WorldCat Identities

Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter) 1819-1903

Overview
Works: 355 works in 585 publications in 1 language and 4,286 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Sources  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Sermons  Biography  Directories  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Cartographer, Performer
Classifications: QE157, 557.48
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about J. P Lesley
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by J. P Lesley
Manual of coal and its topography. Illustrated by original drawings, chiefly of facts in the geography of the Appalachian region of the United States of North America by J. P Lesley( Book )

21 editions published between 1856 and 2000 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early proceedings of the American Philosophical Society for the promotion of useful knowledge by American Philosophical Society( Book )

5 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of occasional surveys of iron, coal and oil districts in the United States made during the last ten years by J. P Lesley( Book )

9 editions published between 1874 and 1978 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of the fossils of Pennsylvania and neighboring states named in the reports and catalogues of the survey by J. P Lesley( Book )

6 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geological hand atlas of the sixty-seven counties of Pennsylvania : embodying the results of the field work of the survey, from 1874 to 1884 by J. P Lesley( Book )

5 editions published in 1885 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special report on the petroleum of Pennsylvania, its production, transportation, manufacture and statistics by Henry E Wrigley( Book )

3 editions published between 1875 and 2005 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of progress in the Venango county district by John F Carll( Book )

7 editions published between 1875 and 2000 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man's origin and destiny : sketched from the platform of the sciences, in a course of lectures delivered before the Lowell Institute in Boston, in the winter of 1865-6 by J. P Lesley( Book )

7 editions published between 1868 and 1881 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical sketch of geological explorations in Pennsylvania and other states : with an appendix containing the annual reports of the State Geologist to the Board of Commissioners by J. P Lesley( Book )

10 editions published between 1876 and 2000 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second report of progress in the laboratory of the survey at Harrisburg by Andrew S McCreath( Book )

3 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geology of Chester County : after the surveys of Henry D. Rogers, Persifor Frazer, and Charles E. Hall by Pennsylvania( Book )

4 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geology of Centre County by E. V D'Invilliers( Book )

5 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geology of Huntingdon County by I. C White( Book )

3 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geology of Lehigh and Northampton Counties by Geological Survey of Pennsylvania( Book )

3 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man's origin and destiny : sketched from the platform of the physical sciences by J. P Lesley( Book )

17 editions published between 1860 and 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lectures contained in this volume were written in the summer of 1865, at a distance from the author's notes and library. This will account for the paucity of special references, observable throughout the greater part of the book. When delivered in the lecture-room of the Lowell Institute, the following winter, they were illustrated by numerous wall pictures, tables of statistics, maps and diagrams of various kinds, only a few of which are given as woodcuts in the text. Twelve years have elapsed since the appearance of the little book which contains the first ten of the following lectures, and the author still finds people now and then reading it and asking for its republication at a price less unreasonable than that at which the London edition was sold. In the present edition I have expunged the eleventh lecture, on "Arkite Symbolism," as unnecessary; and have carried out the original intention of the course by adding six new lectures on "The Destiny of Man." The notes appended to the former edition are here omitted, because they were merely indicative of the progress made in various branches of science, touching the history of man, during the two years intervening between the delivery of my lectures and their publication. To continue and complete such an appendix would greatly swell the size of the volume; and yet it would contain nothing but fresh illustrations of the general view presented, without materially modifying the integrity of the text, which is therefore reprinted from the stereotype plates, with only such corrections as were called for by typographical errors"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Catalogue of the American philosophical society library by American Philosophical Society( Book )

4 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summary description of the geology of Pennsylvania by J. P Lesley( Book )

5 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address to the Suffolk North Association of Congregational ministers by J. P Lesley( Book )

3 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.54 (from 0.40 for Early proc ... to 0.94 for [Biographi ...)

Alternative Names

controlled identityAllen, John W., 1819-1903

Allen, John W. 1819-1903

Allen, John W., Jr

J.P.L., 1819-1903

J. Peter Lesley US-amerikanischer Geologe

L., J.P., 1819-1903

Lesley, J. P.

Lesley, J. P. 1819-1903

Lesley, J. Peter 1819-1903

Lesley, Peter 1819-1903

Lesley, Peter <Jr.> 1819-1903

Peter Lesley

Languages
English (183)