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Parker, Gilbert 1862-1932

Overview
Works: 657 works in 3,026 publications in 3 languages and 22,922 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Autographs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Periodicals  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Signer, Lyricist, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9199.2.P37, C813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gilbert Parker
The seats of the mighty; being the memoirs of Captain Robert Moray, sometime an officer in the Virginia regiment, and afterwards of Amherst's regiment by Gilbert Parker( Book )

128 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, set in Canada (Quebec) in the period 1755-59, begins with the announcement of Braddock's death, and ends with an account of the taking of Quebec
Pierre and his people; tales of the far North by Gilbert Parker( Book )

98 editions published between 1892 and 2016 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Valmond came to Pontiac : the story of a lost Napoleon by Gilbert Parker( Book )

97 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of the strong : a romance of two kingdoms by Gilbert Parker( Book )

89 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical novel which opens with the battle of Jersey and is continued into the great war between England and France, with episolic glimpes of the Revolution and the Vendéan tragedy
Old Quebec, the fortress of New France by Gilbert Parker( Book )

28 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work presents a thorough history of Quebec City, from the early French voyages exploring the territory, to the era of Champlain, to the Seven Years' War, the first years of the city under British rule and more
The right of way; a novel by Gilbert Parker( Book )

46 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel involves a snobbish Canadian lawyer, Charley Steele, who looses his memory and ends up in the Canadian Northwoods married to a young postmistress. His memory later comes back and he dutifully sets out to resolve many of the mysteries of his former life. This book was three times made into a movie, in 1915, 1920, and again in 1931
The weavers : a tale of England and Egypt of fifty years ago by Gilbert Parker( Book )

58 editions published between 1907 and 1989 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of a banished Quaker
Mrs Falchion by Gilbert Parker( Book )

78 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2 of a 2 volume set. For individual volumes in the set see CIHM nos. 11728-11729
Donovan Pasha and some people of Egypt by Gilbert Parker( Book )

45 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and German and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of tales of nineteenth-century Egypt drawn from the author's note-books kept during his four visits to Egypt beginning in 1889
An adventurer of the north : being a continuation of the histories of "Pierre and his people," and the latest existing records of Pretty Pierre by Gilbert Parker( Book )

34 editions published between 1895 and 1982 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ladder of swords : a tale of love, laughter and tears by Gilbert Parker( Book )

45 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert Parker's A Ladder of Swords features a fictional tale of knights, bladesmiths and romances
The lane that had no turning and other tales concerning the people of Pontiac : together with certain parables of provinces by Gilbert Parker( Book )

49 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world in the crucible; an account of the origins & conduct of the great war by Gilbert Parker( Book )

26 editions published between 1915 and 1918 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power and the glory; a romance of the great La Salle by Gilbert Parker( Book )

19 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of dangerous exploration and court intrigue, with 17th century Quebec, the wilds of the Mississippi, and the court of Louis XIV as the background, and with Count Frontenac, Tonty of the Iron Hand, and La Salle as the chief characters. HOLDING
Northern lights by Gilbert Parker( Book )

40 editions published between 1909 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, Northern Lights, belongs to an epoch which is a generation later than that in which Pierre and His People moved. The conditions under which Pierre and Shon McGann lived practically ended with the advent of the railway. From that time forwards, with the rise of towns and cities accompanied by an amazing growth of emigration, the whole life lost much of that character of isolation and pathetic loneliness which marked the days of Pierre. When, in 1905, I visited the Far West again after many years, and saw the strange new life with its modern episode, energy, and push, and realised that even the characteristics which marked the period just before the advent, and just after the advent, of the railway were disappearing, I determined to write a series of stories which would catch the fleeting characteristics and hold something of the old life, so adventurous, vigorous, and individual, before it passed entirely and was forgotten. Therefore, from 1905 to 1909, I kept drawing upon all those experiences of others, from the true tales that had been told me, upon the reminiscences of Hudson's Bay trappers and hunters, for those incidents natural to the West which imagination could make true. Something of the old atmosphere had gone, and there was a stir and a murmur in all the West which broke that grim yet fascinating loneliness of the time of Pierre. Thus it is that Northern Lights is written in a wholly different style from that of Pierre and His People, though here and there, as for instance in A Lodge in the Wilderness, Once at Red Man's River, The Stroke of the Hour, Qu'appelle, and Marcile, the old note sounds, and something of the poignant mystery, solitude, and big primitive incident of the earlier stories appears
The judgment house; a novel by Gilbert Parker( Book )

56 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The translation of a savage by Gilbert Parker( Book )

55 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Romany of the snows; second series of An adventurer of the north; being a continuation of Pierre and his people, and the latest existing records of Pretty Pierre by Gilbert Parker( Book )

26 editions published between 1896 and 1981 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The going of the white swan, by Gilbert Parker by Gilbert Parker( )

15 editions published between 1912 and 2005 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lover's diary; songs in sequence by Gilbert Parker( Book )

39 editions published between 1894 and 2011 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gilbert Parker

Gilbert Parker britischer Politiker

Gilbert Parker Brits politicus (1862-1932)

Gilbert Parker politicien britannique

Parker, Gilbert 1862-1932 baronet

Parker, Gilbert 1862-1932 Sir, bart

Parker, Gilbert, baronet, 1862-1932

Parker, Gilbert Sir 1862-1932

Parker, Gilbert, Sir, bart., 1862-1932

Parker, Horatio Gilbert.

Parker, Horatio Gilbert 1862-1932

Parker, Horatio Gilbert George

Parker, Horatio Gilbert George 1862-1932

Parker, Horatio Gilbert George 1862-1932 Sir

Parker, Horatio Gilbert George, Sir, 1862-1932

Parker, Horation Gilbert George 1862-1932

Sir Gilbert Parker

Sir Gilbert Parker, 1st Baronet Canadian novelist and British politician

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Languages
English (1,115)

German (2)

Irish (1)