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Issue Details: First known date: 1876... 1876 The Tower on the Tor : A Tale for Boys
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This work is 'the story of a little boy who lives with his grandfather in a ruined old tower on the South-West Coast [of England]. As he grows up to man's estate he goes through many strange adventures by sea and land, eventually becomes a rich man and marries the love of his early youth, as, of course, he was in duty bound.' 'Christmas Books', The Times (25 December 1876): 8.

Notes

  • Not Australian in content.'(Marcie Muir's Australian Children's Books: A Bibliography: Volume One 1774-1972 (1992): 360).
  • Dedication: '"To my readers" written for "Good Things"'.(Marcie Muir's Australian Children's Books: A Bibliography: Volume One 1774-1972 (1992): 360).
  • Users are warned that this work contains terminology that reflects attitudes or language used at the time of publication that are considered inappropriate today.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Edinburgh,
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      Scotland,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      W. P. Nimmo ,
      1876 .
      person or book cover
      Link: 8515583Full text document AustLit Full Text
      Extent: iv, 314,[6]leaves of platesp.
      Description: illus. (b & w)
      Note/s:
      • Digitised by AustLit, 2009, from the collection of State Library Victoria.
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