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Paget, Walter 1863-1935

Overview
Works: 150 works in 579 publications in 9 languages and 5,007 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Stories, plots, etc  Psychological fiction  Sea stories  Paraphrases  Young adult works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Editor, Artist
Classifications: PR5486, FIC
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Most widely held works by Walter Paget
The master of Ballantrae : a winter's tale by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

10 editions published between 1889 and 1995 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, thought killed during the Jacobite rebellion returns to Durrisdeer to find his brother in his place. But James is no wronged innocent ; he is, instead, a greedy, traitor, and he cunningly turns everyone against his staid, stoic brother, Henry
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

73 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two classic Stevenson novels. In the first, Jim Hawkins is dragooned into helping pirates find a buried treasure. In the second, David Balfour is kidnapped by his wicked uncle but escapes to join Scotland's fight for independence
Under Wellington's command : a tale of the Peninsular War by G. A Henty( Book )

18 editions published between 1898 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dashing hero of this book, Terence O'Connor, was the hero of Mr. Henty's previous book, "With Moore at Corunna," to which this is really a sequel. He is still at the head of the "Minho" Portuguese regiment. Being detached on independent and guerilla duty with his regiment, he renders invaluable service in gaining information and in harassing the French. His command, being constantly on the edge of the army, is engaged in frequent skirmishes and some most important battles"--From the Robinson Books website
With Moore at Corunna by G. A Henty( Book )

11 editions published between 1897 and 2002 in English and held by 209 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
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

71 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the seventeenth century, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a desert island before being rescued
With Frederick the Great : a story of the Seven Years' War by G. A Henty( Book )

18 editions published between 1897 and 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hero of this story while still a youth entered the service of Frederick the Great, and by a succession of fortunate circumstances and perilous adventures, rose to the rank of colonel. Attached to the staff of the king, he rendered distinguished services in many battles, in one of which he saved the king's life. Twice captured and imprisoned, he both times escaped from the Austrian fortresses. The story follows closely the historical lines, and no more vivid description of the memorable battles of Rossbach, Leuthen, Prague, Zorndorf, Hochkirch, and Torgan can be found anywhere than is here given. Woven in this there runs the record of the daring and hazardous adventures of the hero, and the whole narrative has thus, with historic accuracy, the utmost charm of romance"--From publisher's website
At Agincourt : a tale of the white hoods of Paris by G. A Henty( Book )

12 editions published between 1896 and 2002 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the long and bloody feud between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy, from its commencement to the time when both factions laid aside their differences at the battle of Agincourt
With the allies to Pekin : a tale of the relief of the legations by G. A Henty( Book )

6 editions published between 1903 and 2002 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book the writer tells the story of the Siege of Pekin in a way that is sure to grip the interest of his young readers. The experience of Rex Bateman, the son of an English merchant at Tientsin, and of his cousins, two girls whom Rex rescues from the Boxers just after the first outbreak, offer a variety of heroic incident sufficient to fire the loyalty of the most indifferent lad"--From the Robinson Books website
Condemned as a nihilist : a story of escape from Siberia by G. A Henty( Book )

15 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hero of this story is an English boy resident in St. Petersburg. Through two student friends he becomes innocently involved in various political plots, resulting in his seizure by the Russian police and his exile to Siberia. He ultimately escapes, and, after many exciting adventures, he reaches Norway, and thence home, after a perilous journey which lasts nearly two years"--From publisher's website
At the point of the bayonet : a tale of the Mahratta war by G. A Henty( Book )

7 editions published between 1901 and 2002 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through three campaigns : a story of Chitral, Tirah, and Ashantee by G. A Henty( Book )

13 editions published between 1903 and 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exciting story of a boy's adventures in the British army. Lisle Sullen, left an orphan, is to be sent home by the colonel of the regiment on the eve of the Chitral campaign. The boy's patriotism compels him, instead, to secretly join the regiment. He early distinguishes himself for conspicuous bravery. His disguise is discovered and his promotions follow rapidly."--From publisher's website
With the British legion : a story of the Carlist wars by G. A Henty( Book )

8 editions published between 1902 and 2002 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The treasure of the Incas : a tale of adventure in Peru by G. A Henty( Book )

13 editions published between 1902 and 2003 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Spaniards search for hidden Inca treasures
King Solomon's mines by H. Rider Haggard( Book )

15 editions published between 1888 and 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allan Quatermain and his companions struggle across the remote African continent in search of hidden gold
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb( Book )

6 editions published between 1901 and 1976 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose
The surgeon's daughter, and, Castle dangerous by Walter Scott( Book )

5 editions published between 1894 and 1932 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book about Yorkshire by J. S Fletcher( Book )

3 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard( Book )

2 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of ClassicReader.com, Stephane Theroux presents the full text of the book "The Lady of Blossholme." The book was written by English novelist Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925). Haggard was known for his romance novels with a South African background
The First Christmas : "The Infant Jesus" by Frederick William Faber ... Illustrated by Walter Paget by Frederick William Faber( Book )

6 editions published between 1880 and 1890 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and strange adventures of Robinson Crusoe, as related by himself by Daniel Defoe( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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At Agincourt : a tale of the white hoods of Paris
Alternative Names
Paget, W.

Paget, W. 1863-1935

Paget, W. (Walter), 1863-1935

Paget, Wal.

Paget, Wal 1863-1935

Paget, Wal. (Walter), 1863-1935

Paget, Walter Stanley

Paget, Walter Stanley 1863-1935

Peget, Valter 1863-1935

Walter Paget

Walter Paget britischer Illustrator

Walter Stanley Paget

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With Moore at CorunnaRobinson CrusoeWith Frederick the Great : a story of the Seven Years' WarAt Agincourt : a tale of the white hoods of ParisWith the allies to Pekin : a tale of the relief of the legationsCondemned as a nihilist : a story of escape from SiberiaAt the point of the bayonet : a tale of the Mahratta warThrough three campaigns : a story of Chitral, Tirah, and Ashantee