Sunday, 7 January 2007

Books published by Hyatt Verrill

Owned Wanted Web Available

  1. A-B-C of Automobile Driving 1916
  2. Along New England Shores 1936
  3. Amateur Carpenter The
  4. America's Ancient Civilizations 1953 with Ruth Verrill
  5. An American Crusoe : A Record of Remarkable Adventures on a Desert Island with Only a Jackknife 1914 (Juvenile)
  6. American Indian; North, South and Central America, The 1927 Web Available
  7. Barton's Mills : A Saga of the Maine Pioneers 1932 (fiction)
  8. Before the Conquerors: a Modern Adventure in the Land of the Incas 1935 (fiction)
  9. Book of the Sailboat, The: How to Rig, Sail and Handle Small Boats 1916
  10. Book of Camping 1917
  11. Book of The Motor-Boat The 1916
  12. Book of the West Indies, The 1917 Web Available
  13. Boy Adventurers In The Forbidden Land, The 1922
  14. Boy Adventurers In the Land of the Monkey Men, The 1923
  15. Boy Adventurers In The Land Of El Dorado, The 1923
  16. Boy Adventurers In The Unknown Land, The 1924
  17. Boys' Book of Buccaneers The 1923 (fiction)
  18. Boys' book of Carpentry, The 1915
  19. Boys Book of Whalers 1922
  20. Boy Collector’s Handbook The 1915
  21. Boys Outdoor Vacation Book. The 1915
  22. Bridge of Light The 1950 (first was pulp Amazing Stories Quarterly 1929 Fall then a book)
  23. Carib Gold 1938 (fiction) (see also Treasure of Bloody Gut, same book retitled)
  24. Cruise of the Cormorant 1915
  25. Cuba of Today 1931
  26. Cuba Past and Present 1914
  27. Deep Sea Hunters in the Frozen Seas 1923 (Juvenile)
  28. Deep Sea Hunters In The South Seas 1924
  29. Deep Sea Hunters Adventures on a Whaler, The 1922
  30. Foods America Gave the World 1937
  31. The Golden City, A Tale of Adventure in Unknown Guiana. 1916
  32. Gasoline Engine Book for Boys 1930
  33. Gasolene Engines Their operation, use and care The Norman W. Henley Publishing Company., 1912
  34. Getting together with Latin America 1918 Web Available
  35. Great Conquerors of South and Central America 1929
  36. Harper's Aircraft Book, Why Aeroplanes Fly, How to Make Models, And All About Aircraft, Little and Big 1913
  37. Harper's Book for Young Gardeners 1914
  38. Harper's Book for Young Naturalists 1913
  39. Harper’s Gasoline Engine Book New York Harper & Brothers 1914
  40. Harper's Wireless Book/ How to Use Electricity in Telegraphing, Telephoning, and the Transmission of Power 1913
  41. Heart of Old New England, The 1936
  42. Home Radio, The: Up to Date. How to Make and Use It 1922
  43. How to Operate a Motor Car 1918
  44. In Morgans Wake 1915
  45. In the Wake of the Buccaneers 1923 (Childrens)
  46. Incas Treasure House, The 1936 (fiction) Herrap (UK)
  47. Inquisition, The 1931
  48. Islands & Their Mysteries 1920 Web Available
  49. Isles of Spice and Palm 1915
  50. Jamaica of today 1931
  51. Jungle Chums; A Story Of A Boy's Adventures In British Guiana 1916 (Juvenile)
  52. Knots, Splices and Rope Work 1912
  53. Lost Treasure: True Tales of Hidden Hoards. 1930
  54. Love Stories Of Some Famous Pirates 1924
  55. Marooned in the Forest: The Story of a Primitive Fight for Life 1916 (fiction)
  56. Minerals, metals and gems 1939
  57. My Jungle Trails 1937
  58. Ocean and its Mysteries The 1916
  59. Old Civilizations in the New World 1929 Web Available
  60. Our Indians: The Story of the Indians of The United States 1935
  61. Panama Of Today 1927
  62. Panama Past and Present 1921
  63. Pets for Pleasure and Profit 1915
  64. Perfumes and Spices: Including an Account of Soaps and Cosmetics 1940
  65. Porto Rico past and present and San Domingo of today 1914
  66. Radio for Amateurs 1922 – This book appears to be the initiating book to ‘Radio Amateurs Handbook’, the bible for ‘ham’ radio.
  67. Radio Detectives In The Jungle, The 1922 Appleton
  68. Radio Detectives The (Childrens series) 1922 (juvenile fiction)
  69. Radio Detectives Southward Bound 1922
  70. Radio Detectives under the Sea, The 1922
  71. Real Americans, The 1954
  72. Real Story of the Pirate, The 1923
  73. Real Story of the Whaler 1916
  74. Rivers and Their Mysteries 1922
  75. Romantic and historic Florida 1935
  76. Romantic and historic Maine 1933 (Maine Folk Tales)
  77. Romantic and historic Virginia 1935
  78. Savage Land, The 1955 (Published overseas; may be the American Indian as it described as Appleton 1927 originally; may be Barton Mills)
  79. Secret Treasure: Hidden Riches of the British Isles - 1931
  80. Shell collector's handbook 1950
  81. Smugglers and Smuggling - 1924
  82. South and Central American trade conditions of to day. 1914
  83. Strange animals and their stories. Animals in armor. The land of Marsupials. Topsyturvy creatures. Behemoths of Scripture. Giants who took to the sea. Camels of the Andes. The strangest animal of all. 1939
  84. Strange birds and their stories 1938
  85. Strange creatures of the sea 1955
  86. Strange Customs, Manners, and Beliefs: A Remarkable Account of Curious Beliefs and Odd Superstitions, Strange Ways of Living, and Amazing Customs and 1946
  87. Strange Fish and Their Stories 1938
  88. Strange Insects and Their Stories 1937
  89. Strange prehistoric animals and their stories... 1948
  90. Strange Reptiles And Their Stories 1937
  91. Strange Sea Shells and their stories. 1936
  92. Strange Story of our Earth, The 1952
  93. They Found Gold; the story of successful treasure hunts. 1936
  94. Thirty years in the jungle 1929
  95. Trail of the Cloven Foot, The 1918
  96. Trail of the White Indians 1920
  97. Treasure of Bloody Gut, The 1937 (Juvenile Fiction) (see Carib Gold, same book retitled)
  98. Uncle Abner's Legacy 1915 (Juvenile)
  99. Under Peruvian Skies 1930
  100. West Indies of Today 1931
  101. When the Moon Ran Wild (serial) UK Paperback 1962 (Ray Ainsbury) Amazing Quarterly 1931 Winter
  102. Wonder Creatures of the Sea 1940
  103. Wonder Plants and Plant Wonders 1939
  104. Young Collector's Handbook, The

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As an armed forces brat, we lived in Rockcliff (Ottawa), Namao (Edmonton), Southport (Portage La Prairie), Manitoba, and Dad retired to St. Margaret's Bay, NS.
Working with the Federal Govenment for 25 years, Canadian Hydrographic Service, mostly. Now married to Gail Kelly, with two grown children, Luke and Denyse. Retired to my woodlot at Stillwater Lake, NS, on the rainy days I study the life and work of A. Hyatt Verrill 1871-1954.