When London Burned
by G. A. Henty
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2005
This is a good old-fashioned adventure story. The author uses the adventures of an engaging intelligent hero to give a detailed and fascinating picture of London at the time of the Great Fire and an outbreak of the black plague.
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by G. A. Henty
An attempt to interest British youth in the great deeds of the Scotch Brigade in the wars of Gustavus Adolphus. Mackay, Hepburn, and Munro live again in Mr. Henty's pages, as those whose disciplined bands formed the germ of the modern British army.
by G. A. Henty - ManyBooks
Of all the chapters of history, there are few more interesting or wonderful than that which tells the story of the rise and progress of Venice. Built upon a few sandy islands in a shallow lagoon, Venice became one of the greatest powers of Europe.
by G. A. Henty - Blackie & Son ltd.
This story is full of adventure and is written in a style that kids will read comfortably. The author of the book covers everything from Egyptian architecture, family life, methods of warfare, government, and geography to religion.
by G. A. Henty - Project Gutenberg
Bonnie Prince Charlie was the exiled Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The Jacobite movement tried to restore the family to the throne. This book is a dramatized version of actual historical battles and events.