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Kirby, W. F. (William Forsell) 1844-1912

Overview
Works: 283 works in 746 publications in 3 languages and 5,120 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives  Handbooks and manuals  History  Travel writing  Textbooks  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Illustrated works  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: DT472, 894.541
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. F Kirby
Kalevala, the land of heroes by Elias Lönnrot( Book )

59 editions published between 1907 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translation of the great Finnish epic of ancient life in the Far North first published in 1907. This reprinting includes a new introduction and commentary
Travels in West Africa: Congo français, Corisco and Cameroons by Mary Henrietta Kingsley( Book )

16 editions published between 1897 and 2008 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive ethnologist and naturalist, after being freed from a life as a housekeeper and nurse by the death of her parents and brother, Mary Kingsley travelled and recorded tribal customs and beliefs
European butterflies and moths by W. F Kirby( Book )

24 editions published between 1881 and 1898 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This catalogue of butterflies and moths from across the European continent includes 61 colored plates of detailed, life-sized illustrations
British Central Africa; an attempt to give some account of a portion of the territories under British influence north of the Zambezi by Harry Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary text-book of entomology by W. F Kirby( Book )

16 editions published between 1885 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hand-book to the order Lepidoptera by W. F Kirby( Book )

in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A synonymic catalogue of Orthoptera by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

9 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naturalist's wanderings in the Eastern archipelago : a narrative of travel and exploration from 1878 to 1883 by Henry O Forbes( Book )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchidaceae - Timor - Lesser Sunda Island
A synonymic catalogue of diurnal Lepidoptera by W. F Kirby( Book )

19 editions published between 1871 and 1877 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of Hymenoptera, with descriptions and figures of the typical specimens in the British museum. Vol. I. Tenthrediniadæ and Siricidæ by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

20 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The butterflies and moths of Europe by W. F Kirby( Book )

12 editions published between 1903 and 1907 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orthoptera (Acridiidae) by W. F Kirby( Book )

14 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A synonymic catalogue of Neuroptera Odonata, or dragon-flies. With an appendix of fossil species by W. F Kirby( Book )

12 editions published in 1890 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Arabian nights. Select tales, not included by Galland or Lane( Book )

10 editions published between 1882 and 1900 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The translator of the Kalevala and the contributor of a bibliographic appendix to Burton translation also€translated some previously unavailable stories, including some from the German translation of Gustav Weil
600 butterflies and moths in full color by W. F Kirby( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonder and beauty of butterflies and moths - including their miraculous transformations - have fascinated nature enthusiasts for thousands of years. Rendered from an exquisitely rare nineteenth-century portfolio, the butterfly hues and shapes that have dazzled humankind for centuries are displayed here with magnificent precision. This illustrated archive bursts with sixty-one full-color plates of European butterflies and moths of every variety. Revel in the vast spectrum of intricate markings distinct to such species as the Swallowtail, Monarch, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, and many other fl
Evolution and natural theology by W. F Kirby( Book )

14 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British butterflies, moths & beetles by W. F Kirby( Book )

12 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butterflies and moths. Volume V by W. F Kirby( Book )

6 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The butterflies and moths of Africa by W. F Kirby( Book )

5 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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600 butterflies and moths in full color
Alternative Names
Forsell Kirby, William 1844-1912

Gulielmus Forsell Kirby

Kirby, W. f

Kirby, W f. 1844-1912

Kirby, William F.

Kirby, William Forsell

Kirby, William Forsell 1844-1912

William Forsell Kirby Brits entomoloog (1844-1912)

William Forsell Kirby englischer Entomologe und Volkskundler

William Kirby

Кёрби, Уильям Форселл

Languages
English (273)

Finnish (1)

German (1)

Covers
600 butterflies and moths in full color