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Captain Mayne Reidís Work

U.S. First Edition Books
(All U.S. editions are single volume.)

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War Life: or, The Adventures of a Light Infantry Officer (New York: A. J. Townsend, 1849).

The Scalp Hunters: or, Romantic Adventures in Northern Mexico (Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, 1851).

The Boy Hunters: or, Adventures in Search of a White Buffalo (Boston: Ticknor, 1854).

The Forest Exiles: or, The Perils of a Peruvian Family Amid the Wilds of the Amazon (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1855).

The Rifle Rangers: or, Adventures of an Officer in Southern Mexico (New York: De Witt, 1855).

The Hunter's Feast: or, Conversations Around the Camp Fire (New York: De Witt & Davenport, 1856).

The Quadroon: or, A Lover's Adventure in Louisiana (New York: De Witt, 1856); republished as Love's Vengeance (New York: Carleton, 1880).

The Bush Boys: or, The History and Adventures of a Cape Farmer and His Family in the Wild Karoos of Southern Africa (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1856).

The Young Voyageurs: or, The Boy Hunters in the North (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1857).

The Young Yšgers: or, A Narrative of Hunting Adventure in Southern Africa (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1857).

The Plant Hunters: or, Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858).

The War Trail: or, The Hunt of the Wild Horse (New York: De Witt, 1858).

Ran Away to Sea: An Autobiography for Boys (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858).

The Boy Tar: or, A Voyage in the Dark (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1859).

Odd People: Being a Popular Description of Singular Races of Man (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860); also published as The Man-Eaters and Other Odd People (New York: Miller, 1860).

Bruin: or, The Grand Bear Hunt (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1861).

The Wild Huntress: or, Love in the Wilderness (New York: De Witt, 1862); republished as Wild Huntress: or, The Big Squatter's Vengeance (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1882).

The Maroon: or, Planter Life in Jamaica (New York: De Witt, 1864).

The Desert Home: or, The Adventures of a Lost Family in the Wilderness (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1864).

The Cliff Climbers: or, The Lone Home in the Himalayas (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1864).

The Ocean Waifs: A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1864).

The Boy Slaves (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865).

Afloat in the Forest: or, A Voyage among the Tree-Tops (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1866).

The Giraffe Hunters (Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1866).

The Headless Horseman: A Strange Tale of Texas (New York: De Witt, 1867).

The White Gauntlet: A Romance (New York: Carleton, 1868).

The Rival Captains (New York: Munro, 1868).

The Child Wife: A Tale of the Two Worlds (New York: Sheldon, 1869).

The Planter Pirate: A Souvenir of the Mississippi (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1868); republished as The Land Pirates: or, The League of Devil's Island (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1879).

The Creole Forger: A Tale of the Crescent City (New York: Munro, 1868).

The Helpless Hand: or, Backwoods Retribution (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1868); published in the United Kingdom as The Fatal Cord: A Tale of Backwoods Retribution.

The White Squaw (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1868); combined with The Yellow Chief and republished as Blue Dick: or, The Yellow Chief's Vengeance (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1879); The White Squaw and The Yellow Chief published together in the United Kingdom as The White Squaw and the Yellow Chief.

The Yellow Chief (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1869); combined with The White Squaw and republished as Blue Dick: or, The Yellow Chief's Vengeance (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1879); The White Squaw and The Yellow Chief published together in the United Kingdom as The White Squaw and the Yellow Chief.

The Castaways: A Story of Adventure in the Wilds of Borneo (New York: Sheldon, 1870).

The Cuban Patriot: or, The Beautiful Creole. An Episode of the Cuban Revolution (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1873).

The Island Pirate: A Tale of the Mississippi (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1874).

Osceola, the Seminole: or The Red Fawn of the Flower Land (New York: Carleton, 1875); published in the United Kingdom as Oceola and The Half Blood.

The Spectre Barque: A Tale of the Pacific (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1879); published in the United Kingdom as The Flag of Distress: A Story of the South Sea.

The Lone Ranche: A Tale of the "Staked Plain" (New York: Carleton, 1884).

The Queen of the Lakes: A Romance of the Mexican Valley (London: W. Mullan, 1880).

The Ocean Hunters: or, The Chase of Leviathan. A Romance of Perilous Adventure (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1881); published in the United Kingdom as The Chase of Leviathan: or, Adventures in the Ocean.

The Gold Seeker's Guide: or, The Lost Mountain (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1882); published in the United Kingdom as The Lost Mountain: A Tale of Sonora.

The Finger of Fate: A Romance (New York: Munro, 1888); published in the United Kingdom under original title and also as The Star of Empire.

No Quarter! (New York: Hurst, 1888).

Cris Rock: or, A Lover in Chains (New York: R. Bonner, 1889); published in the United Kingdom as The Free Lances.

The Naturalist in Siluria (Philadelphia: Gebbie, 1890).


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