A Tale of Love and Heroism.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1887.
  12. From Squire to Squatter: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1888.
  13. Jack Locke: A Tale of the War and the Wave.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1888.
  14. In the Dashing Days of Old: or, The World-Wide Adventures of Willie Grant.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1888.
  15. Harry Wilde: A Tale of the Brine and the Breeze.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1889.
  16. Exiles of Fortune: A Tale of a Far North Land.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1890.
  17. The Mystery of a Millionaire's Grave.  1 vol.  London: Remington, 1890.
  18. By Sea and Land: A Tale of the Blue and the Scarlet.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1890.
  19. The Hermit of the Wilds.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1890.
  20. Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep: A Tale of the Salt, Salt Sea.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1890.
  21. Captain Japp.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1891.
  22. For England, Home, and Beauty: A Story of Battle and the Breeze.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1891.
  23. The Cruise of the Crystal Boat: The Wild, the Weird, the Wonderful.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1891.
  24. 'Twixt School and College: A Tale of Self-Reliance.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1891.
  25. Two Sailor Lads: A Story of Stirring Adventures.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1892.
  26. Born to Command: A Tale of the Sea and of Sailors.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1892.
  27. From Greenland's Icy Mountains: A Tale of the Polar Seas.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1892.
  28. Hearts of Oak: A Story of Nelson and the Navy.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1893.
  29. Just like Jack: A Story of the Brine and the Breeze.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1893.
  30. Children of the Mountains: A Story of Life in Scottish Wilds.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1893.
  31. Facing Fearful Odds: A Tale of Flood and Field.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1893.
  32. As We Sweep Through the Deep: A Story.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1894.
  33. Westward with Columbus.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1894.
  34. On to the Rescue: A Tale of the Indian Mutiny.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1895.
  35. How Jack Mackenzie Won his Epaulettes: A Story.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1895.
  36. From Ploughshare to Pulpit: A Tale of the Battle of Life.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1895.
  37. To Greenland and the Pole: A Story of Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1895.
  38. The Rose of Allandale: A Sensational Story of Love and Crime.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1896.
  39. Shoulder to Shoulder: A Story of the Stirring Times of Old.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1896.
  40. The Pearl Divers and Crusoes of the Sargossa Sea.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1896.
  41. For Life and Liberty: A Story of Battle by Land and Sea.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1896.
  42. In the Land of the Lion and the Ostrich: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1897.
  43. A Fight for Freedom: A Story of the Land of the Tsar.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1897.
  44. A Life on the Ocean Wave: or, The Cruise of the Good Ship Boreas.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1897.
  45. Every Inch a Sailor.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1897.
  46. For Cross or Crescent: A Romance.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1897.
  47. The Island of Gold: A Sailor's Yarn.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1898.
  48. A Girl from the States: A Tale of Love and Intrigue.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1898.
  49. Frank Hardinge: From Torrid Zones to Regions of Perpetual Snow.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1898.
  50. 'Twixt Daydawn and Light: A Tale of the Times of Alfred the Great.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1898.
  51. The Naval Cadet: A Story of Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1898.
  52. Off to Klondyke: or, A Cowboy's Rush to the Gold Fields.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1898.
  53. Courage, True Hearts: The Story of Three Boys.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1899.
  54. Annie o' the Banks o' Dee.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1899.
  55. A Pirate's Gold: A True Story of Buried Treasure.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1899.
  56. Remember the Maine: A Story of the Spanish-American War.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1899.
  57. On War's Red Tide: A Tale of the Boer War.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1900.
  58. Allan Adair: or, Here and There in Many Lands.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1900.
  59. England's Hero Prince: A Story of the Black Prince.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1900.
  60. Kidnapped by Cannibals.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1900.
  61. Crusoes of the Frozen North.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1901.
  62. With Cutlass and Torch: A Story of the Great Slave Coast.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1901.
  63. In Far Bolivia: A Story of a Strange Wild Land.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1901.