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John George Wood (1827–1889)

Wood, John George. An English writer on natural history; born in London, 1827; died at Coventry, March 3, 1889. He was a clergyman of the Church of England; edited The Boy’s Own Magazine, and Every Boy’s Magazine. He wrote the ‘Illustrated Natural History’ (new ed. 1865–66), with 1,500 original illustrations; ‘Homes Without Hands’ (1864–65); ‘A Popular Natural History’ (1866); ‘Natural History of Man’ (2 vols., 1868–70); ‘Bible Animals’ (1869); ‘The Modern Playmate’ (1870), a book of games; ‘Man and Beasts, Here and Hereafter’ (1874); ‘Horse and Man’ (1886); etc.