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Glasby, John S. (John Stephen)

Overview
Works: 66 works in 366 publications in 1 language and 6,604 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Detective and mystery fiction  Popular works  Western fiction  Terminology  Horror fiction  Science fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by John S Glasby
Encyclopaedia of antibiotics by John S Glasby( Book )

36 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetical arrangement of about 1000 antibiotics. Intended for workers in organic chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, medicine, and microbiology. Entries include formula, structure, description, and references
Variable stars by John S Glasby( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boundaries of the universe by John S Glasby( Book )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The boundaries of space exploration are being pushed back constantly, but the realm of the partially understood and the totally unknown is as great as ever. Among other things this book deals with astronomical instruments and their application, recent discoveries in the solar system, stellar evolution, the exploding starts, the galaxies, quasars, pulsars, the possibilities of extraterrestrial life and relativity"--Provided by publisher
Encyclopedia of the alkaloids by John S Glasby( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nebular variables by John S Glasby( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nebular Variables focuses on the nebular variables and their characteristics. Discussions are organized by type of nebular variable, namely, RW Aurigae stars, T Orionis stars, T Tauri stars, and peculiar nebular objects. Topics range from light variations of the stars to their spectroscopic and physical characteristics, spatial distribution, interaction with nebulosity, and evolutionary features. This volume is divided into four sections and consists of 25 chapters, the first of which provides general information on nebular variables, including their stellar associations and their classifi
The dwarf novae by John S Glasby( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of plants containing secondary metabolites by John S Glasby( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interest in the potential medical use of naturally occuring chemicals in plants is increasing. This is intended to provide a comprehensive and up- to-date directory of plants and the substances found in them
Guntrail to Condor by John S Glasby( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seth Claybourne, a defeated Confederate soldier with no reason to return home, decided to ride west. Crossing a desert he encountered a man who had been left for dead. Jeb Dawson was still alive, but when his attackers returned, Seth drove them off. Dawson, unfit to travel, wanted Seth to travel to Condor Peaks to validate his claim on valuable land. Vested interests wanted him dead. And being Dawson's proxy put Seth into the firing line
The variable star observer's handbook by John S Glasby( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hideout at Mender's Crossing by John S Glasby( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ghost town of Mender's Crossing is the ideal base for a gang of outlaws operating without interference. When a group of soldiers is killed defending a gold-train, the army calls upon special operator Steve Landers to investigate. However, Landers is also up against land baron Hal Clegg: his hired mercenaries are driving independent ranchers from their land. He will need nerves of steel to succeed when he is so heavily outnumbered. Can he cheat the odds and win?"--Page 4 of cover
Encyclopaedia of the terpenoids by John S Glasby( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetical listing of terpenoids, "the most numerous and varied class of organic compounds found in nature." Covers the literature through 1979. Each entry gives name, chemical formula, concise notes, and a reference. Formula index
Roses for a lady by John S Glasby( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Somerville, great-granddaughter of a wealthy banker in L.A., received two-dozen red roses with a note attached: she would receive one rose less every day and on receipt of the last rose she would die... Private Detective Johnny Merak sets out to find the would-be killer and when certain members of the family are murdered, Johnny finds proof of yet another, earlier, murder. But it's not until Edith receives the final rose that the killer is unmasked
The dark boatman and other stories by John S Glasby( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five chilling tales: a family's history is traced back for centuries - with no incidence of death recorded; an aunt wanders out the the graveyard each night; a manor house is built on cursed land, perpetuating the evil started there long ago; the fate of a doctor investigating the ravings of a man sent mad by the things he has witnessed; and the tale of the evil residing at Dark Point lighthouse where the Devil himself was called up
Project Jove by John S Glasby( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Norbert Donner and Project Director Stanton work on Project Jove, observing the robots in the Jupiter surface lab by means of the Fly, a remote-controlled exploratory ship. Then Senator Clinton Durant arrives from earth convinced Stanton is hiding something on Jupiter's surface. And, unconvinced of dire warnings of danger, he and his assistants ride a Fly down to question the surface lab robots. They soon find themselves completely at the mercy of the giant planet and its devastating storms ..."--Publisher
Dark legion by John S Glasby( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Near the village of Tormount, on Cranston's Hill, Malcolm Amberley had been found dead. He was discovered in the centre of the Standing Stones, clutching the curiously ornamented hilt of a strange dagger, driven into his heart. A curtain of evil hung over the village, a nightmare for Terence Amberley who arrived to attend his brother's funeral. Did Malcolm commit suicide, or did some evil force still remain viable in the area, forcing him towards a mysterious death?
Dark conflict by John S Glasby( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Merrivale owns a mask and headdress, and the legend is that whoever comes into contact with them will find their body taken over by the long-dead Shaman at full moon. Merrivale is dragged from his home, and he and the relics are taken to an isolated mansion. There, Ernest Caltro and his followers prepare to conduct a Black Mass with Merrivale as its human sacrifice. Can Simon's friends Richard Blake and Stephen Nayland mount a rescue mission?
A time for murder by John S Glasby( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Galecci, a top man in organized crime, has been murdered - and the manner of his death is extraordinary. He'd last been seen the previous night, entering his private vault, to which only he knew the combination. When he fails to emerge by the next morning, his staff have the metal door cut open - to discover Galecci dead with a knife in his back. Private detective Johnny Merak is hired to find the murderer and discover how the impossible crime was committed - but is soon under threat of death himself
Death comes calling by John S Glasby( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Los Angeles, the wealthy Marcia Edwards asks investigator Johnny Merak to find her missing grandson. Merak suspects it's a mob kidnapping. There's someone else who wants to hire him: the model Angela Cliveden, who has been receiving life-threatening phone calls. Merak discovers that she is the girlfriend of Tony Minello of the local Mafia. But when she is found murdered in her apartment, Merak is trapped in a potential Mob War and matching his wits with a cunning serial killer."--Publisher description
The missing heiress murders by John S Glasby( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Johnny Merak's latest client, top Mob man Enrico Manzelli, has received death-threats. A menacing man himself, he pressures Johnny to discover who was sending them - and why. Then Barbara Minton, a rich heiress, disappears, and her husband turns to Johnny. Despite Manzelli's ultimatum - that Johnny should focus on his case alone - he takes the job. But that's before he discovers the fate of the first detective Minton hired. And more bodies are stacking up
Murder is my shadow by John S Glasby( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LA Private Investigator Johnny Merak accepts the diminutive Charles Henning as a client, little realising the danger he will face... But soon, when a series of brutal gangland murders begins, Lieutenant O¿Leary, leading the police investigation, is not pleased to find Johnny Merak at each of the murder scenes. And it seems that Henning had been there too! Both the police and Johnny want to question Henning - but the little man has disappeared. And the murders continue
 
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