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Paget, Walter 1863-1935

Overview
Works: 173 works in 648 publications in 5 languages and 5,522 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  History  Adventure stories  Stories, plots, etc  Sea fiction  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Editor, Artist
Classifications: PR5486, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Paget
The master of Ballantrae : a winter's tale by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

11 editions published between 1889 and 1995 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of events during the master's wanderings -- The master's wanderings -- Persecutions endured by Mr. Henry -- Account of all that passed on the night of February 27th, 1757 -- Summary of events during the master's second absence -- Adventures of chevalier Burke in India -- The enemy in the house -- Mr. MacKellar's journey with the master -- Passages at New York -- The journey in the wilderness -- The journey in the wilderness concluded
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

75 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two classic Stevenson novels. In the first, Jim Hawkins is dragooned into helping pirates find a buried treasure. In the second, David Balfour is kidnapped by his wicked uncle but escapes to join Scotland's fight for independence
With Moore at Corunna by G. A Henty( Book )

15 editions published between 1897 and 2017 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met the quick-witted and daring young Terence O'Connor at the very beginning of his military career, when he is sent to Portugal as ensign in the Mayo Fusiliers, his father's regiment. His quick-thinking first saves the Sea-horse from capture by French privateers, then saves a shipment of gold that is on its way to a Spanish general, and later enables him to rescue his cousin Mary from a nunnery. Taking command of several thousand Portugese ordenaças, he turns them into a body of stalwart soldiers who engage in skirmishing and rearguard actions that are instrumental in the war against the French
Condemned as a nihilist : a story of escape from Siberia by G. A Henty( Book )

22 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hero of this story is an English boy resident in St. Petersburg. Through two student friends he becomes innocently involved in various political plots, resulting in his seizure by the Russian police and his exile to Siberia. He ultimately escapes, and, after many exciting adventures, he reaches Norway, and thence home, after a perilous journey which lasts nearly two years"--From publisher's website
King Solomon's mines by H. Rider Haggard( Book )

17 editions published between 1888 and 2002 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allan Quatermain relates the events of his safari into the interior of South Africa in search of the legendary lost treasure mines of King Solomon
With Frederick the Great : a story of the Seven Years' War by G. A Henty( Book )

19 editions published between 1897 and 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hero of this story while still a youth entered the service of Frederick the Great, and by a succession of fortunate circumstances and perilous adventures, rose to the rank of colonel. Attached to the staff of the king, he rendered distinguished services in many battles, in one of which he saved the king's life. Twice captured and imprisoned, he both times escaped from the Austrian fortresses. The story follows closely the historical lines, and no more vivid description of the memorable battles of Rossbach, Leuthen, Prague, Zorndorf, Hochkirch, and Torgan can be found anywhere than is here given. Woven in this there runs the record of the daring and hazardous adventures of the hero, and the whole narrative has thus, with historic accuracy, the utmost charm of romance"--From publisher's website
Under Wellington's command : a tale of the Peninsular War by G. A Henty( Book )

22 editions published between 1898 and 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dashing hero of this book, Terence O'Connor, was the hero of Mr. Henty's previous book, "With Moore at Corunna," to which this is really a sequel. He is still at the head of the "Minho" Portuguese regiment. Being detached on independent and guerilla duty with his regiment, he renders invaluable service in gaining information and in harassing the French. His command, being constantly on the edge of the army, is engaged in frequent skirmishes and some most important battles"--From the Robinson Books website
At Agincourt : a tale of the white hoods of Paris by G. A Henty( Book )

14 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the long and bloody feud between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy, from its commencement to the time when both factions laid aside their differences at the battle of Agincourt
The life & strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner by Daniel Defoe( )

16 editions published between 1895 and 1899 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
Through three campaigns : a story of Chitral, Tirah, and Ashantee by G. A Henty( Book )

16 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exciting story of a boy's adventures in the British army. Lisle Sullen, left an orphan, is to be sent home by the colonel of the regiment on the eve of the Chitral campaign. The boy's patriotism compels him, instead, to secretly join the regiment. He early distinguishes himself for conspicuous bravery. His disguise is discovered and his promotions follow rapidly."--From publisher's website
With the allies to Pekin : a tale of the relief of the legations by G. A Henty( Book )

10 editions published between 1903 and 2002 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book the writer tells the story of the Siege of Pekin in a way that is sure to grip the interest of his young readers. The experience of Rex Bateman, the son of an English merchant at Tientsin, and of his cousins, two girls whom Rex rescues from the Boxers just after the first outbreak, offer a variety of heroic incident sufficient to fire the loyalty of the most indifferent lad
At the point of the bayonet : a tale of the Mahratta war by G. A Henty( Book )

7 editions published between 1901 and 2002 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One hundred years ago the rule of the British in India was only partly established. The powerful Mahrattas were unsubdued, and with their skill in intrigue, and great military power, they were exceedingly dangerous. The story of "At the Point of the Bayonet" begins with the attempt to conquer this powerful people. Harry Lindsay, an infant when his father and mother were killed, was saved by his Mahratta ayah, who carried him to her own people and brought him up as a native. She taught him as 'best she could, and, having told him his parentage, sent him to Bombay to be educated. At sixteen he obtained a commission in the English army, and his knowledge ofthe Mahrattatongue combined with his ability and bravery enabled him to render great service in the Mahratta War, and carried him, through many frightful perils by land and sea, to high rank."-- Publisher description
The life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner : as related by himself by Daniel Defoe( )

14 editions published between 1891 and 1911 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged version of the experiences of an Englishman stranded by shipwreck on a desert island where he survived for some thirty years
With the British legion : a story of the Carlist wars by G. A Henty( Book )

9 editions published between 1902 and 2002 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Hallet, a young English boy, finds himself in difficulty at home, through certain harmless school escapades, and enlists in the famous "British Legion," which was then embarking for Spain to take part in the campaign to repress the Carlist uprising of 1836. Arthur shows his mettle in the first fight, distinguishes himself by daring work in carrying an important dispatch to Madrid, makes a dashing and thrilling rescue of the sister of his patron, and is rapidly promoted to the rank of captain. In following the adventures of the hero the reader obtains, as is usual with Mr. Henty's stories, a most accurate and interesting history of a picturesque campaign
The treasure of the Incas : a tale of adventure in Peru by G. A Henty( Book )

15 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1903,?The Treasure of the Incas?is a well-researched novel by G.A. Henty. Inspired by the ancient Incas upon his visit to South America as a journalist, Henty combines elements of history with adventure in his work
The life and strange adventures of Robinson Crusoe, as related by himself by Daniel Defoe( )

4 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb( Book )

10 editions published between 1890 and 1979 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells for children the stories of twenty of Shakespeare's plays
The first Christmas : "The infant Jesus" by Frederick William Faber( )

7 editions published between 1880 and 1890 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With rifle and bayonet : a story of the Boer War by F. S Brereton( )

10 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( )

in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew
 
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King Solomon's mines
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Condemned as a nihilist : a story of escape from SiberiaKing Solomon's minesWith Frederick the Great : a story of the Seven Years' WarUnder Wellington's command : a tale of the Peninsular WarAt Agincourt : a tale of the white hoods of ParisThrough three campaigns : a story of Chitral, Tirah, and AshanteeWith the allies to Pekin : a tale of the relief of the legationsAt the point of the bayonet : a tale of the Mahratta warWith the British legion : a story of the Carlist wars
Alternative Names
Paget, W.

Paget, W. 1863-1935

Paget, W. (Walter), 1863-1935

Paget Wal

Paget, Wal 1863-1935

Paget, Wal. (Walter), 1863-1935

Paget, Walter Stanley

Paget, Walter Stanley 1863-1935

Peget, Valter 1863-1935

Walter Paget

Walter Paget britischer Illustrator

Walter Paget British illustrator and portrait artist

Walter Paget brittisk illustratör och porträttmålare

Walter Stanley Paget

Languages
English (293)

Spanish (10)

Swedish (7)

German (6)

Swahili (1)