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Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers) 1882-1945

Works: 485 works in 1,293 publications in 2 languages and 65,753 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Sea stories  Bibliography  Naval history  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Adventure stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Artist, Former owner, Binding designer
Classifications: PR5486, [FIC]
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The Ladies' home journal ( serial )
in English and held by 3,886 libraries worldwide
The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Book )
46 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 3,739 libraries worldwide
A young boy living in the Florida backwoods is forced to decide the fate of a fawn he has lovingly raised as a pet
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
50 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and held by 2,971 libraries worldwide
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger. Portrayal of good versus evil, as the young boy accompanies Long John Silver and his band of pirates in search of the buried treasure
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )
27 editions published between 1900 and 2003 in English and held by 2,635 libraries worldwide
During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600's an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
The last of the Mohicans a narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )
37 editions published between 1919 and 1986 in English and held by 2,149 libraries worldwide
While guiding a small party of English settlers to the protection of a fort during the French and Indian War, Hawkeye, a frontier scout, and his two Indian friends, the remaining braves of the Mohican tribe, struggle against the evils of Uncas who desires a white maiden for his wife
The boy's King Arthur : Sir Thomas Malory's history of King Arthur and his knights of the Round table by Thomas Malory( Book )
52 editions published between 1880 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
Relates the chivalrous and romantic deeds of King Arthur, Launcelot, Gareth, Tristram, Galahad, and other knights of the Round Table
An American vision : three generations of Wyeth art : N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, James Wyeth by Setagaya Bijutsukan( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
Published in association with the Brandywine River Museum to accompany an international exhibition organized by it
N.C. Wyeth : a biography by David Michaelis( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 1,592 libraries worldwide
"An American painting dynasty is portrayed in this biography of N.C. Wyeth."--BOOK JACKET. "His name summons up our earliest images of the beloved books we read as children. His illustrations for Scribner's Illustrated Classics (Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Last of the Mohicans, The Yearling) are etched into the collective memory of generations of readers. He was hailed as the greatest American illustrator of his day. For forty-three years, starting in 1902, he painted landscapes, still lifes, portraits, and murals as well as illustrations for a long shelf of world literature. Yet he proclaimed "the uselessness of clinging to illustration and hoping to make it a great art." He judged himself a failure, believing that illustration was of no importance."--BOOK JACKET. "David Michaelis's biography of N.C. Wyeth tells the story of his family through four generations. It is a family saga that begins and ends with the accidental deaths of small boys, a gothic tale that shows how N.C., while learning to live a safe and familiar domestic life, endangered himself and his children by concealing part of the family legacy - depression, suicide, incest."--BOOK JACKET. "He found in fatherhood the foremost expression of his character - trying to create in the Wyeth homestead his dream of childhood at its most enchanting. He held his children enthralled through their adult lives. He persuaded his inventor son, Nat, to live at home, shepherded his daughter Ann's career as a composer, and taught his three other children - Henriette, Carolyn, and Andrew (N.C. was Andrew's only teacher) - to paint."--BOOK JACKET
The Bounty trilogy : comprising the three volumes, Mutiny on the Bounty, Men against the sea & Pitcairn's island by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
17 editions published between 1932 and 1962 in English and held by 1,489 libraries worldwide
The 'Bounty's' voyage from England after breadfruit, the mutiny, and the punishment of the captured seaman are the subject of 'Mutiny on the Bounty.' 'Men against the sea' is the story of Captain Bligh and the sailors set adrift by the mutineers. This final volume is the history of those mutineers who, with eighteen Polynesian men and women, reached Pitcairn's Island and there destroyed the 'Bounty.'
Robin Hood by Paul Creswick( Book )
13 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny
N.C. Wyeth's pilgrims by Robert D San Souci( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,413 libraries worldwide
Recounts the coming of the Pilgrims to America, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
The deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )
12 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the brave and bold frontiersman, Natty Bumpo
The black arrow a tale of the two roses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
21 editions published between 1903 and 1991 in English and held by 1,282 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
The Scottish chiefs by Jane Porter( Book )
27 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
William Wallace encounters secret passageways, disguises, and a quintet of horrible villains as he fights for Scotland at the turn of the fourteenth century
Botany Bay by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
The story of Hugh Tallant, highwayman and the infamous penal colony established in Australia in 1788
Captain Horatio Hornblower by C. S Forester( Book )
12 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
This trilogy contains three novels of Captain Hornblower's adventures in the British navy in the early 19th century
Drums by James Boyd( Book )
17 editions published between 1925 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
The Revolutionary War in the Southern Colonies. John Paul Jones, Dan Morgan and General Tarleton appear
Kidnapped : being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751 ... by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
30 editions published between 1895 and 1991 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
"How he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the wild Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so called"--Subtitle
Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving( Book )
15 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
Irving's tale about a man who fell asleep for twenty years and awoke to a much-changed world
The mysterious island by Jules Verne( Book )
25 editions published between 1918 and 1997 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Five castaways land on a Pacific island where they make some amazing discoveries and eventually witness the death of the legendary Captain Nemo and the sinking of the Nautilus
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Alternative Names
N. C. Wyeth
Newell Convers Wyeth
Wyeth, N. C.
Wyeth, N. C. 1882-1945
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945
Wyeth, Newell Convers.
Wyeth, Newell Convers, 1882-1945
ワイス, N. C
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Japanese (1)
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