WorldCat Identities

Grant, Gordon 1875-1962

Overview
Works: 215 works in 463 publications in 4 languages and 8,650 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Poetry  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Christian fiction  Naval history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Former owner
Classifications: PS2972, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gordon Grant
Penrod : his complete story by Booth Tarkington( Book )

42 editions published between 1914 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy growing up in Indianapolis at the turn of the century
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 1,115 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
The eternal sea : an anthology of sea poetry by W. M Williamson( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unrolling the map; the story of exploration by Leonard Outhwaite( Book )

16 editions published between 1933 and 1972 in English and held by 477 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 424 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 )

7 editions published between 1929 and 2008 in English and held by 336 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 317 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 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of short stories, which includes:, ''The Rose of Dixie'', 'The Third Ingredient', 'The Hiding of Black Bill', 'Schools and Schools', 'Thimble, Thimble', 'Supply and Demand', 'Buried Treasure', 'To Him Who Waits', 'He Also Serves', 'The Moment of Victory', 'The Head-Hunter', 'No Story', 'The Higher Pragmatism', 'Best-Seller', 'Rus in Urbe', 'A Poor Rule.'" --Provided by publisher
The life and adventures of John Nicol, mariner by John Nicol( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the edited memoirs of eighteenth-century sailor John Nicol in which he tells of his many seafaring adventures
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 236 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 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scarlet plague by Jack London( Book )

9 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the first works of post-apocalyptic fiction, this novella by the great American storyteller was originally published in 1912. The tale unfolds decades after a pandemic has destroyed 99 percent of human life, leaving a primitive world in which art, science, and learning are legends, recalled only by elderly survivors. "--
Greasy luck; a whaling sketch book by Gordon Grant( Book )

6 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this illustrated edition of the English poem, a sailor recounts the terrible fate that befell his ship when he shot down an albatross
Participation in the social security system : experiments in local consultation by Paul A Swift( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 91 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 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master-rogue; the confessions of a Crœsus by David Graham Phillips( Book )

8 editions published between 1903 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can search me by George V Hobart( Book )

3 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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
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

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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 marinersPenrod JashberThe scarlet plague