The Boys Of Columbia High Series
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by Graham B. Forbes
The eight volume Boys Of Columbia High series was created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate and initially published by Grosset & Dunlap from 1912 to 1920. Later the books were reprinted as part of the Frank Allen
series by Garden City Publishing Co.
"Never was there a cleaner, brighter, more manly boy than Frank Allen, the hero of this series of boys' tales, and never was there a better crowd of lads to associate with than the students of the School. All boys will read these stories with deep interest. The rivalry between the towns along the river was of the keenest, and plots and counterplots to win the championships, at baseball, at football, at boat racing, at track athletics, and at ice hockey were without number. Any lad reading one volumes of this series will surely want the others." - Grosset & Dunlap advertisement.
All the stories are in the public domain and some are available for free on Project Gutenberg and in low priced (often free for Kindle) reprint editions available from Amazon.com.
Publishers: 1911-1920 Grosset & Dunlap
Illustrators: Walter S. Rogers (all)
Grosset & Dunlap (all)
Gray cloth binding, illustrated cover in red and green. Same for all editions
Illustrations: Frontispiece and 3 internals on coated paper.
Dust Jacket: White coated paper, same picture as book cover. Same for all books except 8, which is duotone. 1-7 were reissued in this format.
or, The All Around Rivals Of The School
or, Winning Out By Pluck
or, The Boat Race Plot That Failed
or, The Struggle For The Silver Cup
or, Out For The Hockey Championship
or, A Long Run That Won
or, Stirring Doings On Skates And Iceboats
or, The Rivalry Of The Old School League