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

Overview
Works: 623 works in 6,210 publications in 12 languages and 47,873 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, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823
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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 )

122 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 1,011 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 923 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 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 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 746 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 )

107 editions published between 1800 and 2014 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
Under Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish main by G. A Henty( Book )

104 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Ned Hearne shares in Francis Drake's adventures on the Spanish Main
By pike and dyke : a tale of the rise of the Dutch Republic by G. A Henty( Book )

98 editions published between 1880 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dutch fight for freedom from Spain is seen through the eyes of a young hero
The young Carthaginian : a story of the times of Hannibal by G. A Henty( Book )

85 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the second Carthaginian War waged by Hannibal, Carthaginian general, against Rome
For the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem by G. A Henty( Book )

78 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the total destruction of Jerusalem and how only a few fought back 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 597 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 )

72 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 592 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 )

78 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and held by 548 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 2011 in 5 languages and held by 544 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
By England's aid : or, The freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604) by G. A Henty( Book )

102 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 533 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
Bonnie Prince Charlie : a tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A Henty( Book )

73 editions published between 1887 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 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 )

89 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 502 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 )

82 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 474 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 )

100 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 439 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 )

56 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 436 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 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a financial disaster wipes out their family savings, the Renshaw family looks to start over. Maori and Settler: The New Zealand Wars, by G.A. Henty tells the story of young Wilfrid Renshaw and his family, as they emigrate to New Zealand in the 1860's in hope of a better life. Embarking on an arduous journey from London aboard the Flying Scud, they make new friends, including the affable and knowledgeable Mr. Atherton, with whom they share adventures as they sail to the other side of the globe. The Renshaws find life in New Zealand to be tough, but rewarding - until trouble begins to brew. Will Wilfrid and his family lose all for which they have worked when the strange Pai Marire religion inspire many, otherwise peaceful natives, towards violence against the settlers? In this book you will learn about the life of the early settlers of New Zealand, as well as, the events surrounding the New Zealand Wars.This book includes more than one hundred geographical, historical, and explanatory footnotes to aid the modern reader
 
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Alternative Names
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 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 (1,953)

Dutch (24)

Danish (10)

Finnish (6)

German (2)

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 RepublicThe young Carthaginian : a story of the times of HannibalFor the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem