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By: Frederick Marryat (1792-1848)

The Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat The Children of the New Forest

The children of Colonel Beverley, a Cavalier officer killed at the Battle of Naseby are believed to have died in the flames when their house, Arnwood, is burned by Roundhead soldiers. However, they escape and are raised by Joseph Armitage, a gamekeeper in his cottage in the New Forest. The story describes how the children adapt from anaristocratic lifestyle to that of simple cottagers. The children are concealed as the grandchildren of Armitage. Eventually after Armitage’s death, Edward Beverley leaves and works as a secretary for the sympathetic Puritan placed in charge of the Royal land in the New Forest...

Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat Mr. Midshipman Easy

One of the first novel-length pieces of nautical fiction, MR. MIDSHIPMAN EASY (1836) is a funny and easygoing account of the adventures of Jack Easy, a son of privilege who joins the Royal Navy. The work begins as a satire on Jack’s attachment to “the rights of man” that may try the listener’s patience. But despair not, for the story soon settles down as the philosophical midshipman begins his many triumphs over bullies, foul weather, and various damned foreigners of murderous intent.Caveat audiens: This novel employs racial/ethnic epithets and religious stereotypes, as well as taking a rather sunny view of supply-side economics...

Book cover Diary in America, Series Two
Book cover The King's Own
Book cover Jacob Faithful

Rebelling against the career chosen for him by his wealthy family, Frederic Marryat joined the Royal Navy in 1806 at the age of 14. He first served as a midshipman in the 38-gun frigate "HMS Imperieuse" commanded by Lord Cochran, 10th Earl of Dundonald whose real life exploits were used by Marryat in his fiction and which formed the basis for other famous fictional characters like Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey. Having survived more than 50 sea battles and attained the rank of Post Captain, he resigned from the Navy and devoted the rest of his life to writing, drawing a good deal on his distinguished career in the Navy and is now considered the Father of Modern Nautical Fiction...

Book cover Frank Mildmay Or, the Naval Officer
Book cover Percival Keene
Book cover Newton Forster The Merchant Service
Book cover Peter Simple; and, The Three Cutters, Vol. 1-2
Book cover Naval Officer, or Scenes in the Life and Adventures of Frank Mildmay

Marryat was a midshipman under Captain Cochrane and this, his first naval adventure, is considered to be a highly autobiographical telling of his adventures with one of Britain's most famous and daring naval captains.

Book cover Newton Forster
Book cover Diary in America, Series One

By: Frederick O'Brien (1869-1932)

Book cover Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

By: Frederick Palmer (1873-1958)

Book cover My Year of the War Including an Account of Experiences with the Troops in France and the Record of a Visit to the Grand Fleet Which is Here Given for the First Time in its Complete Form
Book cover My Second Year of the War

By: Frederick Philip Grove (1879?-1948)

Book cover Over Prairie Trails

By: Frederick R. (Frederick Ritchie) Bechdolt (1874-1950)

Book cover When the West Was Young

By: Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853-1935)

Book cover The Romance of the Colorado River
Book cover A Canyon Voyage The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years 1871 and 1872

By: Frederick Sleigh Roberts Roberts (1832-1914)

Book cover Forty-one years in India From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief

By: Frederick Spencer Hamilton (1856-1928)

Book cover The Days Before Yesterday

By: Frederick St. George De Lautour Booth-Tucker (1853-1929)

Book cover Darkest India A Supplement to General Booth's "In Darkest England, and the Way Out"

By: Frederick Starr (1858-1933)

Book cover In Indian Mexico (1908)

By: Frederick Trevor Hill (1866-1930)

Book cover On the Trail of Grant and Lee

By: Frederick W. Browne

Book cover My Service in the U.S. Colored Cavalry A Paper Read before the Ohio Commandery of the Loyal Legion, March 4, 1908

By: Frederick W. Hamilton (1860-1940)

Book cover Books Before Typography A Primer of Information About the Invention of the Alphabet

By: Frederick W. Woodhouse

Book cover The Churches of Coventry A Short History of the City & Its Medieval Remains

By: Frederick Young (1817-1913)

Book cover A Winter Tour in South Africa

By: Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930)

Farthest North by Fridtjof Nansen Farthest North

Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram", 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen / by Fridtjof Nansen; with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup

By: Friedrich Bente (1858-1930)

Book cover American Lutheranism Volume 1: Early History of American Lutheranism and The Tennessee Synod

By: Friedrich Engels (1820-1895)

Book cover Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844

This is Engels' first book (since considered a classic account of England's working class in the industrial age), which argues that workers paid a heavy price for the industrial revolution that swept the country. Engels wrote the piece while staying in Manchester from 1842 to 1844, based on th bohis observations and several contemporary reports conducted over the period.

By: Friedrich Heinrich Karl Freiherr de La Motte-Fouqué (1777-1843)

Book cover The Two Captains

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