Steiger's Educational Directory for 1878

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E. Steiger, 1878 - Education - 321 pages

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Page 206 - Dictionary of Phrase and Fable ; giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that have a Tale to Tell.
Page 105 - Reference to the Instructions recently issued by the Science and Art Department. 3oth Thousand, revised. Crown 8vo, 1s. 6d. Facts and Dates ; or, the Leading Events in Sacred and Profane History, and the Principal Facts in the various Physical Sciences. The Memory being aided throughout by a Simple and Natural Method. For Schools and Private Reference.
Page 53 - This final examination will be passed in anatomy, materia medica, physiology, and chemistry at the end of the second year, and at the end of the third year in hygiene practice, surgery, and obstetrics.
Page 195 - Legal Chemistry. A Guide to the Detection of Poisons, Falsification of Writings, Adulteration of Alimentary and Pharmaceutical Substances, Analysis of Ashes, and Examination of Hair, Coins, Arms and Stains, as applied to Chemical Jurisprudence, for the use of Chemists, Physicians, Lawyers, Pharmacists and Experts. Translated, with additions, including a list of books and memoirs on Toxicology, etc., from the French, by JP Battershall, Ph.D., with a Preface by CF Chandler, Ph.D., MD, LL.D.
Page 168 - APPLETONS' FIFTH READER. 1 25 CHIEF MERITS. These Readers, while avoiding extremes and one-sided tendencies, combine Into one harmonious whole the several results desirable to be attained in a series of school reading-books. These include good pictorial illustrations, a combination of the word and phonic methods, careful grading, drill on the peculiar combinations of letters that represent vowel-sounds, correct spelling, exercises well arranged for the...
Page 176 - The principal objects of the series are to supply the lack — in some subjects very great — of authoritative books whose principles are, so far as practicable, illustrated by familiar American facts, and also to supply the other lack that the advance of Science perennially creates, of text-books which at least do not contradict the latest generalizations.
Page 143 - Classical Scholarship and Classical Learning considered with especial reference to Competitive Tests and University Teaching. A Practical Essay on Liberal Education. By the late JW DONALDSON, DD Crown 8vo. 5*.
Page 121 - 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 149 - LESSONS IN ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY, INORGANIC AND ORGANIC. By HENRY E. ROSCOE, FRS, Professor of Chemistry in Owens College, Manchester. With numerous Illustrations and Chromo-Litho of the Solar Spectrum, and of the Alkalies and Alkaline Earths. New Edition. Fcap. 8vo. qs. 6d. " As a standard general text-book it deserves to take a leading place. "— SPECTATOR. " We unhesitatingly pronounce it the best -of all our elementary treatises on Chemistry.
Page 149 - Pure gold throughout." — GUARDIAN. " Unquestionably the clearest and most complete elementary treatise on this subject that we possess in any language.

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