Year Book of Facts in Science and Art

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Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1860 - Science

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Page 292 - Christmas with the Poets : a Collection of English Poetry relating to the Festival of Christmas. Illustrated by Birket Foster, and with numerous initial letters and borders beautifully printed in gold and colours by Edmund Evans.
Page 309 - DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE, AND ART; comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of all the Terms in General Use.
Page 314 - New Edition, wth Frontispiece, fcp. 8vo. 4s, cloth. Williams's Symbolical Euclid, chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson. Adapted to the Use of Students by. the Rev. JM WILLIAMS, of Queen's College, Cambridge. New Edition, 6s. 6d. cloth ; 7s. roan.— An 8vo. Edition may also be had, 7s. cloth.
Page 222 - On the third day, having sailed from thence, passing the streams of fire, we came to a bay called the Horn of the South. In the recess there was an island like the first, having a lake, and in this there was another island full of wild men. But much the greater part of them were women, with hairy bodies, whom the interpreters called
Page 297 - The Open Timber Roofs of the Middle Ages. Illustrated by Perspective and Working Drawings of some of the best varieties of Church Roofs ; with descriptive Letterpress. By R. and JA BRANDON.
Page 241 - Geology, by which he had been led to the conclusion that those powers of nature which give rise to races and permanent varieties in animals and plants, are the same as those which in much longer periods produce species, and in a still longer series of ages give rise to differences of generic rank. He appears to me to have succeeded by his investigations and reasonings...
Page 307 - Fifth Edition, cloth, 7s. ; coloured, 9s. The Young Voyageurs; or, Adventures in the Fur Countries of the Far North. Plates by HARVEY. Second Edition, cloth, 7s. ; with coloured plates, 9s. The Forest Exiles ; or, Perils of a Peruvian Family amid the Wilds of the Amazon. With Twelve Plates. Third Edition, 7s. cloth ; with coloured plates, 9s. . The Plant Hunters ; or, Adventures among the Himalaya Mountains.
Page 310 - Sidney Grey : a Tale of School Life. By the Author of ' Mia and Charlie/ Second Edition, with six beautiful Illustrations.
Page 301 - Post 8vo. 6s. cloth. Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, complete. Reprinted from the Original Edition, with Illustrations by Stothard. Crown 8vo cloth, 7s. 6d.
Page 256 - ... besides being covered by a newer unstratified drift. To explain these changes, I should infer considerable oscillations in the level of the land in that part of France ; slow movements of upheaval and subsidence, deranging, but not wholly displacing, the course of the ancient river.

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