Author:Richard Lydekker

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Richard Lydekker
(1849–1915)
English naturalist, geologist, and writer of numerous books on natural history. Influential in the development of biogeography.
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "R. L."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "R. L.*"

Works[edit]

  • Catalogue of the Remains of Siwalik Vertebrata (1885) [1]
  • Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) (1886)
  • Phases of Animal Life, Past and Present: Past and Present (1892) [2]
  • Horns and Hoofs: Or Chapters on Hoofed Animals (1893)
  • A Geographical History of Mammals (1896) [3]
  • A hand-book to the British mammalia (1896)
  • The Royal Natural History in 8 vols.
  • Sir William Flower (1906)
  • The game animals of Africa (1908)
  • Hertfordshire (1909)
  • The Horse and Its Relatives (1912) [4]
  • The Great and Small Game of India, Burma, and Tibet
  • Phases of Animal Life
  • The Sportsman's British Birds
  • A Manual of Palæontology in 2 vols. with H. A. Nicholson
  • Contributed to Library of Natural History


Contributions to Encyclopaedia Britannica[edit]

Works about Lydekker[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1915, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.