At the Circulating Library Author Information: William Henry Giles Kingston

Author: William Henry Giles Kingston (1814–1880)

Biography: Author and editor. See entry in DNB or Sutherland.


References: DNB; NCBEL; RLF; Sutherland

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Circassian Chief: A Romance of Russia.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1843.
  2. The Prime Minister: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1845.
  3. The Albatross: or, Voices from the Ocean. A Tale of the Sea.  3 vol.  London: Henry Hurst, 1849.
  4. The Pirate of the Mediterranean: A Tale of the Sea.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1851.
  5. The Ocean Queen and the Spirit of the Storm: A New Fairy Tale of the Southern Seas.  1 vol.  London: Bosworth, 1851.
  6. Peter the Whaler: His Early Life and Adventures in the Arctic Regions.  1 vol.  London: Grant and Griffith, 1851.
  7. Mark Seaworth: A Tale of the Indian Ocean.  1 vol.  London: Grant and Griffith, 1852.
  8. Manco, the Peruvian Chief: or, An Englishman's Adventures in the Country of the Incas.  1 vol.  London: Grant and Griffith, 1853.
  9. Salt Water: or, Sea Life and Adventures of Neil D'Arcy, the Midshipman.  1 vol.  London: Grant and Griffith, 1857.
  10. Fred Markham in Russia: or, The Boy Travellers in the Land of the Czar.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1858.
  11. Old Jack: A Man-of-War's-Man and South-Sea Whaler.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1859.
  12. Round the World: A Tale for Boys.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1859.
  13. The Early Life of Old Jack: A Sea Tale.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1859.
  14. The Cruise of the Frolic: or, Yachting Experiences of Barnaby Brine, Esq., R.N..  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1860.
  15. Digby Heathcote: or, The Early Days of a County Gentleman's Son and Heir.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1860.
  16. My First Voyage to Southern Seas.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1860.
  17. Will Weatherhelm: or, The Yarn of an Old Sailor about his Early Life and Adventures.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1860.
  18. Ernest Bracebridge: or, Schoolboy Days.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1860.
  19. The Fire-Ships: A Tale of the Last Naval War.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1861.
  20. Jack Buntline: or, Life on the Ocean.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1861.
  21. True Blue: or, The Life and Adventures of a British Seaman of the Old School.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1862.
  22. Marmaduke Merry the Midshipman: or, My Early Days at Sea.  1 vol.  London: W. Kent and Co., 1862.
  23. The Three Midshipmen.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1862.
  24. Adventures of Dick Onslow among the Red Skins.  1 vol.  London: Dean and Son, 1863.
  25. The Log House by the Lake: A Tale of Canada.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1864.
  26. The Gilpins and their Fortunes: An Australian Tale.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1865.
  27. Philip Mavor: or, Life amongst the Kaffirs.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1865.
  28. Rob Nixon, the Old White Trapper: A Tale of Central British North America.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1865.
  29. Antony Waymouth: or, The Gentlemen Adventurers. A Chronicle of the Sea.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1865.
  30. Mountain Moggy: or, The Stoning of the Witch. A Tale for the Young.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1866.
  31. Foxholme Hall: A Legend of Christmas and Other Amusing Tales for Boys.  1 vol.  London: Virtue, 1867.
  32. Paul Gerrard, the Cabin Boy.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1867.
  33. Ralph Clavering: or, We must try before we can do.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1867.
  34. Three Hundred Years Ago: or, The Martyr of Brentwood.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1868.
  35. Count Ulrich von Lindburg: A Tale of the Reformation in Germany.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1868.
  36. The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith by Sea and Land.  1 vol.  London: Virtue, 1868.
  37. The Pirates' Treasure: A Legend of Panama.  1 vol.  London: Virtue, 1868.
  38. The Last Look: A Tale of the Spanish Inquisition.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1869.
  39. Our Fresh and Salt Water Tutors: A Story of that Good Old Time Our School Days at the Cape.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1869.
  40. The Royal Merchant: or, Events in the Days of Sir Thomas Gresham.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1870.
  41. John Deane of Nottingham: His Adventures and Exploits. A Tale of the Times of William of Orange and Queen Anne.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1870.
  42. Sunshine Bill.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1870.
  43. At the South Pole: or, The Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1870.
  44. Little Ben Hadden: or, Do Right, Whatever Comes of It.  1 vol.  London: R.T.S., 1870.
  45. In the Eastern Seas: or, The Regions of the Bird of Paradise. A Tale for Boys.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1871.
  46. In the Wilds of Africa: A Tale for Boys.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1871.
  47. On the Banks of the Amazon: or, A Boy's Journal of his Adventures in the Tropical Wilds of South America.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1872.
  48. The Fortunes of the "Ranger" and "Crusader": A Tale of Two Ships, and the Adventures of their Passengers and Crews.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1872.
  49. The Trapper's Son.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1873.
  50. The African Trader: or, The Adventures of Harry Bayford.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1873.
  51. Michael Penguyne: or, Fisher Life on the Cornish Coast.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1873.
  52. Janet M'Laren: or, The Faithful Nurse.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1873.
  53. The History of Little Peter the Ship-boy.  1 vol.  London: R.T.S., 1873.
  54. Archibald Hughson, the Young Shetlander.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1873.
  55. Waihoura: or, The New Zealand Girl.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1873.
  56. Mary Liddiard: or, The Missionary's Daughter. A Tale of the Pacific.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1873.
  57. The Woodcutter of Gutech.  1 vol.  London: R.T.S., 1873.
  58. Milicent Courtenay's Diary: or, The Experiences of a Young Lady at Home and Abroad.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1873.
  59. The Heroic Wife: or, The Wanderers on the Amazon.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1874.
  60. Tales of the Sea.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1874.
  61. The Two Shipmates.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1874.
  62. Roger Kyffin's Ward.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1874.
  63. The Merchant of Haarlem: A Tale of King Philip's Reign in the Netherlands.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1874.
  64. Eldol the Druid: or, The Dawn of Christianity in Britain.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1874.
  65. Charles Laurel: A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1874.
  66. Hurricane Hurry: or, The Adventures of a Naval Officer Afloat and on Shore during the American War of Ind.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1874.
  67. The Three Lieutenants: or, Naval Life in the Nineteenth Century.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1875.
  68. The Settlers: A Tale of Virginia.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1875.
  69. The South Sea Whaler: A Story of the Loss of the "Champion" and the Adventures of her Crew.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1875.
  70. The Child of the Wreck: or, The Loss of the Royal George.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1876.
  71. The Three Commanders: or, Active Service Afloat in Modern Days.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1876.
  72. Twice Lost: A Story of Shipwreck, and of Adventure in the Wilds of Australia.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1876.
  73. Snow-Shoes and Canoes: or, The Early Days of a Fur-trader in the Hudson's Bay Territory.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1876.
  74. The Young Rajah: A Story of Indian Life and Adventure.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1876.
  75. The Wanderers: or, Adventures in the Wilds of Trinidad and up the Orinoco.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1876.
  76. Saved from the Sea: or, The Loss of the "Viper," and the Adventures of her Crew in the Great Sahara.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1876.
  77. Yachting Tales.  1 vol.  London: Hunt & Co., 1877.
  78. Clara Maynard: or, The True and the False. A Tale of the Times.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1877.
  79. Jovinian: or, The Early Days of Papal Rome. A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1877.
  80. The Voyage of the "Steadfast": or, The Young Missionaries in the Pacific.  1 vol.  London: R.T.S., 1877.
  81. The Young Llanero: A Story of War and Wild Life in Venezuela.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1877.
  82. The Missing Ship.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1877.
  83. Owen Hartley: or, Ups and Downs. A Tale of the Land and Sea.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1877.
  84. With Axe and Rifle: or, The Western Pioneers.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1878.
  85. The Three Admirals, and the Adventures of their Young Followers.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1878.
  86. In the Rocky Mountains: A Tale of Adventure.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1878.
  87. The Two Supercargoes: or, Adventures in Savage Africa.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1878.
  88. The Mate of the "Lily": or, Notes from Harry Musgrave's Log Book.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1878.
  89. Ned Garth: or, Made Prisoner in Africa. A Tale of the Slave Trade.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1878.
  90. The Frontier Fort: or, Stirring Times in the Northwest Territory of British America.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1879.
  91. The Rival Crusoes.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1879.
  92. Kidnapping in the Pacific: or, The Adventures of Boas Ringdon. A Long Yarn in Four Lengths.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1879.
  93. In New Granada: or, Heroes and Patriots. A Tale for Boys.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1879.
  94. The Boy who Sailed with Blake: and, The Orphans.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1880.
  95. Voyages and Travels of Count Funnibos and Baron Stilkin.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1880.
  96. Dick Cheveley: His Adventures and Misadventures.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1880.
  97. Norman Vallery: or, How to Overcome Evil with Good.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1880.
  98. The Ferryman of Brill and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1880.
  99. The Young Berringtons: or, The Boy Explorers.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1880.
  100. The Lily of Leyden.  1 vol.  London: S.P.C.K., 1880.
  101. The Two Voyages: or, Midnight and Daylight.  1 vol.  London: R.T.S., 1881.
  102. Adventures in the Far West.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1881.
  103. Roger Willoughby: or, The Times of Benbow. A Tale of the Sea and Land.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1881.
  104. The Heir of Kilfinnan: A Tale of the Shore and Ocean.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1881.
  105. Peter Biddulph: The Rise and Progress of an Australian Settler.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1881.
  106. James Braithwaite, the Supercargo: The Story of his Adventures Ashore and Afloat.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1882.
  107. Arctic Adventures.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1882.
  108. Paddy Finn: or, The Adventures of a Midshipman Afloat and Ashore.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1883.
  109. Adventures in Africa by an African Trader.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1883.
  110. Won from the Waves: or, The Story of Maiden May.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1883.
  111. Adventures in India.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1884.
  112. Villegagnon: A Tale of the Huguenot Persecution.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1886.