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Page 15 - Full of all sorts of useful information to the English settle"r or traveller in India." — Standard. "One of the most valuable books ever published in India — valuable for its sound information, its careful array of pertinent facts, and its sterling common sense. It...
Page 1 - MONOGRAPHS, or small works, under the above title, which will embody the results of recent inquiry in the most interesting departments of advancing science. The character and scope of this series will be best indicated by a reference to the names and subjects included in the subjoined list, from which it will be seen that the cooperation of the most distinguished professors in England, Germany, France, and the United States, has been secured, and negotiations are pending for contributions from other...
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Page 15 - The Medical Guide for Anglo-Indians. Being a Compendium of Advice to Europeans in India, relating to the Preservation and Regulation of Health. With a Supplement on the Management of Children in India. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. Limp cloth, price 3* . 6d, MALDEN (HE and EE) Princes and Princesses.
Page 3 - BASTIAN, MD, FRS The Brain as an Organ of Mind. Prof. AC RAMSAY, LL.D., FRS Earth Sculpture : Hills, Valleys, Mountains, Plains, Rivers, Lakes ; how they were Produced, and how they have been Destroyed.
Page 3 - Forthcoming Volumes. Prof. W. KINGDON CLIFFORD, MA The First Principles of the Exact Sciences explained to the Non-mathematical. Prof. TH HUXLEY, LL.D,, FRS Bodily Motion and Consciousness.
Page 5 - THE HISTORY OF THE NATURAL CREATION: BEING A SERIES OF POPULAR SCIENTIFIC LECTURES ON THE GENERAL THEORY OF PROGRESSION OF SPECIES ; •WITH A DISSERTATION ON THE THEORIES OF DARWIN, GOETHE, AND LAMARCK \ MORE ESPECIALLY APPLYING THEM TO THE ORIGIN OF MAN, AND TO OTHER FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS OF NATURAL SCIENCE CONNECTED THEREWITH. BY PROFESSOR ERNST H^ECKEL, of the University of Jena.
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Page 10 - One of the best-known and coolestheaded of the metropolitan regiments, whose adjutant moreover has lately published an admirable collection of lectures addressed by him to the men of his corps.