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Villiers, Alan 1903-1982

Overview
Works: 288 works in 999 publications in 6 languages and 16,286 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of introduction, Compiler, Photographer, Editor, Other
Classifications: G540, 910.45
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Men, ships, and the sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 2,163 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 )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,297 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 )

23 editions published between 1956 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsoon seas; the story of the Indian Ocean by Alan Villiers( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coral Sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war with Cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and German and held by 527 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 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copy 15478 is autographed by the author
By way of cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

29 editions published between 1930 and 1996 in English and German and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1928 and 1976 in English and held by 397 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 )

15 editions published between 1949 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Trafalgar; Lord Nelson sweeps the sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 364 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
Last of the wind ships by Alan Villiers( Book )

21 editions published between 1934 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 358 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)
Captain Cook, the seamen's seaman: a study of the great discoverer by Alan Villiers( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bounty ships of France; the story of the French Cape Horn sailing ships by Alan Villiers( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 304 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."
Vanished fleets; ships and men of old Van Diemen's land by Alan Villiers( Book )

34 editions published between 1931 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the maritime history of the port of Hobart. Includes extracts from Captain Tregurtha's log. Afterwards published as: Convict ships and sailors
Of ships and men, a personal anthology by Alan Villiers( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from literature of the sea, interspersed with autobiographical comments by Alan Villiers
 
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.17 for Men, ships ... to 0.88 for Copenhagen ...)

Last of the wind ships
Alternative Names
Alan Villiers Australian writer

Alan Villiers Australisch schrijver

Alan Villiers australischer Seefahrer und Schriftsteller

Alan Villiers navigatore, scrittore e fotografo australiano

Filiyīrz, Alan 1903-1982

Villiers, A.

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. 1903-1982

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

Villiers, Alan John 1903-

Villiers, Alan John 1903-1982

Villiers, John Alan

ألن فلييرز، 1903-1982

Languages
English (358)

French (16)

German (10)

Arabic (3)

Polish (3)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Last of the wind shipsCaptain Cook, the seamen's seaman: a study of the great discovererSons of Sindbad : 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 the 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; an account of sailing with the Arabs in their dhows, in the Red Sea, around the coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika; pearling in the Persian Gulf; and the life of the shipmasters, the mariners, and merchants of KuwaitAlan Villiers : voyager of the windsSons of Sinbad : the photographs