Contributor:

LEIFCHILD, John R.


Biographical Details: Dates: 1815 - ?
Source of Characteristics: Wellesley Index
Characteristics: Commissioner on coal mines
Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum
Characteristics: Contributed on a wide range of subjects, including: geology, natural history, physical geography (particularly the Alps), travel (particularly France, Switzerland, Iceland, Italy and Scotland), mining, the philosophy of science, the Darwinian debate, oceanography and ornithology.
Mark: LEIFCHILD


The following reviews have been identified as being written by this contributor:

  • Acadian Geology. Second edition 2121 (June 20,1868)
  • Actinologia Britannica. A History of the British Sea-Anemones and Corals 1695 (April 21,1860)
  • Adam and the Adamite 1935 (November 26,1864)
  • Advanced Text-Book of Physical Geography 1923 (September 3,1864)
  • After Icebergs with a Painter 1769 (September 21,1861)
  • The Age and Life of Our Earth 2088 (November 2,1867)
  • Alpine Flowers for English Gardens 2228 (July 9,1870)
  • The Alpine Journal. Number III, September 1863 1873 (September 19,1863)
  • The Alpine Journal. Volume I 1939 (December 24,1864)
  • The Alpine Journal. Volume III 2078 (August 24,1867)
  • The Alpine Journal 1859 (June 13,1863)
  • The Alpine Regions of Switzerland and the Neighbouring Countries 2138 (October 17,1868)
  • The Alps of Hannibal 2040 (December 1,1866)
  • The Alps 1780 (December 7,1861)
  • Anecdotes in Natural History 1679 (December 31,1859)
  • Animal Plagues 2290 (September 16,1871)
  • Answer to Hugh Miller and Theoretic Geologists 1702 (June 9,1860)
  • The Applications of Geology to the Arts and Manufactures 1956 (April 22,1865)
  • Archaia 1711 (August 11,1860)
  • Astronomical Geology 1973 (August 19,1865)
  • Beach Rambles in Search of Sea-side Pebbles and Crystals 1674 (November 26,1859)
  • The Beginning: its When and its How 2281 (July 15,1871)
  • The Birds of Somersetshire 2195 (November 20,1869)
  • A Book about Roses, How to Grow and Show Them 2193 (November 6,1869)
  • Bradshaw's Illustrated Handbook to the Tyrol 1877 (October 17,1863)
  • Bradshaw's Pedestrian Route-Book for Switzerland, Chamouni, and the Italian Lakes 2137 (October 10,1868)
  • British Ferns and their Allies 1683 (January 28,1860)
  • The British Ferns at one View 1712 (August 18,1860)
  • British Spiders 2031 (September 29,1866)
  • The Cairngorm Mountains 1921 (August 20,1864)
  • Cassell's Popular Natural History. Volume I 1716 (September 15,1860)
  • Cassell's Popular Natural History. Volume II 1764 (August 17,1861)
  • Cavern Researches 1644 (April 30,1859)
  • The Central Alps 1918 (July 30,1864)
  • Chips and Chapters 2172 (June 12,1869)
  • The Coal-Fields of Great Britain 1758 (July 6,1861)
  • Code Annamite 1982 (October 21,1865)
  • Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection 2219 (May 7,1870)
  • Curiosities of Natural History. Third series 1996 (January 27,1866)
  • The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species examined 2102 (February 8,1868)
  • Darwinism Tested by the Science of Language 2196 (November 27,1869)
  • The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex 2262 (March 4,1871)
  • The Desert World 2147 (December 19,1868)
  • A Dictionary of Science 2290 (September 16,1871)
  • The Doldenhorn and Weisse Frau 1887 (December 26,1863)
  • The Earth. I. The Continents 2109 (March 28,1868)
  • The Earth and the Seas 1917 (July 23,1864)
  • The Earth's Crust: a Handy Outline of Geology 1917 (July 23,1864)
  • The Earth's History 2194 (November 13,1869)
  • Ebb and Flow. The Curiosities and Marvels of the Sea-Shore 1713 (August 25,1860)
  • Edinburgh and its Neighbourhood, Geological and Historical. With the Geology of the Bass Rock 1891 (January 23,1864)
  • Elementary Geology 2086 (October 19,1867)
  • Elements of Conchology. Part XI 1673 (November 19,1859)
  • Elements of Conchology 1743 (March 23,1861)
  • An Enquiry into the Ancient Routes between Italy and Gaul 2061 (April 27,1867)
  • Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature 1844 (February 28,1863)
  • The Existence of the Deity 1714 (September 1,1860)
  • Facts and Arguments for Darwin 2161 (March 27,1869)
  • Facts and Dates 2191 (October 23,1869)
  • The Failure of Geological Attempts made by the Greeks 2120 (June 13,1868)
  • Faith and Science 2159 (March 13,1869)
  • A Familiar History of the British Fishes 1676 (December 10,1859)
  • Far Away; or, Sketches of Scenery and Society in Mauritius 2098 (January 11,1868)
  • The Ferns of Derbyshire 1761 (July 27,1861)
  • First Lessons in Inorganic Chemistry 2220 (May 14,1870)
  • The First Man, and his Place in Creation 2043 (December 22,1866)
  • First Traces of Life on the Earth 1701 (June 2,1860)
  • Flora Capensis. Volume I 1714 (September 1,1860)
  • Flora of Cambridgeshire 1714 (September 1,1860)
  • Flora of Middlesex 2190 (October 16,1869)
  • Flora Symbolica 2198 (December 11,1869)
  • Flowers, Grasses and Shrubs 1722 (October 27,1860)
  • Footprints of the Creator 1761 (July 27,1861)
  • Forest Creatures 1775 (November 2,1861)
  • Fossil Man in Europe, his Industry, Customs, and Works of Art 2068 (June 15,1867)
  • Galbraith and Haughton's Scientific Manuals 1658 (August 6,1859)
  • Gatherings of a Naturalist in Australasia 1713 (August 25,1860)
  • Gedachtnissrede auf Alexander von Humboldt 2225 (June 18,1870)
  • The Genesis of the Angels, and the Story of their Early Home 2094 (December 14,1867)
  • The Genetic Cycle in Organic Nature 1754 (June 8,1861)
  • The Geodesy of Britain 1660 (August 20,1859)
  • Geographical Map of Scotland, from the most Recent Authorities and Personal Observations 1624 (December 11,1858)
  • Geological Essays, and Sketch of the Geology of Manchester 1909 (May 28,1864)
  • The Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man, with Remarks on Theories of the Origin of Species by Variation 1842 (February 14,1863)
  • The Geological Examinator 1714 (September 1,1860)
  • Geological Fragments 2171 (June 5,1869)
  • Geological Gossip 1714 (September 1,1860)
  • Geological Map of England and Wales 1636 (March 5,1859)
  • Geological Map of Scotland 1659 (August 13,1859)
  • Geological Observations in South Australia 1838 (January 17,1863)
  • Geological Survey of Canada. Report of Progress for the Year 1858 1754 (June 8,1861)
  • Geological Survey of Canada: Report of Progress from its Commencement to 1863 1904 (April 23,1864)
  • Geological Survey of Canada 2046 (January 12,1867)
  • Geological Treatise on the District of Cleveland, in North Yorkshire 1732 (January 5,1861)
  • Geology and History 1957 (April 29,1865)
  • Geology and Mineralogy considered with Reference to Natural Theology 1619 (November 6,1858)
  • The Geology and Scenery of the North of Scotland 2006 (April 7,1866)
  • Geology for General Readers. Second edition 2043 (December 22,1866)
  • Geology for General Readers 2006 (April 7,1866)
  • Geology for the Million 1882 (November 21,1863)
  • Geology in the Garden 1661 (August 27,1859)
  • The Geology of Pennsylvania 1637 (March 12,1859)
  • Geschiedenis van het heylighe Cruys 1891 (January 23,1864)
  • The Glaciers of the Alps 1714 (September 1,1860)
  • Glimpses of Ocean Life 1715 (September 8,1860)
  • A Glossary of Mineralogy 1817 (August 23,1862)
  • The Great Stone Book of Nature 1856 (May 23,1863)
  • A Guide to the Eastern Alps. Volume III 2138 (October 17,1868)
  • A Guide to the Western Alps 1867 (August 8,1863)
  • Halcyon; or, Rod-Fishing with Fly, Minnow, and Worm 1763 (August 10,1861)
  • Handbook for Visitors to Paris 1925 (September 17,1864)
  • Handbook of Geological Terms and Geology 1670 (October 29,1859)
  • Handbook to the Geology of Weymouth and the Isle of Portland 1717 (September 22,1860)
  • Hardwicke's Science Gossip 2098 (January 11,1868)
  • The Henwife 1748 (April 27,1861)
  • The History of France. Volume IV 2041 (December 8,1866)
  • A History of the Birds of Europe, not observed in the British Isles 1719 (October 6,1860)
  • The Home Life of Sir David Brewster. By his Daughter 2203 (January 15,1870)
  • The Honey Bee 1738 (February 16,1861)
  • Hours of Exercise in the Alps 2275 (June 3,1871)
  • How we Spent the Summer 1945 (February 4,1865)
  • Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland 1969 (July 22,1865)
  • Iceland: its Scenes and Sagas 1866 (August 1,1863)
  • Iceland: its Volcanoes, Geysers, and Glaciers 1734 (January 19,1861)
  • Ideal Views of the Primitive World 1851 (April 18,1863)
  • The Illustrated Natural History. Volume I. Mammalia 1716 (September 15,1860)
  • Index to the Fossil Remains of Aves, Ornithosauria and Reptilia 2206 (February 5,1870)
  • An Inquiry into the Deposition of Lead Ore in the Mineral Veins of Swaledale, Yorkshire 1834 (December 20,1862)
  • The Instructive Picture-Book 1683 (January 28,1860)
  • An Introduction to the Science of Heat 2202 (January 8,1870)
  • An Introduction to the Trochilidae 1774 (October 26,1861)
  • Iron 1761 (July 27,1861)
  • John Newton, of Olney and St. Mary Woolnoth 2145 (December 5,1868)
  • Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland. Volume I. Part II 2039 (November 24,1866)
  • The Knapsack Guide for Travellers in Switzerland 1925 (September 17,1864)
  • The Knapsack Guide for Travellers in Tyrol and the Eastern Alps 2079 (August 31,1867)
  • Land and Sea 1959 (May 13,1865)
  • The Last of the Tasmanians 2197 (December 4,1869)
  • The Laws which Regulate the Deposition of Lead Ore in Veins 1777 (November 16,1861)
  • Letters from Alabama (U. S.), chiefly relating to Natural History 1662 (September 3,1859)
  • Letters of Sir Charles Bell, K. H. 2210 (March 5,1870)
  • Life in the Forests of the Far East 1803 (May 17,1862)
  • Life in the Sea 1715 (September 8,1860)
  • The Life of John Heysham, M.D., and his Correspondence with Mr. Joshua Milne relative to the Carlisle Bills of Mortality 2288 (September 2,1871)
  • Life of the Rev. John Milne, of Perth 2153 (January 30,1869)
  • Life on Earth 1731 (December 29,1860)
  • Lithographs: a Series of Four Lectures on Geology 2053 (March 2,1867)
  • A Long Vacation in the Argentine Alps 2136 (October 3,1868)
  • Man and Nature 1919 (August 6,1864)
  • Man: Where, Whence, and Whither 2099 (January 18,1868)
  • The Manchester Flora 1677 (December 17,1859)
  • Man's Origin and Destiny 2121 (June 20,1868)
  • Manual of Geology 1840 (January 31,1863)
  • A Manual of Metallurgy 1784 (January 4,1862)
  • Manual of the Sub-Kingdom Coelenterata 1772 (October 12,1861)
  • The Master-Builder's Plan 1616 (October 16,1858)
  • Memoir and Remains of the Rev. James D. Burns, M.A., of Hampstead 2150 (January 9,1869)
  • Memoir of Alexander Thomson, of Banchory 2160 (March 20,1869)
  • Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland 1598 (June 12,1858)
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Volume I. Part II 1648 (May 28,1859)
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Volume I, Part III 1701 (June 2,1860)
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Volume II. Part I 1678 (December 24,1859)
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India under the direction of Thomas Oldham 2072 (July 13,1867)
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 1818 (August 30,1862)
  • Memoirs of the Life and Labours of the Rev. Hugh Stowell 2109 (March 28,1868)
  • Memoirs of the Life and Ministry of the Rev. Thomas Raffles 1929 (October 15,1864)
  • Mentone and Monaco 2083 (September 28,1867)
  • Metallurgy 1781 (December 14,1861)
  • The Millstone Grit, its Fossils, and the Relation it bears to other Groups of Rocks 1981 (October 14,1865)
  • The Mineral Kingdom 1638 (March 19,1859)
  • Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for the Year 1865 2035 (October 27,1866)
  • Mineral Veins 1763 (August 10,1861)
  • Mineral Waters regarded in relation to Chemistry and Geology 1974 (August 26,1865)
  • Ministers and Men of the Far North 2151 (January 16,1869)
  • Miscellanies: being a Collection of Memoirs and Essays on Scientific and Literary Subjects 2087 (October 26,1867)
  • Mission Life 2103 (February 15,1868)
  • Mission Life 2148 (December 26,1868)
  • Monography of the Genus Conus 1768 (September 14,1861)
  • The Mostellaria of Plautus 2157 (February 27,1869)
  • Mount Vesuvius 2136 (October 3,1868)
  • Mountaineering in 1861: a Vacation Tour 1801 (May 3,1862)
  • Mushroom Culture 2228 (July 9,1870)
  • Natural History for the Use of Schools and Families 1721 (October 20,1860)
  • A Natural History of Ferns, British and Exotic 1720 (October 13,1860)
  • A Natural History of New and Rare Ferns 1812 (July 19,1862)
  • The Nature-Printed British Sea-Weeds. Volume III 1713 (August 25,1860)
  • The Nature-Printed British Sea-Weeds. Volume IV 1714 (September 1,1860)
  • The Nature-Printed British Seaweeds. Volume I 1657 (July 30,1859)
  • Neues aus der Geographie, Kartographie und Statistik Europa's und seiner Kolonien 2230 (July 23,1870)
  • A New List of the Flowering Plants and Ferns 1712 (August 18,1860)
  • A New Theory of Geology 2079 (August 31,1867)
  • The North-Atlantic Sea-Bed. Part I 1824 (October 11,1862)
  • North of England Institute of Mining Engineers. - Transactions. Volume VIII and IX, 1859 to 1861 1796 (March 29,1862)
  • North of England Institute of Mining Engineers. Transactions. Volumes X and XI 1857 (May 30,1863)
  • Notes on the Presence of Animal Life at Vast Depths in the Sea 1729 (December 15,1860)
  • Notes upon the Errors of Geology, illustrated by Reference to Facts observed in Ireland 1940 (December 31,1864)
  • Notices of Rocks and Fossils in the University Museum, Oxford 1843 (February 21,1863)
  • The Oberland and its Glaciers 2029 (September 15,1866)
  • Observations on French Orthography 2137 (October 10,1868)
  • Observations on the Genus Unio. Volume XII 2195 (November 20,1869)
  • Occasional Papers on the Theory of Glaciers 1641 (April 9,1859)
  • The Ocean World 2112 (April 18,1868)
  • The Octavo Nature-Printed British Ferns 1712 (August 18,1860)
  • On the Genesis of Species 2281 (July 15,1871)
  • On the Jostedal-Brae Glaciers in Norway 2039 (November 24,1866)
  • On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection 1673 (November 19,1859)
  • On the Origin of Species by Means of Organic Affinity 1744 (March 30,1861)
  • On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing 1804 (May 24,1862)
  • On Woodlands, Heaths and Hedges 1653 (July 2,1859)
  • The Origin of the Seasons, considered from a Geological Point of View 2162 (April 3,1869)
  • Our Black Diamonds 1770 (September 28,1861)
  • Our Own Birds 2195 (November 20,1869)
  • Outline Facts of Chemistry. Parts I and II 2048 (January 26,1867)
  • Outline Sketches in the High Alps of Dauphine 1945 (February 4,1865)
  • Outlines of British Fungology 1719 (October 6,1860)
  • Outlines of the Natural History of Europe 1669 (October 22,1859)
  • The Oxonian in Iceland 1761 (July 27,1861)
  • Palaeontology 1693 (April 7,1860)
  • A Paper upon the Remains of Man and Extinct Mammalian Fauna 2038 (November 17,1866)
  • The Past and Present Life of the Globe 1757 (June 29,1861)
  • Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers. Second series 1802 (May 10,1862)
  • Die Pflanzenstoffe in Chemischen, Etc 2291 (September 23,1871)
  • The Philosophy of Geology 1888 (January 2,1864)
  • Physical Geography, for Schools and General Readers 1918 (July 30,1864)
  • Physical Geography 2044 (December 29,1866)
  • The Physical Geology and Geography of Great Britain 1852 (April 25,1863)
  • The Physical History of the Earth. Meditations by a Student 1968 (July 15,1865)
  • The Physiology of Common Life 1710 (August 4,1860)
  • A Plain and Easy Account of the British Ferns 1712 (August 18,1860)
  • Popular Manual of Botany 1722 (October 27,1860)
  • Pre-Adamite Man 1692 (March 31,1860)
  • Pre-Glacial Man 2158 (March 6,1869)
  • Pre-Historic Times, as illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and Customs of Modern Savages 1965 (June 24,1865)
  • Primeval Man 2165 (April 24,1869)
  • The Primitive Inhabitants of Scandinavia. Third edition 2103 (February 15,1868)
  • Principles of Geology. Tenth edition 2109 (March 28,1868)
  • The Private Life of Galileo 2204 (January 22,1870)
  • Rana: the Story of a Little Frog 1684 (February 4,1860)
  • The Reason Why: Natural History 1684 (February 4,1860)
  • The Reason Why: Physical Geography and Geology 1872 (September 12,1863)
  • Remarks on the Antiquity and Nature of Man 1909 (May 28,1864)
  • Remarks on the Final Causes of the Sexuality of Plants 1717 (September 22,1860)
  • Reply to Professor Tyndall's Remarks in his Work 'On the Glaciers of the Alps' 1718 (September 29,1860)
  • Researches in Newer Pliocene and Post-Tertiary Geology 1828 (November 8,1862)
  • Researches in the Southern Goldfields of New South Wales 1731 (December 29,1860)
  • The Romance of Natural History 1730 (December 22,1860)
  • The Romance of Natural History 1780 (December 7,1861)
  • Routledge's Illustrated Natural History. Birds 1773 (October 19,1861)
  • The Scenery of England and Wales, its Character and Origin 2192 (October 30,1869)
  • The Scenery of Scotland viewed in connexion with its Physical Geology 1972 (August 12,1865)
  • The School Manual of Geology 1888 (January 2,1864)
  • Scientific Guide to Switzerland 2096 (December 28,1867)
  • The Scottish Black-Rain Showers and Pumice-Stone Shoals of the Years 1862 and 1863 1917 (July 23,1864)
  • Scrambles amongst the Alps in the Years 1860 - 69 2280 (July 8,1871)
  • The Sea and its Living Wonders 1724 (November 10,1860)
  • Seasons with the Sea-Horses; or, Sporting Adventures in the Northern Seas 1740 (March 2,1861)
  • Siluria. Fourth edition 2092 (November 30,1867)
  • Siluria 1641 (April 9,1859)
  • Sketch-Book of Popular Geology 1640 (April 2,1859)
  • A Sketch of the Geology of Fife and the Lothians. Second edition 2039 (November 24,1866)
  • Sketch of the Geology of the Counties of Gloucester and Hereford 1717 (September 22,1860)
  • A Sketch of the Life and Writings of Robert Knox, the Anatomist 2253 (December 31,1870)
  • Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon 1776 (November 9,1861)
  • Some of My Bush Friends in Tasmania 1680 (January 7,1860)
  • Species not Transmutable, nor the Result of Secondary Causes: Being a Critical Examination of Mr. Darwin's Work 1723 (November 3,1860)
  • The Story of a Boulder 1608 (August 21,1858)
  • Stray Leaves of Science and Folk-Lore 2289 (September 9,1871)
  • The Stream of Life on our Globe 1904 (April 23,1864)
  • The Student's Manual of Geology 1813 (July 26,1862)
  • A Summer Tour in the Grissons and Italian Valleys of the Benina 1806 (June 7,1862)
  • Supplementary Chapter to "Acadian Geology" 1761 (July 27,1861)
  • Switzerland 1772 (October 12,1861)
  • Switzerland 1862 (July 4,1863)
  • Tabular View of the Primary Divisions of the Animal Kingdom 1760 (July 20,1861)
  • A Text-Book of Geology 1909 (May 28,1864)
  • That's It; or, Plain Teaching 1684 (February 4,1860)
  • The Thermo-Electrical or Natural System of Medicine 1719 (October 6,1860)
  • Transactions of the North of England Institute of Mining Engineers. Volume IX, Part VI 1764 (August 17,1861)
  • Transactions of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales, 1862 - 65 2079 (August 31,1867)
  • The Twin Records of Creation; or, Geology and Genesis 2072 (July 13,1867)
  • Under the Waves 1963 (June 10,1865)
  • The Universe 2199 (December 18,1869)
  • The Upright Man 2138 (October 17,1868)
  • Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines 1727 (December 1,1860)
  • Vegetable Physiology, in a Series of Easy Lessons 2198 (December 11,1869)
  • Vesuvius 2155 (February 13,1869)
  • Volcanos. Second edition 1817 (August 23,1862)
  • Willy's Book of Birds 1684 (February 4,1860)
  • The World before the Deluge. Translated from the Fourth French Edition 1988 (December 2,1865)
  • The World Before the Flood 1845 (March 7,1863)
  • The World of the Sea 2199 (December 18,1869)
  • A Year at the Shore 1959 (May 13,1865)

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