WorldCat Identities

Matthews, William Henry 1919-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 227 publications in 2 languages and 6,185 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: SB482, 550
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Henry Matthews
A guide to the national parks; their landscape and geology by William Henry Matthews( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fossils : an introduction to prehistoric life by William Henry Matthews( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geology made simple by William Henry Matthews( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geology gives a detailed study of rock-forming minerals and the rocks that are formed by it. The text analyses the forces which act on and within rocks. This subject belongs to physical geology. Historical geology is also covered in the book. This study explores the fossil content of the rock and reconstructs the earth's history over the past million years. The subjects encourage the reader to go out and examine his surroundings. First chapter of the book focuses on the description of earth. Topics such as the shape, size, and motions of the earth are discussed. The second chapter of the te
Invitation to geology; the earth through time and space by William Henry Matthews( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the world of fossils by William Henry Matthews( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph, having been sold as a slave, is taken into Eygpt where he was again sold and thrown into prison on false charges
The story of glaciers and the ice age by William Henry Matthews( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of various types of glaciers and examines their role in shaping the earth's surface
The story of volcanoes and earthquakes by William Henry Matthews( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains volcanic eruptions and landforms, the cause and effect of earthquakes, and how seismology benefits man. Includes a glossary and a bibliography
The story of the earth by William Henry Matthews( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to geology, including chapters on minerals, rocks, mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, erosion, and fossils
Texas fossils : an amateur collector's handbook by William Henry Matthews( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Books about fossils": pages 108-110
Wonders of fossils by William Henry Matthews( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various kinds of fossils, where they are found, how they were formed, what they reveal about the past, and the building and displaying of a fossil collection
Introducing the earth; geology, environment, and man by William Henry Matthews( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin and composition of the earth, its position in space, and the causes of past and present changes in the earth's surface
The earth's crust by William Henry Matthews( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin and composition of the earth's crust, the ways in which it is continually changing, its importance to man, and what it reveals about the history of the earth
Science probes the earth; new frontiers of geology by William Henry Matthews( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the earth by Miles F Harris( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonders of the dinosaur world by William Henry Matthews( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how information about prehistoric times is gleaned from fossils, describes a variety of dinosaurs, and lists museums where large displays of dinosaur fossils are located
Helping children learn earth-space science; a selection of articles reprinted from Science and children by William Henry Matthews( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geologic story of Palo Duro Canyon by William Henry Matthews( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soils by William Henry Matthews( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the influence of climate on the formation of various types of soil, examines life within and on the soil, and discusses topography and several other topics
The geologic story of Longhorn Cavern by William Henry Matthews( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in the earth sciences( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.17 for Wonders of ... to 0.45 for Investigat ...)

Alternative Names
Matthews III, William H.

Matthews, William, 1919-

Matthews, William A.

Matthews, William A., 1919-

Matthews, William H.

Matthews, William H. (William Henry)

Matthews, William H. (William Henry), 1919-

Matthews, William Henry, 1919-

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Languages
English (129)

Spanish (2)