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Davy, John 1790-1868

Overview
Works: 104 works in 251 publications in 2 languages and 2,453 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Miscellanea  Observations 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F2131, 917.29
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Most widely held works about John Davy
 
Most widely held works by John Davy
The West Indies before and since slave emancipation, comprising the Windward and Leeward Islands' military command; founded on notes and observations collected during a three years' residence by John Davy( Book )
19 editions published between 1854 and 2010 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Davy (1790-1868) was an English doctor and brother of the chemist Sir Humphrey Davy. After graduating from Edinburgh University, in 1814 Davy became Inspector General of Army Hospitals, and he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1834. In his capacity as Inspector General, he spent 1845-1848 living in Barbados and visiting other Caribbean Islands. This volume, first published in 1854, describes the society and culture of Barbados and other islands, including Trinidad, Tobago and St Lucia. Based on Davy's notes and observations made while stationed on the island, the book descri
Consolations in travel, or, The last days of a philosopher by Humphry Davy( )
24 editions published between 1830 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the interior of Ceylon, and of its inhabitants with travels in that island by John Davy( Book )
18 editions published between 1821 and 2012 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of the life of Sir Humphry Davy, bart., LL. D., F.R.S., foreign associate of the Institute of France, &c by John Davy( Book )
35 editions published between 1836 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Researches, physiological and anatomical by John Davy( Book )
7 editions published between 1829 and 1840 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes and observations on the Ionian Islands and Malta; with some remarks on Constantinople and Turkey, and on the system of quarantine as at present conducted by John Davy( Book )
6 editions published between 1842 and 1984 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The angler and his friend; or, Piscatory colloquies and fishing excursions by John Davy( Book )
4 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fragmentary remains, literary and scientific of Sir Humphrey Davy late president of the Royal Society, etc. : with a sketch of his life and selections from his correspondence by Humphry Davy( Book )
5 editions published between 1858 and 1969 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salmonia: or; Days of fly fishing. In a series of conversations; with some account of the habits of fishes belonging to the genus Salmo by Humphry Davy( Book )
3 editions published between 1851 and 1870 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The angler in the Lake district; or, Piscatory colloquies and fishing excursions in Westmoreland and Cumberland by John Davy( Book )
4 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On some of the more important diseases of the army, with contributions to pathology by John Davy( Book )
4 editions published between 1862 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations on the temperature of man and other animals by John Davy( Book )
2 editions published between 1825 and 1826 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physiological researches by John Davy( Book )
2 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of papers published in scientific journals and transactions and proceedings of royal and other societies. Citations of which are included in the table of contents
Some account of the last yellow fever epidemic of British Guiana by Daniel Blair( Book )
5 editions published between 1850 and 1852 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations on the temperature of springs wells, and mines in Cornwall by John Davy( Book )
1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations on the temperature of the sea and the air made during a voyage from Ceylon to the Cape of Good Hope, in 1820 by John Davy( Book )
1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of some experiments on olefiant gas by John Davy( Book )
1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations on the physical geography of the south of Africa by John Davy( Book )
1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations on the temperature of the sea and the air made during a voyage from Cape of Good Hope to St. Helena in 1820 by John Davy( Book )
1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (139)
German (8)
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