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An adventure on Red Rover

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An adventure on Red Rover
An illustrated story by William J. Little (the alter ego of Arthur Nelson) in which two boys, Walter Allen and Otho Strong, are held captive in a cave for five days by the ferocious birds inhabiting the mining island of Red Rover. Eventually the boys are rescued by Elmer Green and Arthur Little. The cover reads, "published by Green & Little," one of several fictitious publishing companies created by the Nelson brothers, and based on the alter egos of Elmer and Arthur Nelson.
Children's literature
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 1 Folder 1 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Nelson Family Juvenilia Collection of Pamela Russell and Murray McClellan
Adventure and adventurers
Juvenile fiction
Animal attacks
Imaginary places
1 item (12 pages : illustrations) ; 14 cm
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Place of origin:
Goshen (N.H.)
Notes (date):
The item is undated but the finding aid indicates the entire collection was likely created during the 1890s.