Author:Philip Henry Gosse

Philip Henry Gosse
English naturalist and popularizer of natural science; father of Edmund Gosse
Philip Henry Gosse


  • The Canadian Naturalist: a series of conversations on the natural history of Lower Canada (1840). (external scan)
  • An Introduction to Zoology (1844). (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Ocean (1844), edition of 1874 under the title The Wonders of the Great Deep; or, the physical, animal, geological and vegetable curiosities of the ocean. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Birds of Jamaica (1847) (external scan)
  • The Monuments of Ancient Egypt, and their relation to the Word of God (1847). (external scan)
  • Natural History: Mammals (1848)
  • Popular British Ornithology; containing a familiar and technical description of the Birds of the British Isles (1849). (external scan)
  • Illustrations of the Birds of Jamaica (1849). (external scan)
  • Natural History: Birds (1849)
  • Sacred streams: The Ancient and Modern History of the Rivers of the Bible, 1850 (external scan)
  • Natural History: Reptiles (1850)
  • A Naturalist’s Sojourn in Jamaica (1851). (external scan)
  • Natural History: Fishes (1851) (transcription project)
  • The History of the Jews, from the Christian era to the dawn of the Reformation (1851). (external scan)
  • A Text-book of Zoology for schools (1851). (external scan)
  • Assyria: her manners and customs, arts and aims. Restored from the monuments (1852). (external scan)
  • A Naturalist's Rambles on the Devonshire Coast (1853). (external scan)
  • The Aquarium: an unveiling of the wonders of the deep sea (1854). (transcription project) (external scan)
  • Natural History: Mollusca (1854)
  • A Handbook to the Marine Aquarium: containing Instructions for constructing, stocking, and maintaining a tank, and for collecting plants and animals (1855). (external scan)
  • Manual of Marine Zoology for the British Isles (1855–1856). (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Tenby: a seaside holiday (1856). (external scan)
  • A Memorial of the Last Days on Earth of Emily Gosse (1857)
  • Omphalos: an attempt to untie the geological knot. (1857), (external scan)
  • Life in its Lower, Intermediate, and Higher Forms; or, manifestations of the divine wisdom in the natural history of animals (1857).
  • Actinologia Britannica: a history of the British Sea-Anemones and Corals. (1858–60). (external scan)
  • Evenings at the Microscope: or, researches among the minute organs and forms of animal life (1859). (external scan)
  • Letters from Alabama, chiefly relating to Natural History (1859).
  • The Romance of Natural History (1860–61). (external scan)
  • A Year at the Shore (1865). (external scan)
  • Land and Sea (1865). (external scan)
  • The Revelation. How is it to be interpreted? (1866).
  • Imperial Bible-Dictionary (104 articles) (1866)
  • The Mysteries of God: a series of expositions of Holy Scripture (1884).

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