John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist of adventure novels and an author of many non-fiction books. Buchan served as the 15th Governor General of Canada. His most famous novel was The Thirty-Nine Steps, which was adapted into the Alfred Hitchcock film The 39 Steps. Buchan would feature that novel’s protagonist, Richard Hannay, in four other novels as a major character and two others as a minor character. Following his death in 1940, Buchan received a state funeral in Canada before his ashes were sent to the United Kingdom.

John Buchan became a published author with Sir Quixote of the Moors, published in 1895. His final original work was the non-fiction book The History of the First World War, not published until 1991. His final novel was The Long Traverse, published in 1941. Below is a list of John Buchan’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Richard Hannay Books


The Thirty-Nine Steps(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Greenmantle(1916) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mr. Standfast(1918) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Three Hostages(1924) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Courts of the Morning(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Island of Sheep(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Leithen Stories Books


The Power-House(1916) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John MacNab(1925) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dancing Floor(1926) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sick Heart River(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dickson McCunn Books


Huntingtower(1922) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Castle Gay(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
House of the Four Winds(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Sir Quixote of the Moors(1895) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Burnet of Barns(1898) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Lost Lady of Old Years(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Half-Hearted(1900) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Lodge in the Wilderness(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prester John(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Salute to Adventurers(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Path of the King(1921) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midwinter(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Witch Wood(1927) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Blanket of the Dark(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gap in the Curtain(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magic Walking Stick(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Prince of the Captivity(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Free Fishers(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Traverse(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Grey Weather: Moorland Tales of My Own People(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Watcher By the Threshold and Other Tales(1902) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Moon Endureth: Tales and Fancies(1912) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Runagates Club(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Clearing House(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best Short Stories of John Buchan(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best Supernatural Stories of John Buchan(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Supernatural Buchan(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Scholar Gipsies(1896) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sir Walter Raleigh(1897) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sir Walter Scott(1911) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Andrew Jameson, Lord Ardwall(1913) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Battle of the Somme First Phase(1917) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Francis and Riversdale Grenfell(1920) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A History of the Great War(1922) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Secrets(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Days to Remember(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord Minto(1924) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Montrose(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Julius Caesar(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Massacre of Glencoe(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oliver Cromwell(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King's Grace: 1910-1935(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Episodes of the Great War(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Augustus(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naval Episodes of the Great War(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Memory Hold-the-Door(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pilgrim's Way(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Buchan By His Wife and Friends(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The History of the First World War(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Sick Heart River was also published as Mountain Meadow. The Long Traverse is also titled Lake of Gold. Memory Hold-the-Door was titled Pilgrim’s Way in the United States.

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