Author:John Ferguson

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John Ferguson
Scot, chemist and bibliographer; Professor of Chemistry in the University of Glasgow
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 "J. F-n."
John Ferguson


  • Some early treatises on technological chemistry (1888) [1]
  • Bibliotheca chemica: a catalogue of the alchemical, chemical and pharmaceutical books in the collection of the late James Young of Kelly and Durris in 2 vols. v.1 v.2
describing 1300 books, it runs to over a thousand pages due to the wealth of bibliographical and biographical information provided for each entry.

Articles in Popular Science Monthly[edit]


  • The first history of chemistry ([1886?]) [2]
  • Books of secrets. A paper read before the Bibliographical Society, April 21, 1913 (1914) [3]

Works about Ferguson[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 1916, 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 99 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.