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Science and Commerce.

Their Influence on our Manufactures. A Series of Statistical
Essays and Lectures describing the Progressive Discoveries of
Science, the Advance of British Commerce, and the Activity of
our Principal Manufactures in the Nineteenth Century. By P. L.
SIMMONDS, Editor of The Journal of Applied Science, Honorary
and Corresponding Member of Various Foreign and Colonial
Societies. 600 pp. Fcap. 8vo. price 6s.

CONTENTS.
Obligations of Commerce to Science and Silk Trade and Manufacture :

The Vegetable Products Imported. On Silk Cultivation and Supply in Mineral and Animal Substances entering India. into Commerce.

Production of Silk. The Industrial and Manufacturing Uses Iron Manufacture. of Shells.

Progress of our Mineral Industries.
The Progress of Science in the 19th Glass Manufacture.
Century.

Earthenware and Pottery.
The Cotton Manufacture :

Dyes and Colouring Stuffs : Production and Consumption of Dyes obtained from the Animal KingCotton.

dom. Our Cotton Supplies.

Mineral Colours and Dyes. The Cotton Trade.

Vegetable Colours and Dyes. The Woollen Manufacture :

The Manufacture of, and Trade in, PreThe Wools of Commerce.

cious Metals and Fancy Articles. Wool and the Woollen Trade.

The Grocery and Allied Trades : Our Wool Supplies.

The Commerce in Groceries. Colonial Wools.

The Leather Trade and Tanning SubThe British Woollen Manufactures.

stances:
A-The Worsted Manufacture.

The Leather Manufacture.
B--The Woollen Manufacture. New Paper-making Materials and
C-Shoddy Fabrics.

Progress of the Paper Manufacture, Chief Mineral and Vegetable Products On Nuts : their Produce and Uses.

of Commerce.

The Cattle Plague.

With Official Reports of the International Veterinary Congresses, held in Hamburg, 1863, and in Vienna, 1865. By John GAMGEE,

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The County Families;

Or, Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of the
Three Kingdoms. It contains a complete Peerage, Baronetage,
Knigbtage, 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. By EDWARD WALFORD, M.A., late Scholar
of Balliol College, Oxford. 1,200 pages, 11,000 families. Pub-

lished Annually. Price £2. 10s. “What would the gossips of old have given for a book which opened to them the recesses of every County Family in the Three Kingdoms--we will not say every recess, for here and there we observe what may be termed 'The Blue Beard family cupboard,' omissions which are not made evidently without very good cause! There are, for example, some awkward blanks of parentage to be found. Very many have no fathers; at all events none such as they cared to name. In some places the particulars of marriages are omitted, possibly with prudence. This work, however, will serve other purposes besides those of mere curiosity, envy, or malice. It is just the book for the lady of the house to have at hand when making up the county dinner, as it gives exactly that information which punctilious and particular people are so desirous of obtaining--the exact standing of every person in the county. To the business man, The County Families stands in the place of directory and biographical dictionary. The fund of information it affords respecting the upper ten thousand must give it a place in the lawyer's library; and to the money-lender, who is so interested in finding out the difference between a gentleman and a 'gent,' between heirs-at-law and younger sons, Mr. Walford has been a real benefactor. In this splendid volume he has managed to meet an universal want, one which cannot fail to be felt by the lady in her drawingroom, the peer in his library, the tradesman in his counting-house, and the gentleman in his club."— Times.

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By the same Author, published annually,
The Shilling Peerage,
The Shilling Baronetage,
The Shilling Knightage, and
The Shilling House of Commons,

Giving the Birth, Accession, and Marriage of each Personage,
his Heir Apparent or Presumptive, Family Name, Political
Bias and Patronage ; as also a brief Notice of the Offices which
he has hitherto held, his Town Address and Country Residence

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