Author:Burton Egbert Stevenson

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Burton Egbert Stevenson

American author, anthologist, and librarian. Possibly best remembered for his anthologies, many of them still in print; and his mystery novels—which include The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet (1911) and The Marathon mystery; a Story of Manhattan (1904)

Burton Egbert Stevenson


  • A soldier of Virginia: a tale of Colonel Washington and Braddock's defeat (1901)
  • Cadets of Gascony: Two stories of old France (1904)
  • The Holladay case: a tale (1904)
  • The Girl With the Blue Sailor (1906)
  • Affairs of State: Being an account of certain surprising adventures which befell an American family in the land of windmills (1906)
  • The path of honor: a tale of war in the Bocage (1910)
  • The Spell of Holland: the Story of a pilgrimage to the land of dykes and windmills (1911)
  • The destroyer; a tale of international intrigue (1913)
  • American men of mind (1913)
  • The charm of Ireland (1914)
  • The girl from Alsace; a romance of the great war (1915). Originally published as Little comrade.
  • A king in Babylon (1917)
  • The kingmakers (1922)
  • The house next door; a detective story (1932)
  • The quest for the rose of Sharon (1909)
  • The heritage; a story of defeat and victory (1902)
  • At odds with the regent; a story of the cellamare conspiracy (1905)

Young Adult's Novels[edit]

  • Tommy Remington's battle (1902)
  • The young section-hand (1905)
  • The young train dispatcher (1907)
  • The young train master (1909)

Short works from magazines[edit]

Non-fiction and verse


  • The home book of verse (1912)
  • Poems of American history (1922)

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1962, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.