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

Overview
Works: 748 works in 5,379 publications in 7 languages and 42,673 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  War stories  Biographical fiction  Sea stories  Bibliography  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823
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With Lee in Virginia : a story of the American Civil War by G. A Henty( Book )

134 editions published between 1889 and 2015 in English and held by 1,022 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 & Bruce by G. A Henty( Book )

108 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 780 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 )

104 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 760 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
Under Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish main by G. A Henty( Book )

105 editions published between 1882 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 646 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
For the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem by G. A Henty( Book )

77 editions published between 1880 and 2016 in English and held by 642 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 )

120 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in English and held by 615 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 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the exploits of a young nobleman as he takes part in the battles of King Alfred
The young Carthaginian : a story of the times of Hannibal by G. A Henty( Book )

81 editions published between 1886 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the second Carthaginian War waged by Hannibal, Carthaginian general, against Rome
In the reign of terror : the adventures of a Westminster boy by G. A Henty( Book )

88 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in English and held by 570 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
By England's aid, or, The freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604) by G. A Henty( Book )

93 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 546 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 lion of St. Mark : a story of Venice in the fourteenth century by G. A Henty( Book )

106 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 533 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 right of conquest : or with Cortez in Mexico by G. A Henty( Book )

75 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the British point of view
Bonnie Prince Charlie : a tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A Henty( Book )

83 editions published between 1887 and 2016 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 English and French and held by 497 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
The lion of the north : a tale of the times of Gustavus Adolphus by G. A Henty( Book )

97 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this story, Mr. Henty gives the history of the first part of the Thirty Years' War ... The army of the chivalrous King of Sweden was largely composed of Scotsmen, and among these was the hero of the story."
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 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is witness to the heroics of Edward III during the time of the Hundred Years War
Beric the Briton : a story of the Roman invasion by G. A Henty( Book )

61 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

77 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and held by 424 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
Wulf the Saxon : a story of the Norman conquest by G. A Henty( Book )

55 editions published between 1894 and 2016 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical fiction about the Norman conquest
The young colonists : a story of life and war in South Africa by G. A Henty( Book )

83 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the Zulu and Boer Wars
 
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The cat of Bubastes : a tale of ancient Egypt
Alternative Names
G. A. Henty Brits oorlogsverslaggever (1832-1902)

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 (1,846)

Danish (10)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Arabic (1)

Russian (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
In freedom's cause : a story of Wallace & BruceThe cat of Bubastes : a tale of ancient EgyptUnder Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish mainFor the temple : a tale of the fall of JerusalemWith Clive in India, or, The beginnings of an empireThe dragon and the raven, or, The days of King AlfredThe young Carthaginian : a story of the times of HannibalIn the reign of terror : the adventures of a Westminster boy