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Macmillan and Company, 1877 - Challenger Expedition - 504 pages
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Page 2 - THE ALBERT N'YANZA Great Basin of the Nile, and Exploration of the Nile Sources. Fifth Edition. Maps and Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 6s. " Charmingly written;" says the SPECTATOR, "full, as might be txpected, of incident, and free from that wearisome reiteration of useless facts which is the drawback to almost all books of African travel.
Page 9 - The book indeed is full of instruction and interest to students of all ages, and he must be a well-informed man indeed who will not rise from its perusal with clearer and more accurate ideas of a too much neglected portion of English history.
Page 35 - HISTORICAL OUTLINES OF ENGLISH ACCIDENCE, comprising Chapters on the History and Development of the Language, and on Word-formation.
Page 32 - Stephen (CE)— THE SERVICE OF THE POOR ; Being an Inquiry into the Reasons for and against the Establishment of Religious Sisterhoods for Charitable Purposes.
Page 26 - MEMOIR OF GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh. By his SISTER. New Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. "An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit.
Page 7 - Historical Description of the Rise and Progress of the Harbour of Glasgow, and of the Improvement of the River from Glasgow to Port Glasgow. By J. DEAS, M. Inst. CE 8vo.
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Page 26 - Wilson. — A MEMOIR OF GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh. By his SISTER. New Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s.
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