in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Geology and the Lithosphere. 986 words.
Phillips, William (1773–1828), printer and geologist, was born on 9 May 1773 at the Poultry, London, the son of James Phillips (1745–1799) and his wife, Mary, née Whiting (1747–1808). His...