WorldCat Identities

Syme, Ronald 1910-1992

Overview
Works: 140 works in 379 publications in 3 languages and 14,811 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S984, B
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Most widely held works about Ronald Syme
 
Most widely held works by Ronald Syme
De Soto : finder of the Mississippi by Ronald Syme( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Spanish explorer who searched for gold in Florida and who was the first white man to cross the Mississippi River
Magellan : first around the world by Ronald Syme( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 1960 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief account of Magellan's 1519-1522 voyage around the world, which proved beyond all doubt that the world was round
The travels of Captain Cook by Ronald Syme( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balboa, finder of the Pacific by Ronald Syme( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the expeditions of Balboa and his discovery of what is now called the Pacific Ocean
Vasco da Gama, sailor toward the sunrise by Ronald Syme( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the first European to sail around the Cape of Good Hope to India
Henry Hudson by Ronald Syme( Book )

10 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Henry Hudson's voyages to find the northwest passage
Amerigo Vespucci : scientist and sailor by Ronald Syme( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A biography of Amerigo Vespucci, whose discoveries of the American Continent remained unrecognized for many centuries." --
Cartier, finder of the St. Lawrence by Ronald Syme( Book )

5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Jacques Cartier, the 16th century French explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River during his explorations of Canada
Walter Raleigh by Ronald Syme( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raleigh a poet, scientist, explorer, and statesman contributed much to his times and to history
John Smith of Virginia by Ronald Syme( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography emphasizes John Smith's leadership of the struggling English colonists in 17th century Virginia, recounting his legendary rescue by Pocahontas and his work as explorer and map maker
Francisco Pizarro, finder of Peru by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the career of the Spanish soldier famed as the conqueror of the Inca Empire of Peru
Captain Cook, Pacific explorer by Ronald Syme( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in German and English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbus, finder of the New World by Ronald Syme( Book )

6 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life, voyages, and discoveries of the intrepid explorer
Captain John Paul Jones, America's fighting seaman by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As John Paul his career was undistinguished except that he was charged twice for murder; as John Paul Jones he became the founder of the American Navy and won recognition as a maritime hero
Bolívar, the liberator by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who devoted his life to liberating South America and who, at the peak of his career, was president of five South American countries
Cortés of Mexico by Ronald Syme( Book )

4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of the conqueror of the Aztecs
John Cabot and his son Sebastian by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Venetian explorer and his son both of whom made several voyages of discovery for England including the discovery of the North American continent in 1497
La Salle of the Mississippi by Ronald Syme( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daring and courageous exploration of the Mississippi River in 1669
Champlain of the St. Lawrence by Ronald Syme( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1976 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an account of Samuel de Champlain's voyages to North America
Verrazano, explorer of the Atlantic Coast by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Italian who explored the Atlantic Coast from Cape Fear to Cape Breton discovering New York and Narragansett bays during his voyages
 
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Alternative Names
Syme, N. R. 1910-

Syme, N. R. (Neville Ronald), 1910-

Syme, Neville Ronald 1910-

Syme, Neville Ronald, 1910-1992

Syme, Neville Ronald 1913-1992

Syme, R. 1913-1992

Syme, Ronald

Languages
English (108)

French (5)

German (4)