WorldCat Identities

Davenport, Basil 1905-1966

Overview
Works: 93 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 13,085 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Satire  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  Study guides 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Author, Translator, Contributor, Illustrator, Former owner
Classifications: PR4172, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Basil Davenport
 
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Most widely held works by Basil Davenport
Ivanhoe a romance by Walter Scott( Book )
9 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe returns home to England from the Third Crusade to claim his inheritance and the love of the lady Rowena
The portable Roman reader by Basil Davenport( Book )
20 editions published between 1951 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of representative works of great Roman writers and thinkers from the founding of the Republic to the collapse of the Empire
The house of the seven gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colonel Pyncheon does well in denouncing Old Matthew: he founds a New England dynasty and builds a remarkable mansion; but on its opening day he is found dead, slaked in his own blood. By 1840, that dynasty is almost spent; amid the dust and decay of the Seven Gables, Clifford and Hepzibah believe in their own continued nobility as much as they believe in the mysterious curse still tracking the Pyncheons. After 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, Clifford Pyncheon and his sister Hepzibah continue to worry about the power of the real murderer, their cousin Judge Pyncheon
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
8 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret
Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
5 editions published between 1940 and 1944 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young women, one innocent and the other clever and unscrupulous, seek husbands and happiness in Europe around the time of the Napoleonic campaigns
The Science fiction novel : imagination and social criticism ( Book )
23 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )
2 editions published between 1941 and 1944 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three great swordsmen, Porthos, Aramis, and Anthos, with their protege, D'Artagnan, match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )
7 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against a background of English moors in the 18th century, the lives of two families become intertwined through marriage, passion, and the dominating force of a man called Heathcliff
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sisters, one practical and conventional and the other emotional and sentimental, find that only through compromise of their mutual differences can they get along
The black arrow a tale of the two roses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
2 editions published between 1926 and 1949 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Englishman, seeking to avenge the death of his father, becomes involved in the band of the Black Arrow and the events of the War of the Roses
Famous monster tales ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the end of time by Olaf Stapledon( Book )
6 editions published between 1953 and 1975 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales to be told in the dark; a selection of stories from the great authors, arranged for reading and telling aloud by Basil Davenport( Book )
12 editions published between 1951 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inquiry into science fiction by Basil Davenport( Book )
7 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great escapes by Basil Davenport( Book )
4 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hester Prynne is condemend to wear the scarlet letter as a token of her adultery
Deals with the Devil : an anthology by Basil Davenport( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'aiglon; a drama in six acts in verse by Edmond Rostand( Book )
2 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 ways to kill a man; an anthology by Basil Davenport( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghostly tales to be told ; a collection of stories from the great masters, arranged for reading and telling aloud by Basil Davenport( Book )
6 editions published between 1950 and 1963 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories of the supernatural
 
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Languages
English (138)
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