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Nicol, G. (George) 1740?-1828

Overview
Works: 144 works in 252 publications in 2 languages and 1,454 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Maps  Pictorial works  History  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Scientific atlases  Sources  Juvenile works 
Roles: Printer, Bookseller, Publisher, Author, Editor
Classifications: G420, 910.41
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Most widely held works by G Nicol
A voyage to the Pacific Ocean : undertaken by command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere, performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 by James Cook( Book )

15 editions published between 1784 and 1785 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On spine: Cook's third voyage
An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean. Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope by George Keate( Book )

10 editions published between 1788 and 1803 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the journey of the Antelope which was shipwrecked off the coast of the Palau Islands; the experiences of the crew on the Palau Islands; and their return to England with Prince Lee Boo, one of King Abba Thulle's sons; and of the death of Lee Boo from smallpox
The life of Captain James Cook by Andrew Kippis( Book )

2 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dissenting minister Andrew Kippis (1725-95) was a Member of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Royal Society. With this work of 1788, he was the first biographer of Captain James Cook (1728-79), although several of Cook's colleagues, including Johann Reinhold Forster in 1778 and David Samwell in 1786, had previously published memoirs of their service with him. Believing that 'his public transactions ... are the grand objects to which the attention of his biographer must be directed', Kippis draws on the official Admiralty accounts of Cook's voyages and focuses on his professional life. The book was criticised at the time for failing to convey Cook's personality and motivation, stressing his achievements without putting them in context. However, it remained the only biography for forty years, and shaped public perception of Cook as a brilliant navigator and commander, a fearless explorer and an exemplary British hero
A catalogue of the library of the late John, Duke of Roxburghe by R. H Evans( Book )

8 editions published in 1812 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertations and miscellaneous pieces relating to the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia by Asiatic Society of Bengal( Book )

4 editions published in 1792 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The costume of China : illustrated in forty-eight coloured engravings by William Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1805 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayant accepté en 1792 d'accompagner le duc Macartney lors de son ambassade en Chine, Alexander crée de nombreux croquis lors du voyage de retour de Pékin à Canton par voie fluviale. Aucun artiste britannique n'avait encore ramené des images de cette voie de communication à l'intérieur de l'empire chinois. Ces croquis ont ensuite servi pour des aquarelles peintes par Alexander et pour de nombreuses planches gravées par Alexander lui-même ou par d'autres artistes. Pendant plus d'un demi-siècle, ces planches ont exercé une grande influence sur des artistes à la recherche de sujets chinois (d'après Grove dictionary of art)
A memoir : explanatory of the chart and survey of the county of London-Derry, Ireland by George Vaughan Sampson( Book )

2 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statical essays ... by Stephen Hales( Book )

4 editions published in 1769 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General view of the agriculture of the county of Stafford : with observations on the means of its improvement by William Pitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General view of the agriculture of the county of Suffolk : drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement by Arthur Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the governments of Sparta and Athens. by William Drummond( Book )

1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of Shakspeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1802 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy of the human gravid uterus exhibited in figures by William Hunter( Book )

5 editions published in 1774 in Latin and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally Hunter trained as Smellie's assistant. After he achieved his brilliant professional and financial success, he became a collector of rare books, coins, and paintings. This work contains 34 copper plates depicting the gravid uterus, life-size. It is Hunter's best work and one of the finest anatomical atlases every to be produced that is "anatomically exact and artistically perfect"
A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson : in New South Wales, including an accurate description of the situation of the colony ; of the natives ; and of its natural productions: taken on the spot by Watkin Tench( Book )

6 editions published in 1793 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In May 1787 a fleet of ships carrying convicts left England bound for Botany Bay, New South Wales, where they were to establish a settlement. One of the crew on board the Charlotte was Watkin Tench (c.1758-1833), who wrote about the voyage of what was later known as the First Fleet. He remained in New South Wales, living in Port Jackson (part of present-day Sydney) from 1788 to 1791, and in this work, published in 1793, he gives a vivid, first-hand account of the early years of British settlement. The chapters are chronologically organised and discuss the many challenges settlers in the fledgling colony faced in staying alive, such as illness and lack of food and other provisions. He also recounts the often violent encounters and 'unabated animosity' between the settlers and the aboriginal people, making this work an important source on the colonisation of Australia
Paraphilic sex offenders : a literature review and proposal for program development in Victoria by G Nicol( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
G. Nicol (Bookseller)

George Nicol British bookseller and publisher

Nichol, G., 1740?-1828

Nichol, George

Nichol George 1740?-1828

Nicholl George 1740?-1828

Nicholls, George.

Nicholls George 1740?-1828

Nicol, G.

Nicol, George, bookseller

Nicoll, George.

Languages
English (91)

Latin (3)