Alan John Villiers, D.S.C., Litt.D.
23 September 1903 - 3 March 1982


See our main catalogue entry for our holdings of Alan Villiers works.

See also a short biography of Alan Villiers, and a summary of our holdings.


The wind shipLondon, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.1928
And not to yield; a story of the Outward Bound School of adventure, Illustrated by Jean Main and David Cobb.New York, Scribner1953
The bounty ships of France: the story of the French Cape Horn sailing ships by Alan Villiers & Henri Picard.London, Patrick Stephens1972
By way of Cape Horn, By A. J. Villiers ... illustrated with photographs taken by Ronald Gregory Walker and the author.London, G. Bles1930
Captain James Cook by Alan Villiers.New York, Scribner1967
The Coral Sea (Oceans of the world series) by A.J. Villiers and J. FullerLondon : Museum Pressc1949
Cruise of the Conrad : a journal of a voyage round world, undertaken and carried out in the ship Joseph Conrad, 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by the way of Good Hope, the East Indies, the South Seas, and Cape Horn / by Alan Villiers.New York : Charles Scribner's Sons1937.
The Cutty Sark; last of a glorious era. With an introd. by the Duke of Edinburgh.London, Hodder and Stoughton1953
The deep sea fishermen by Alan Villiers.London, Hodder & Stoughton1970.
Falmouth for orders; the story of a sailing race around Cape Horn, by A. J. Villiers.New York, Scribner1953 i.e. 1952
Give me a ship to sailNew York, Scribner1959
Grain race, by Alan Villiers.New York, C. Scribner's Sons1933.
The Indian Ocean.London, Museum Press1952
Joey goes to sea, by Alan Villiers; illustrated by Victor J. Dowling.New York, C. Scribner's Sons,1939.
Last of the wind ships, by Alan J. Villiers. With over 200 photographs by the author.New York, W. Morrow1934
The making of a sailor; the photographic story of schoolships under sail, by Alan J. Villiers; illustrated with over 200 photographs.New York, W. Morrow1938
Men, ships, and the sea, by Alan Villiers and other adventures on the sea. Foreword by Melville Bell Grosvenor.Washington, National Geographic Society1962
Monsoon seas; the story of the Indian Ocean.New York, McGraw-Hill1952
My favourite sea stories; with drawings by Mark Myers.Guildford, Lutterworth Press,1972.
The new Mayflower. Illustrated with photos. by the author and others.New York, Scribner,c1958.
The ocean; man's conquest of the sea.New York, Dutton1963
Oceans of the world; man's conquest of the sea, by Alan Villiers.London, Museum Press1963
Of ships and men, a personal anthology.London, Newnes1962
Pioneers of the seven seas.London, Routledge & Paul1956
Posted missing; the story of ships lost without trace in recent years by Alan Villiers.New York, Scribner's1974
The quest of the schooner Argus; a voyage to the banks and Greenland. Illustrated with the author's photos.New York, Scribner,1951.
Sailing Eagle; the story of the Coast Guard's square-rigger.New York, Scribner,1955.
Sea dogs of to-day, by A. J. Villiers.New York, H. Holt1931
The sea in ships, the story of a sailing ship's voyage round cape Horn, by Alan J. Villiers...with 112 photographs by the author.London, G. Routledge and sons ltd.,1932.
The set of the sails; the story of a Cape Horn seaman. Illustrated with the author's photographs.London, Hodder and Stoughton1949
Sons of Sinbad; an account of sailing with the Arabs in their dhows, in the Red Sea, around the coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika: pearling in the Persian gulf: and the life of the shipmasters, the mariners, and merchants of Kuwait, by Alan Villiers; illustrated with photographs and charts by the author.New York, C. Scribner's Sons,1940.
Stormalong; the story of a boy's voyage around the world in a full-rigged ship, by Alan Villiers; illustrated with drawings by James Fuller (Hardcase) and photographs by the author.New York, C. Scribner's sons,1937.
Vanished fleets; ships and men of old Van Diemen's land, by A. J. Villiers...New York, H. Holt and company c1931
Voyage of the "Parma"; the great grain race of 1932, by A. J. Villiers.London, G. Bles1933
Voyaging with the wind : an introduction to sailing large square-rigged ships / Alan Villiers.London : H.M. Stationery Off. ; Palo Alto, Calif.: obtainable from Pendragon House,1975.
The war with Cape Horn, by Alan Villiers. Drawings and maps by Adrian Small.New York, Scribner1971
The way of a ship; being some account of the ultimate development of the ocean-going square-rigged sailing vessel, and the manner of her handling, her voyage-making, her personnel, her economics, her performance, and her end. Illustrated with the author's photos., and diagrs. and drawings by Harold A. Underhill.New York, Scribner,1953.
Whalers of the midnight sun; a story of modern whaling in the Antarctic, by Alan Villiers ... illustrated with woodcuts by Charles Pont.New York, London, C. Scribner's sons,1934.
Whaling in the frozen south, being the story of the 1923-24 Norwegian whaling expedition to the Antarctic, by A. J. Villiers.Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill co. c1925
Wild ocean; the story of the North Atlantic and the men who sailed it.New York, McGraw-Hill1957
The Battle of Trafalgar;New York, Macmillan1965
By way of Cape Horn,Garden City, N.Y., Garden City publishing company, inc.1933?
Captain Cook, the seaman's seaman:London, Hodder & Stoughton,1967.
Falmouth for orders;New York, H. Holt and companyc1929
Give me a ship to sail.London, Hodder & Stoughton1958
The quest of the schooner Argus; a voyage to the Banks and Greenland.London, Hodder and Stroughton1951
Sea dogs of to-day; modern mariners,Garden City, N.Y., Garden City publishing co., inc.1937.


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