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Wilson, Edward A. (Edward Arthur) 1886-1970

Overview
Works: 91 works in 254 publications in 2 languages and 9,305 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Psychological fiction  Sea stories  Science fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PR5486, FIC
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Favorite poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Book )

7 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated selection of poems by the renowned nineteenth-century New England poet
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

17 editions published between 1930 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British sailor tells the story of his life, many years of which were spent as a shipwreck survivor on a deserted island
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

12 editions published between 1941 and 1994 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pirate adventure is launched with the death of the despicable old boarder who refused to pay his rent and the discovery of a mysterious map among his personal effects
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Book )

13 editions published between 1950 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of the Saxon knight Ivanhoe in 1194, the year of Richard the Lion-Hearted's return from the Third Crusade
The building of the first transcontinental railroad by Adele Gutman Nathan( Book )

3 editions published between 1950 and 1956 in English and Spanish and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional account of the planning and building of the first transcontinental railroad
The last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

11 editions published between 1932 and 1979 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Leatherstocking tale "presents Chingachgook and his son Uncas as the last of the Iroquois aristocracy. Natty Bumppo, the scout Hawkeye, is in the prime of his career in the campaign of Fort William Henry on Lake George under attack by the French and Indians. The commander's daughters, Cora and Alice Munro, with the latter's fiance Major Duncan Heyward, are captured by a traitorous Indian but rescued and conveyed to the fort by Hawkeye. Later Munro surrenders to Montcalm and the girls are seized again by Indians. Uncas and Cora are killed, and the others return to civilization." Haydn. Thesaurus of Book Dig
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1983 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1872 Phileas Fogg wins a bet by traveling around the world in seventy-nine days, twenty-three hours, and fifty-seven minutes
The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1973 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sailor recounts the terrible fate that befell his ship when he shot down an albatross
Twenty thousand leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a French scientist and his companions who travel the seven seas in the mid-nineteenth century as prisoners in the submarine of the mysterious Captain Nemo
Westward ho! by Charles Kingsley( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set initially in Bideford in North Devon during the reign of Elizabeth I, Westward Ho! follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh, an unruly child who as a young man follows Francis Drake to sea. Amyas loves local beauty Rose Salterne, as does nearly everyone else. Much of the novel involves the kidnap of Rose by a Spaniard. Amyas spends time in the Caribbean seeking gold, and eventually returns to England at the time of the Spanish Armada, finding his true love, the beautiful Indian maiden Ayacanora, in the process; yet fate had blundered and brought misfortune into Amyas's life, for not only had he been blinded by a freak bolt of lightning at sea, but he also loses his brother Frank Leigh and Rose Salterne, who were caught by the Spaniards and burnt at the stake by the Inquisition
The story of George Washington by Enid La Monte Meadowcroft( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Virginia surveyor, plantation owner, and soldier who became first President of the United States
The story of Benjamin Franklin by Enid La Monte Meadowcroft( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Benjamin Franklin: printer, journalist, and statesman, as well as inventor who, by flying a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity
Iron men & wooden ships : deep sea chanties by Frank Shay( Book )

7 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other famous tales by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll invented a drug that would change him into the ominous Mr. Hyde. His evil nature, however, became the stronger part of him and to his horror, he no longer needed the formula to transform his appearance
A Shropshire lad by A. E Housman( Book )

6 editions published between 1932 and 1938 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixty-three short poems by the English poet showing a young lad's reactions to love, beauty, friendship, and death as he approaches manhood
The first book edition of The man without a country by Edward Everett Hale( Book )

5 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Navy officer involved in the treason of Aaron Burr
The seven voyages of Sindbad the sailor( Book )

5 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literally rendered from the Arabic into French by J.C. Mardrus, and then translated into modern English by E. Powys Mathers with an introduction by C.S. Forester and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson
The Tremolino by Joseph Conrad( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full and by : being a collection of verses by persons of quality in praise of drinking by Cameron Rogers( Book )

5 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green mansions; a romance of the tropical forest by W. H Hudson( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Venezuelan, fleeing political strife in Caracas, plunges into the tropical forest and there discovers and loves the ethereal Rima, the sole survivor of a vanquished people
 
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Alternative Names
Edward Arthur Wilson

Edward Arthur Wilson American illustrator 1886-1970

Wilson, E. A. 1886-1970

Wilson, E. A. (Edward Arthur), 1886-1970

Wilson, Edw. A. 1886-1970

Wilson, Edw. A. (Edward Arthur), 1886-1970

Wilson, Edward.

Wilson, Edward 1886-1970

Wilson, Edward A.

Wilson, Edward A. 1886-1970

Wilson, Edward Arthur 1886-1970

윌슨, 에드워드 1886-1970

윌슨, 에드워드 A. 1886-1970

윌슨, 에드워드 아서 1886-1970

Languages
English (145)

Spanish (1)