WorldCat Identities

Knight, David C.

Overview
Works: 124 works in 297 publications in 3 languages and 13,949 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  Miscellanea  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BF1461, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David C Knight
Best true ghost stories of the 20th century by David C Knight( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of unexplained events that baffled psychic researchers, including the Tulip Staircase ghost, the ghosts of Versailles, the phantom of Howley Hall links, and others
American astronauts and spacecraft; a pictorial history from Project Mercury through Apollo 13 by David C Knight( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ESP reader by David C Knight( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shock troops : the history of elite corps and special forces by David C Knight( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses elite corps such as the U.S. Marines, the French foreign legion, the British SAS, the Waffen-SS, the Commandos, and the U.S. Rangers
Robotics, past, present, & future by David C Knight( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and workings of robots and automata; their many uses in industry, homes, offices, medicine, and space; and their possible future applications
Vasco da Gama by David C Knight( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the first European to sail around the Cape of Good Hope to India
Harnessing the sun : the story of solar energy by David C Knight( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the energy given off by the sun and its past, present, and potential usefulness to man
Viruses, life's smallest enemies by David C Knight( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the three types of viruses, including their chemical composition and links with virulent disease such as cancer, and summarizes the latest research developments
The moving coffins : ghosts and hauntings around the world by David C Knight( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of incidents in some twenty countries around the world, involving poltergeists, apparitions, and other supernatural manifestations
Dinosaurs that swam and flew by David C Knight( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and pictures describe lesser-known pre-historic reptiles that swam and flew
Those mysterious UFOs : the story of unidentified flying objects by David C Knight( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses sightings of flying saucers and other unidentified flying objects and possible explanations of these phenomena
Bees can't fly, but they do : things that are still a mystery to science by David C Knight( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses six phenomena inexplicable to scientists, including the ability of certain people to walk on fire without being burned, the Australian Aborigines' possession of ESP, and the fact that divining rods really work
Galaxies, islands in space by David C Knight( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dinosaur days by David C Knight( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of different kinds of dinosaurs explaining their habits and environment and what may have caused their extinction
The Whiskey Rebellion, 1794 : revolt in western Pennsylvania threatens American unity by David C Knight( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the rebellion against the whiskey tax of 1791 which nearly dissolved the unity of the new American States
The spy who never was, and other true spy stories by David C Knight( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of Mars : an introduction to the red planet by David C Knight( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a record of the findings about Mars in the light of Mariner IV's historic "fly-by" in 1965. Grades 6-9
UFOs, a pictorial history from antiquity to the present by David C Knight( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses unidentified flying objects from ancient times to the present
Copernicus; titan of modern astronomy by David C Knight( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography which gives an historical basis for the science of astronomy
Robert Koch, father of bacteriology by David C Knight( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and German and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the man who first isolated the tubercle bacillus. Grades 6-8
 
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Alternative Names
Knight, David

Knight, David 1925-

Knight, David C.

Knight, David C. 1925-

Knight, David C. (David Carpenter), 1925-

Knight, David Carpenter 1925-

Languages
English (81)

French (3)

German (1)