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Page xxi - In the course of this narrative much is written of wars, conspiracies, and rebellions ; of Presidents, of Congresses, of embassies, of treaties, of the ambition of political leaders, and of the rise of great parties in the nation.
Page xx - SHARE IN PRIMITIVE CULTURE* By OTIS TUFTON MASON, AM, Curator of the Department of Ethnology in the United States National Museum. With numerous Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $1.75. " A most interesting resume" of the revelations which science has made concerning the habits of human beings in primitive times, and especially as to the place, the duties, and the customs of women.
Page xxi - America in which we live, it shall be my purpose to describe the dress, the occupations, the amusements, the literary canons of the times ; to note the changes of manners and morals...
Page xxi - Y OF THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, from the Revolution to the Civil War. By JOHN BACH MCMASTER, To be completed in six volumes. Vols. I, II, III, and IV now ready.
Page xix - The Life and Correspondence of WILLIAM BUCKLAND, DD, FRS, sometime Dean of Westminster, twice President of the Theological Society, and first President of the British Association. By his Daughter, Mrs. GORDON. With Portraits and Illustrations. 8vo. Buckram, $3.50. "Next to Charles Darwin, Dean Buckland is certainly the most interesting personality in the field of natural science that the present century has produced.
Page xviii - The author admits that there are 3,800 separate treatises on the horse already published, but he thinks that he can add something to the amount of useful information now before the public, and that something not heretofore written will be found in this book. The volume gives a large amount of information, both scientific and practical, on the noble animal of which it treats.
Page xvii - By EDWARD MAUNDE THOMPSON, DCL, Principal Librarian of the British Museum. With numerous Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $2.00. " Mr. Thompson, as principal librarian of the British Museum, has of course had very exceptional advantages for preparing his book. . . . Probably all teachers of the classics, as well as specialists in palaeography, will find something of value in this systematic treatise upon a rather unusual and difficult study.
Page i - T<HE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SERIES was projected for the pnr•*• pose of bringing together in orderly arrangement the best writings, new and old, upon educational subjects, and presenting a, complete course of reading and training for teachers generally. It is edited by WILLIAM T. HARRIS, LL.
Page ii - Authorized Translation from the second French edition, by J. RUSSELL, BA With an Introduction by Rev. RH QUICK, MA $1.50.
Page xvii - HISTORY OF CRUSTACEA. By Rev. THOMAS -*^* RR STEBBING, MA, author of " The Challenger Amphipoda," etc. With numerous Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $2.00. " Mr. Stebbing's account of ' Recent Malacostraca ' (soft-shelled animals) is practically complete, and is based upon the solid foundations of science. The astonishing development of knowledge in this branch of natural history is due to the extension of marine research, the perfecting of the microscope, and the general diffusion...