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Grant, Gordon 1875-1962

Overview
Works: 210 works in 427 publications in 4 languages and 8,467 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Poetry  Illustrations  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Christian fiction  Naval history  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Former owner
Classifications: PS2972, 821.7
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Publications about Gordon Grant
Publications by Gordon Grant
Publications by Gordon Grant, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gordon Grant
Penrod by Booth Tarkington( Book )
41 editions published between 1914 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,641 libraries worldwide
The story of a boy growing up in Indianapolis at the turn of the century
The book of old ships and something of their evolution and romance : wherein will be found drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., together with divers dissertations upon the origins of shipping; also an appendix wherein will be discovered to the inquisitive much information appertaining to the ancient uses and customs of the sea and mariners by Henry B Culver( Book )
41 editions published between 1924 and 1992 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
Noted maritime artist Gordon Grant has created 80 line illustrations of some of history's most important sailing ships, beginning with an Egyptian galley (c. 1600 B.C.) and ending with a five-masted clipper ship of 1921. In between the reader will find a Roman trireme, a Viking longship, a 16th-century caravel, an East Indiaman of 1750, a New Bedford whaling bark, and dozens of lesser-known vessels
The eternal sea : an anthology of sea poetry by W. M Williamson( Book )
6 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Unrolling the map; the story of exploration by Leonard Outhwaite( Book )
16 editions published between 1933 and 1972 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Presents a chronology of the exploration and mapping of the globe by tracing the contributions of explorers through the centuries
Ramsey Milholland by Booth Tarkington( Book )
2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
The old man and the little boy, his grandson, sat together in the shade of the big walnut tree in the front yard, watching the "Decoration Day Parade," as it passed up the long street; and when the last of the veterans was out of sight the grandfather murmured the words of the tune that came drifting back from the now distant band at the head of the procession. "Yes, we'll all feel gay when Johnnie comes marching home again," he finished, with a musing chuckle. "Did you, Grandpa?" the boy asked. "Did I what?
Penrod Jashber by Booth Tarkington( Book )
7 editions published between 1929 and 2008 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A sequel to the original Penrod novel, continuing the adventures of Penrod Schofield and his dog in a small Midwestern city
The keeper of the bees by Gene Stratton-Porter( Book )
3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Veteran escapes from hospital to avoid being sent to tubercular isolation camp, and finds health in aiding a beekeeper
The story of American sailing ships by Charles S Strong( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Options by O Henry( Book )
2 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porter's 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He travelled to Austin in 1884, where he took a number of different jobs over the next several years, first as pharmacist then as a draftsman, bank teller and journalist. He also began writing as a sideline to employment. Porter's most prolific writing period started in 1902, when he moved to New York City to be near his publishers. He wrote 381 short stories while living there. He wrote a
Forty famous ships; their beginning, their life histories, their ultimate fate; being a collection of short, pleasant and diverting dissertations anent the several vessels therein comprehended, all of which have played their parts, some large, some small, in the great world drama of the sea, in acts of strife & in peaceful scenes, from the early Christian era to the present day. How and why they gained their great reputations; and sundry facts relative to their dimensions, rigging, furniture, etc., etc., etc.; based upon the accounts of reputable and reliable authorities, both ancient and modern, and devoid of technical or tiresome refinements by Henry B Culver( Book )
9 editions published between 1935 and 1938 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Being a collection of short, pleasant and diverting dissertations anent the several vessels therein comprehended, all of which have played their parts, some large, some small, in the great world drama of the sea, in acts of strife & in peaceful scenes, from the early Christian era to the present day. How and why they gained their great reputations; and sundry facts relative to their dimensions, rigging furniture, etc., etc., etc.; based upon the accounts of reputable and reliable authorities, both ancient and modern, and devoid of technical or tiresome refinements
The life and adventures of John Nicol, mariner by John Nicol( Book )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and French and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Presents the edited memoirs of eighteenth-century sailor John Nicol in which he tells of his many seafaring adventures
The scarlet plague by Jack London( Book )
8 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and Portuguese and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Explores life following a devastating plague that wipes out most of humanity
Sketchbook by Gordon Grant( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Greasy luck; a whaling sketch book by Gordon Grant( Book )
3 editions published between 1932 and 1970 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )
2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
In this illustrated edition of the classic poem, a sailor recounts the terrible fate that befell his ship when he shot down an albatross
Sail ho! Windjammer sketches, alow and aloft by Gordon Grant( Book )
6 editions published in 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The story of the ship by Gordon Grant( Book )
4 editions published between 1919 and 1931 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
The master-rogue; the confessions of a Crœsus by David Graham Phillips( Book )
2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington( Book )
5 editions published between 1916 and 1931 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The follow-up to the beloved Penrod, this novel from acclaimed author Booth Tarkington focuses on the relationship between best pals Penrod Schofield and Sam Williams as they navigate the pitfalls of adolescence and fumble toward adulthood. Though originally written for a young adult audience, Penrod is an eminently memorable character who will entertain readers of every age
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon Grant
Gordon, Grant H.
Gordon Hope Grant.
Grant, Gordon H. 1875-1962
Grant, Gordon H. (Gordon Hope), 1875-1962
Grant, Gordon Hope.
Grant, Gordon Hope 1875-1962
Languages
English (187)
Dutch (2)
Portuguese (1)
French (1)
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