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THE GROUND BENEATH US;
Neighbourhood of London generally.
“A popular exposition of the geology of the London neighbourhood, or, to state it more generally, of the Tertiary Series, exceedingly well done. Seldom or never have we met with any geological statement, intended for an ungeological audience, which is at once so lucid, consecutive, and complete. No one can rise from a careful perusal of these Lectures without a thorough comprehension of what is meant by the succession of the Tertiary strata, a good general idea of the nature of their probable formation, and of the contemporaneous aspect of the world around, and, what is perhaps yet more valuable, a clear notion of the amount and degree of evidence on which these reconstructive theories rest. Nothing tends more to the sound advance of popular, as well as scientific geology, than careful local monographs of this kind.”—The Guardian, August 4, 1858.
THE AQUARIAN NATURALIST.
A MANUAL FOR THE SEA-SIDE.
By Professor T. RYMER JONES, F.R.S. Post 8vo, with numerous Coloured Figures on eight Plates.
Price 18s. “ The holiday-maker who intends to seek edification among the sea-cucumbers, and to cultivate acquaintance among the oldest inhabitants of the shore of his watering place, whether Crabs or Jelly-fishes, Gasteropod Molluscs or compound Ascidians, will receive from none of the many pleasant books upon salt-water life, written for his especial use, so much help as from this volume by Professor T. Rymer Jones. Of all popular books upon the natural history of our shores, it is the most complete and the most scientific, while of scientific books it is the most popular. His former writings have shown how well Professor Rymer Jones is able to think with the few and to speak with the many. A nice criticism would be dissatisfied occasionally with his flowers of speech and his quotations from the poets, but the general reader is more than content when he receives exact science from a foremost naturalist who is desperately resolved not to be dull, and who is not dull, but whose only fault is, that he does not trust sufficiently to his own power of making the details of science themselves entertaining. This power Mr. Rymer Jones habitually exercises by his freedom from pedantry, his clear. ness of expression, and that pleasant way of apprehending facts in nature which is a part of the constitution of his own mind, and which gives life to his discussions over living creatures."--Examiner, August 21, 1858.
JOHN VAN VOORST, 1 PATERNOSTER ROW.
HANDBOOK OF CHEMICAL MANIPULATION, With very numerous Illustrations. By C. GREVILLE WILLIAMS, Principal Assistant in the Laboratory of the University of Edinburgh. Post 8vo, 158.
II. A MANUAL OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS (QUALITATIVE). By A.B. NORTHCOTE, F.C.S., and Arthur H. CHURCH, F.C.S. Post 8vo, 10s.6d.
III. ELEMENTARY COURSE OF GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY,
AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY. By Professor David T. ANSTED, M.A., F.R.S., F.G.S., &c., Consulting Mining Engineer, Honorary Fellow of King's College, London, Lecturer on Mineralogy and Geology at the H.E.I.C. Mil. Sem. at Addiscombe, late Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. Second Edition, post 8vo, with many Illustrations, 128.
ELEMENTARY COURSE OF BOTANY,
STRUCTURAL, PHYSIOLOGICAL, AND SYSTEMATIC, With a brief Outline of the Geographical and Geological Distribution of Plants. By ARTHUR HENFREY, F.R.S., L.S., &c., Professor of Botany in King's College, London, Examiner in Natural Science to the Royal Military Academy and to the Society of Arts. Uniform with the above, and illustrated by upwards of 500 Woodcuts, price 12s. 6d.
v. MANUAL OF BRITISH BOTANY; Containing the Flowering Plants and Ferns arranged according to the Natural Orders. By C. Č. BABINGTON, M.A., F.R.S., &c. Fourth Edition, 10s. 6d.
VI. A GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE ORGANIZATION OF
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM,
AND MANUAL OF COMPARATIVE ANATOMY. By Thomas RYMER JONES, F.R.S., Professor of Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London, late Fullerian Professor of Physiology to the Royal Institution of Great Britain, &c. Second Edition, 8vo, 884 pages, 400 Woodcuts, price £1 11s. 6d.
VII. MANUAL OF THE MINERALOGY OF GREAT BRITAIN
AND IRELAND. By R. Philips GREG, F.G.S. and W. G. LETTSOM. With numerous figures. 8vo, 158.
JOHN VAN VOORST, 1 PATERNOSTER-ROW.
A. BEAUCHAMP NORTHCOTE, F.C.S.,
ARTHUR H. CHURCH, F.C.S.,
195. b. 11.