WorldCat Identities

Buehr, Walter

Overview
Works: 77 works in 177 publications in 1 language and 14,568 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ9.B83, 821.082
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Most widely held works about Walter Buehr
 
Most widely held works by Walter Buehr
Knights and castles and feudal life by Walter Buehr( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1961 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the structure of the feudal system and life in feudal times, and describes the purpose, design, and daily life of the medieval castle
Story poems : new and old by William Cole( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of story poems by such authors as Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, John Keats, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and many more
Home sweet home in the nineteenth century by Walter Buehr( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how 19th-century American lived before the dawn of electricity; describes the contrivances used in lighting, cooking, heating, plumbing, sewing, fun and games, and habits behind the gadgets
The crusaders by Walter Buehr( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of feudalism, crusades, and chivalry in narrative form
Chivalry and the mailed knight by Walter Buehr( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of feudalism through its eventual decline; the role knighthood played in feudalism; the changing art of war; the history and development of armor; and the origins of heraldic designs
Heraldry : the story of armorial bearings by Walter Buehr( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does your family have a coat of arms? Here you may read about its history, the tracing of genealogies, designs, and use
Sea monsters by Walter Buehr( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When towns had walls; life in a medieval English town by Walter Buehr( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and text recreate the daily life of a medieval English village
Old Ironsides : the fighting "Constitution" by Harry Hansen( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the warship "Constitution", from the time of her launching through the naval battles of 1812, to her exhibition cruises
Warriors' weapons by Walter Buehr( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of man's weapons up to the invention of gunpowder. Grades 6 and up
The French explorers in America by Walter Buehr( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the history of French exploration in America from the early 16th century to 1763 when France lost her colonies in the New World at the end of the French and Indian War. Explorers described are Cartier, Champlain and La Salle
The Spanish conquistadores in North America by Walter Buehr( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To gain wealth and spread the Christian faith -- these were the motives of the great Spanish conquerors from Ponce de Leon to Balboa, from Cortez to Coronado. Detailed descriptions of their ships and weapons, and of the wilderness they had to face
Firearms by Walter Buehr( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of modern weapons and their influence on military tactics, social life, and political institutions. Illustrates each weapon and describes its invention, construction and decisive use
The Portuguese explorers by Walter Buehr( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers early exploration and Portugal's domination of the seas in the fifteenth century. Much of the book is devoted to Prince Henry the Navigator and his many contributions to the science of navigation--Library Journal
The world of Marco Polo by Walter Buehr( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life and times of Marco Polo, and the story of his journeys overland to Cathay and what they meant to the Western World of medieval Europe." McClurg. Book News
Cloth : from fiber to fabric by Walter Buehr( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and process of fabric making from the earliest weaving by primitive people to modern factory methods, including discussions of sources and types of fibers, bleaching and dyeing, and growing and processing of wool and cotton
The Viking explorers by Walter Buehr( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the ships, weapons, and way of life of the Vikings, and tells of their explorations, raids, and trading journeys starting in the ninth century, which led them to the British Isles, Russia, Europe, Iceland, and North America
Salt, sugar, and spice by Walter Buehr( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the uses, sources, and the economic and historical importance of salt, sugar, and spices. Also includes a list of the most common spices and their characteristics
The magic of paper by Walter Buehr( Book )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storm warning : the story of hurricanes and tornadoes by Walter Buehr( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the weather conditions that produce cyclonic disturbances such as hurricanes and tornadoes and the new methods developed to detect them
 
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Alternative Names
Buehr, Walter Franklin 1897-1971

Languages
English (65)