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Fleming, John 1785-1857

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Works: 70 works in 210 publications in 1 language and 1,184 library holdings
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Most widely held works by John Fleming
The philosophy of zoology; or, A general view of the structure, functions, and classification of animals by John Fleming( )

35 editions published between 1822 and 2015 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Fleming (1785-1857) was a minister of the Church of Scotland, but in his time at the University of Edinburgh he had also studied geology and zoology. In the tradition of the country parson who was also a talented and knowledgeable naturalist, he published his first works on the geology of the Shetland Islands while serving there as a minister. His subsequent works led to his being offered the chair of natural philosophy at the University of Aberdeen, and subsequently at the newly created chair of natural history at the Free Church College in Edinburgh. The two-volume Philosophy of Zoology was published in 1822, and the young Charles Darwin is recorded as borrowing it from the library of Edinburgh University in 1825/6. His intention in the book was to 'collect the truths of Zoology within a small compass, and to render them more intelligible, by a systematical arrangement'
History of British animals by John Fleming( Book )

22 editions published between 1828 and 2015 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bass Rock : its civil and ecclesiastic history by Thomas M'Crie( Book )

4 editions published between 1847 and 1848 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lithology of Edinburgh by John Fleming( Book )

6 editions published between 1856 and 1859 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molluscous animals, including shellfish ... Forming the article 'Mollusca' in the 7th ed. of the Encyclopædia britannica by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gleanings of natural history, gathered on the coast of Scotland during a voyage in 1821 by John Fleming( Book )

6 editions published between 1823 and 1979 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temperature of the seasons, and its influence on inorganic objects and on plants and animals by John Fleming( Book )

6 editions published in 1851 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appendix to Captain Parry's Journal of a second voyage by William Edward Parry( Book )

2 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molluscous animals, including shell fish : containing an exposition of their structure, systematical arrangement, physical distribution, and dietetical uses, with a reference to the extinct races by John Fleming( Book )

9 editions published between 1837 and 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the British testaceous annelides by John Fleming( Book )

4 editions published between 1824 and 1979 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the modern strata by John Fleming( Book )

5 editions published between 1824 and 1979 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the revolutions which have taken place in the animal kingdom : as these are indicated by geognosy by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1823 and 1979 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remarkable plant of the order Fungi, found growing in a solution of succinate of ammonia by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1821 and 1979 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks illustrative of the influence of society on the distribution of British animals by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1824 and 1979 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the arctic and skua gulls of British ornithologists by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1819 and 1979 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gleanings of natural history, during a voyage along the coast of Scotland in 1821 by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1824 and 1979 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the changes of colour in the feathers of birds, independent of moulting by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1820 and 1979 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the defoliation of trees by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1826 and 1977 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Neptunian formation of siliceous stalactites by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1825 and 1977 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the natural history of the Sertularia gelatinosa of Pallas by John Fleming( Book )

3 editions published between 1820 and 1979 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The philosophy of zoology; or, A general view of the structure, functions, and classification of animals
Alternative Names
Fleming

John Fleming Brits zoöloog (1785-1857)

John Fleming schottischer Zoologe und Geologe

John Fleming Scottish Presbyterian clergyman, naturalist, zoologist and geologist

John Fleming skotsk naturvetare

John Fleming zoologo e geologo scozzese

Флеминг, Джон

ジョン・フレミング

約翰·佛萊明 (自然學家)

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