WorldCat Identities

Syme, Ronald 1910-

Overview
Works: 132 works in 331 publications in 5 languages and 15,250 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction 
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 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Spanish explorer who became the first European to reach the Mississippi River
The travels of Captain Cook by Ronald Syme( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magellan : first around the world by Ronald Syme( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in English and held by 566 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
Balboa, finder of the Pacific by Ronald Syme( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in English and held by 553 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 )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 527 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 )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and held by 512 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 )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 456 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 )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 451 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 )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raleigh a poet, scientist, explorer, and statesman contributed much to his times and to history
Francisco Pizarro, finder of Peru by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the career of the Spanish soldier famed as the conqueror of the Inca Empire of Peru
John Smith of Virginia by Ronald Syme( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography emphasizes John Smith's leadership of the struggling English colonists in seventeenth century Virginia. It tells of his legendary rescue by Pocahontas, and also of his work as explorer and map maker
Captain Cook : Pacific explorer by Ronald Syme( Book )

10 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and German and held by 393 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 362 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 )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 362 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 353 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
John Cabot and his son Sebastian by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 346 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
Geronimo : the fighting Apache by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Apache chief who rose to leadership through the ranks and led one of the last great Indian uprisings in the nineteenth century
Verrazano : explorer of the Atlantic Coast by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 342 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
Cortés of Mexico by Ronald Syme( Book )

4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography tells the whole tremendous adventure in rich authentic detail of the life of Hernando Cortes, conqueror of Mexico
La Salle of the Mississippi by Ronald Syme( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daring and courageous exploration of the Mississippi River in 1669
 
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Alternative Names
Syme, N. R. 1910-

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

Syme, Neville Ronald 1910-

Syme, Ronald

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