Science in the 19th Century Periodical

W A Blakston and W Swaysland and A F Weiner A F Weiner. The Illustrated Book of Canaries, and Cage-Birds, British and Foreign, ??? vols, London: Cassell & Co.

WIVP: The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals 1824-1900, ed. by Walter E. Houghton, et al., 5 vols, Toronto: University of Toronto Press; London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966–89

[Wadd, William] 1824. Nugæ Chirurgicæ; or, A Biographical Miscellany, Illustrative of a Collection of Professional Portraits, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green

Wadd, William 1827a. Nugae Canorae; or, Epitaphian Mementos (in Stone-Cutters' Verse) of the Medici Family of Modern Times. By Unus Quorum, London: Callow & Wilson

Wadd, William 1827b. Mems. Maxims, and Memoirs, London: Callow and Wilson

Wake, Charles Staniland 1870. 'Initial Life', Report of the Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science; Held at Exeter in August 1889, Notes and Miscellaneous Communications to the Sections, 151

Wake, Charles Staniland 1872. 'On Man and Ape', Report of the Forty-First Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science held at Edinburgh in August 1871, Transactions of Particular Sections, 41, 162

Wakeman, Thomas 1854. 'Observations on the Town and Castle of Chepstow', Journal of the British Archaeological Association, 10 249–57

Walford, Cornelius 1871–78. The Insurance Cyclopaedia: Being a Dictionary of the Definition of Terms Used in Connexion with the Theory and Practice of Insurance in all its Branches, a Biographical Summary [...] A Bibliographical Repertory of all Works Written Upon the Subject [...] An Historical Treasury [...] and Also Containing a Detailed Account of the Rise and Progress of Insurance in Europe and in America, 5 vols, London: C. and E. Layton

Wallace, Alfred Russel 1869. The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-Utan and the Bird of Paradise; a Narrative of Travel, with Studies of Man and Nature, &c., 2 vols, London: Macmillan

Wallace, Alfred Russel 1870. Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays, London: Macmillan & Co.

Wallace, Alfred Russel 1871b. 'On a Diagram of the Earth's Eccentricity and the Precession of the Equinoxes, illustrating their Relation to Geological Climate and the Rate of Organic Change', Report of the Fortieth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Held at Liverpool in September 1870, Notes and Abstracts of Miscellaneous Communications to the Sections, 89

Wallace, Alfred Russel 1871a. Mr. Wallace and Mr. Darwin: A Review and Criticism of Mr. Darwin's "Descent of Man", New York: August Brentano

Wallace, Alfred Russel 1889. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of the Applications, London: Macmillan & Co

Wallace, William 1802. 'A New Method of Expressing the Coefficients of the Developement of the Algebraic Formula (a²+b²—2abcof[phi])[to the power n], by Means of the Perimeters of Two Ellipses, when n Denotes the Half of Any Odd Number. With an Appendix, Containing the Investigation of a Formula for the Rectification of any Arch of any Ellipse', Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 5, 251–93

Wallich, George Charles 1862. The North-Atlantic Sea-Bed: Comprising a Diary of the Voyage on Board H. M. S. Bulldog, in 1860; and Observations on the Presence of Animal Life, and the Formation and Nature of Organic Deposits, at Great Depths in the Ocean, London: John Van Voorst

Walsh, Robert 1828. Narrative of a Journey from Constantinople to England, London: Frederick Westley and A.H. Davis

Walter, Richard, comp., 1748. A Voyage Around the World in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq.; Commander in Chief of a Squadron of his Majesty's Ships, Sent Upon an Expedition to the South-Seas, London: John and Paul Knapton

Walter, Weever 1828. Letters from the Continent: Containing Sketches of Foreign Scenery and Manners; with Hints as to the Different Modes of Travelling, Expense of Living, etc., Edinburgh: William Blackwood ; London: T. Cadell

Walton, Isaak 1653. The Compleat Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, Not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers [...] London: Richard Marriot

Mary Ward [Honourable Mrs W., pseud.] and Jane Mahon [Lady J., pseud.] [1859]. Entomology in Sport, Entomology in Earnest, London: Paul Jerrard & Son

Ward, William 1821. Farewell Letters to a Few Friends in Britain and America, on Returning to Bengal in 1821, London: Black, Kingsbury, Parbury and Allen

Ward, William 1953. Index and Finding List of Serials Published in the British Isles, 1789–1832, Lexington: University of Kentucky Press

Waring, Edward John 1854. A Manual of Practical Therapeutics, Considered Chiefly with Reference to Articles of the Materia Medica, London: Smith, Elder and Co.

Warner, Charles Dudley 1887. Their Pilgrimage, New York: Harper and Brothers

Warren, Samuel 1832. Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician With Notes and Illustrations by the Editor, 2 vols, Edinburgh: W. Blackwood

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Waterton, Charles 1825. Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in 1812, 1816, 1820 and 1824: With Original Instructions for the Preservation of Birds, &c. for Cabinets of Natural History, London: J. Mawman

Waterton, Charles 1879. Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816, 1820, and 1824: With Original Instructions for the Perfect Preservation of Birds, etc, for Cabinets of Natural History, new edn (with biographical introduction and explanatory index, by the Rev. J. G. Wood), London: Macmillan and Co.

Watkins, Morgan George 1883. In the Country: Essays, London: W. Satchell & Co.

Watkins, Morgan George 1896. Gleanings From the Natural History of the Ancients, London: E. Stock

Watson, John Forbes and Kaye, John William, eds. 1868–69. The People of India: A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan, 5 vols, London: India Museum

Watson, Joseph, 1809. Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb; or, A Theoretical and Practical View of the Means by which they are Taught to Speak and Understand a Language. Containing Hints for the Correction of Impediments in Speech. Together with a Vocabulary, London: Darton and Harvey

Watson, Richard 1781–87. Chemical Essays, 5 vols, Cambridge: T. & J. Merrill, and J. Deighton; London: P. Elmsly [and 7 others]

Watson, Richard1814. Anecdotes of the Life of Richard Watson, Bishop of Landaff; Written by Himself at Different Intervals, and Revised in 1814, London: Cadell and Davies

Watson, Richard 18[23–]29. Theological Institutes; or, A View of the Evidences, Doctrines, Morals and Institutions of Christianity, 3 vols, London: John Mason

Watson, Richard 1824. The Religious Instruction of the Slaves in the West India Colonies, Advocated and Defended: A Sermon Preached Before the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society in the New Chapel, City Road, London, April 28, 1824, London: Butterworth and Son

Watts, John 1866. The Facts of the Cotton Famine, London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.

Wayland, Francis 1830. The Certain Triumph of the Redeemer: Sermon Delivered in the Murray Street Church, on the Evening of May 9, 1830, New York: Henry C. Sleight

Webb, Jane 1827. The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century, 3 vols, London: Henry Colburn

Webb, Thomas William 1865. 'On the Invisible Part of the Moon's Surface', Report of the Thirty-Sixth Meeting of the British Association of the Advancement of Science held at Bath in September 1864, Notices and Abstracts of Miscellaneous Communications to the Sections, 9

Wells, Herbert George 1895a. The Time Machine: An Invention, London: William Heinemann

Wells, Herbert George 1895b. The Amazing Visit, London: Macmillan & Co.; New York: J. M. Dent & Co.

Wells, Herbert George 1895c. The Stolen Bacillus: And Other Incidents, London: Metheun & Co.

Wells, Herbert George 1896. The Island of Doctor Moreau, London: William Heinemann

Wells, Herbert George 1897a. The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance, London: C. A. Pearson

Wells, Herbert George 1897b. The Plattner Story: And Others, London: Methuen & Co.

Wells, Herbert George 1898. The War of the Worlds, London: William Heinemann

[Wesley, John] 1747. Primitive Physick; or, An Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases, London: Thomas Trye

Wesley, John 1760. The Desideratum; or, Electricity Made Plain and Useful by a Lover of Mankind, and of Common Sense, London: W. Flexney [and 5 others]

Wesley, John 1763. A Survey of the Wisdom of God in the Creation; or, A Compendium of Natural Philosophy, 2 vols, Bristol: printed by William Pine

West, Tuffen 1862. 'On Some Points of Interest in the Structure and Habits of Spiders', Report of the Thirty-First Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science held at Manchester in September 1861, Notes and Abstracts of Miscellaneous Communications to the Sections, 162–64

Whately, Richard, ed. 1821. The Right Method of Interpreting Scripture: in what Relates to the Nature of the Deity, and His Dealings with Mankind, Illustrated in a Discourse on Predestination by Dr. King, Preached at Christ Church, Dublin, Before the House of Lords, May 15, 1709; with Notes, London: John Murray

Whewell, William 1819. An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics, Cambridge: J. Deighton

White, Andrew Dickson 1896. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, 2 vols, London: Macmillan & Co.

White, Gilbert 1789. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton, London: B. White and Son

White, John 1824. A Voyage to Cochin China, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green

White, William 1856. Swedenborg: His Life and Writings, London: William White

Whitehurst, John 1778. An Inquiry into the Original State and Formation of the Earth: Deduced from Facts and the Laws of Nature. To which is Added an Appendix, Containing some General Observations on the Strata in Derbyshire. With Sections of them, Representing their Arrangement, Affinities, and the Mutations they Have Suffered at Different Periods of Time. Intended to Illustrate the Preceding Inquiries, and as a Specimen of Subterraneous Geography, London: W. Bent

Whitehurst, John 1792. An Inquiry into the Original State and Formation of the Earth, 3d ed., London: W. Bent

Whitman, Walt 1891. Leaves of Grass: Including Sands at Seventy, Good Bye My Fancy, A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads, and Portrait From Life, Philadelphia: David McKay

Whitworth, William Allen 1869. Choice and Chance: Two Chapters of Arithmetic, Cambridge: Deighton, Bell, and Co.

Wiesécké, Henri 1837. De l'influence pernicieuse des saignées, Paris: Béchet Jeune

Wigan, Arthur Ladbrooke 1844. A New View of Insanity: The Duality of the Mind, Proved by the Structure, Functions, and Diseases of the Brain, and by the Phenomena of Mental Derangement, and Shewn to be Essential to Moral Responsibility, London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans

Wilcocks, James Carrall [1865]. The Sea-Fisherman; or, Fishing Pilotage. Comprising the Chief Method of Hook and Line Fishing in the British and Other Seas, a Glance at Nets, and Remarks on Boats and Boating, Guernsey: Stephen Barbet

Wilkes, John 1810–29. Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending, Under One General Alphabetical Arrangement, all the Words and Substance of Every Kind of Dictionary Extant in the English Language . In which the Improved Departments of the Mechanical Arts, the Liberal Sciences, the Higher Mathematics, and the Several Branches of Polite Literature, are Selected from the Acts, Memoirs, and Transactions, of the Most Eminent Literary Societies, in Europe, Asia, and America, 24 vols, London: For the Proprietor

Wilkinson, James John Garth 1851. The Human Body and its Connection with Man, Illustrated by the Principal Organs, London: Chapman & Hall

Wilkinson, James John Garth 1857. The Homoeopathic Principle Applied to Insanity: A Proposal to Treat Lunacy by Spiritualism, London: [n. pub.]

Wilkinson, John Gardner 1847. A Handbook for Travellers in Egypt: Including Descriptions of the Course of the Nile to the Second Cataract, Alexandria, Cairo, the Pyramids, and Thebes, the Overland Transit to India, the Peninsula of Mount Sinai, the Oases, &c., 2nd edn, London: John Murray

Wilkinson, Walter Meacock 1858. Spirit Drawings: A Personal Narrative, London: Chapman & Hall

Williams, Ernest Edwin 1896. "Made in Germany", London: William Heinemann

Williams, John 1789. The Natural History of the Mineral Kingdom. In Three Parts. Part I. Of the Natural History of the Strata of Coal, and of the Concomitant Strata. Part II. Of the Natural History of Mineral Veins, and Other Beds and Repositories of the Precious and Useful Metals. Part III. Of the Natural History of the Prevailing Strata, and of the Principal and Most Interesting Phaenomena Upon and Within the Surface of Our Globe, Edinburgh: T. Ruddiman

Williams, William Mattieu 1859. Through Norway with a Knapsack, London: Smith, Elder and Co.

Williamson, Alexander 1870. Journeys in North China, Manchuria, and Eastern Mongolia: With Some Account of Corea, 2 vols, London: Smith, Elder & Co.

Willink, Arthur 1893. The World of the Unseen: An Essay on the Relation of Higher Space to Things Eternal, London: Macmillan & Co.

Willis, Robert 1863. 'Address', Report of the Thirty-Second Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science; Held at Cambridge in October 1862, li–lxi

Wilson, Alexander 1808–14. American Ornithology; or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, 9 vols, Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep

Wilson, Alexander Philip 1799–1804. A Treatise on Febrile Diseases, Including Intermitting, Remitting, and Continued Fevers, Winchester: Robbins; London: Cadell and Davies [and 3 others]; Edinburgh: Bell and Bradfute

Wilson, Alexander Stephen 1879. 'On the Nectar of Flowers', Report of the Fourty-Eighth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science held at Dublin in August 1878, Transactions of the Sections, 567

Wilson, Benjamin 1775. A Series of Experiments Relating to Phosphori and the Prismatic Colours they are Found to Exhibit in the Dark; Together with a Translation of Two Memoirs, from the Bologna Acts, upon the Same Subject by J. B. Beccari, London: J. Dodsley [and 4 others]

Wilson, Daniel 1862. Prehistoric Man: Researches into the Origin of Civilisation in the Old and the New World, 2 vols, Cambridge: Macmillan & Co

Wilson, James 1821. Biography of the Blind: Including the Lives of All Those... Who Have Distinguished Themselves as Poets, Philosophers, Artists, &c. &c... To Which is Prefixed a Memoir of the Author, Belfast: Lyons

Wilson, James 18[28–]31. Illustrations of Zoology: Being Representations of New, Rare, or Remarkable Subjects of the Animal Kingdom, Drawn and Coloured After Nature, with Historical and Descriptive Details, Edinburgh: W. Blackwood; and London: T. Cadell

Wingate, Edmund. Arithmetique Made Easie: In Tvvo Bookes. The Former, of Naturall Arithmetique: Containing a Perfect Method for the True Knowledge and Practice of Arithmetique, According to the Ancient Vulgar Way, Without Dependance Vpon any Other Author for the Grounds Thereof. The Other of Artificiall Arithmetique, Discovering how to Resolve all Questions of Arithmetique by Addition and Subtraction. Together with an Appendix, Resolving Likewise by Addition and Subtraction all Questions, that Concerne Equation of Time, Interest of Money, and Valuation of Purchases, Leases, Annuities, and the Like, London: Phil. Stephens and Chr. Meredith

Winslow, Forbes Benignus 1860. On Obscure Diseases of the Brain, and Disorders of the Mind: Their Incipient Symptoms, Pathology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis, London: John Churchill

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Winthrop, Theodore 1862. The Canoe and the Saddle: Adventures Among the Northwestern Rivers and Forests, and Isthmiana, New York: John W. Lovell

Wittman, William 1803. Travels in Turkey, Asia Minor, Syria, and across the Desert into Egypt During the Years 1799, 1800, and 1801, in Company with the Turkish Army, and the British Military Mission: To Which are Annexed, Observations on the Plague, and on the Diseases Prevalent in Turkey, and a Meteorological Journal, London: R. Phillips

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Wood, James 1801. The Elements of Optics: Designed for the Use of Students in the University, 2nd edn, Cambridge: J. Deighton and J. Nicholson

Wood, John George 1853. The Illustrated Natural History, London: George Routledge & Co.

Wood, John George 1858. My Feathered Friends [...], London: G. Routledge & Co.

Wood, John George 1861. The Boy's Own Book of Natural History: Illustrated with Three Hundred and Thirty Engravings [1860], London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge

Wood, John George 1863. Glimpses into Petland, London: Bell & Daldy

Wood, John George 1865a. Homes Without Hands: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals, Classed According to their Principles of Construction [...] With New Designs by W. F. Keyl and E. Smith etc., London: Longmans & Co.

Wood, John George 1865b. The Common Shells of the Sea-Shore, London: Frederick Warne & Co.

Wood, John George 1868–70. The Natural History of Man: Being an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Uncivilized Races of Men [...] With New Designs by Angas, Danby, Wolf, Zwecker, etc., etc. Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel, 2 vols, London: George Routledge & Sons

Wood, John George 1871. Insects at Home: Being a Popular Account of British Insects, Their Structures, Habits, and Transformations, &c., London: Longmans

Wood, John George 1879. 'Only a Cockroach', Good Words, 628–35

Wood, John George and Wood, Theodore [1880]. The Field Naturalists' Handbook, London: Cassell & Co.

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Woodward, John 1719. Dr. Friend's Epistle to Dr. Mead: Render'd Faithfully into English. Divided into Proper Chapters; with Notes Learned and Unlearned, London: J. Roberts [and 2 others]

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Wright, Chauncey 1871. Darwinism: Being an Examination of Mr. St. George Mivart's "Genesis of Species", reprinted from the North American Review with additions, London: J. Murray

Wright, Henry Goode 1856. Headaches: Their Causes and their Cure, London: [John Churchill]

Wright, Lewis 1873. The Illustrated Book of Poultry: With Practical Schedules for Judging, Constructed From Actual Analysis of the Best Modern Decisions. By Lewis Wright [...] Illustrated with Fifty Coloured Portraits of Prize Birds, Painted from Life by J. W. Ludlow, London; Paris; New York: Cassell, and Petter and Galpin

Wright, Lewis [1879]. The Practical Pigeon Keeper, London: Cassell & Co.

Wright, William [1817]. An Essay on the Human Ear, its Anatomical Structure and Incidental Complaints: Intended not only for the Medical Profession, but also, for the Use and Benefit of all Persons Afflicted with Deafness, Diseases of the Ears, or those Alarming Sensations of Noises in the Head [...], London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown

Wyckoff, William Cornelius 1883. Silk Manufacture in the United States, New York: The Association

Wycliffe, John 1869. Select English Works of John Wyclif, ed. from original mss. by Thomas Arnold, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Wyld, James 1823. Geographia Sacra; or, Scripture Atlas: Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Adapted to Elucidated the Events of Sacred History, and Which Point Out the Situation of Every Place Mentioned in the Old and New Testament, London: G. and W. B. Whittaker

Wynter, Andrew 1854. 'The Electric Telegraph', Quarterly Review, 95, 118–64

Wynter, Andrew 1875. The Borderlands of Insanity and Other Allied Papers, London: Robert Hardwicke