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A HISTORY OF THE SCIENCES
Astronomy, by Prof. GEORGE FORBES, F.R.S.

In Active Preparation-
Chemistry, 2 volumes, by Dr. T. E. THORPE, C.B.,

D.Sc., F.R.S., etc. (Director of Government Labo

ratories) Old Testament Criticism, by Prof. ARCHIBALD DUFF

(Prof. of Hebrew and Old Testament Theology in

the United College, Bradford) New Testament Criticism, by F.C. Conybeare, M.A.

(Late Fellow and Praelector of Univ. Coll., Oxford) Geology, by H. B. Woodward, F.R.S., F.G.S.

(Assistant Director of Geological Survey) Geography, by Dr. Scott Keltie, F.R.G.S., F.S.A.

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SIR ISAAC NEWTON. (From the bust by Roubiliac in Trinity College, Cambridge.)

HISTORY

OF

ASTRONOMY

BY

GEORGE FORBES,

M.A. F.R.S., M. Inst. C. E.
(FORMERLY PROFESSOR OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, ANDERSON'S COLLEGE,
GLASGOW), AUTHOR OF THE TRANSIT OF VENUS,” RENDU's

THEORY OF THE GLACIERS OF SAVOY," ETC.

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