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Marryat, Frederick 1792-1848

Works: 2,072 works in 9,018 publications in 10 languages and 37,378 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  Juvenile works  History  Sea stories  Diaries  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  Horror tales  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Artist, Composer, Other, Contributor, Recipient, Adapter, Draftsman, Correspondent, Printer
Classifications: PR4977, 823.7
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Masterman Ready by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
460 editions published between 1814 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of a shipwrecked family as they struggle for survival on a tropical island with the help of a resourceful seaman
The children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
403 editions published between 1847 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphaned when their Royalist father is killed during the Civil War, the four Beverley children are taken into hiding in a cottage in the New Forest and disguised as the grandchildren of a poor forester
Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
497 editions published between 1792 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventurous youth of a nineteenth-century literary hero who leaves the luxury of his father's estate to suffer the realities of growing up at sea in his Majesty's service
Peter Simple by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
327 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventures of a young sailor in the English navy in the 1800's
A diary in America, with remarks on its institutions by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
140 editions published between 1839 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The settlers in Canada by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
336 editions published between 1841 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Informed by Marryat's military service in Canada, this children's novel is set in the North American wilderness of the 1770s. The Campbell family, stripped of its estate, flees to settle in a new country. They battle forest fires, deadly weather, and hostile Indians in a desperate struggle to survive on their farm
The king's own by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
203 editions published between 1830 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Seymour grows up on shipboard in the Royal Navy, after his father is hanged during the Mutiny at the Nore (1797). Our young hero is later impressed into the crew of a daring smuggler
Jacob Faithful by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
204 editions published between 1833 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1834 maritime adventure transports the reader to London's fabled port, aboard the lighters that ply the shifting tides of the Thames. Jacob loses both parents, becomes adopted by a wharf owner, and forges friendships with an old lighterman, his son, and their dog. Picaresque adventures catapult him to his place as a gentleman
The phantom ship by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
182 editions published between 1839 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Including a famous chapter starring a werewolf, Captain Marryat's 1839 supernatural sea saga retells the legend of The Flying Dutchman . Philip Vanderdecken is on a maritime quest to rescue his cursed father. Wearing a relic of the Holy Cross, Philip has a chance to lift the curse if he can find the doomed wanderer
Japhet, in search of a father by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
181 editions published between 1184 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reared as a foundling, and apprenticed to an apothecary, Japhet's good looks and matchless talent for lying carry him through the guises of tramp, mountebank, quack doctor, gentleman-about-town, and finally the only son of a wealthy general. Published in 1836, Captain Marryat's picaresque seventh book was his first landlocked" story
Newton Forster, or, The merchant service by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
131 editions published between 1832 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newton Forster is a troubled young man who survives impressment into the Navy, imprisonment in France, and a shipwreck in the West Indies before gaining a post on the British East India Company vessel bound for Asia. Forster faces a thrill a chapter-murder, insanity, press gangs, prisons, pirates, treachery, and romance! Marryat's non-stop action and wry wit combine to create an immensely entertaining blend of sea story and farce
Percival Keene by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
185 editions published between 1842 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Percival Keene is a thrilling ride through the exciting naval world of the Napoleonic wars. (back cover.)
Frank Mildmay, or, The naval officer by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
122 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Mildmay is a rogue and a rascal who cuts a memorable swath as he moves up the ranks of the early 19th-century Royal Navy. Whether seducing pretty girls ashore, braving hurricanes at sea or scrambling aboard a French privateer with cutlass bared, Mildmay and his adventures live on!
Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
151 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Drawing on a mass of contemporary material spanning four millennia, this book follows the merchant seaman ashore and afloat through the typical vicissitudes of his exotic but uncertain life. Although it is an unsentimental 'warts and all' portrayal, it is nevertheless an affectionate valedictory tribute to a lifestyle that has almost vanished."--Amazon
Narrative of the travels and adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, & Western Texas by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
52 editions published between 1843 and 1971 in English and German and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pacha of many tales by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
165 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mission; or, Scenes in Africa by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
99 editions published between 1845 and 2013 in English and German and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alexander Wilmot vainly travels across Southern Africa seeking news of his cousin who was presumed lost in a shipwreck on a journey home to England from India
The pirate and the three cutters by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
163 editions published between 1836 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snarleyyow, or, The dog fiend by Frederick Marryat ( Book )
72 editions published between 1837 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1699 and framed around the Jacobite (supporters of the overthrown king, James II) conspiracies of the time, Lieutenant Cornelius Vanslyperken is the greedy and treacherous commander of a small vessel that hunts for smugglers in the English Channel
Rattlin the reefer by Edward Howard ( Book )
84 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Author of "Peter Simple", "Jacob Faithful".
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מריאט, קפיטן פ 1848-1792
English (3,998)
German (70)
Danish (35)
French (19)
Dutch (5)
Swedish (4)
Norwegian (4)
Icelandic (2)
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