Author:Thomas Wallace Knox

Thomas Wallace Knox

American journalist, author, and world traveler, known primarily for his work as a New York Herald correspondent during the American Civil War. As an author, Knox wrote over 45 books, including a popular series of travel adventure books for boys.

Thomas Wallace Knox


  • Backsheesh! or Life and adventures in the Orient: with descriptive and humorous sketches of sights and scenes over the Atlantic, down the Danube, through the Crimea, in Turkey, Greece, Asia-Minor, Syria, Palestine, and Egypt, up the Nile, in Nubia, and equatorial Africa, etc., etc. ... (1875) (transcription project)
  • In the Far East (5 vols)
  • In Wild Africa - Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey Through the Sahara Desert (1895) (transcription project)

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