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Miller, Hugh 1802-1856

Overview
Works: 337 works in 2,018 publications in 1 language and 14,572 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Church history  Controversial literature  Literature  Legends  Anecdotes  Sources  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Composer
Classifications: QH363, 567
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The testimony of the rocks : or, Geology in its bearings on the two theologies, natural and revealed by Hugh Miller( Book )

143 editions published between 1847 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old red sandstone : or, New walks in an old field by Hugh Miller( Book )

132 editions published between 1841 and 2012 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foot-prints of the Creator : or, The Asterolepis of Stromness by Hugh Miller( Book )

122 editions published between 1849 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geological writings of Hugh Miller (1802–56) did much to publicise this relatively new science. After an early career in banking in Scotland, Miller became editor of a newly founded Edinburgh newspaper, The Witness, in which he published a series of his own articles based on his geological research, a collection of which was issued as a book, The Old Red Sandstone, in 1841, and led to the Devonian geological period becoming known as the 'Age of the Fishes'. Footprints of the Creator (1849) described his reconstruction of the extinct fish he had discovered in the Old Red Sandstone and argued, on theological grounds, that their perfection of development disproved the current Lamarckian theory of evolution. The book, illustrated with woodcuts, was written partly as a response to the then anonymous Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (1884), also reissued in this series
First impressions of England and its people by Hugh Miller( )

99 editions published between 1847 and 2013 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cruise of the Betsey : or, a summer ramble among the fossiliferous deposits of the Hebrides ; with Rambles of a geologist ; or, Ten thousand miles over the fossiliferous deposits of Scotland by Hugh Miller( Book )

75 editions published between 1857 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of the 1858 with additional material by Michael A. Taylor (introduction, maps, bibliography, glossary, notes, etc.)
Scenes and legends of the north of Scotland : or, The traditional history of Cromarty by Hugh Miller( Book )

65 editions published between 1801 and 1994 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, historical and biographical, political, social, literary and scientific by Hugh Miller( Book )

59 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edinburgh and its neighbourhood, geological and historical : with the geology of the Bass Rock by Hugh Miller( Book )

48 editions published between 1844 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales and sketches by Hugh Miller( Book )

50 editions published between 1862 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old red sandstone; or, New walks in an old field. To which is appended a series of geological papers, read before the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Hugh Miller( Book )

46 editions published between 1858 and 1892 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular geology: a series of lectures read before the Philosophical Institution of Edinburgh, with Descriptive sketches from a geologist's portfolio by Hugh Miller( Book )

30 editions published between 1859 and 2000 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The headship of Christ and the rights of the Christian people by Hugh Miller( Book )

35 editions published between 1860 and 2012 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading articles on various subjects by Hugh Miller( Book )

31 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My schools and schoolmasters; or, The story of my education by Hugh Miller( Book )

77 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketch-book of popular geology by Hugh Miller( Book )

29 editions published between 1859 and 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The headship of Christ, and the rights of the Christian people : a collection of essays, historical and descriptive sketches, and personal portraitures by Hugh Miller( Book )

21 editions published between 1863 and 1980 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foot-prints of the Creator, or, The Asterolepis of Stromness by Hugh Miller( Book )

30 editions published between 1850 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketch-book of popular geology : being a series of lectures delivered before the Philosophical Institution of Edinburgh by Hugh Miller( Book )

17 editions published between 1859 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutherland as it was and is, or, How a country may be ruined by Hugh Miller( )

13 editions published in 1843 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on the herring fishing in the Moray Frith by Hugh Miller( )

8 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The cruise of the Betsey : or, a summer ramble among the fossiliferous deposits of the Hebrides ; with Rambles of a geologist ; or, Ten thousand miles over the fossiliferous deposits of Scotland
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The foot-prints of the Creator : or, The Asterolepis of StromnessThe cruise of the Betsey : or, a summer ramble among the fossiliferous deposits of the Hebrides ; with Rambles of a geologist ; or, Ten thousand miles over the fossiliferous deposits of ScotlandScenes and legends of the north of Scotland : or, The traditional history of CromartyMy schools and schoolmasters; or, The story of my educationHugh Miller and the controversies of Victorian scienceHugh Miller's memoir : from stonemason to geologistNineteenth-Century literature criticism
Alternative Names
Hugh Miller Brits geoloog (1802-1856)

Hugh Miller schottischer Geologe, Schriftsteller und Erzählforscher

Хью Миллер

هيو ميلر

هیو میلر زمین‌شناس و نویسنده بریتانیایی

ヒュー・ミラー

Languages
English (1,325)