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Henty, G. A. (George Alfred) 1832-1902

Overview
Works: 632 works in 6,303 publications in 12 languages and 48,840 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  War stories  Biographical fiction  Sea stories  Bibliography  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823
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With Lee in Virginia : a story of the American Civil War by G. A Henty( Book )

125 editions published between 1889 and 2015 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents, chronologically, some of the great battles during the Northern invasion of Virginia during the Civil War
With Wolfe in Canada : or, The winning of a continent by G. A Henty( Book )

153 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young James Walsham leaves England unexpectedly in 1755 and finds himself in America fighting in the French and Indian War, he discovers that he must still contend with the treachery of his old rival
In freedom's cause : a story of Wallace & Bruce by G. A Henty( Book )

108 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the fourteenth century in Scotland, young Archie Forbes becomes involved with both William Wallace and Robert the Bruce in the struggle for Scottish independence from English rule
The cat of Bubastes : a tale of ancient Egypt by G. A Henty( Book )

105 editions published between 1888 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1250 B.C. the teenaged son of the Egyptian high priest sets off a series of harrowing events when he accidentally kills the sacred cat of Bubastes and, accompanied by his sister and two foreign slaves, embarks on a dangerous journey to find safe haven beyond the borders of Egypt
In the reign of terror : the adventures of a Westminster boy by G. A Henty( Book )

108 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Sandwith, a Westminster boy, becomes a resident at the chateau of a French marquis, and after various adventures accompanies the family to Paris at the crisis of the Revolution. Imprisonment and death reduce their number, and the hero finds himself beset by perils with the three young daughters of the house in his charge . The stress of trial brings out in him all the best English qualities of pluck and endurance, and after hair-breadth escapes they reach Nantes. There the girls are condemned to death in the coffin-ships Les Noyades, but are saved by the unfailing courage of their boy-protector
Under Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish main by G. A Henty( Book )

101 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Ned Hearne shares in Francis Drake's adventures on the Spanish Main when he accompanies the daring English navigator on his sea voyages and witnesses naval battles between the English fleet and the Spanish Armada
By pike and dyke : a tale of the rise of the Dutch Republic by G. A Henty( Book )

99 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dutch fight for freedom from Spain is seen through the eyes of a young hero
For the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem by G. A Henty( Book )

75 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the total destruction of Jerusalem and how only a few fought back against Rome
The young Carthaginian : a story of the times of Hannibal by G. A Henty( Book )

87 editions published between 1886 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the second Carthaginian War waged by Hannibal, Carthaginian general, against Rome
With Clive in India, or, The beginnings of an empire by G. A Henty( Book )

118 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to India to make his fortune as a merchant, an English youth returns home after a ten-year adventure in which he makes a fortune and receives military honors while assisting the triumph of British influence in the Indian Empire
The dragon and the raven, or, The days of King Alfred by G. A Henty( Book )

75 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the exploits of a young nobleman as he takes part in the battles of King Alfred
By England's aid, or, The freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604) by G. A Henty( Book )

103 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume gives the second phase of the war, when England, who had long unofficially assisted Holland, threw herself openly into the struggle, and by her aid mainly contributed to the successful issue of the war
By right of conquest : or with Cortez in Mexico by G. A Henty( Book )

81 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and German and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1500's Roger Hawkshaw journeys to the Spanish controlled Caribbean territory with his father Reuben, an English sea captain. Young hawkshaw becomes stranded in a strange land. In God's good providence Roger is befriended by natives and eventually meets the courageous explorer Hernando Cortez
The lion of St. Mark : a story of Venice in the fourteenth century by G. A Henty( Book )

110 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 14th century, an English boy moves to Venice with his father and experiences many adventures and intrigues as he grows to young manhood
Bonnie Prince Charlie : a tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A Henty( Book )

73 editions published between 1887 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the son of a Scottish officer in French service
True to the old flag : a tale of the American war of independence by G. A Henty( Book )

90 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Wilson, a young boy from Massachusetts, witnesses the battle of Lexington and Concord, serves as a Loyalist scout and is captured at the battle of Kings Mountain
St. George for England : a tale of Cressy and Poitiers by G. A Henty( Book )

85 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of the most resounding victories of English arms--Cressy and Poitiers--occurred at the beginning of the Hundred Years War with France. The first was under the leadership of Edward III; the second, under that of Edward, the Black Prince of Wales. The boy-hero of this tale is Walter Somers, a foundling who is reared by a blacksmith who also teaches him the use of a sword. Tall, strong, skilled, and brave, Walter meets the Prince of Wales and joins the invasion of Brittany and Flanders. Walter survives the Black Death and the Battle of Poitiers, and marries the girl he saved from pirates
One of the 28th, a tale of Waterloo by G. A Henty( Book )

99 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero of this story, Ralph Conway, has many varied and exciting adventures. He enters the British army, and after some rough service in Ireland takes part in the Waterloo campaign, from which he returns with the loss of an arm, but with a substantial fortune
Beric the Briton : a story of the Roman invasion by G. A Henty( Book )

57 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young man, Beric, who lived during the time of the Roman invasion of Britain
Maori and settler: a story of the New Zealand war by G. A Henty( Book )

74 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renshaws lose their property and emigrate to New Zealand. Against the odds, they succeed in establishing themselves happily in New Zealand
 
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Beric the Briton : a story of the Roman invasion
Alternative Names
George Alfred Henty crivain britannique

George Alfred Henty scrittore britannico

Henty, G.

Henty, G. A.

Henty, G. a. 1832-1902

Henty, G. A. (George Alfred), 1832-1902

Henty, George A.

Henty, George Alfred

Henty, George Alfred 1832-1902

Hintī, Ǧūrǧ Alfrīd 1832-1902

جورج ألفريد هنتي، 1832-1902

هتي، ج.، 1832-1902

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Languages
English (1,964)

Dutch (24)

Danish (10)

Finnish (6)

German (4)

French (2)

Swedish (2)

Spanish (2)

Arabic (1)

Hebrew (1)

Russian (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
With Wolfe in Canada : or, The winning of a continentIn freedom's cause : a story of Wallace & BruceThe cat of Bubastes : a tale of ancient EgyptIn the reign of terror : the adventures of a Westminster boyUnder Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish mainBy pike and dyke : a tale of the rise of the Dutch RepublicFor the temple : a tale of the fall of JerusalemThe young Carthaginian : a story of the times of Hannibal