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Lewis, John Frederick 1860-1932

Overview
Works: 1,273 works in 1,405 publications in 3 languages and 2,229 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Illustrated works  Biography  Church history  Prayers and devotions  Art  Catalogs  Dictionaries  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Composer, Collector, Editor
Classifications: KF363.S66, 340.0973
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Publications about John Frederick Lewis
Publications by John Frederick Lewis
Publications by John Frederick Lewis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Frederick Lewis
Thomas Spry, lawyer and physician : the first attorney admitted to practise under English law in the Delaware River, settlements now included in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
10 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Thomas Spry was born ca. 1620, probably at Lipton, Parish of Mariston, Devon, England, and immigrated to America ca. 1640. He was practicing law in New York as early as 1670 and was admitted to practice law at New Castle in 1676. He married the widow of Barent Egbersen, Rebecca Egbersen, in 1677. In his will, dated and proved in 1685, he named his daughter, Sarah Spry of Pymouth, Abiah Egbert, and his adopted son, Joseph Biss als. Spry. The majority of the work is devoted to court cases of Thomas Spry from official records and to a history the practice of law in colonial times
History of the Apprentices' Library of Philadelphia 1820-1920, the oldest free circulating library in America by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
8 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
The history of an old Philadelphia land title : 208 South Fourth street by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
4 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"Before his death, my father had practically completed this book ... After his death the editorial work was completed with the assistance of Mrs. McGeehan."-Note, p. iii, signed John F. Lewis, jr
The redemption of the lower Schuylkill : the river as it was, the river as it is, the river as it should be by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
7 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Collection of John Frederick Lewis American portraits : presented to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and other institutions by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
[Gradual single leaf : Initial L] by Catholic Church( Book )
27 editions published in 1435 in Latin and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Single leaf from a gradual: a decorated initial L
Brandywine Manor Church Cemetery an address by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
5 editions published between 1907 and 1982 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
History of Chester County, Penna. for the Record, Chester County ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Skating and the Philadelphia Skating Club by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Philadelphia" - a short oration by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
3 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
[Book of hours : use of Paris] by Catholic Church( Book )
in Latin and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Latin book of hours, in Gothic script, ca. 1385, with decorated initials, punctuation and line fillers
The John Frederick Lewis collection by David I Owen( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and Italian and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Teigdrücke" - prints in paste by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
3 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
[Antiphonary] by Catholic Church( Book )
6 editions published in 1548 in Latin and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Single leaf of a Spanish sixteenth century antiphonal; contains a single illuminated initial
Christopher Columbus : a short oration by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
2 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A plea for the American Philosophical Society and its need of a new building to be known as "Franklin house" by John Frederick Lewis( Book )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
John Frederick Lewis papers by John Frederick Lewis( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The papers of prominent Philadelphia lawyer and philanthropist John Frederick Lewis span the dates 1882 to 1932 and include letterbooks, correspondence, advertising brochures, legal documents, and ephemera. The papers primarily document the legal business of Lewis through his work at the firm Lewis, Adler & Laws, but also reflect social and domestic affairs of John Lewis and his wife, Anne Baker Lewis, as well as cultural interests, through development of personal collections and institutional affiliations
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, John F.
Languages
English (65)
Latin (41)
Italian (1)
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