Author:William Joseph Cosens Lancaster

William Joseph Cosens Lancaster
British civil engineer who specialised in seas and harbours. An author of nautical and piratical fiction. Wrote under the pseudonym Harry Collingwood.


Short worksEdit


Re-issued WorkEdit

For Treasure Bound (1897) is an edited single volume reissue of the author's first book, the two volume Secret of the Sands (1878). Some of the chapters are the same, word for word, others have been tighten up or reordered.

Falsely attributed workEdit

  • Some Leisure Lyrics (1902)

This last work (available on was reprinted and attributed to William Joseph Cosens Lancaster but appears to have been written by William John Lancaster, the Secretary of the Prudential Assurance Company.

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1922, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.