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TOM SWIFT AND HIS AIR GLIDER
or
Seeking the Platinum Treasure
By
VICTOR APPLETON
CONTENTS
I A Breakdown
II A Daring Project
III The Hand of the Czar
IV The Search
V A Clew from Russia
VI Rescuing Mr. Petrofsky
VII The Air Glider
VIII In a Great Gale
IX The Spies
X Off in the Airship
XI A Storm at Sea
XII An Accident
XIII Seeking a Quarrel
XIV Hurried Flight
XV Pursued
XVI The Nihilists
XVII On to Siberia
XVIII In a Russian Prison
XIX Lost in a Salt Mine
XX The Escape
XXI The Rescue
XXII In the Hurricane
XXIII The Lost Mine
XXIV The Leaking Tanks
XXV Homeward Bound--Conclusion
TOM SWIFT AND HIS AIR GLIDER
CHAPTER I
A BREAKDOWN
"Well, Ned, are you ready?"
"Oh, I suppose so, Tom. As ready as I ever shall be."
"Why, Ned Newton, you're not getting afraid; are you? And after you've
been on so many trips with me?"
"No, it isn't exactly that, Tom. I'd go in a minute if you didn't have
this new fangled thing on your airship. But how do you know how it's
going to work--or whether it will work at all? We may come a cropper."
"Bless my insurance policy!" exclaimed a man who was standing near the
two lads who were conversing. "You'd better keep near the ground, Tom."
"Oh, that's all right, Mr. Damon," answered Tom Swift. "There isn't any
more danger than there ever was, but I guess Ned is nervous since our
trip to the underground city of gold."
"I am not!" indignantly exclaimed the other lad, with a look at the


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