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Bain, R. Nisbet (Robert Nisbet) 1854-1909

Overview
Works: 121 works in 766 publications in 3 languages and 8,038 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Illustrator
Classifications: DK114, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. Nisbet Bain
The first Romanovs, 1613-1725; a history of Moscovite civilization and the rise of modern Russia under Peter the Great and his forerunners by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

35 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles XII and the collapse of the Swedish empire, 1682-1719 by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

52 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weird tales from Northern seas, from the Danish of Jonas Lie by Jonas Lie( Book )

12 editions published between 1893 and 2007 in English and German and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange Finns, lusty women, mariner ghosts, and sea demons haunt the coastal lands of Norway, the setting for this popular collection from 1893. It transports the reader to a strange, salty world of maelstroms and maleficent spirits, boat builders and dream-wreckers. The tales came from northern Norway, and the author was the literary toast of all of Scandinavia
The daughter of Peter the Great: a history of Russian diplomacy, and of the Russian court under the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna, 1741-1762 by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

35 editions published between 1899 and 1970 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter III, Emperor of Russia; the story of a crisis and a crime by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

35 editions published between 1902 and 2005 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>Originally published in 1902, this biography of Russian Emperor Peter III covers his beginnings, his short reign, and the epic events that led to his tragic death.</p>
Cossack fairy tales and folk tales by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

44 editions published between 1894 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-seven traditional tales translated from Ruthenian, the language of the Cossacks
The last king of Poland and his contemporaries by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

32 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavonic Europe : a political history of Poland and Russia from 1447 to 1796 by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

38 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian fairy tales from the Skazki of Polevoi by P Polevoĭ( Book )

35 editions published between 1893 and 1937 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contain a selection of Russian fairy tales from the first edition of M. Polevoi's book, with a short treatise on the genre of fairy tales
Scandinavia; a political history of Denmark, Norway and Sweden from 1513 to 1900 by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

27 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1905, as part of the Cambridge Historical Series, this book presents an account of the development of the Scandinavian nations and their relationship with the rest of Europe. It was written by the influential British historian and linguist Robert Nisbet Bain (1854-1909). The text covers the major events in the histories of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, beginning with the reign of Christian II of Denmark and moving up to the time of publication. A detailed bibliography is also included. This book will be of value
The pupils of Peter the Great, a history of the Russian court and empire from 1697 to 1740 by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

24 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavonic Europe by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

11 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of Peter the Great by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

8 editions published between 1899 and 2005 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>Published in 1899, this volume contains a history of Russian diplomacy and of the Russian court under the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna.</p>
Tales from Jókai by Mór Jókai( Book )

10 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustavus III and his contemporaries, 1742-1792; an overlooked chapter of eighteenth century history by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

29 editions published between 1894 and 2016 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hungarian nabob by Mór Jókai( Book )

11 editions published between 1898 and 2007 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Christian Andersen; a biography by R. Nisbet Bain( Book )

14 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turkish fairy tales and folk tales by Ignácz Kúnos( )

23 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen Turkish and four Romanian fairy tales
Tales from Gorky by Maksim Gorky( Book )

16 editions published between 1902 and 2014 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More tales from Tolstoi by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

10 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book collects several short stories by the Russian author. It contains "The Snowstorm," "The Captive in the Caucasus," "Hatred Is Sweet, But God Is Strong," "Elias," "The Two Brothers and the Gold," "The Story of Ivan the Fool" and other stories
 
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Weird tales from Northern seas, from the Danish of Jonas Lie
Alternative Names
Bain, Nisbet 1854-1909

Bain, R. N. 1854-1909

Bain, R. Nisbet

Bain, R. Nisbet 1854-1909

Bain, Robert

Bain, Robert Nisbet.

Bain, Robert Nisbet 1854-1909

Nisbet Bain, Robert 1854-1909

Robert Nisbet Bain britischer Historiker, Folklorist und Linguist

Robert Nisbet Bain British linguist and historian

Robert Nisbet Bain Brits taalkundige (-)

Robert Nisbet Bain Brits taalkundige (1854-1909)

Languages
English (494)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Charles XII and the collapse of the Swedish empire, 1682-1719Weird tales from Northern seas, from the Danish of Jonas LiePeter III, Emperor of Russia; the story of a crisis and a crimeScandinavia; a political history of Denmark, Norway and Sweden from 1513 to 1900The daughter of Peter the GreatHans Christian Andersen; a biographyTurkish fairy tales and folk talesTales from Gorky