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Grant, Gordon 1875-1962

Overview
Works: 211 works in 411 publications in 2 languages and 8,389 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Christian fiction  Naval history  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Illustrator, Former owner
Classifications: PS2972, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Gordon Grant
The book of old ships and something of their evolution and romance : wherein will be found drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., together with divers dissertations upon the origins of shipping; also an appendix wherein will be discovered to the inquisitive much information appertaining to the ancient uses and customs of the sea and mariners by Henry B Culver ( Book )
41 editions published between 1924 and 1992 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noted maritime artist Gordon Grant has created 80 line illustrations of some of history's most important sailing ships, beginning with an Egyptian galley (c. 1600 B.C.) and ending with a five-masted clipper ship of 1921. In between the reader will find a Roman trireme, a Viking longship, a 16th-century caravel, an East Indiaman of 1750, a New Bedford whaling bark, and dozens of lesser-known vessels
Penrod : his complete story by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
17 editions published between 1931 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pt. 1. Penrod - - pt. 2. Penrod and Sam. - - pt. 3. Penrod Jashber
Penrod by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
22 editions published between 1914 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a boy growing up in Indianapolis at the turn of the century
The eternal sea : an anthology of sea poetry by W. M Williamson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unrolling the map; the story of exploration by Leonard Outhwaite ( Book )
14 editions published between 1935 and 1972 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a chronology of the exploration and mapping of the globe by tracing the contributions of explorers through the centuries
Ramsey Milholland by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The old man and the little boy, his grandson, sat together in the shade of the big walnut tree in the front yard, watching the "Decoration Day Parade," as it passed up the long street; and when the last of the veterans was out of sight the grandfather murmured the words of the tune that came drifting back from the now distant band at the head of the procession. "Yes, we'll all feel gay when Johnnie comes marching home again," he finished, with a musing chuckle. "Did you, Grandpa?" the boy asked. "Did I what?
Penrod Jashber by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
6 editions published between 1929 and 2008 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sequel to the original Penrod novel, continuing the adventures of Penrod Schofield and his dog in a small Midwestern city
The keeper of the bees by Gene Stratton-Porter ( Book )
3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Veteran escapes from hospital to avoid being sent to tubercular isolation camp, and finds health in aiding a beekeeper
The story of American sailing ships by Charles S Strong ( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Options by O Henry ( Book )
2 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porter's 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He travelled to Austin in 1884, where he took a number of different jobs over the next several years, first as pharmacist then as a draftsman, bank teller and journalist. He also began writing as a sideline to employment. Porter's most prolific writing period started in 1902, when he moved to New York City to be near his publishers. He wrote 381 short stories while living there. He wrote a
Forty famous ships; their beginning, their life histories, their ultimate fate; being a collection of short, pleasant and diverting dissertations anent the several vessels therein comprehended, all of which have played their parts, some large, some small, in the great world drama of the sea, in acts of strife & in peaceful scenes, from the early Christian era to the present day. How and why they gained their great reputations; and sundry facts relative to their dimensions, rigging, furniture, etc., etc., etc.; based upon the accounts of reputable and reliable authorities, both ancient and modern, and devoid of technical or tiresome refinements by Henry B Culver ( Book )
9 editions published between 1935 and 1938 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Being a collection of short, pleasant and diverting dissertations anent the several vessels therein comprehended, all of which have played their parts, some large, some small, in the great world drama of the sea, in acts of strife & in peaceful scenes, from the early Christian era to the present day. How and why they gained their great reputations; and sundry facts relative to their dimensions, rigging furniture, etc., etc., etc.; based upon the accounts of reputable and reliable authorities, both ancient and modern, and devoid of technical or tiresome refinements
Watch below; a reconstruction in narrative form of the golden age of steam when coal took the place of wind and the tramp steamer's smoke covered the seven seas by William McFee ( Book )
3 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scarlet plague by Jack London ( Book )
7 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores life following a devastating plague that wipes out most of humanity
Sketchbook by Gordon Grant ( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greasy luck; a whaling sketch book by Gordon Grant ( Book )
3 editions published between 1932 and 1970 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rime of the ancient mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; illustrated in color by Gordon Grant by Samuel Taylor Coleridge ( Book )
1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Story of the ship by Gordon Grant ( Book )
4 editions published between 1919 and 1931 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sail ho! Windjammer sketches, alow and aloft by Gordon Grant ( Book )
6 editions published in 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The master-rogue; the confessions of a Crœsus by David Graham Phillips ( Book )
2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon Grant
Gordon, Grant H.
Gordon Hope Grant.
Grant, Gordon H. 1875-1962
Grant, Gordon H. (Gordon Hope), 1875-1962
Grant, Gordon Hope.
Grant, Gordon Hope 1875-1962
Languages
English (175)
Dutch (2)
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