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Price 3s, post free (Second Edition, with Portrait), Life and Times of William Thomson,
LATE FARMER, OVER-ROXBURGH. By his Son, THE REV. J. THOMSON, HAWICK. “ If to be full of human interest is high merit in any book, then has Mr. Thomson, in giving to the world 'the life and times” of his father, performed a meritorious task. We have read the rolume throughout without stopping--a pretty sure sign that it lias some 'glamour' in it. We do not say that it might not have been made better, by a little curtailment here and there, but just as it is, we are quite delighted to have it."-Sunderland Times.
Prices, post free, 60 and 18 6d,
BORDER BREEDS OF SHEEP.
BY JOHN USHER, STODRIG, KELSO,
SECRETARY TO THE BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. The issues profusely illustrated with Photo. Portraits of celebrated Sheep are
completely sold out.
Demy 8vo., price 6d each, BORDER UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY LECTURES, &c. NO LASEROLE BEFORMAS DE FIDES THE ONE LASCRIC CORU BAKRANO
so. 1.—THE REFORMS NEEDED IN OUR AGRICOLTURAL AND THEM INTO EFFECT. By ROBERT H. Elliot of Clifton Park. With Remarks by Messrs J. Scott Dudgeon, J. Henderson, John Brown, and A. Haddon. NO
GRASSES SUITABLE FOR ALTERNATE HUSBANDRY. By Robert H. Ellior. With Remarks by Sir G. H. S. Douglas, and Messrs John Usher, R. Roberton, J. Scott Dudgeon, C. Faunce de Laune, R. V. Mather, and A. Brotherston. NOPPLICATION E BEN EDO LOS PILAT RALEINTI PLES TO THE BOOK CHINE
O. IJI.—THE BENEFITS THAT MIGHT RESULT FROM AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE SUPPLIES WANTED BY FARMERS. By J. SCOTT Dudgeon, Longnewton, St Boswells. With Remarks by Messrs T. Gibson, Haymount ; J. Turnbull, Lempitlaw Eastfield ; John Usher, Stodrig; J. Clay, Kerchesters ; R. Ross, Rutherford ; and the Chairman (R. H. Elliot, Esq. of Clifton Park). No:
O. IV.-On LAYING DOWN LAND TO GRASS, AND THE SUB
SEQUENT MANAGEMENT OF THE PASTURE. By ROBERT H. ELLIOT. With Remarks by Messrs Dunn, Redden ; Oliver, Lochside ; Turnbull, Lempitlaw Eastfield; Usher, Stodrig; Gibson, Haymount; Dudgeon, Longnewton; Mather, Kelso ; and Sir G. H. S. Douglas. TO. V.-ON PERMANENT PASTURES AND ROTATION GRASSES. By ROBERT H. Elliot.
Lately Published, uniform with the above, THE THE USE AND ABUSE OF LIME. By G. S. Douglas.
Being the Essay which gained the Prize on the above subject offered by the Society.
THE BLOOD OF THE CROSS.
BY THE REV. HORATIUS BONAR, D.D.,
of Weeping, Morning of Joy," "The Eternal Day," &c.
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THE GOSPEL POINTING TO THE PERSON OF CHRIST. BY THE REV. ANDREW A. BONAR, D.D., GLASGOW.
Prices as above.
Brief Thoughts concerning the Gospel;
WITH PREFACE, INTRODUCTION, AND NOTES,
Prices as above.
OR, THE TRUE GROUND OF CHRISTIAN TRIUMPH.
Pott 4to, cloth, 8d ; paper covers, 6d. “We speak confidently when we say that this little work is destined to have an extensive circulation, but not more so than it merits.”- Witness.
“This is an eminently spiritual and practical treatise, deserving a wide circulation and a prayerful perusal.”- Aberdeen Banner.
CHRIST IS ALL.
BY THE REv. T. WILCOX. WITH GREAT ADDITIONS BY THE Rev. HORATIUS BONAR, D.D.
Price, paper cover, 2d.
SAVING FAITH DISCOVERED, UNPEN SAME CHRIST IS ALL.
BY THE REV. T. WILCOX. WITH GREAT ADDITIONS BY THE REV. HORATIUS BONAR, D.D.
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Handsomely Bound in Cloth, a Second Edition, with Photo. Portrait, 3s ;
extra, Gilt Edges, 4s, WATCHWORDS: Being the COLLECTED ADDRESSES of LORD POLWARTH.
“ These collected addresses of Lord Polwarth, issued during fifteen years past as "Watchwords for the New Year,' are now published in one volume, which we are glad to see has reached a second edition. They are full of gospel truth, clearly and simply expressed. The type is good, making the volume very suitable for the aged, to whom in its present form it will
be of special service and value. The addresses can also be had separately, and should be largely used in tract distribution, being admirably adapted for general circulation by Christian workers.”—The Christian, April 26, 1883.
THE COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL for the BORDER.
Price 2d ; single copies, by post, hd, THE BORDER ALMANAC. “ The Border Almanac presents a quantity of well-arranged local and general information, and, in addition, some most interesting quotations from newspapers and other sources showing the state of the Border country eighty years ago, and a series of well-written biographical sketches of eminent Borderers who have died during the past year."-Scotsman.
“ It would be impossible to obtain, in collected form, a larger or more useful budget of information respecting the Border country than is contained in this capital almanac. As a work of local reference it will hold its own with any similar production.”—Bookseller.
Price, with Photo. Portrait of the Author, 18 6d, post free, HINTS TO STOCKOWNERS; OR, SOME REMARKS ON SOME OF THE MORE IMPORTANT DEPARTMENTS
OF STOCK MANAGEMENT.
ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE, LONDON. “ Its contents are varied, but exceedingly interesting to the class for whom they are written. Under the head of Location of Animals, we find the importance of attending to the reciprocal relations which subsist between animals and the situation in which they are placed—the Influence of Soils Geological Formation-Manurial Richness-Shelter, Stabling, &c. The next section refers to the Feeding of Animals, and is followed by one on the Breeding of Animals, Rearing of Young Stock, Epizootic and Enzootic Diseases, concluding with a chapter on the Management of the Disease. Altogether it is a most interesting publication for agriculturists, and although the bulk of the book is not very large for the money, still it will well repay any one having an interest in the subject to purchase it."-Kirkcudbright Advertiser.
“ Is quite a budget of information, plainly and intelligibly given."Southern Reporter.
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THE STACK-YARD AND BARN BOOK. The object of this book is to help farmers to keep an accurate account of the grain grown, thrashed, and sold; the whole being so arranged as to show the size of each field, the number of stacks obtained froin it, the time when thrashed, the amount of good and of light grain produced, the date and manner of disposal, the price and net receipts, also the yield per acre of each field; while some supplementary pages show the consumpt of grain on the farm.
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REAPERS' TIME AND WAGE TABLE.
On a Sheet for Harvest Labour. Price, post free, 6d. “A very useful document for such farmers as cut their crops by time.” -Scottish Farmer.
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Catalogue of Second-hand Books,
Chiefly connected with the Scottish and English Borders and with Scottish Ecclesiastical History, offered for Sale by J. & J. H. Rutherfürd; with List of Books published by J. & J. H. R.
RUT HER FURD'S
(ROXBURGH, BERWICK, SELKIRK, and part of NORTHUMBERLAND) Carefully compiled by J. BARTHOLOMEW, Edinburgh, F.R.G.S., from the Ordnance Survey Plans, on the scale of one-third of an inch to the mile. For beauty of engraving and geographical accuracy, this Map surpasses any County Map of the District ever yet published--it forms an excellent HÚNTING MAP. * Price, Mounted on Cloth, done up with a Sketch Map of the District, &c., and an accompanying Epitome of country information for the use of tourists, anglers, and sportsmen, in a handy Case for the Pocket, 2s 6d.
“ It has been executed with Mr. Bartholomew's usual accuracy and beauty of engraving."-Edinburgh Daily Review.
The Field, replying to an angling correspondent, commends this map as his guide, remarking that it is a "handy little map of the Border district, accompanied by memoranda for the tourist and angler."
0. II.-ROXBURGHSHIRE, in Cover, with 7 pages of Letterpress No.
0. III.-SELKIRKSHIRE, in Cover, with 3 pages of Letterpress
Notes. Price 8d.
Notes. Price 6d.
Recently Published, Second Edition, price 28 6d,
BY THE LATE JAMES LOGIE HERCUS.
But that is a great merit, for it is one of the felicities of art to be able to sing of simple subjects in a simple manner. . . . His unpretentious gushes of rhyme leave a pleasing murmur in the ear, as if one bad been listening to the hidden brooks and burnies that contribute their trebles of music to the Tweed.”—Glasgow Herald, May 3, 1888.