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Smellie, William 1740-1795

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Works: 277 works in 862 publications in 4 languages and 5,168 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Biography  Records and correspondence  History  Popular works  Juvenile works  Classification 
Roles: Author, Translator, Printer, Other, Editor, Arranger
Classifications: QL751, 500
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The philosophy of natural history by William Smellie( )

175 editions published between 1790 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon the whole, the general design of this publication is, to convey to the minds of youth, and of such as may have paid little attention to the study of nature, a species of knowledge which it is not difficult to acquire. This knowledge will be a perpetual and inexhaustible source of manly pleasures; it will afford innocent and virtuous amusement, and will occupy agreeably the leisure of vacant hours of life"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
An address to the people of Scotland, on the nature, powers, and privileges of juries by William Smellie( )

11 editions published between 1784 and 1820 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, : avec la description du cabinet du roy by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon( Book )

33 editions published between 1780 and 2010 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary and characteristical lives of John Gregory, Henry Home, Lord Kames, David Hume, and Adam Smith : to which are added A dissertation on public spirit, and three essays by William Smellie( )

14 editions published between 1800 and 1997 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of natural history by William Smellie( )

12 editions published between 1799 and 2001 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The objects exhibited by nature to our observation are numerous, variegated, and connected. I have hitherto confined my remarks chiefly to the animal and vegetable kingdoms. In this volume, I shall observe the same plan. The field is still extensive; and I shall endeavor to cultivate is, as least, with diligence"--Préface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
The natural history of birds : from the French of the Count de Buffon by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon( Book )

10 editions published between 1793 and 2010 in English and English, Old and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of natural history : By William Smellie ... In two volumes. by William Smellie( )

9 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of natural history. : By William Smellie by William Smellie( )

7 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon the whole, the general design of this publication is, to convey to the minds of youth, and of such as may have paid little attention to the study of nature, a species of knowledge which it is not difficult to acquire. This knowledge will be a perpetual and inexhaustible source of manly pleasures; it will afford innocent and virtuous amusement, and will occupy agreeably the leisure of vacant hours of life"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
A natural history, general and particular : containing the history and theory of the earth, a general history of man, the brute creation, vegetables, minerals, & c, &c. by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon( Book )

19 editions published between 1781 and 1866 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopaedia Britannica, or, A dictionary of arts and sciences( Book )

4 editions published between 1771 and 1979 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thesaurus medicus : sive, disputationum, in Academia Edinensi, ad rem medicam pertinentium, a collegio instituto ad hoc usque tempus, delectus by William Smellie( Book )

16 editions published between 1778 and 1785 in Latin and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the institution and progress of the Society of the Antiquaries of Scotland by William Smellie( Book )

8 editions published in 1782 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, : avec la description du cabinet du roy
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The natural history of birds : from the French of the Count de Buffon
Alternative Names
Smellie, Gulielmus 1740-1795

Smellie William

Smellius, Gul 1740-1795

William Smellie Brits auteur (1740-1795)

William Smellie schottischer Enzyklopädist und Naturforscher

Смелли, Уильям шотландский историк, энциклопедист, составитель и главный редактор первого издания «Британской энциклопедии» (1768—1771)

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