WorldCat Identities

Laing, Alexander 1903-1976

Overview
Works: 112 works in 257 publications in 2 languages and 5,075 library holdings
Genres: History  Naval history  Fiction  Ghost stories  Horror fiction  Science fiction  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor
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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 )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and French and held by 1,148 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 )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clipper ship men by Alexander Laing( Book )

11 editions published between 1944 and 1950 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the development, over long centuries, of the dream of the perfect ship
Clipper ships and their makers by Alexander Laing( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 253 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

Jonathan Eagle by Alexander Laing( Book )

10 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiences of a runaway lad at sea and his ideas on the making of America, from 1785-1801
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 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Way for America by Alexander Laing( Book )

3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

12 editions published between 1933 and 1945 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of three brothers and their relationship with a particular clipper ship during the short heyday of the American clipper ships in the China tea trade
The cadaver of Gideon Wyck by Alexander Laing( Book )

18 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 136 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
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 )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in English and held by 135 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 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haunted omnibus by Alexander Laing( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1996 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Early by Alexander Laing( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fool's errand by Alexander Laing( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 59 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 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hanover poems by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

3 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Haunted omnibus
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Alternative Names
Alexander Laing Amerikaans schrijver (1903-1976)

Alexander Laing Laing, Alexander, 1903-1976

Kinnan Laing Alexander 1903-1976

Laing, Alexander, 1903-

Laing Alexander 1903-1976

Laing, Alexander Kinnan

Laing, Alexander Kinnan 1903-

Languages
English (145)

French (1)