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A Handy Book of Rock Names: With Brief Descriptions of the Rocks (1873)
G. Henry Kinahan
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A Handy-Book of Rock Names, with Brief Descriptions of the Rocks
G Henry Kinahan
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Page 135 - A clear, bold, distinctive type enables the reader to take In at a glance the arrangement and divisions of every page. And Mrs. Lankester has added to the technical description by the editor an extremely interesting popular sketch, which follows in smaller type. The...
Page 135 - Botany/ when finished, .will be exhaustive of the subject, and worthy of the branch of science It illustrates. , . . In turning over the charmingly executed handcoloured plates of British plants ; which encumber these volumes with riches, the reader cannot help being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step. We .cannot dwell upon many of the individuals grouped in the splendid bouquet of flowers presented !n these pages, and it will be sufficient...
Page 10 - HALF-HOURS WITH THE STARS : a Plain and Easy Guide to the Knowledge of the Constellations. Showing in 12 Maps the position of the principal StarGroups night after night throughout the Year. With Introduction and a...
Page 5 - ROBSON, JOHN E. BOTANICAL LABELS for Labelling Herbaria, adapted to the names in the London Catalogue of Plants and the Manuals of Professor BABINGTON and Dr. HOOKER, with Extra Labels for all New Species and Varieties recorded in the recent volumes of " The Journal of Botany" and the Exchange Club Reports.
Page 135 - 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 15 - Education, &c., of more than i2,ooo distinguished Heads of Families in the United Kingdom, their Heirs Apparent or Presumptive, together with a Record of the Patronage at their disposal, the Offices which they hold or have held, their Town Addresses, Country Residences, Clubs, &c.
Page 6 - BOOK of KNOTS. Illustrated by 172 Examples, showing the manner of Making every Knot, Tie, and Splice, by "Tom Bowling.
Page 3 - 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 10 - HALF-HOURS WITH THE TELESCOPE : a Popular Guide to the Use of the Telescope as a means of Amusement and Instruction.
Page 11 - 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. Fcap. 8vo, cl. 6s. SMITH, Lieut.