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THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SERIES.
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AND GLACIERS. By J. Tyndall, LL.D., F.R.S. With 26
"One of Professor Tyndall's best scien- 1 “Before starting for Switzerland next tific treatises." --Standard.
summer every one should study 'The “With the clearness and brilliancy of forms of water.'”—Globe. language which have won for him his fame, “Eloquent and instructive in an eminent he considers the subject of ice, snow, and degree."--British Quarterly. glaciers."--Morning Post,
THE PRINCIPLES OF “NATURAL SELECTION” AND “INHERITANCE"
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Second Edition. MIND AND BODY: THE THEORIES OF THEIR RELATIONS. By Alex
ander Bain, LL.D., Professor of Logic at the University of Aberdeen.
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Price 5s. ON THE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY. By Professor Balfour
'Stewart. Fourteen Engravings. Price 55. ANIMAL MECHANICS; or, Walking, Swimming, and Flying. By Dr.
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LIST OF AUTHORS AND SUBJECTS OF THEIR BOOKS,
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INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SERIES.
Dr. HENRY MAUDSLEY.
Responsibility in Mental Disease.
The Animal Frame.
and M. COOKE, M.A., LL.D.
Fungi ; their Nature, Influences, and Uses. Prof. OSCAR SCHMIDT,
(University of Strasburg). The Theory of Descent and Darwinism. Prof, W. KINGDOM CLIFFORD, M.A.
The First Principles of the Exact Sciences
explained to the non-mathematical. Prof. T. H. HUXLEY, LL.D., F.R.S,
Bodily Motion and Consciousness. Dr. W. B. CARPENTER, LL.D., F.R.S.
The Physical Geography of the Sea.
The New Chemistry.
The Science of Law.
Mind in the Lower Animals.
The Antiquity of Man.
Form and Habit in Flowering Plants.
Protoplasm and the Cell Theory.
The Logic of Statistics. Dr. H. CHARLTON BASTIAN, M.D.,
The Brain as an Organ of Mind.
Earth Sculpture: Hills, Valleys, Moun
tains, Plains, Rivers, Lakes; how they
(University of Berlin). Morbid Physiological Action.
Prof. CLAUDE BERNARD.
Physical and Metaphysical Phenomena of
An Introduction to General Chemistry. Prof. WURTZ.
Atoms and the Atomic Theory.
The Negro Races.
Zoology since Cuvier.
Chemical Synthesis. Prof. J. ROSENTHAL.
General Physiology of Muscles and Nerves. Prof. JAMES D. DANA, M.A., LL.D.
On Cephalization; or, Head-Characters in
the Gradation and Progress of Life. Prof. S. W. JOHNSON, M.A.
On the Nutrition of Plants.
The Nervous System and its Relation to
the Bodily Functions. Prof. W. D. WHITNEY.
Modern Linguistic Science. Prof. BERNSTEIN (University of Halle).
Physiology of the Senses. Prof. FERDINAND COHN,
(University of Breslau). • Thallotyphes (Algae, Lichens, Fungi). Prof. HERMANN (University of Zurich).
Respiration. Prof. LEUCKART (University of Leipsic).
Outlines of Animal Organization
Outlines of Toxicology.
On Parasitic Plants.
Outlines of the Science of Language. Prof. VOGEL (Polytechnic Acad. of Berlin).
The Chemical Effects of Light.
ESSAYS, LECTURES, AND COLLECTED PAPERS.
IN STRANGE COMPANY; or, The Note Book of a Roving Correspondent.
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Scandinavian Studies : Poets in Obscurity :-
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3. Old Ballads of Den-
mark. These are some of the author's lighter | other prose contributions, critical and and more generally interesting Essays on philosophical, to our literature are included
literary topics of permanent interest. His | in the collected editions of his works. THEOLOGY IN THE ENGLISH POETS. Being Lectures delivered
by the Rev. Stopford A. Brooke, Chaplain in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen,
MOUNTAIN, MEADOW, AND MERE; a Series of Outdoor Sketches
of Sport, Scenery, Adventures, and Natural History. By G. Christopher Davies. With 16 Illustrations by W. HARCOURT. Crown 8vo,
HOW TO AMUSE AND EMPLOY OUR INVALIDS. By Harriet
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To the Invalid.
Employment for Sunday.
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[7ust out. STUDIES AND ROMANCES. By H. Schutz Wilson. I vol.
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Harry Ormond's Christmas Dinner.
“Yes" or "No"?
A Model Romance.
The Story of Little Jenny.
The Record of a Vanished Life.
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ESSAYS, LECTURES, ETC.—continued.
SHORT LECTURES ON THE LAND LAWS. Delivered before the
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ESSAY ON THE CULTURE OF THE OBSERVING
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THE GENIUS OF CHRISTIANITY UNVEILED. Being Essays
by William Godwin, Author of "Political Justice,” &c. Never before published. I vol., crown 8vo. 75. 6d.
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THE SECRET OF LONG LIFE. Dedicated by Special Permission to
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THE ENGLISH CONSTITUTION. By Walter Bagehot. A New
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“A pleasing and clever study on the clearly what the efficient part of the Engdepartment of higher politics."-Guar- lish Constitution really is."-Pall Mall dian.
REPUBLICAN SUPERSTITIONS. Illustrated by the Political History
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| Guardian, July 2, 1873.
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met at the hands of later transcribers or *“The effect of reading the seven tales imitators, and much tasteful appreciation he presents to us is to make us wish for of the varied sources from whence they are some seven more of the same kind."-Pall extracted.... We doubt not that Mr. Mall Gazette.
Ranking's enthusiasm will communicate “The tales are given throughout in the itself to many of his readers, and induce quaint version of the earliest English trans them in like manner to follow back these lators, and in the introduction to each will / streamlets to their parent river.”—Graphic.