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Dick Hamilton's Airship

or, A Young Millionaire in the Clouds

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Author: Howard R. Garis (Victor Appleton)
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,598 / 177 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.6
LoC Categories: PZ, TL
Series: Dick Hamilton
Downloads: 1,272 2803

This new book is just brimming over with hair-raising adventures of Dick Hamilton in his new airship. It tells houw Dick built an airship to compete in a twenty thousand dollar prize contest, and of many adventures he experiences.

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My second volume, entitled, "Dick Hamilton's Cadet Days, Or, The Handicap of a Millionaire's Son," deals with our hero's activities at the Kentfield Military Academy. This was a well-known school, at the head of which was Colonel Masterly. Major Henry Rockford was the commandant, and the institution turned out many first-class young men, with a groundwork of military training. The school was under the supervision of officers from the regular army, the resident one being Major Webster.

Dick had rather a hard time at Kentfield--at first--for he had to get over the handicap of being a millionaire. But how he did it you may read, and, I trust, enjoy.

In "Dick Hamilton's Steam Yacht; Or, A Young Millionaire and the Kidnappers," Dick got into a "peck of trouble," to quote his chum, Innis Beeby. But the rich youth finally triumphed over the designs of Uncle Ezra, and was able to foil some plotters.

"Dick Hamilton's Football Team; Or, A Young Millionaire On the Gridiron," tells of the effort



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