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JOHN SMITH, A.L.S. Ferns, British and Foreign,
Their History, Organography, Classification, Nomenclature, and Culture, with 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. With 258 Woodcuts of Genera and Dissections. Crown 8vo. cloth, fully illustrated,
price 6s. Mr. Smith is acknowledged to be one of the first authorities on Ferns, having been engaged nearly half a century in arranging them at Kew.
W. J. SMITH, M.B., Lond. On the Treatment of Enlarged Tonsils without Excision.
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W. ABBOTTS SMITH, M.R.C.P. On Human Entozoa :
Comprising the Description, Pathology, and Treatment of the Intestinal, Hydatid, and other Species of Worms found in Man, and of the Affections caused by their Presence. This work includes, with M. Davaine's permission, an abstract of some portions of his “ Traité des Entozoaires.") Octavo, cloth, PP. 251, with Wood Engrar. ings, and Glossary of Terms, price 8s.
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IV. On the Treatment of Affections of the Throat and Lungs
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v. Observations on Hay-Fever, Hay-Asthma, or Summer
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gical Experiences :
S. SOLLY, F.R.S.
Human Brain; ts Configuration, Structure, and Physiology; Illustrated by References to the Vervous System in the Lower Orders of Animals. 8vo. cloth, 7s. 6d. Ve have perused the work with much attention and no inconsiderable degree of gratification.”Dn2 and Edinburgh Philological Magazine, excellent in its conception, perspicuous in its style, and lucid in its descriptions.”—Medical crgical Review.
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J. T. BOSWELL SYME, F.L.S., and Mrs. LANKESTER. ) werby's English Botany :
Containing a Description and Life-Size Drawing of every British Plant. Edited and brougbt up to the present standard of scientific knowledge by T. BOSWELL SYME, F.L.S., &c. With Popular Descriptions of the Uses, History, and Traditions of each Plant, by Mrs. LANKESTER, Author of “Wild Flowers worth Notice," "The British Ferns," &c. The Figures by J. E. SOWERBY, JAMES SOWERBY, F.L.S., J. DE C.
SOWERBY, F.L.S., and J. W. SALTER, A.L.S. The Distinctive Characteristics of this edition are, 1. A life-size drawing of every British plant, arranged according to the Natural System f De Candolle.
2. Where necessary, the plates are accompained by illustrations of the structure of the arious organs of the plant, especially of those structures discovered within the last few ears by the use of the microscope.
3. All the illustrations are full-coloured, instead of half-coloured, and the utmost care s taken to adhere as closely as possible to nature.
“Under the editorship of T. Boswell Syme, F.L.S., assisted by Mrs. Lankester, whose work on Wildflowers worth Notice' is so well appreciated by the public, we have the best guarantee Lhat Sowerby's English Botany,' when finished, will be exhaustive of the suhject, and worthy of the branch of science it illustrates. . In turning over the charmingly executed hand-coloured plates of British plants which encumber these volimes with riches, the reader cannot belp being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step Our fields, woods, and hillsides are pared with riches we all too much neglect. .. We cannot dwell upon many of the individuals grouped in the splendid bouquet of flowers presented in these pages, and it will be sufficient to state that the work is pledged io contain a figure of every wild flower indigenous to these isles.”—The Timex, Nov. 3, 1865. "Will be the most complete Flora of Great Britain ever brought out. This great work will
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STEENSTRUP. On the Alternation of Generations. . Translated from the German by George Busk, Esq., F.R.S. Three Plates. 8vo. pp.
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Rev. W. S. SYMONDS, F.G.S.
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A. NORMAN TATE, F.C.S.
An Account of the History, Origin, Composition, Properties, Uses, and Commercial
RALPH TATE, F.R.G.S. Slugs and Snails.
A Plain and Easy Account of the Land and Fresh-Water Mollusks of Great Britain ; containing Descriptions, Figures, and a familiar account of each species. Fcap. 8vo. cloth, 4s. plain ; 6s. coloured. Fully Illustrated.
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EDWARD W. TUSON, F.R.C.S. Spinal Debility :
Its Prevention, Pathology, and Cure, in relation to Curvatures, Paralysis, Epilepsy, and various deformities.
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Dr. F. UNGER, of Vienna. Ideal Views of the Primitive World in its Geological
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or, Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of the Three Kingdoms, is now ready in one splendid volume. 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, his Heir Apparent or Presumptive, a Record of the Offices which he has held, together with his Town Address and Country Residences.' Price £2. 2s. 1,200 Pages, 11,000 Families.
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THOMAS CLARK WESTFIELD, F.S.A. Seven Essays on Universal Science.
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The Laws and Practice of Whist. By CELEBS. As played at the London Clubs.
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Dr. FORBES WINSLOW, D.C.L. Oxon, &c. On Obscure Diseases of the Brain and Disorders of the Mind.
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The late Dr. WOLLASTON. Thermæ Romano-Britannicæ,
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JOHN WOOD, F.R.C.S. Eng. (Exam.) On Rupture,
Inguinal, Crural, and Umbilical; the Causes, Pathology, and Treatment; with a description of a New Method of effecting a Radical Cure, and of an improved Truss Pad. With numerous Illustrations by Bagg.
Part I. ON INGUINAL HERNIA.—1. Anatomy of the Parts. 2. Causes and Pathology of Inguinal Hernia. 3. Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia. 4. History of the Radical Cure of Inguinal Hernia. 5. Principles of the Author's Operations. 6. Operation by Thread and Compress. 7. Operation by Wire, as usually practised by the Author. 8. Variations of the Wire Operation. 9. Operation by Rectangular Pins.