WorldCat Identities

Villiers, Alan 1903-1982

Overview
Works: 242 works in 944 publications in 7 languages and 16,419 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of introduction, Compiler, Photographer, Editor
Classifications: G540, 910.45
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Men, ships, and the sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and Dutch and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-illustrated book tracing the development of ships, and historic battles fought at sea
Captain James Cook by Alan Villiers( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posted missing; the story of ships lost without trace in recent years by Alan Villiers( Book )

21 editions published between 1956 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanished fleets : sea stories from old Van Dieman's Land by Alan Villiers( Book )

43 editions published between 1931 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsoon seas; the story of the Indian Ocean by Alan Villiers( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war with Cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coral Sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By way of cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

32 editions published between 1930 and 1996 in English and German and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild ocean; the story of the North Atlantic and the men who sailed it by Alan Villiers( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falmouth for orders; the story of the last clipper ship race around Cape Horn by Alan Villiers( Book )

28 editions published between 1928 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the race of Herzogin Cecilie and Beatrice from Australia to England
The set of the sails : the story of a Cape Horn seaman by Alan Villiers( Book )

24 editions published between 1949 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Trafalgar; Lord Nelson sweeps the sea by Alan Villiers( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author provides a majestic portrait of the ship-to-ship action and an uncluttered view of the historical context of the famous Battle of Trafalgar
Last of the wind ships by Alan Villiers( Book )

20 editions published between 1934 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic record of early twentieth-century maritime history
Captain Cook, the seamen's seaman: a study of the great discoverer by Alan Villiers( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bounty ships of France; the story of the French Cape Horn sailing ships by Alan Villiers( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Give me a ship to sail by Alan Villiers( Book )

10 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiences and adventures of the mariner-author since the close of World War 2. Major portion of the book covers the voyage of the "Mayflower 2d."
Of ships and men, a personal anthology by Alan Villiers( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from literature of the sea, interspersed with autobiographical comments by Alan Villiers
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.15 for The Battle ... to 0.87 for Copenhagen ...)

Last of the wind ships
Alternative Names
Alan Villiers Australian writer

Alan Villiers Australisch schrijver

Alan Villiers australischer Seefahrer und Schriftsteller

Alan Villiers navigatore, scrittore e fotografo australiano

Filiyīrz, Alan 1903-1982

Villiers, A.

Villiers, A. J.

Villiers, A. J. 1903-

Villiers, A. J. 1903-1982

Villiers, A. J. (Alan John), 1903-

Villiers, A. J. (Alan John), 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan.

Villiers Alan 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan J. 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan J. (Alan John), 1903-1982

Villiers, Alan John 1903-

Villiers, Alan John 1903-1982

Villiers, John Alan

Languages
English (401)

German (27)

French (14)

Dutch (7)

Polish (6)

Portuguese (4)

Arabic (2)

Covers
Monsoon seas; the story of the Indian OceanCruise of the Conrad : a journal of a voyage round world, undertaken and carried out in the ship Joseph Conrad, 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the East Indies, the South Seas, and Cape HornLast of the wind shipsCaptain Cook, the seamen's seaman: a study of the great discovererCruise of the Conrad : a journal of a voyage round world, undertaken and carried out in the ship Joseph Conrad, 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the East Indies, the South Seas, and Cape HornSons of Sinbad : the photographs : Dhow voyages with the Arabs in 1938-39 in the Red Sea, round the Coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika ; Pearling in the Gulf ; and the Life of the shipmasters and mariners of KuwaitSons of Sinbad : an account of sailing with the Arabs in their Dhows, in the Red Sea, round the coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika ; pearling in the Persian Gulf ; and the life of the shipmasters and mariners of Kuwait