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Marryat, Frederick 1792-1848

Works: 1,972 works in 9,170 publications in 24 languages and 38,729 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  Juvenile works  History  Sea stories  Diaries  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Horror tales  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Artist, Contributor, Composer, Other, Adapter, Correspondent, Draftsman, Recipient, Printer
Classifications: PR4977, 823.7
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Most widely held works about Frederick Marryat
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Most widely held works by Frederick Marryat
The children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat( Book )

460 editions published between 1847 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned when their Royalist father is killed during the Civil War, the four Beverley children are taken into hiding in a cottage in the New Forest and disguised as the grandchildren of a poor forester
Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat( Book )

525 editions published between 1792 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 3,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventurous youth of a nineteenth-century literary hero who leaves the luxury of his father's estate to suffer the realities of growing up at sea in his Majesty's service
Masterman Ready by Frederick Marryat( )

160 editions published between 1841 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of a shipwrecked family as they struggle for survival on a tropical island with the help of a resourceful seaman
Peter Simple by Frederick Marryat( Book )

444 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a young sailor in the English navy in the 1800's
A diary in America, with remarks on its institutions by Frederick Marryat( Book )

172 editions published between 1839 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The settlers in Canada by Frederick Marryat( Book )

364 editions published between 1841 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is centered around the Campbells, a reasonably well off family, who lose their estate and decide to emigrate to Canada
The king's own by Frederick Marryat( Book )

228 editions published between 1830 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Seymour grows up on shipboard in the Royal Navy, after his father is hanged during the Mutiny at the Nore (1797). Our young hero is later impressed into the crew of a daring smuggler
Masterman Ready; or, The wreck of the "Pacific." by Frederick Marryat( Book )

497 editions published between 1814 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of a shipwrecked family as they struggle for survival on a tropical island with the help of a resourceful seaman
The phantom ship by Frederick Marryat( Book )

248 editions published between 1839 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Including a famous chapter starring a werewolf, Captain Marryat's 1839 supernatural sea saga retells the legend of The Flying Dutchman . Philip Vanderdecken is on a maritime quest to rescue his cursed father. Wearing a relic of the Holy Cross, Philip has a chance to lift the curse if he can find the doomed wanderer
Jacob Faithful by Frederick Marryat( Book )

266 editions published between 1834 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1834 maritime adventure transports the reader to London's fabled port, aboard the lighters that ply the shifting tides of the Thames. Jacob loses both parents, becomes adopted by a wharf owner, and forges friendships with an old lighterman, his son, and their dog. Picaresque adventures catapult him to his place as a gentleman
Japhet, in search of a father by Frederick Marryat( Book )

226 editions published between 1184 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reared as a foundling, and apprenticed to an apothecary, Japhet's good looks and matchless talent for lying carry him through the guises of tramp, mountebank, quack doctor, gentleman-about-town, and finally the only son of a wealthy general. Published in 1836, Captain Marryat's picaresque seventh book was his first landlocked" story
Newton Forster, or, The merchant service by Frederick Marryat( Book )

138 editions published between 1831 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton Forster is a troubled young man who survives impressment into the Navy, imprisonment in France, and a shipwreck in the West Indies before gaining a post on the British East India Company vessel bound for Asia. Forster faces a thrill a chapter-murder, insanity, press gangs, prisons, pirates, treachery, and romance! Marryat's non-stop action and wry wit combine to create an immensely entertaining blend of sea story and farce
Percival Keene by Frederick Marryat( Book )

187 editions published between 1842 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percival Keene, a young low-born seaman, goes on a mission to discover and claims his true parentage and identity. He endures battles both great and small, a stint on board a pirate ship, a stormy romance, and near-execution at the hands of Napoleon himself
Frank Mildmay, or, The naval officer by Frederick Marryat( Book )

131 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Mildmay is a rogue and a rascal who cuts a memorable swath as he moves up the ranks of the early 19th-century Royal Navy. Whether seducing pretty girls ashore, braving hurricanes at sea or scrambling aboard a French privateer with cutlass bared, Mildmay and his adventures live on!
Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat( Book )

148 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on a mass of contemporary material spanning four millennia, this book follows the merchant seaman ashore and afloat through the typical vicissitudes of his exotic but uncertain life. Although it is an unsentimental 'warts and all' portrayal, it is nevertheless an affectionate valedictory tribute to a lifestyle that has almost vanished."--Amazon
The pacha of many tales by Frederick Marryat( Book )

183 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obwohl Marryat für seine Seefahrerromane bekannt war zog es ihn manchmal auch in die Welt der Märchen- und Fantasieliteratur. Wie in diesem Buch in dem ein türkischer Pascha nicht genug bekommen kann von absonderlichen Geschichten ... Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung. Lesen Sie die besten Werke grosser Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem elektronischen Lesegerät. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors
Narrative of the travels and adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, & Western Texas by Frederick Marryat( Book )

55 editions published between 1843 and 1971 in English and German and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mission; or, Scenes in Africa by Frederick Marryat( Book )

105 editions published between 1845 and 2013 in English and German and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Wilmot vainly travels across Southern Africa seeking news of his cousin who was presumed lost in a shipwreck on a journey home to England from India
Snarleyyow, or, The dog fiend by Frederick Marryat( Book )

92 editions published between 1837 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1699 and framed around the Jacobite (supporters of the overthrown king, James II) conspiracies of the time, Lieutenant Cornelius Vanslyperken is the greedy and treacherous commander of a small vessel that hunts for smugglers in the English Channel. Snarleyyow is his "indestructible" dog
The privateersman by Frederick Marryat( Book )

83 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Privateers were essentially freelance ships, sanctioned during wartime to sail and do battle on behalf of adversary governments, and this tale follows Alexander Musgrave, a privateer-turned-adventurer, across three continents and into the arms of a beautiful woman
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Alternative Names
Author of "Peter Simple", "Jacob Faithful".

Author of Peter Simple, Naval officer, Kings own, 1792-1848

Capitain Marryat.

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Peter Simple, Naval officer, Kings own, Author of, 1792-1848

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Mr. Midshipman EasyMasterman ReadyPeter SimpleThe king's ownThe phantom shipJaphet, in search of a fatherNewton Forster, or, The merchant servicePercival Keene