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VOYAGES AND TRAVEL.
ROUGH NOTES OF A VISIT TO BELGIUM, SEDAN, AND
PARIS, In September, 1870–71. By John Ashton. Crown 8vo, bevelled boards. Price 35. 6d.
This little volume derives its chief interest from the accurate descriptions of the scenes
visited during the recent struggle on the Continent. THE ALPS OF ARABIA ; or, Travels through Egypt, Sinai, Arabia, and
the Holy Land. By William Charles Maughan, i vol. Demy Svo, with Map. Price ios. 6d.
A volume of simple "impressions de voyage”—but written in pleasant and interesting
style. THE MISHMEE HILLS: an Account of a Journey made in an Attempt
to Penetrate Tibet from Assam, to open New Routes for Commerce. By T. T. Cooper, author of "The Travels of a Pioneer of Commerce.”
Demy 8vo. Illustrated. THE PEARL OF THE ANTILLES; THE Artist IN CUBA. By
Walter Goodman. Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.
"A good-sized volume, delightfully vivid | everything into a picture, with a cheerful and picturesque.... Several chapters Aow of spirits, full of fun, but far above devoted to the characteristics of the people frivolity."-Spectator. are exceedingly interesting and remarkable. “He writes very lightly and pleasantly, ... The whole book deserves the heartiest and brightens his pages with a good deal commendation ... sparkling and amusing of humour. His experiences were varied from beginning to end. Reading it is like enough, and his book contains a series of rambling about with a companion who is vivid and miscellaneous sketches. We can content to loiter, observing everything, recommend his whole volume as very
commenting upon everything, turning | amusing reading."-Pall Mall Gazette. FIELD AND FOREST RAMBLES OF A NATURALIST IN
NEW BRUNSWICK. With Notes and Observations on the Natural
“Will be found interesting by those who book will prove most interesting, for the take a pleasure either in sport or natural style is pleasant and chatty, and the inforhistory."-Athenæum.
mation given is so graphic and full, that. “The descriptions are clear and full of those who care nothing for natural history interest, while the book is prevented from as a pursuit will yet read these descriptions degenerating into a mere scientific cata with great interest."--Evening Standard. logue by many graphic sketches of the “Both sportsmen and naturalists will! rambles."— 7ohn Bull.
find this work replete with anecdote and "To the naturalist the book will be most carefully-recorded observation, which will
valuable. ... To the general reader the entertain them."-Nature. TENT LIFE WITH ENGLISH GIPSIES IN NORWAY. By
Hubert Smith. In 8vo, cloth. Five full-page Engravings, and 31 smaller Illustrations, with Map of the Country showing Routes. Price 21s.
“If any of our readers think of scraping . "Written in a very lively style, and has an acquaintance with Norway, let them throughout a smack of dry huinour and read this book. The gypsies, always an satiric reflection which shows the writer to interesting study, become doubly interest be a keen observer of men and things. We ing, when we are, as in these pages, intro hope that many will read it and find in it duced to them in their daily walk and the same amusement as ourselves.” — conversation.”—Examiner.
VOYAGES AND TRAVEL,continued. FAYOUM; or,' ARTISTS IN EGYPT. A Tour with M. Gérôme and others.
By J. Lenoir. Crown 8vo, cloth. Illustrated. 75. 6d.
"A pleasantly written and very readable , ever may take it up will find he has with book."--Examiner.
him a bright and pleasant companion.”— “The book is very amusing. . . . Who- | Spectator. SPITZBERGEN THE GATEWAY TO THE POLYNIA; OR, A
VOYAGE TO SPITZBERGEN. By Captain John C. Wells, R.N.
“Blends pleasantly science with adsecuring our confidence by its unaffected venture, picturesque sketches of a summer simplicity and good sense.”-Saturday cruise among the wild sports and fantastic Review.
scenery of Spitzbergen, with earnest advo"A charming book, remarkably well cacy of Arctic Exploration.”—Graphic. written and welī illustrated.”-Standard. I AUTUMN TOUR IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. By Lieut.-Colonel Julius George Medley. Crown 8vo. Price 5s.
“Colonel Medley's little volume is a l'“May be recommended as manly, senpleasantly written account of a two-months' sible, and pleasantly written.”-Globe.
visit to America."-Hour. THE NILE WITHOUT A DRAGOMAN. By Frederic Eden.
Second Edition. In one vol. Crown 8vo, cloth. 75. 6d.
“Should any of our readers care to “It is a book to read during an autumn imitate Mr. Eden's example, and wish to holiday.”-Spectator, see things with their own eyes, and shift “Gives, within moderate compass, a for themselves, next winter in Upper Egypt, suggestive description of the charms, cuthey will find this book a very agreeable riosities, dangers, and discomforts of the guide.”—Times.
| Nile voyage."-Saturday Review. ROUND THE WORLD IN 1870. A Volume of Travels, with Maps.
By A. D. Carlisle, B.A., Trin. Coll., Camb. Demy 8vo. 165.
"Makes one understand how going 1 “We can only commend, which we do round the world is to be done in the very heartily, an eminently sensible and quickest and pleasantest manner.”-Spec- readable book."-British Quarterly Retator.
view. IRELAND IN 1872. A Tour of Observation, with Remarks on Irish Public
Questions. By Dr. James Macaulay. Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.
"A careful and instructive book. Full | so well recommended to the fair-minded of facts, full of information, and full of Irish reader."-Evening Standard. interest.”- Literary Churchman.
“A deeply interesting account of what “We have rarely met a book on Ireland is called a tour of observation, and some which for impartiality of criticism and noteworthy remarks on Irish public ques
general accuracy of information could be | tions."-Illustrated London News. OVER THE DOVREFJELDS. By J. S. Shepard, Author of “A
Ramble through Norway," &c. Crown 8vo. Illustrated. Price 4s. 6d.
“We have read many books of Nor- “As interesting a little volume as could wegian travel, but ..'we have seen be written on the subject. So interesting none so pleasantly narrative in its style, 1 and shortly written that it will commend and so varied in its subject."Spectator. 1 itself to all intending tourists."-Exa“Is a well-timed book."--Echo.
miner. A WINTER IN MOROCCO. By Amelia Perrier. Large crown Svo.
Illustrated. Price 10s. 6d.
“Well worth reading, and contains 1 oddity and quaintness of Oriental life with several excellent illustrations."—Hour. a quick observant eye, and evidently turned
“Miss Perrier is a very amusing writer. her opportunities of sarcastic examination She has a good deal of humour, sees the | to account."-Daily News.
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PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY. With their Applications
to the Training and Discipline of the Mind, and the Study of its Morbid Conditions. By W. B. Carpenter, LL.D., M.D., F.R.S., &c. 8vo. Illustrated.
THE EXPANSE OF HEAVEN. A Series of Essays on the Wonders of
the Firmament. By R. A. Proctor, B.A,, author of “ Other Worlds,” &c. Small Crown 8vo.
STUDIES OF BLAST FURNACE PHENOMENA. By M. L.
Gruner, President of the General Council of Mines of France. Translated by L. D. B. Gordon, F.R.S.E., F.G.S., &c. Demy Svo. Price 75.' 6d.
These are some important practical studies by one of the most eminent metallurgical authorities of the Continent.
A LEGAL HANDBOOK FOR ARCHITECTS. By Edward
Jenkins and John Raymond, Esqrs., Barristers-at-Law. In I vol.
The Publishers are assured that this i troduction for architects' pupils to the
CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH PSYCHOLOGY. From the French of
Professor Th. Ribot. An Analysis of the Views and Opinions of the following Metaphysicians, as expressed in their writings :
James Mill, A. Bain, John Stuart Mill, George H. Lewes, Herbert SPENCER, SAMUEL BAILEY.
Large post 8vo.
PHYSIOLOGY FOR PRACTICAL USE. By various Eminent writers.
Edited by James Hinton. 2 vols. Crown 8vo. With 50 illustrations.
These Papers have been prepared at | logical truths which are needful to all who great pains, and their endeavour is to fami- | desire to keep the body in a state of liarize the popular mind with those physio- | health.
[In the Press.
THE PLACE OF THE PHYSICIAN. The Introductory Lecture at
Guy's Hospital, 1873-4 ; to which is added
BETWEEN ORGANIC AND INORGANIC WORLDS.
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65, Cornhill ; & 12, Paternoster Row, London.
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SCIENCE-continued. THE HISTORY OF THE NATURAL CREATION, Being a Series
of Popular Scientific Lectures on the General Theory of Progression of Species ; with a Dissertation on the Theories of Darwin and Goethe ; more 'especially applying them to the Origin of Man, and to other Fundamental Questions of Natural Science connected therewith. By Professor Ernst Hæckel, of the University of Jena. Svo. With Woodcuts and Plates.
[In the Press. Second Edition. CHANGE OF AIR AND SCENE. A Physician's Hints about Doctors,
Patients, Hygiène, and Society; with Notes of Excursions for health in the
“A very readable and serviceable book. ... The real value of it is to be found in the accurate and minute information given with regard to a large number of places which have gained a reputation on the
continent for their mineral waters." - Pall Mall Gazette.
“A singular ly pleasant and chatty as well as instructive book about health."Guardian.
MISS YOUMANS' FIRST BOOK OF BOTANY. Designed to
cultivate the observing powers of Children. From the Author's latest Stereotyped Edition. New and Enlarged Edition, with 300 Engravings. Crown 8vo. 55.
“ It is but rarely that a school-book ap- | the case with Miss Youmans' First Book pears which is at once so novel in plan, sol of Botany...It has been everywhere successful in execution, and so suited to the welcomed as a timely and invaluable congeneral want, as to command universal and tribution to the improvement of primary unqualified approbation, but such has been education.”-Pall Mall Gazette.
AN ARABIC AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY OF THE KORAN.
By Major J. Penrice, B.A. 4to. Price 215.
MODERN GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE. By T. G. Jackson.
Crown 8vo. Price 55.
“The reader will find some of the most tration, and in style of composition, which important doctrines of eminent art teachers tends to commend his views."--Edinburgh practically applied in this little book, Daily Review. which is well written and popular in “This thoughtful little book is worthy style."-Manchester Examiner.
of the perusal of all interested in art or "Much clearness, force, wealth of illus- i architecture."-Standard.
A TREATISE ON RELAPSING FEVER By R. T. Lyons,
Assistant-Surgeon, Bengal Army. Small post 8vo. 75. 6d.
“A practical work thoroughly supported in its views by a series of remarkable cases." --Standard.
FOUR WORKS BY DR. EDWARD SMITH. 1. HEALTH AND DISEASE, as influenced by the Daily, Seasonal and
other Cyclical Changes in the Human System. A New Edit. 75. 6d.
III. PRACTICAL DIETARY FOR FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND
THE LABOURING CLASSES: A New Edit. Price 3s. 6d.
IV, CONSUMPTION IN ITS EARLY AND REMEDIABLE
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THE PORT OF REFUGE; OR, COUNSEL AND AID TO SHIPMASTERS
IN DIFFICULTY, Doubt, OR DISTRESS. By Manley Hopkins, Author of “A Handbook of Average,” “A Manual of Insurance," &c. Cr. 8vo. Price 6s.
SUBJECTS :-The Shipmaster's Position and Duties.-Agents and Agency.-Average. Bottomry, and other Means of Raising Money.--The Charter-Party, and Bill-of-Lading. Stoppage in Transitu; and the Shipowner's Lien.-Collision.
“Combines in quite a marvellous manner, mariner whenever he is in doubt, difficulty, a fullness of information which will make and danger.”-Mercantile Marine Magit perfectly indispensable in the captain's azine. bookcase, and equally suitable to the gen “A truly excellent contribution to the tleman's library. This synopsis of the law literature of our marine commerce."--Echo. of shipping in all its multifarious ramifi “Those immediately concerned will find cations and the hints he gives on a variety it well worth whiloto avail themselves of of topics must be invaluable to the master | its teachings."---Colburn's U.S. Magazine,
LOMBARD STREET. A Description of the Money Market. By Walter
Bagehot. Large crown 8vo. Third Edition. 75. 6d.
“An acceptable addition to the litera- , lished, and he will there find the whole ture of finance.”—Stock Exchange Review. thing in a nut-shell. ... The subject is
“Mr. Bagehot touches incidentally a one, it is almost needless to say, on which hundred points connected with his subject, Mr. Bagehot writes with the authority of a and pours serene white light upon them man who combines practical experience all." -Spectator
with scientific study."-Saturday Review. “Anybody who wishes to have a clear “Besides its main topic, the manageidea of the workings of what is called the ment of the reserve of the Bank of England, Money Market should procure a little it is full of the most interesting economic volume which Mr. Bagehot has just pub- | history."-Atheneum.
CHOLERA: HOW TO AVOID AND TREAT IT. Popular and
Practical Notes by Henry Blanc, M.D. Crown 8vo. 45. 6d.