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Blackie & Son

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Works: 772 works in 1,016 publications in 1 language and 7,309 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  War stories  Military history  Adventure stories, English  Biographical fiction  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Printer, Binder, Printer of plates, Engraver, Recipient
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823.8
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With Buller in Natal, or, A born leader by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published between 1900 and 1901 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Kitchener in the Soudan : a story of Atbara and Omdurman by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Gregory Hartley, who experiences the reconquest of the Sudan by the British Army in 1898
On the Irrawaddy : a story of the first Burmese war by G. A Henty ( Book )
4 editions published between 1897 and 1912 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Facing death, or, The hero of the Vaughan pit : a tale of the coal mines by G. A Henty ( Book )
6 editions published between 1882 and 1925 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Roberts to Pretoria : a tale of the South African War by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A march on London : being a story of Wat Tyler's insurrection by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fantastic historical adventure novel by G.A. Henty, being a fictionalisation of the English Peasants' Revolt of 1381 led by Wat Tyler
By pike and dyke : a tale of the rise of the Dutch Republic by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dutch fight for freedom from Spain is seen through the eyes of a young hero
In the heart of the Rockies : a story of adventure in Colorado by G. A Henty ( Book )
4 editions published between 1895 and 1939 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1860, with both parents dead, sixteen-year-old Tom, anxious to find a way to care for his sisters, begins a two-year adventure of danger and exploration when he leaves his native England to join his Uncle Harry and seek his fortune in the Rocky Mountain wilderness of Colorado
With Moore at Corunna by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Met the quick-witted and daring young Terence O'Connor at the very beginning of his military career, when he is sent to Portugal as ensign in the Mayo Fusiliers, his father's regiment. His quick-thinking first saves the Sea-horse from capture by French privateers, then saves a shipment of gold that is on its way to a Spanish general, and later enables him to rescue his cousin Mary from a nunnery. Taking command of several thousand Portugese ordenaças, he turns them into a body of stalwart soldiers who engage in skirmishing and rearguard actions that are instrumental in the war against the French
A knight of the white cross : a tale of the siege of Rhodes by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Gervaise Tresham leaves England and the turmoil of the Wars of the Roses to become a Knight of St. John. Starting as a page of the Grand Master, Gervaise quickly attains knighthood and defends Europe and Christendom against the anarchy of piracy in the Mediterranean and the expansion of the Turkish empire. Sir Tresham is there to defend the fortress at Rhodes during the first siege of that city by Soleiman
Under Wellington's command : a tale of the Peninsular War by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Won by the sword : a story of the Thirty Years' War by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The scene of this story is laid in France during latter part of the Thirty Years' War ... "
St. George for England : a tale of Cressy and Poitiers by G. A Henty ( Book )
4 editions published between 1885 and 1887 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two of the most resounding victories of English arms--Cressy and Poitiers--occurred at the beginning of the Hundred Years War with France. The first was under the leadership of Edward III; the second, under that of Edward, the Black Prince of Wales. The boy-hero of this tale is Walter Somers, a foundling who is reared by a blacksmith who also teaches him the use of a sword. Tall, strong, skilled, and brave, Walter meets the Prince of Wales and joins the invasion of Brittany and Flanders. Walter survives the Black Death and the Battle of Poitiers, and marries the girl he saved from pirates
At Agincourt : a tale of the white hoods of Paris by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guy Aylmer, the son of an English knight, accompanies his lord to Villeroy, his castle in France, during the time of the struggle for supremacy between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy. When Orleanist forces attack Villeroy, Guy takes part in its defense, and when Burgundy, in the name of the mad King Louis, requests that Lady Margaret and the children come to Paris as hostages, Guy is sent with them as their protector. When the butchers of Paris attack their house, Guy successfully defends his charges, and afterwards conducts them to a safe hiding place. After many other adventures, Guy returns to France with King Henry, and fights in the battle of Agincourt, returning home at last to an estate awarded to him for his service to the king
With the allies to Pekin : a tale of the relief of the legations by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dash for Khartoum : a tale of the Nile expedition by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dash for Khartoum starts at the very beginning of the lives of his two young heroes. The book opens with confusion as to the identity of two babies and continues this confusion
Captain Bayley's heir; a tale of the gold fields of California by G. A Henty ( Book )
5 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English boy journeys to California during the Gold Rush
Both sides of the border a tale of Hotspur and Glendower by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry IV has seized the throne, and young Oswald Forester, fed up with the border wars that threaten his daily existence, has joined in supporting the king. As a squire, Forester faces danger on all sides and must use both brains and body to stay alive. He leads an army of Welshmen in the fight for autonomy, and comes to question his own allegiance to the king
At the point of the bayonet : a tale of the Mahratta war by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By England's aid : or, The freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604) by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume gives the second phase of the war, when England, who had long unofficially assisted Holland, threw herself openly into the struggle, and by her aid mainly contributed to the successful issue of the war
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity W.G. Blackie and Co.

Blackie.
Blackie & Son Limited.
Blackie & Son, Ltd.
Blackie and Son.
Blackie and Son Glasgow
Blackie and Son Limited.
Blackie et Fili.
Blackie, Fullarton & C.o.
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