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Willson, Beckles 1869-1942

Overview
Works: 136 works in 752 publications in 1 language and 7,601 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vCanadian  Personal narratives  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: E183.8.G7, 327.73
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Most widely held works by Beckles Willson
America's ambassadors to England (1785-1928) a narrative of Anglo-American diplomatic relations by Beckles Willson( Book )

28 editions published between 1928 and 1969 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's ambassadors to France (1777-1927). A narrative of Franco-American diplomatic relations by Beckles Willson( Book )

20 editions published in 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Company (1667-1871) : being a history of the honourable company of merchants-adventurers trading into Hudson's Bay by Beckles Willson( Book )

65 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris (1862-65) by Beckles Willson( Book )

9 editions published between 1932 and 1970 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendly relations; a narrative of Britain's ministers and ambassadors to America (1791-1930) by Beckles Willson( Book )

16 editions published between 1934 and 1969 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great company : being a history of the honourable company of merchants-adventurers, trading into Hudson's Bay by Beckles Willson( Book )

34 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of rapid transit by Beckles Willson( Book )

35 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nova Scotia : the province that has been passed by by Beckles Willson( Book )

49 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and letters of James Wolfe by Beckles Willson( Book )

18 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Wolfe (1727-1759), a general in the British Army, died shortly after leading the successful climb from the St. Lawrence River to the "Heights of Abraham" at Quebec, which resulted in the defeat of the French defending forces under General Montcalm (in the French and Indian War, 1754-1763)
The life of Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O by Beckles Willson( Book )

6 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quebec, the Laurentian province by Beckles Willson( Book )

24 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occultism and common-sense by Beckles Willson( )

15 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is there any scientific basis to occultism? That's what author Beckles Willson set out to discover, and the results of each of his experiments are set forth in the series of thoughtful essays collected in Occultism and Common-Sense. Whether you're a cynical skeptic or a true-blue mystic, you'll be drawn in by Willson's open-mindedness and generosity of spirit
In the Ypres salient : the story of a fortnight's Canadian fighting, June 2-16, 1916 by Beckles Willson( Book )

20 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada by Beckles Willson( Book )

30 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work includes a comprehensive history of Canada, from the first explorations of Cartier in the 16th century through the coming of Frontenac, to the Upper Canada Rebellion and its outcomes. The work provides a wonderful stage for those seeking an early history of Canada prior to the late 19th century. The volume also includes several beautiful, full color illustrations
Lord Strathcona, the story of his life by Beckles Willson( Book )

29 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ledger and sword; or, The honourable company of merchants of England trading to the East Indies (1599-1874) by Beckles Willson( Book )

12 editions published between 1903 and 2016 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paris embassy; a narrative of Franco-British diplomatic relations 1814-1920 by Beckles Willson( Book )

15 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George III, as man, monarch and statesman by Beckles Willson( Book )

18 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive work seeks to paint a portrait of the life and character of King George III, from both a political and personal standpoint. From his youth, accession to the throne of England and Ireland, to his marriage, the struggle with the American colonies and his later mental and physical maladies, this work unveils the man behind the throne
The new America; a study of the imperial republic by Beckles Willson( Book )

13 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tenth island; being some account of Newfoundland, its people, its politics, its problems, and its peculiarities by Beckles Willson( Book )

16 editions published between 1897 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Overseas Englishman

Overseas Englishman 1869-1942

Willson Beckles 1869-1942

Willson, Henry Beckles.

Willson, Henry Beckles 1869-1942

Languages
English (470)