Author:James Gates Percival

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James Gates Percival

American geologist, poet, and surgeon

James Gates Percival



  • Zamor (1795)
  • Poems (1821)
  • Prometheus Part II, with other poems (1822)
  • Clio (1822)
  • Poems (1823)
  • Poem Delivered Before the Connecticut Alpha of the Phi Beta Kappa Society (1826) [1]
  • The Dream of a Day, and Other Poems (1843)
  • The poetical works of James Gates Percival, with a Biographical Sketch (1859), in 2 vols.


  • Report on the Geology of the State of Connecticut (1842)


  • Physiological and chemical researches on the use of the prussic or hydro-cyanic acid in the treatment of diseases of the breast, and particularly in phthisis pulmonalis (1820) by François Magendie

As editor[edit]

  • A geographical view of the world, embracing the manners, customs, and pursuits, of every nation (1826) by Sir Richard Phillips (writing as the Rev J. Goldsmith)
  • A system of universal geography, or A description of all the parts of the world, on a new plan, according to the great natural divisions of the globe (1834) by Conrad Malte-Brun, in 3 vols.

Works about Percival[edit]

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