Steiger's Educational Directory for 1878

Front Cover
E. Steiger, 1878 - Digital images - 321 pages

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 123 - SOUND: a Course of Eight Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Page 123 - SKETCHES OF CREATION. Sketches of Creation: a Popular View of some of the Grand Conclusions of the Sciences in reference to the History of Matter and of Life. Together with a Statement of the Intimations of Science respecting the Primordial Condition and the Ultimate Destiny of the Earth and the Solar System. By ALEXANDER WINCHELL, LL.D., Professor of Geology, Zoology, and Botany in the University of Michigan, and Director of the State Geological Survey.
Page 170 - ... pupil's preparation by himself (so that he shall learn the great lessons of self-help, self-dependence, the habit of application), exercises that develop a practical command of correct forms of expression, good literary taste, close critical power of thought, and ability to interpret the entire meaning of the language of others. THE AUTHORS.
Page 55 - ... at the end of the second year and at the end of the third year, and...
Page 104 - Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. Giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that have a Tale to Tell.
Page 123 - UNIVERSE OF STARS; Presenting Researches into and New Views respecting the Constitution of the Heavens. With 22 Charts and 22 Diagrams, 8vo. I Of. 6d. LARGER STAR ATLAS for the Library, in 12 Circular Maps, with Introduction and 2 Index Pages. Folio, 15^.
Page 146 - The English Language in its Elements and Forms. With a History of its Origin and Development, and a full Grammar. Designed for Use in Colleges and Schools.
Page 35 - The course of the Stevens Institute is of four years' duration, and covers all that appertains to the profession of a Mechanical Engineer. By means of workshops provided with excellent machinery, Physical Laboratories whose appointments are without an equal, and with the finest Cabinets of Instruments, every opportunity for the acquisition of thorough and practical knowledge is afforded.
Page 151 - ANATOMY. LESSONS IN ELEMENTARY ANATOMY. By ST. GEORGE MIVART, FRS, Lecturer in Comparative Anatomy at St. Mary's Hospital. With upwards of 400 Illustrations. i8mo. 6s. 6d. " It may be questioned whether any other work on anatomy contains in like compass so proportionately great a mass of information.
Page 199 - The Historical Reader. Embracing Selections from standard writers of Ancient and Modern History, interspersed with illustrative passages from British and American Poets.; with Explanatory Observations, Notes, etc. : to which are added a Vocabulary of Difficult Words, and Biographical and Geographical Indexes. By JOHN J. ANDERSON, AM, Author of a " Grammar-School History of the United States," a " Pictorial School History of the United States,!

Bibliographic information