Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope

Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope  (1939) 
by Victor Appleton

Volume 39 in the first Tom Swift series

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  1. The New Project
  2. Suspicions
  3. An Accident
  4. A Murderous Attempt
  5. In Peril
  6. Tom Drugged!
  7. Deep Sea Diving
  8. Trapped By a Sea Monster
  9. A Robber
  10. Success!

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