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Laing, Alexander 1903-1976

Overview
Works: 111 works in 243 publications in 1 language and 5,122 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Naval history  Fiction  Ghost stories  Horror fiction  Biography  Science fiction  Sea stories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: VK23, 387.0973
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Most widely held works about Alexander Laing
 
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Most widely held works by Alexander Laing
The American heritage history of seafaring America by Alexander Laing( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes over 300 illustrations, chapters on whaling and clipper ships, and a directory of maritime museums
American ships by Alexander Laing( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American sail, a pictorial history by Alexander Laing( Book )

10 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clipper ship men by Alexander Laing( Book )

11 editions published between 1944 and 1950 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the development, over long centuries, of the dream of the perfect ship
The sea witch : a narrative of the experiences of Capt. Roger Murray and others in an American clipper ship during the years 1846 to 1856 by Alexander Laing( Book )

25 editions published between 1933 and 1958 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clipper ships and their makers by Alexander Laing( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The clipper ship era made it plain that a young nation had suddenly come of age in seaboard America. The Yankee clippers took mankind by surprise, putting a value upon speed and ingenuity that had never been felt before. They were the first great evidence of the American talent for turning the arts and sciences to practical work"--Foreword
Brant Point : poems by Alexander Laing( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great ghost stories of the world. The haunted omnibus by Alexander Laing( Book )

6 editions published between 1939 and 1941 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Eagle by Alexander Laing( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Way for America by Alexander Laing( Book )

3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wine and physic; a poem and six essays on the fate of our language by Alexander Laing( Book )

3 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haunted omnibus by Alexander Laing( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1996 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cadaver of Gideon Wyck by Alexander Laing( Book )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the disappearance of Gideon Wyck, an ailing, controversial surgical college teacher and medical researcher whose embalmed cadaver eventually resurfaces in a hermetically sealed vault in the college dissection lab. The subsequent investigation embroils numerous members of the community
Matthew Early by Alexander Laing( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of John Nicol, mariner by John Nicol( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the edited memoirs of eighteenth-century sailor John Nicol in which he tells of his many seafaring adventures
The motives of Nicholas Holtz : being the weird tale of the Ironville virus by Thomas M Painter( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fool's errand by Alexander Laing( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Scarlett : a narrative of his mysterious behavior in the east by Alexander Laing( Book )

4 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hanover poems by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

3 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Haunted omnibus
Alternative Names
Kinnan Laing Alexander 1903-1976

Laing Alexander 1903-1976

Laing, Alexander Kinnan

Laing, Alexander Kinnan 1903-

Languages
English (134)

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