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783). OR, THE
WHY AND BECAUSE.

PLAIN

FAMILIARIZING SUBJECTS OF USEFUL CURIOSITY AND

AMUSING RESEARCH.

BY JOHN TIMBS,
Editor of Laconics :' 'Arcana of Science and Art,' &c.

“Its beginning is pleasure, its progress knowledge, and its objects truth

and utility."--Sir Humphry Davy.

Domestic Series.

BOSTON:
LILLY & WAIT, AND CARTER & HENDEE.
NEW YORK, E. BLISS; PHILADELPHIA, CAREY AND HART;

NEW ORLEANS, M, CARROL; PORTLAND, S. COLMAN.

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