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HARDWICKE'S SCIENCE GOSSIP.

No. 76. APRIL, 1871.

CONTAINS: WHAT THE PIECE OF JET HAD TO SAY.

CLEVER TOM-Tit. CANDLE SNUFF FUNGUS (Illustrated).

STELLATE HAIRS OF PLANTS. LOCUST GOSSIP.

THE SEA AND ITS WONDERS (Illustrated). HOME OF THE SWALLOW-TAIL.

THE WYNECK.
CUPHEA PLATYCENTRA,

THE MINA AND THE CHOLERA.
With a host of interesting information in Zoology, BOTANY, MICROSCOPY, &c.

London: ROBERT HARDWICKE, 192 Piccadilly.

THE

MONTHLY MICROSCOPICAL JOURNAL.

No. 28, for April 1871. Price 18. 6d.

CONTAINS:

I. THE STRUCTURE OF THE PODURA SCALE AND CERTAIN OTHER TEST-OBJECTS, AND THEIR

REPRESENTATION BY Photo-MICROGRAPHY. By Dr. J.J. Woodward, U.S. Army.
II. MICROSCOPICAL EXAMINATION OF WATER FOR DOMESTIC Use. By James Bell, F.C.S.
III. THE WINTER Habits of the ROTATORIA. By Charles Cubitt, C.E., F.R.M.S.
IV. THE MAGNIFYING POWER OF THE MICROSCOPE. By Count Castracane.
V. A FEW EXPERIMENTS BEARING ON SPONTANEOUS GENERATION. By Metcalfe Johnson,

M.R.C.S.E., Lancaster.
New Books, WITH SHORT NOTICES.
PROGRESS OF MICROSCOPICAL SCIENCE.
CORRESPONDENCB.
PROCEEDINGS OF SOCIETIES.
BIBLIOGRAPHY, &c. &c.

London: ROBERT HARDWICKE, 192 Piccadilly,

THE POPULAR SCIENCE REVIEW, NO. XXXVIII., January 1871, price 28. 6d.

CONTAINS:
HITTING THE MARK; OR, CANNON BALLS AND THEIR STRIKING VELOCITY. By E. W. Royston-

Pigott, M.D., M.A., &c.
SATURAL SELECTION INSUFFICIENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF Man. By the Rev. E. Buckle,
POLYMORPHIC FUNGI. By M. C. Cooke, M.A.
Tu ECLIPSE EXPEDITIONS. By R. A. Proctor, B.A., F.R.A.S.
NUTES ON BUTTERFLIES. By the Rev. C. H. Robertson.
Ox SLEEP. By Dr. Richardson.

With complete Summary in every branch of Science, Reviews of Books, &c. Complete sets in Numbers, £4 175. 6d. ; 9 vols. cloth, £5 11s.; half-morocco, £6 178. 6d.

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Dedicated by express permission to His Royal Highness

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THE SHILLING HOUSE OF COMMONS, 1871.

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A GUIDE TO THE

PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS

OF THE DISEASES OF THE

LUNGS AND HEART;

TOGETHER WITH AN

INTRODUCTION TO THE EXAMINATION OF THE URINE.

By JAMES SAWYER, M.B: LOND., &c., .

Resident Physician, Queen's Hospital, Birmingham.

Observer, c'est diriger de concert les sens et l'intellect vers un objet, afin de le mieux conBaitre.'- GINTRAC, PATHOLOGIE.

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SOME POINTS IN THE PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL ASPECT OF SEWAGE IRRIGATION, Being the Second Edition of a Paper read at the Social Science Congress, at Bristol, October 2nd, 1869. With notes upon the recent evidence adduced against Irrigation in the Houses of Parliament, &c.

TO WHICH IS ALSO APPENDED
A PAPER ON THE INFLUENCE OF

SEWER GAS ON THE PUBLIC HEALTH.

By ALFRED CARPENTER, M.D.
With large plan of the Irrigation Fields at Beddington, Surrey.

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The Credulity of Scepticism.

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According to Darwin, Agassiz, and Moses.
By the Rov. John Kirk. Price 1s.

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of Prayer. By the Rev. John KIRK.
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Geological Theories:

Being a Discourse on the Past and Present
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Analysis of Human Responsibility.

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THE GRASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN:

Containing life-sized, full-coloured Drawings, with magnified Organs, of 144 British Grasses,

and Observations on their Natural History and Uses. Described by Charles JOHNSON. Illustrated by J. E. SOWERBY.

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FERNS, BRITISH AND FOREIGN.

Their History, Organography, Classification, Nomenclature, and Culture, with directions showing which are the best adapted for the Hothouse, Greenhouse, Open-Air Fernery, or Wardian Case,

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nearly 200 Woodcuts. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Crown 8vo. cloth, with more than 200 Illustrations, price 7s. 6d.

PHOTOGRAPHIC OPTICS,
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By D. VAN MONCKHOVEN, Ph.D.

London : ROBERT HARDWICKE, 192 Piccadilly, W,

First Steps to Etymology. By Mrs. E. W. Cox. Second Edition, with 56 Woodcuts,

Fcp. 8vo. price 28. 6d.

THE BRITISH FUNGI. A Plain and Easy Account of. With especial reference to the Esculent and other Economic

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A very readable volume upon the lowest and least generally understood race of plants. For popular purposes the book could not have been better done.'-Atheneum.

A MANUAL OF POPULAR PHYSIOLOGY. Being an Attempt to Explain the Science of Life in Untechnical Language. By HENRY Lawson,

M.D., Co-Lecturer on Physiology and Histological Anatomy in St. Mary's Hospital Medical

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DR. LANKESTER ON FOOD, AND ON THE USES OF

ANIMALS, in Relation to the Industry of Man.
A Course of Lectures delivered at the South Kensington Museum. By E. LANKESTER,

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Now ready, fcp. 8vo. cloth, price 38. 6d. NOTES ON THE GEOLOGY OF NORTH SHROPSHIRE.

CONTENTS:

General Panoramic Views,
Mahanical and Geological Science.
Sulorian Beds.

Carboniferous Limestones.
Coal-measures.
Denudation of the Coal.
By CHARLOTTE EYTON.

Permian and Triassic Beds,
Marine Drifts, East and West.
Lake Period, Forest Period, &c. &c.

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Fcp. 8vo. 48. plain, 68. coloured, fully Illustrated,

THE BRITISH REPTILES. A Plain and Easy account of the Lizards, Snakes, Newts, Toads, Frogs, and Tortoises, indigenous to Great Britain. By M. C. Cooke, Author of The British Fungi,' &c.

London: ROBERT HARDWICKE, 192 Piccadilly, W.

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