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Bennett, Alfred William

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Publishing. 928 words.

Bennett, Alfred William (1833–1902), botanist and publisher, was born on 24 June 1833 at Clapham, Surrey, the second son of William Bennett (d. 1873), tea dealer and botanist, and his wife,...

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Cassin, John

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Publishing. 916 words.

Cassin, John (06 September 1813–10 January 1869), ornithologist and printing company executive, was born near the present site of Media, Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Cassin, a Quaker...

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Gould, John

Gordon C. Sauer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Publishing. 2384 words.

Gould, John (1804–1881), ornithologist and publisher, was born at Lyme Regis, Dorset, on 14 September 1804, the son of John Gould, a gardener, and his wife, Elizabeth Clatworthy. Very early...

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Irvine, Alexander

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany; Publishing. 672 words.

Irvine, Alexander (bap. 1794, d. 1873), botanist and bookseller, was born at Daviot, Aberdeenshire, the son of James Irvine of Skellarts, a well-to-do farmer, and baptized there on 27 April...

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Kidd, William

M. G. Watkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Publishing. 385 words.

Kidd, William (1803–1867), publisher and ornithologist, was apprenticed early in life to Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy, a firm of London booksellers. He afterwards entered business on his own...

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Lea, Isaac

M. Susan Barger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Publishing. 1294 words.

Lea, Isaac (04 March 1792–08 December 1886), naturalist and publisher, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of James Lea, a Quaker merchant, and Elizabeth Gibson. His family had been...

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Luxford, George

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Botany. 516 words.

Luxford, George (1807–1854), botanist and printer, was born on 7 April 1807 at Sutton in Surrey, from where the family subsequently moved to nearby Reigate. At the age of eleven he was...

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Neill, Patrick

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Publishing. 496 words.

Neill, Patrick (1776–1851), naturalist and printer, was born in Edinburgh on 25 October 1776. He became head of the large printing firm of Neill & Co., but devoted his considerable leisure...

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Reeve, Lovell Augustus

S. Peter Dance.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Invertebrates; Publishing. 916 words.

Reeve, Lovell Augustus (1814–1865), conchologist and publisher, was born at Ludgate Hill, London, on 19 April 1814, the son of Thomas Reeve, draper and mercer, and his wife, Fanny Lovell....

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Sowerby, James

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Education; Financial Aspects of Art; Natural History; Publishing. 1606 words.

Sowerby, James (1757–1822), natural history artist, publisher, and collector, was born on 21 March 1757, at 2 Bolt-in-Tun Passage, Fleet Street, London, the son of John Sowerby (1719–1766),...

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