At the Circulating Library Author Information: Capt. Mayne Reid

Author: Capt. Mayne Reid (1818–1883)

Biography: Novelist and children's writer. See entry in DNB or Sutherland. NB: Several sources erroneously conflate Reid with novelist Charles Beach.


References: DNB; Sutherland

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Rifle Rangers: or, Adventures of an Officer in Southern Mexico.  2 vol.  London: Shoberl, 1850.
  2. The Scalp Hunters: or, Romantic Adventures in Northern Mexico.  3 vol.  London: C. J. Skeet, 1851.
  3. The White Chief: A Legend of Northern Mexico.  3 vol.  London: David Bogue, 1855.
  4. The Quadroon: or, A Lover's Adventures in Louisiana.  3 vol.  London: George W. Hyde, 1856.
  5. The War Trail: or, The Hunt of the Wild Horse.  1 vol.  London: J. and C. Brown, 1857.
  6. The Plant Hunters: or, Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains.  1 vol.  London: J. and C. Brown, 1858.
  7. Ran Away to Sea: An Autobiography for Boys.  1 vol.  London: J. and C. Brown, 1858.
  8. O├žeola: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1859.
  9. The Wood-rangers.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1860.
  10. The Boy Tar: or, A Voyage in the Dark.  1 vol.  London: W. Kent and Co., 1860.
  11. A Hero in Spite of Himself.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861.
  12. The Wild Huntress.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1861.
  13. The Maroon.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1862.
  14. The Tiger-Hunter.  1 vol.  London: Darton and Hodge, 1862.
  15. The Ocean Waifs.  1 vol.  London: David Bryce, 1864.
  16. The Cliff-Climbers: or, The Lone Home in the Himalayas.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1864.
  17. The White Gauntlet.  3 vol.  London: C. J. Skeet, 1865.
  18. The Boy Slaves.  1 vol.  London: C. H. Clarke, 1865.
  19. The Headless Horseman: A Strange Tale of Texas.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1866.
  20. The Bandolero: or, A Marriage among the Mountains.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1866.
  21. The Giraffe Hunters.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1867.
  22. The Guerilla Chief, and Other Tales.  1 vol.  London: Darton and Co., 1867.
  23. The Child Wife: A Tale of Two Worlds.  3 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1868.
  24. Afloat in the Forest.  1 vol.  London: C. H. Clarke, 1868.
  25. The Fatal Cord: A Tale of Backwood Retribution.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1870.
  26. The Yellow Chief: A Romance of the Rocky Mountains.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1870.
  27. The Castaways: A Story of Adventures in the Wilds of Borneo.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1870.
  28. The White Squaw.  1 vol.  London: C. H. Clarke, 1870.
  29. The Lone Ranche: A Tale of the Staked Plain.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1871.
  30. The Finger of Fate: A Romance.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1872.
  31. The Death Shot: A Romance of Forest and Prairie.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1873.
  32. The Flag of Distress: A Story of the South Seas.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  33. Gwen Wynn: A Romance of the Wye.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1877.
  34. Gaspar, the Gaucho: A Tale of the Gran Chaco.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1880.
  35. The Free Lances: A Romance of the Mexican Valley.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1881.
  36. The Pierced Heart and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1885.
  37. No Quarter: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1887.