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Page 471 - of Patents, Obituaries of eminent Scientific Men, an Index of important Papers in Scientific Journals, Reports, &c. Edited by David A Wells, AM 12mo, cloth, 1,25 This work, commenced in the year 1850, and issued on the first of March annually, contains
Page 473 - Series are in preparation. PRINCIPLES OF ZOOLOGY : touching the Structure, Development, Distribution, and Natural Arrangement of the Races of Annuals, living and extinct. With numerous Illustrations. For the Use of Schools and Colleges. Part I., Comparative
Page 479 - The work has been rend by me attentively and thoroughly, and I think very highly of it. The author himself is one of the most estimable of men, and I do not know of any ethical treatise in which our duties to God and to our fellow-men are laid down with more precision, simplicity,
Page 474 - in possession of information half a century in advance of all our elementary works on this subject . . No work of the same dimensions has ever appeared in the English language containing so much new aud valuable information on the subject of which it treats.
Page 472 - book. — Scientific American. It is one of the most readable, interesting, and instructive works of the kind that we have ever seen. — PhiL Christian Observer. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SPECIES: its Typical Forms and Primeval Distribution. By Charles Hamilton Smith. With an Introduction, containing an Abstract of the Views of Blumenhach, Prichard, Bachman, Agassiz, and other writers of repute. By
Page 476 - volume; and such is the wonderful variety, that it will be found an, almost inexhaustible fund of interest for every class of readers. The elaborate classification and indexes must commend it, especially to public speakers, to the various classes of literary and scientific