WorldCat Identities

Fisher, James 1912-1970

Overview
Works: 138 works in 449 publications in 2 languages and 13,395 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Bibliography  Juvenile works  History  Popular works  Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Maps 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Photographer, Director
Classifications: QL676, 598.2
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by James Fisher, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Fisher
Wildlife in danger by James Fisher ( Book )
7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authoritative information on mammals, birds and other animals and plants of the world that are threatened with extinction. Based on the facts collected by the Survival Service Commission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Wild America; the record of a 30,000 mile journey around the continent by a distinguished naturalist and his British colleague by Roger Tory Peterson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated 30,000-mile tour of the continent
The World atlas of birds by James Fisher ( Book )
7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A large, lavishly illustrated natural history of birds, by two outstanding ornithologists
James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson's World of birds by James Fisher ( Book )
21 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A general natural history of birds presented through an illustrated cross-section of the entire species of the world's living birds. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Wildlife crisis by Philip ( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zoos of the world; the story of animals in captivity by James Fisher ( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watching birds by James Fisher ( Book )
40 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This revised edition of the late James Fisher's much praised Watching Birds is the work of Dr Jim Flegg, Director of the British Trust for Ornithology. In his Preface Dr Flegg writes: "It is a daunting task to revise the bird book on which you cut your teeth: it is the surest measure of the man who wrote it that what is needed, after thirty-odd years, is an updating and not a sweeping revision." Among James Fisher's deservedly popular writings Watching Birds was probably the most read and consulted. After several reprints (published by Penguin Books) he planned to re-write it, and it is wholly
The wonderful world of the sea by James Fisher ( Book )
10 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the sea and man's relationship to it from the appearance of the first living things in the ocean to the development of modern scientific navigation and underwater exploration
Sea-birds; an introduction to the natural history of the sea-birds of the North Atlantic by James Fisher ( Book )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fine bird books, 1700-1900 by Sacheverell Sitwell ( Book )
9 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and German and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The living thoughts of Darwin by Charles Darwin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1939 and 1942 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thorburn's birds by Archibald Thorburn ( Book )
17 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shackleton and the Antarctic by Margery Fisher ( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detailed, unbiased and authoritative biography of the explorer from his birth in 1874, until his death in 1922, gleaned from a wealth of research
The wonderful world of the air by James Fisher ( Book )
8 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birds of Britain by James Fisher ( Book )
4 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shackleton by Margery Fisher ( Book )
5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fulmar by James Fisher ( Book )
7 editions published between 1952 and 1984 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doubleday pictorial library of nature : earth, plants, animals by ltd., London Rathbone Books ( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thousand geese by Peter Scott ( Book )
8 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A report on the search for the breeding ground of the pink-footed goose on an expedition to Central Iceland in 1951
A history of birds by James Fisher ( Book )
3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bird historians - the age of manuscript.The age of print: British birds. The age of print: World ornithology. Systematics. Geographical distribution. Bird history. Bird speciation. Absolute numbers of birds. Comparative numbers of Birds. Changing bird populations. Bird numbers and man
 
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Alternative Names
Fišer, D.
Fisher, J.
Fisher, James L.
Fisher, James Maxwell McConnell.
Fisher, James Maxwell McConnell 1912-1970
Фишер, Д 1912-1970
Фишер, Д. (Джеймс), 1912-1970
フィッシャー, J
フイッシャー, J
Languages
English (191)
German (1)
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