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Page 5 - A 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. Edited by WT BRANDE, FRSL and E.
Page 17 - OF AGRICULTURE: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and of the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable productions of Agriculture: including all the latest Improvements, a general History of Agriculture in all Countries, a Statistical View of its present State, with Suggestions for ; its future progress in the British Isles ; and Supplement, bringing down the work to the year 1844.
Page 13 - Boy's Country Book: Being the Real Life of a Country Boy, written by himself; exhibiting all the Amusements, Pleasures, and Pursuits of Children in the Country. New Edition ; with 40 Woodcuts. Fcp. 8vo. price 6s. Howitt. -The Rural Life of England.
Page 5 - THE HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR. By Thucydides. A New Recension of the Text, with a carefully amended Punctuation; and copious Notes, Critical, Philological, and Explanatory, almost...
Page 25 - SEAWARD'S NARRATIVE OF HIS SHIPWRECK, and consequent Discovery of certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with a detail of many extraordinary and highly interesting Events in his Life, from 1733 to 1749, as written in his own Diary. Edited by Miss JANE PORTER.
Page 22 - FOSSILS of CORNWALL, DEVON, and WEST SOMERSET; observed in ' the course of the Ordnance Geological Survey of that District. By JOHN PHILLIPS, FRS FGS &c. Published by Order of the Lords Commissioners of HM Treasury. 8vo. with 60 Plates, comprising very numerous figures, 9s. cloth. PHILLIPS.-A GUIDE TO GEOLOGY. By JOHN PHILLIPS, FRSGS, &c.
Page 23 - PORTLOCK. -REPORT ON THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTY of LONDONDERRY, and of Parts of Tyrone and Fermanagh, examined and described under the Authority of the Master-General and Board of Ordnance. By JE PORTLOCK, FRS &c.
Page 5 - Bull's Hints to Mothers on the Management of their Health during the Period of Pregnancy and in the Lying-in Room : With an Exposure of Popular Errors in connexion with those subjects, &c.
Page 13 - PARENT'S HAND-BOOK; Or, Guide to the Choice of Professions, Employments, and Situations ; containing useful and practical Information on the subject of placing out Young Men, and of obtaining their Education with a view to particular occupations. By JC HUDSON, Esq. Author of "Plain Directions for Making Wills.
Page 13 - The Parent's Hand-book." New Edition. Fcp. 8vo. 5s. cloth. HUDSON-PLAIN DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING WILLS In Conformity with the Law, and particularly with reference to the Act 7 Will. 4 and 1 Viet, c. 26. To which is added, a clear Exposition of the Law relating to the distribution of Personal Estate in the case of Intestacy ; with two Forms of Wills, and much useful information, &c.