As We Sweep Through The Deep

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William Gordon Stables MD, CM. RN (1840-1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys. After studying medicine at the University of Aberdeen, he served as a surgeon in the Royal Navy. He came ashore in 1875, and settled in Twyford, Berkshire, in England. He wrote over 130 books. The bulk of his large output is boys’ adventure fiction, often with a nautical or historical setting. He also wrote books on health, fitness and medical subjects, and the keeping of cats and dogs. He was a copious contributor of articles and stories to the Boy’s Own Paper. His works include: The Cruise of the Land Yacht ‘Wanderer’ (1886), Born to Wander (1887), The Cruise of the ‘Snowbird’ (1890), Born to Command: A Tale of the Sea and of Sailors (1892), Hearts of Oak (1893), As We Sweep Through the Deep (1893), In Regions of Perpetual Snow (1900), Crusoes of the Frozen North (1901), In Far Bolivia: A Story of a Strange Wild Land (1901), Young Peggy McQueen (1903), The Sauciest Boy in the Service (1905) and The Ivory Hunters (1909). --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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