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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James W. Buel  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1849 in Golconda, Illinois

-- James W. Buel on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

James was born and raised in Illinois and moved to San Diego in 1908

Biographical and Professional Information

James William Buel was a journalist, author, and editor, whose name appeared on the title pages of fifty-four works, some of which contained from ten to fifteen volumes. He wrote a lot of adventure tales about the wilds of Africa and the American West in the late 19th century, and is siad to have been in jail with the notorious outlaw Cole Younger.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The beautiful story: A companion book to the Holy Bible ... : To which is added, Golden gems of religious Thought
ISBN: B000LC97U6

H.W. Kelly. 1888

Fighting in Africa
ISBN: B000M81D3S

Official Publishing Co. 1887

Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha.

The History Company. 1889

Beautiful Paris - The Splendors, Mysteries, and People of the Great City
ISBN: B0012RSJ58

J. A. Hill. 1894

A Nemesis of Mis-Government Republican, Monarchical, and Empirical Governments

Historical Publishing Company. 1904

The author undertook a journey of research to the countries of Europe for the purpose of observing the different conditions resulting from the various forms of republican, monarchical, and empirical governments

Columbus and Columbia, a Pictorial History of the Man and the Nation ... Four Books in One Volume ...

Historical Publishing Co.. 1892

James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers
ISBN: B004QOK358

J & M Ottenheimer. 1900

The writing is lively, and though the adventures were surely not entertaining to the victims, the book makes for a great read.

The Border Bandits. An Authentic And Thrilling History Of The Noted Outlaws, Jesse And Frank James And Their Bands Of Highwaymen
ISBN: 1443756164

Dutt Press. 2008

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Magic City. (Popular culture in America)
ISBN: 0405063644

Ayer Co Pub. 1975