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Villiers, Alan 1903-1982

Overview
Works: 286 works in 1,090 publications in 8 languages and 16,026 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Naval history 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of introduction, Photographer, Compiler, Other, Contributor, Editor, Cinematographer
Classifications: G540, 910.45
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Men, ships, and the sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-illustrated book tracing the development of ships, and historic battles fought at sea
Captain James Cook by Alan Villiers( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English sea captain whose voyages opened up Australia and the South Sea Islands to Europeans
Posted missing; the story of ships lost without trace in recent years by Alan Villiers( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in 5 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coral Sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coral Sea is a history of explorations, outlaws, desperados, runaway whalemen, beachcombers, treacherous wooders, blackbirders and missionaries. Contains maps drawn by Stephen J. Voorhies and numerous historic photographs, accompanying those of the author
Monsoon seas; the story of the Indian Ocean by Alan Villiers( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war with Cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By way of cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

36 editions published between 1930 and 1996 in English and German and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way of a ship; being some account of the ultimate development of the ocean-going square-rigged sailing vessel, and the manner of her handling, her voyage-making, her personnel, her economics, her performance, and her end by Alan Villiers( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1988 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copy 15478 is autographed by the author
Wild ocean; the story of the North Atlantic and the men who sailed it by Alan Villiers( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falmouth for orders; the story of the last clipper ship race around Cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

31 editions published between 1928 and 1976 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the race of Herzogin Cecilie and Beatrice from Australia to England
The set of the sails : the story of a Cape Horn seaman by Alan Villiers( Book )

20 editions published between 1949 and 1995 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last of the wind ships by Alan Villiers( Book )

23 editions published between 1934 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiefly a description of the voyage of the four-masted barque Parma in the grain race from Port Victoria, Australia, to Falmouth, England, by way of Cape Horn, 1933, with photographs from this and a previous voyage (from Port Broughton to Falmouth)
The Battle of Trafalgar; Lord Nelson sweeps the sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author provides a majestic portrait of the ship-to-ship action and an uncluttered view of the historical context of the famous Battle of Trafalgar
Captain Cook, the seamen's seaman: a study of the great discoverer by Alan Villiers( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruise of the Conrad : a journal of a voyage round world, undertaken and carried out in the ship Joseph Conrad, 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the East Indies, the South Seas, and Cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

25 editions published between 1937 and 1952 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What fun it is to hear popcorn popping, flutes tooting, hands clapping, and fingers snapping
The bounty ships of France; the story of the French Cape Horn sailing ships by Alan Villiers( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Give me a ship to sail by Alan Villiers( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and German and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiences and adventures of the mariner-author since the close of World War 2. Major portion of the book covers the voyage of the "Mayflower 2d."
Of ships and men, a personal anthology by Alan Villiers( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from literature of the sea, interspersed with autobiographical comments by Alan Villiers
Vanished fleets : sea stories from old Van Dieman's Land by Alan Villiers( Book )

13 editions published between 1932 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.17 for Men, ships ... to 0.88 for Copenhagen ...)

Last of the wind ships
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Last of the wind shipsCaptain Cook, the seamen's seaman: a study of the great discovererSons of Sinbad : an account of sailing with the Arabs in their Dhows, in the Red Sea, round the coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika ; pearling in the Persian Gulf ; and the life of the shipmasters and mariners of KuwaitCruise of the Conrad : a journal of a voyage round the world, undertaken and carried out in the ship Joseph Conrad, 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies, and Cape Horn.Sons of Sinbad : the photographs : Dhow voyages with the Arabs in 1938-39 in the Red Sea, round the Coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika ; Pearling in the Gulf ; and the Life of the shipmasters and mariners of KuwaitAlan Villiers : voyager of the windsSons of Sinbad : the photographs
Alternative Names
Alan Villiers Australian writer

Alan Villiers Australisch schrijver

Alan Villiers australischer Seefahrer und Schriftsteller

Alan Villiers écrivain australien

Alan Villiers escritor australiano

Alan Villiers navigatore, scrittore e fotografo australiano

Filiyīrz, Alan 1903-1982

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Villiers, A.J.

Villiers, A. J. 1903-

Villiers, A. J. 1903-1982

Villiers, A. J. (Alan John), 1903-

Villiers, A. J. (Alan John), 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan.

Villiers Alan 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan J.

Villiers, Alan J. 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan J. (Alan John), 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan John.

Villiers, Alan John 1903-

Villiers, Alan John 1903-1982

Villiers John Alan

ألن فلييرز، 1903-1982

Languages
English (413)

German (21)

Arabic (5)

Dutch (5)

Polish (4)

French (2)

Turkish (1)

Norwegian (1)