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Rainey, W. (William) 1852-1936

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Works: 219 works in 473 publications in 1 language and 3,436 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Military history  Action and adventure fiction  Naval history  Adventure stories  Pictorial works  Biographical fiction  War stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist, Printer
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823.9
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With Buller in Natal, or, A born leader by G. A Henty( Book )
12 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
"The breaking out of the Boer War compelled Chris King, the hero of the story, to flee with his mother from Johannesburg to the sea coast. They were with many other Uitlanders, and all suffered much from the Boers. Reaching a place of safety for their families, Chris and twenty of his friends formed an independent company of scouts. In this service they were with Gen. Yule at Glencoe, then in Ladysmith, then with Buller. In each place they had many thrilling adventures. They were in the great battles and in the lonely fights on the Veldt; were taken prisoners and escaped; and they rendered most valuable service to the English forces. The story is a most interesting picture of the War in South Africa."--From publisher's website
With Kitchener in the Soudan : a story of Atbara and Omdurman by G. A Henty( Book )
15 editions published between 1902 and 2006 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Gregory Hartley, who experiences the reconquest of the Sudan by the British Army in 1898
At Aboukir and Acre : a story of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt by G. A Henty( Book )
12 editions published between 1898 and 2006 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Young Edgar Blagrove participates in the Battle of the Pyramids and the revolt at Cairo. He witnesses the famous naval battle at Aboukir and later is in the thick of the defenders at Acre
By conduct and courage : a story of the days of Nelson by G. A Henty( Book )
13 editions published between 1904 and 2009 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
"This is a rattling story of the battle and the breeze in the glorious days of Parker and Nelson. The hero is brought up in a Yorkshire fishing village, and enters the navy as a ship's boy. In the course of a few months after joining he so distinguishes himself in action with French ships and Moorish pirates that he is raised to the dignity of midshipman. His ship is afterward sent to the West Indies. Here his services attract the attention of the Admiral, who gives him command of a small cutter. In this vessel he cruises about among the islands, chasing and capturing pirates, and even attacking their strongholds. He is a born leader of men, and his pluck, foresight, and resource win him success where men of greater experience might have failed. He is several times taken prisoner: by mutinous negroes in Cuba, by Moorish pirates who carry him as a slave to Algiers, and finally by the French. In this last case he escapes in time to take part in the battles of Cape St. Vincent and Camperdown. His adventures include a thrilling experience in Corsica with no less a companion than Nelson himself."--Publisher's website
Out with Garibaldi; a story of the liberation of Italy by G. A Henty( Book )
8 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"Garibaldi himself is the central figure of this brilliant story, and the little-known history of the struggle for Italian freedom is told here in the most thrilling way. From the time the hero, a young lad, son of an English father and an Italian mother, joins Garibaldi's band of 1,000 men in the first descent upon Sicily, which was garrisoned by one of the large Neapolitan armies, until the end, when all those armies are beaten, and the two Sicilys are conquered, we follow with the keenest interest the exciting adventures of the lad in scouting, in battle, and in freeing those in prison for liberty's sake. "-- Publisher description
A roving commission, or, Through the Black insurrection of Hayti by G. A Henty( Book )
9 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
"This is one of the most brilliant of Mr. Henty's books. A story of the sea, with all its life and action, it is also full of thrilling adventures on land. So it holds the keenest interest until the end. The scene is a new one to Mr. Henty' s readers, being laid at the time of the Great Revolt of the Blacks, by which Hayti became independent. Toussaint L'Overture appears, and an admirable picture is given of him and of his power."-- Publisher description
How Canada was won : a tale of Wolfe and Quebec by F. S Brereton( Book )
6 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The naval cadet : a story of adventure on land and sea by Gordon Stables( Book )
4 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
With Roberts to Pretoria : a tale of the South African War by G. A Henty( Book )
5 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"The Boer War gives Mr. Henty an unexcelled opportunity for a thrilling story of present-day interest which the author could not fail to take advantage of. Every boy reader will find this account of the adventures of the young hero most exciting, and, at the same time a wonderfully accurate description of Lord Roberts's campaign to Pretoria. Boys have found history in the dress Mr. Henty gives it anything but dull, and the present book is no exception to the rule."-- Publisher description
Across the Spanish Main: a tale of the sea in the days of Queen Bess by Harry Collingwood( Book )
4 editions published between 1907 and 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Satisfied by Catharine M Trowbridge( Book )
7 editions published between 1882 and 1898 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Hollyhock, a spirit of mischief by L. T Meade( Book )
3 editions published between 1916 and 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Under the Chilian flag : a tale of the war between Chili and Peru (1879-1881) by Harry Collingwood( Book )
3 editions published between 1909 and 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
By sea-shore, wood and moorland : peeps at nature by Edward Step( Book )
3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Stories and pictures of birds, beasts, fishes, and other creatures by Edward Step( Book )
3 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Tiny trots : an annual for little people ( Book )
3 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Off and away : pictures and stories for grave and gay by Charles D Michael( Book )
3 editions published between 1895 and 1896 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In search of the Okapi: a story of adventure in Central Africa by Ernest Glanville( Book )
1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Pictures and rhymes for the wee ones ( Book )
3 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Rainey, H. W.
Rainey, H. W. 1852-1936
Rainey, H. W. (H. William), 1852-1936
Rainey, H. William
Rainey, W.
Rainey, W. 1852-1936
Rainey, William 1852-1936
William Rainey
William Rainey English illustrator and painter, 1852-1936
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