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the Christian People. With Preface by Peter BAYNE, A.M. 9. Footprints of the Creator; or, The Aste
rolepis of Stromness. With Preface and Notes by Mrs. MILLER,
and a Biographical Sketch by Professor AGASSIZ. Profusely Illustrated. 10. Tales and Sketches. Edited, with a Preface,
by Mrs. MILLER. 11. Essays: Historical and Biographical, Political
and Social, Literary and Scientific. 12. Edinburgh and its Neighbourhood,
Geological and Historical. With the Geology of the Bass Rock. 13. Leading Articles on Various Subjects.
Edited by his Son-in-law, the Rev. JOHN DAVIDSON. With a Charac. teristic Portrait of the Author, fac-simile from a Photograph, by D. 0. HILL, R.S.A.
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