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Blackie & Son

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Works: 722 works in 978 publications in 1 language and 6,738 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  War stories  Military history  Adventure stories, English  Biographical fiction  Dictionaries  Historical fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Printer, Binder, Printer of plates, Engraver, Recipient, Correspondent
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 121 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 116 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 102 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 97 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 94 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 93 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 92 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 91 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
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 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Moore at Corunna by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 88 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
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 88 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
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
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 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 84 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
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 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The scene of this story is laid in France during latter part of the Thirty Years' War ..."
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 79 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
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 79 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
With Clive in India, or, The beginnings of an empire by G. A Henty ( Book )
2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sent to India to make his fortune as a merchant, an English youth returns home after a ten-year adventure in which he makes a fortune and receives military honors while assisting the triumph of British influence in the Indian Empire
Condemned as a nihilist : a story of escape from Siberia by G. A Henty ( Book )
3 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of patience and resolve to escape from the prisons of Siberia
For the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem by G. A Henty ( Book )
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the total destruction of Jerusalem and how only a few fought back against Rome
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity W.G. Blackie and Co.

Blackie.
Blackie & Son Limited.
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Blackie and Son Glasgow
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Blackie et Fili.
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