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Page 26 - BONAPARTE. NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION, completed by the insertion of above One Hundred Birds omitted in the original Work, and Illustrated by valuable Notes, and Life of the Author, by Sir WILLIAM JARDINE. Three...
Page 51 - The educational abomination of desolation of the present day is the stimulation of young people to work at high pressure by incessant competitive examinations. Some wise man (who probably was not an early riser) has said of early risers in general, that they are conceited all the forenoon and stupid all the afternoon.
Page 15 - A PLAIN and EASY ACCOUNT of BRITISH FERNS. Together with their Classification, Arrangement of Genera, Structures, and Functions, Directions for Out-door and Indoor Cultivation, &c. Numerous Coloured Illustrations. A New Edition in preparation.
Page 28 - SCIENCE GOSSIP: An Illustrated Medium of Interchange and Gossip for Students and Lovers of Nature. Edited by JE TAYLOR, Ph.D., FLS, FGS, &c.
Page 11 - By HERBERT FRY. Showing, in alphabetical order, their Name, Date of Foundation, Address, Objects, Annual Income, Chief Officials, &c.
Page 9 - THOMAS, THE PREPARATION and MOUNTING of MICROSCOPIC OBJECTS. New Edition, greatly Enlarged and brought up to the Present Time by JOHN MATTHEWS, MD, FRMS, Vice-President of the Quekett Microscopical Club. Fcap. 8vo, cloth, 2s.
Page 22 - Drawing of every British Plant. Edited and brought up to the Present Standard of Scientific Knowledge by T. BOSWELL (formerly SYME), 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 22 - FLS MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS: How to Distinguish easily the Difference between Edible and Poisonous Fungi. Two large Sheets, containing Figures of 29 Edible and 31 Poisonous Species, drawn the natural size, and Coloured from Living Specimens. With descriptive letterpress, 6s. ; on canvas, in cloth case for pocket, los.
Page 25 - Containing an Alphabetical List of the House of Lords, Dates of Creation, Lists of Scotch and Irish Peers, Addresses, &c. 32mo, cloth, is. Published annually. THE SHILLING BARONETAGE. Containing an Alphabetical List of the Baronets of the United Kingdom, Short Biographical Notices, Dates of Creation, Addresses, &c.
Page 18 - Man. INSECTS, 7 Vols. Introduction to Entomology, British Butterflies and Moths, 2 Vols., Foreign Butterflies and Moths, 2 Vols., Beetles, Bees. FISHES, 6 Vols. Introduction and Foreign Fishes, British Fishes, 2 Vols., Perch Family, Fishes of Guiana, 2 Vols. Fuller Details of these will be found under the authors