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Animal Life as Affected by the Natural Conditions of Existence
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Page 473 - Animal Mechanism : a Treatise on Terrestrial and Aerial Locomotion. By Professor EJ Marey. With 117 Illustrations. Second Edition. Crown 8vo, 5*.
Page 473 - Illustrations. $1.50. 2, PHYSICS AND POLITICS; Or, Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of "Natural Selection" and "Inheritance
Page 473 - XXII. The Theory of Sound in its Relation to Music. By Prof. Pietro Blaserna.
Page 476 - Journal. Well illustrated from Drawings by FS Church, whose humorous animal drawings are so well known, and JH Moser, of Georgia. 1 vol., 12m.o. Cloth. Price, $1.50. For sale by all booksellers ; or sent by mail, post-paid, on receipt of price.
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Page 456 - ... would give rise to a reef which could not be distinguished from an atoll, formed during subsidence. I must still adhere to my opinion that the atolls and barrier reefs in the middle of the Pacific and Indian Oceans indicate subsidence ; but I fully agree with you that such cases as that of the Pellew Islands, if of at all frequent occurrence, would make my general conclusions of very little value. Future observers must decide between us.
Page ii - SIGHT : An Exposition of the Principles of Monocular and Binocular Vision. By JOSEPH LE CONTE, LL.