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

Overview
Works: 811 works in 7,479 publications in 7 languages and 59,752 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  War stories  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823.8
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Most widely held works about G. A Henty
 
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With Lee in Virginia : a story of the American Civil War by G. A Henty( Book )

141 editions published between 1889 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents, chronologically, some of the great battles during the Northern invasion of Virginia during the Civil War
In freedom's cause : a story of Wallace and Bruce by G. A Henty( Book )

114 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

114 editions published between 1888 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1450 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
With Wolfe in Canada : or, The winning of a continent by G. A Henty( Book )

147 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical novel following young soldier James Walsham in the struggle between the English and French over Canada
Under Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish main by G. A Henty( Book )

118 editions published between 1882 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Ned Hearne shares in Francis Drake's adventures on the Spanish Main
Wulf the Saxon : a story of the Norman conquest by G. A Henty( )

69 editions published between 1894 and 2017 in English and German and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical fiction about the Norman conquest
With Clive in India, or, The beginnings of an empire by G. A Henty( Book )

125 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in English and German and held by 932 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
By pike and dyke : a tale of the rise of the Dutch Republic by G. A Henty( Book )

109 editions published between 1880 and 2016 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dutch fight for freedom from Spain is seen through the eyes of a young hero
Bonnie Prince Charlie : a tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A Henty( Book )

89 editions published between 1887 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 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 )

103 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in English and French and held by 882 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
For the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem by G. A Henty( Book )

83 editions published between 1880 and 2016 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For the Temple descends into the turmoil that ended in the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus in A.D. 70. John, a 15-year-old Galilean, fears that the Jewish revolt against Rome could bring disaster on his people - and the Temple."--Back cover
Beric the Briton : a story of the Roman invasion by G. A Henty( )

67 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young man, Beric, who lived during the time of the Roman invasion of Britain
One of the 28th, a tale of Waterloo by G. A Henty( Book )

99 editions published between 1889 and 2016 in English and held by 846 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
By England's aid, or, The freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604) by G. A Henty( Book )

98 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 794 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
The young Carthaginian : a story of the times of Hannibal by G. A Henty( Book )

90 editions published between 1886 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the second Carthaginian War waged by Hannibal, Carthaginian general, against Rome
The dragon and the raven, or, The days of King Alfred by G. A Henty( Book )

90 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the exploits of a young nobleman as he takes part in the battles of King Alfred
By right of conquest : or with Cortez in Mexico by G. A Henty( Book )

74 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The conquest of the Aztec Empire by Hernando Cortez and a mere handful of Spaniards is one of the greatest romances of history. A writer of fiction would scarcely have dared to invent so improbable a story, but it is true. Fortunately, Cortez was able to ally himself with many peoples conquered by the Aztecs who were all too happy to assist in their downfall. Roger Hawkshaw, a shipwrecked Englishman, presenting himself as a long-lost Spaniard, assists Cortez in his many adventures."-- Publisher description
In the reign of terror : the adventures of a Westminster boy by G. A Henty( Book )

99 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in English and held by 763 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
The young buglers : a tale of the Peninsular War by G. A Henty( )

81 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two brothers enlist and serve in Portugal under Wellington's command. The story revolves around the family's loss of its fortune to intrigue, while its setting is an in depth history lesson of Wellington's famous campaign"--From publisher's website
St. George for England : a tale of Cressy and Poitiers by G. A Henty( Book )

93 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is witness to the heroics of Edward III during the time of the Hundred Years War
 
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With Lee in Virginia : a story of the American Civil War
Alternative Names
G. A. Henty Brits oorlogsverslaggever (1832-1902)

G. A. Henty novelista británico

G·A·亨提

George Alfred Henty écrivain 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 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 (2,120)

German (3)

Danish (3)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Arabic (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
In freedom's cause : a story of Wallace and BruceThe cat of Bubastes : a tale of ancient EgyptWith Wolfe in Canada : or, The winning of a continentUnder Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish mainWulf the Saxon : a story of the Norman conquestWith Clive in India, or, The beginnings of an empireBy pike and dyke : a tale of the rise of the Dutch RepublicBonnie Prince Charlie : a tale of Fontenoy and Culloden