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TOM SWIFT AND HIS WIZARD CAMERA
or
Thrilling Adventures While Taking Moving Pictures
by
VICTOR APPLETON
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I A STRANGE OFFER
II A MAN IN THE SNOW BANK
III TOM MAKES UP HIS MIND
IV HELD FAST
V TOM GETS A WARNING
VI TRYING THE CAMERA
VII WHAT THE CAMERA CAUGHT
VIII PHOTOS FROM THE AIRSHIP
IX OFF FOR INDIA
X UNEXPECTED EXCITEMENT
XI AN ELEPHANT STAMPEDE
XII THE LION FIGHT
XIII A SHOT IN TIME
XIV IN A GREAT GALE
XV SNAPPING AN AVALANCHE
XVI TELEGRAPH ORDERS
XVII SUSPICIOUS STRANGERS
XVIII THE NATIVE BATTLE
XIX A HEAVY LOSS
XX AFTER THE ENGLISHMEN
XXI THE JUNGLE FIRE
XXII A DANGEROUS COMMISSION
XXIII AT THE VOLCANO
XXIV THE MOLTEN RIM
XXV THE EARTHQUAKE--CONCLUSION
TOM SWIFT AND HIS WIZARD CAMERA
CHAPTER I
A STRANGE OFFER
"Some one to see you, Mr. Tom."
It was Koku, or August, as he was sometimes called, the new giant
servant of Tom Swift, who made this announcement to the young inventor.
"Who is it, Koku?" inquired Tom, looking up from his work-bench in the
machine shop, where he was busy over a part of the motor for his new
noiseless airship. "Any one I know? Is it the 'Blessing Man?'" for so
Koku had come to call Mr. Damon, an eccentric friend of Tom's.
"No, not him. A strange man. I never see before. He say he got quick
business."
"Quick business; eh? I guess you mean important, Koku," for this
gigantic man, one of a pair that Tom had brought with him after his


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