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THOMASINA By the Author of 'Dorothy,' 'De Cressy,' &c Two vols crown 8vo

[Just out •We would liken it to a finished and delicate cabmet picture, in which there 18 no brilliant colour, and vet all 18 harmony , in which no line is without its purpose, but all contribute to the unity of the work '-Atheneum

For the delicacies of character-drawing, for play of inendent, and for finish of style, we must refer our readers to the story itself from the perusal of which they cannot fail to derive both interest and amusement '- Daily News

Very pleasant and lively neading '-Graphic *This undeniably pleasing story --Pall Mall Gazette

THE STORY OF SIR EDWARD'S WIFE By HAMILTON MARSHALL, Author of .For Very Life' Ono vol crown 8vo

[Just out There are many clever conceits in it Mr Hamilton Marshall proves in “Sır Edward's Wife” that he can tell a story closely and pleasantly '-Pall Mall Gazette

'A quiet, graceful little story'-Spectator .There is a freshness and vigour in Mr Marshall's writings that will be enjoyed by the thoughtful reader'-Public Opinion

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LINKED AT LAST By F E BUNNÈTT One vol crown 8vo

"" Linked at Last” contains so much of pretty description, natural incident, and delicate portraiture, that the reader who once takes it up will not be inclined to relinquish it without concluding the volume'-Morning Post

• A very charming story '-John Bull
•A very simple and beautiful story '-Public Opinion

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PERPLEXITY By SYDNEY MOSTYN, a New Writer Three vols crown 8vo

[Just out “Unquestionably a very powerful story What may be called its manipulation 18 exceedingly able, inasmuch as it 18 told in an autobiographical form, and yet it exhibits the thoughts, feelings, ideas, and temptations of a woman of varied and interesting characteristics - Morning Poet

We congratulate Sydney Mostyn on the production of a deeply interesting work, full of manly thoughts, admirable reflections, and sparkling humour The work 18 aptly named, and we can assure its author we shall experience no perplexity when others from his pen lie on our table'-Public Opinión

Shows much lucidity, much power of portraiture, and no inconsiderable sense of humour'-Examiner

• The literary workmanship 18 good, and the story forcibly and graphically told '--Darly News

•Wntten with very considerable power, the plot 18 onginal and worked out with great cleverness and sustained interest -Standard

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CRUEL AS THE GRAVE By the COUNTESS VON BOTHWER

Three rols crown 8vo Jealousy is cruel as the Grave' “The Wise Man's motto 18 prefired to an interesting, though somewhat tragic, storv, by the Countess von Bothmer Her German prince, with his chivalrous affection, his disinterested patriotism, and his soldierlike sense of duty, 18 no unworthy type of a national character which has lately given the world many instances of old-fashioned heroism'- Athenæum

*This graceful story-tender and gay, with the sweetest tenderness and the bnghtest gaiety-whether pathetic or satıncal, is always natural and never dull' -- Morning Post

.An agreeable, unaffected, and eminently readable novel '—Daily News

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HIER TITLE OF HONOUR By HOLME LEE One vol crown

8vo (Second Edition) It is unnecessary to recommend tales of Holme Lee's, for they are well known, and all more or less liked But this book far exceeds even our favourites, “Sylvan Holt's Daughter,” “Kathie Brande,” and “Thorney Hall,” because with the interest of a pathetic story is united the value of a definite and bigh purpose '--Spectator

• We need scarcely say of a book of Holme Lee's writing, that it is carefully finished and redolent of a refined and beautiful soul We have no more accomplished or conscientious literary artist'—British Quarterly

• A most exquisitely written story'-Literary Churchman

65 Cornhull, London,

65 CORNHILL

May 1872

THE

International

Scientific Series.

MESSRS HENRY S KING & Co. have the pleasure to announce that under the above title thoj intend to 188ue & SERIES of POPULAR TRRATISES, embodying the results of the latest investigations in the various departments of Science at present most prominently before the world

The character and scope of the Series will be best indicated by a reference to the names and subjects included in the following List, from which it will be seen that the co-operation of many of the most distin. guished Professors in England, America, Gormany, and France has been already secured

Although those Works are not spocially designed for the instruction of beginners, still as they are intended to address the non-8cventafic public, they will be, as far as possible, explanatory in character, and free from technicalities The object of each author will be to bring his subject as near as he can to the general reader

The Series will also be published simultaneously in New York by Messrs D Appleton & Co , in Paris by M Germer Baillière, and in Leipzig by Messrs Brockhaus The volumes will be crown Sro size, well printed on good paper, strongly and elegantly bound, and will sell in this country at a price not exceeding Five Shillings

first List of Authors and Subjects 18 appended, but several of tho titles are prov 1810nal The first volume, by PROFESSOR JNO TYNDALL, FR8, entitled • THE FORKS OF WATER IN RAIN AND RIVERS, ICE, AND GLACIERS,' 18 now in the press, and will be published in the Autumn It is impossible at present to give a definite announcement of the order of publication, but it is expected that, bosidos Professor Tyndall s book, the following will be issued during the present year THE PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY.

By Dr CARPENTER
BODILY MOTION AND CONSCIOUSNESS.

By Professor HUXLEY, FRS
PHYSICS AND POLITICS.

By WALTER BAGEHOT FOOD AND DIETS.

By Dr EDWARD SMITH, FRS, and EARTH-SCULPTURES.

By Professor RAMSAY, FRS

65 Cornhill, London,

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SERIES-FIRST LIST,

Professor T H HUXLEY, LLD FRS

BODILY MOTION AND CONSCIOUSNESS Dr W. B CARPENTER, LL D, FRS

THE PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY Sir JOHN LUBBOCK, Bart, FRS

THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN Professor RUDOLPH VIRCHOW (of the University of Berlin),

MORBID PHYSIOLOGICAL ACTION
Professor ALEXANDER BAIN, LL D.

RELATIONS OF MIND AND BODY
Professor BALFOUR STEWART, LL.D, FRS

THE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
WALTER BAGEHOT, Esq

PHYSICS AND POLITICS
Dr H. CHARLTON BASTIAN, MD, FRS

THE BRAIN AS AN ORGAN OF MIND

HERBERT SPENCER, Esq

THE STUDY OF SOCIOLOGY

Professor WILLIAM ODLING, FRS

THE NEW CHEMISTRY

Professor W THISELTON DYER, BA, BSc

FORM AND HABIT IN FLOWERING PLANTS

Dr. EDWARD SMITH, F.R 8

FOOD AND DIETS

Professor W KINGDON CLIFFORD, MA

THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF THE EXACT SCIENCES
EXPLAINED TO THE NON-MATHEMATICAL

Mr. J N. LOCKYER, FRS

SPECTRUM ANALYSIS

W. LAUDER LINDSAY, MD, FRSE

MIND IN THE LOWER ANIMALS

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Books Published by Henry S King & Co.

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INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SERIES-FIRST LIST

Dr. J. B. PETTIGREW, M.D, F.R.8.

WALKING, SWIMMING, AND FLYING Professor A C RAMSAY, LLD, FR 8.

EARTH-SCULPTURE Hills, Valleys, Mountains, Plains, Rivers,

Lakes, how they were Produced, and how they have been Destroyed Professor JOHN TYNDALL, LL.D., F.R.S.

THE FORMS OF WATER IN RAIN AND RIVERS, ICE
AND GLACIERS

Dr. HENRY MAUDSLEY.

RESPONSIBILITY IN DISEASE. Professor W STANLEY JEVONS

THE LOGIC OF STATISTICS

Professor MICHAEL FOSTER, MD.

PROTOPLASM AND THE CELL THEORY

Rev M J BERKELEY, MA., F.LS

FUNGI their Nature, Influences, and Uses Professor CLAUDE BERNARD (of the College of France)

PHYSICAL AND METAPHYSICAL PHENOMENA OF LIFE Professor A QUETELET (of the Brussels Academy of Sciences)

SOCIAL PHYSICS

Professor H SAINTE CLAIRE DEVILLE

AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY

Professor WURTZ

ATOMS AND THE ATOMIC THEORY

Professor D QUATREFAGES

THE NEGRO RACES

Professor LACAZE-DUTHIERS

ZOOLOGY SINCE CUVIER

Professor BERTHELOT

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

Professor J. ROSENTHAL (of the University of Berlin)

(Subject not yet received)

65 Cornhill, London

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