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Page 25 - SOWERBY'S ENGLISH BOTANY: Containing a Description and Life-size coloured Drawing of every British Plant. Edited and brought up to the Present Standard of Scientific Knowledge by T. BOSWELL (formerly SYMB), LL.DFLS, &c. With Popular Descriptions of the Uses, History, and Traditions of each Plant, by Mrs. LANKESTEB, Author of " Wild Flowers Worth Notice," " The British Ferns,
Page 23 - NEWTON, JOSEPH, FRHS THE LANDSCAPE GARDENER : A Practical Guide to the Laying-Out, Planting, and Arrangement of Villa Gardens, Town Squares, and Open Spaces, from a Quarter of an Acre to Four Acres. For the use of Practical Gardeners, Amateurs, Architects, and Builders. With 24 Plans. Fcap. folio, cloth, 12s. NOTES ON COLLECTING AND PRESERVING NATURAL HISTORY OBJECTS. Edited by JE TAYLOR, FLS, FGS, Editor of
Page 25 - French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and Illusions, follow. In short there is nothing more left to be desired."— Guardian.
Page 22 - SCHLEIDEN, JM, MD THE PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC BOTANY; or, Botany as an Inductive Science. Translated by Dr. LANKESTER. Numerous Woodcuts and Six Steel Plates. Demy 8vo, cloth, los.
Page 16 - WILD FLOWERS WORTH NOTICE: A Selection of some of our Native Plants which are most attractive for their Beauty, Uses, or Associations. With 108 Coloured Figures by JE SOWERBY.
Page 24 - Directions showing which are the best adapted for the Hothouse, Greenhouse, Open Air Fernery, or Wardian Case. With an Index of Genera, Species, and Synonyms.
Page 27 - It contains a complete Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Dictionary of the Landed Commoners of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, and gives a Brief Notice of the Descent, Birth, Marriage, Education, and Appointments of each Person...
Page 29 - CONTENTS. The London Commissariat. Food and its Adulterations. Advertisements. The Zoological Gardens. Rats. Woolwich Arsenal. Shipwrecks. Lodging, Food, and Dress of Soldiers. The Electric Telegraph.
Page 14 - THE METHOD BY WHICH THE CAUSES OF THE PRESENT AND PAST CONDITIONS OF ORGANIC NATURE ARE TO BE DISCOVERED...