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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 (1804–1881), ornithologist and publisher

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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Kidd, William (1803–1867), publisher and ornithologist

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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Reeve, Lovell Augustus (1814–1865), conchologist and publisher

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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Wood, William (1774–1857), conchologist and bookseller

Peter Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Invertebrates; Publishing. 713 words.

Wood, William (1774–1857), conchologist and bookseller, born in Kendal, Westmorland, was probably the son of John and Frances Wood baptized on 16 March 1774 at Lowther, Westmorland. He...

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