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Ball, John 1818-1889

Overview
Works: 64 works in 304 publications in 3 languages and 1,778 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: DT309, 964
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Most widely held works by John Ball
Peaks, passes, and glaciers : a series of excursions by members of the Alpine Club by England) Alpine Club (London( Book )

37 editions published between 1859 and 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of a tour in Marocco and the Great Atlas by Joseph Dalton Hooker( Book )

11 editions published between 1878 and 2015 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of a naturalist in South America by John Ball( Book )

13 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is to be done for Ireland? by John Ball( Book )

6 editions published between 1849 and 2014 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish scientist John Ball (1818-89), active in the study of natural history and glaciology, held fellowships of both the Royal Society and the Linnean Society. When the Irish Potato Famine took hold, Ball returned from European travel and study intent on helping his countrymen. In 1846 he became an assistant poor law commissioner, and witnessed the deepening crisis at first hand. The first edition of this pamphlet was published in 1847. Reissued here is the second edition of 1849, the year when Ball assumed the more senior office of second poor law commissioner. He uses the pamphlet to argue passionately for the urgent revision of government legislation relating to poor relief, the public works programme, land improvement, labour and taxation, which he felt had exacerbated matters. He also believed the famine had been forgotten by the English and calls for them to show more sympathy towards the Irish
A guide to the western Alps by John Ball( Book )

21 editions published between 1863 and 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Central Alps, including the Bernese Oberland, and all Switzerland excepting the neighbourhood of Monte Rosa and and the Great St. Bernard by John Ball( Book )

29 editions published between 1864 and 1882 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the eastern Alps by John Ball( Book )

16 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks upon the geology, and physical features of the country west of the Rocky Mountains with miscellaneous facts by John Ball( Book )

2 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The western Alps by John Ball( Book )

8 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guida alpina : Tirolo meridionale-Alpi venete (Lago di Garda) by John Ball( Book )

21 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The distribution of plants on the south side of the Alps by John Ball( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to 'The Alpine guide' by John Ball( Book )

12 editions published between 1864 and 1899 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spicilegium florae Maroccanae by John Ball( Book )

14 editions published between 1877 and 2012 in English and Latin and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Central Alps by John Ball( Book )

in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hints and notes practical and scientific for travellers in the Alps, being a revision of the general introduction to the "Alpine Guide." by John Ball( Book )

8 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Tyrol and Venetian or Dolomite Alps by John Ball( Book )

6 editions published between 1873 and 1876 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central Tyrol, including the Gross Glockner by John Ball( Book )

6 editions published between 1873 and 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Tyrol, Bavarian and Salzburg Alps by John Ball( Book )

4 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Styrian, Carnic and Julian Alps by John Ball( Book )

2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Journal of a tour in Marocco and the Great Atlas
Alternative Names
Ioannes Ball

John Ball botanicus uit Ierland (1818-1889)

John Ball British politician, naturalist and Alpine traveller.

John Ball irischer Politiker und Naturwissenschaftler

John Ball politico, naturalista e alpinista irlandese

Джон Болл

جون بول

ジョン・ボール アイルランドの政治家、博物学者、登山家

Languages
English (220)

Latin (4)

Italian (4)

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