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ADVENTURES IN MANY LANDS

THE BRAVE DEEDS SERIES

UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME

THE BLACK TROOPERS, AND OTHER STORIES

A RACE FOR LIFE, AND OTHER TALES

NOBLE DEEDS OF THE WORLD'S HEROINES. By Henry Charles Moore.

THROUGH FLOOD AND FLAME. Adventures and Perils of Protestant Heroes. By Henry Charles Moore.

HEROES OF THE GOODWIN SANDS. By the Rev. T. S. Treanor, M.A.

ON THE INDIAN TRAIL, AND OTHER STORIES OF THE CREE AND SALTEAUX INDIANS. By Egerton R. Young.

REMARKABLE ADVENTURES FROM REAL LIFE.

THROUGH FIRE AND THROUGH WATER. By T. S. Millington.

FRANK LAYTON. An Australian Story. By George E. Sargent.

THE REALM OF THE ICE KING. A Narrative of Arctic Exploration. By T. Frost.

THE FOSTER BROTHERS OF DOON. A Tale of the Irish Rebellion. By E. H. Walshe.

THE CAPTAIN'S STORY. By Captain E. F. Brooke Knight.

STEADFAST AND TRUE. By L. C. Silke.

ADVENTURE STORIES: DARING DEEDS ON LAND AND SEA.

HISTORICAL TALES FOR YOUNG PROTESTANTS.

BRAVE SONS OF THE EMPIRE. By Henry Charles Moore.

THE LOG OF A SKY PILOT; or, Work and Adventure around the Goodwin Sands. By T. S. Treanor, M.A.

SAXBY. A Tale of the Commonwealth Time. By Emma Leslie.

WITHIN SEA WALLS. By E. H. Walshe and G. E. Sargent.

THE HEROES OF MOSS HALL SCHOOL. A Public School Story. By E. C. Kenyon.

A GREAT MISTAKE. A Story of Adventure in the Franco German War. By T. S. Millington.

THE TREASURE OF CHIN LOO.

LONDON: THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY.

[Illustration: THE WOUNDED ANIMAL SUDDENLY SPRANG OUT AT ME. See page 59. ]

ADVENTURES IN MANY LANDS

Told by

ALGERNON BLACKWOOD, WILLIAM WEBSTER, ALFRED COLBECK, A. LEE KNIGHT, And Other Writers.

WITH THREE COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS BY F. GILLETT

LONDON

THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY 4 Bouverie Street & 65 St. Paul's Churchyard

CONTENTS

PAGE I

A TERRIBLE ADVENTURE WITH HYENAS 5 By C. Randolph Lichfield

II

THE VEGA VERDE MINE 10 By Charles Edwardes

III

A VERY NARROW SHAVE 20 By John Lang

IV

AN ADVENTURE IN ITALY 31 By J. Kinchin Smith

V

THE TAPU TREE 38 By A. Ferguson

VI

SOME PANTHER STORIES 49 By Various Writers

VII

A MIDNIGHT RIDE ON A CALIFORNIAN RANCH 69 By A. F. Walker

VIII

O'DONNELL'S REVENGE 84 By Frank Maclean

IX

MY ADVENTURE WITH A LION 105 By Algernon Blackwood

X

THE SECRET CAVE OF HYDAS 116 By F. Barford

XI

AN ADVENTURE IN THE HEART OF MALAY LAND 155 By Alexander Macdonald, F.R.G.S.

XII

A WEEK END ADVENTURE 171 By William Webster

XIII

THE DEFLECTED COMPASS 193 By Alfred Colbeck

XIV

IN PERIL IN AFRICA 214 By Maurice Kerr

XV

KEEPING THE TRYST 227 By E. Cockburn Reynolds

XVI

WHO GOES THERE? 245 By Rowland W. Cater

XVII

A DROWNING MESSMATE 257 By A. Lee Knight

XVIII

THE PILOT OF PORT CREEK 266 By Burnett Fallow

ADVENTURES IN MANY LANDS

I

A TERRIBLE ADVENTURE WITH HYENAS

There are many mighty hunters, and most of them can tell of many very thrilling adventures personally undergone with wild beasts; but probably none of them ever went through an experience equalling that which Arthur Spencer, the famous trapper, suffered in the wilds of Africa.

As the right hand man of Carl Hagenbach, the great Hamburg dealer in wild animals, for whom Spencer trapped some of the finest and rarest beasts ever seen in captivity, thrilling adventures were everyday occurrences to him... Continue reading book >>




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