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Page 315 - Encyclopaedia of Geography ; Comprising a complete Description of the Earth : Exhibiting its Relation to the Heavenly Bodies, its Physical Structure, the Natural History of each Country, and the Industry, Commerce, Political Institutions, and Civil and Social State of All Nations. Second Edition ; with 82 Maps, and upwards of 1,000 other Woodcuts. 8vo. price 60s. Neale.— The Closing Scene; or, Christianity and Infidelity contrasted in the Last Hours of Remarkable Persons.
Page 313 - A General Dictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical ; forming a complete Gazetteer of the World. By A. KEITH JOHNSTON, FRSE 8vo. 31s. 6d. M'Culloch's Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the various Countries, Places, and principal Natural Objects in the World.
Page 316 - Piesse's Art of Perfumery, and Methods of Obtaining the Odours of Plants : With Instructions for the Manufacture of Perfumes for the Handkerchief, Scented Powders, Odorous Vinegars, Dentifrices, Pomatums, Cosme'tiques, Perfumed Soap, &c. ; and an Appendix on the Colours of Flowers, Artificial Fruit Essences, &c. Second Edition, revised and improved ; with 46 Woodcuts.
Page 314 - Treasury of Natural History; or, a Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature : In which the Zoological Characteristics that distinguish the different Classes, Genera, and Species, are combined with a variety of interesting Information illustrative of the Habits, Instincts, and General Economy of the Animal Kingdom.
Page 309 - Phsenogamous or Flowering Plants, and the Ferns. Seventh Edition, with Additions and Corrections ; and numerous Figures illustrative of the Umbelliferous Plants, the Composite Plants, the Grasses, and the Ferns.
Page 1 - But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend : God never made his work for man to mend.
Page 321 - Sharon Turner's History of the AngloSaxons, from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest.
Page 312 - Dr. John Lindley's Theory and Practice of Horticulture ; or, an Attempt to explain the principal Operations of Gardening upon Physiological Grounds : Being the Second Edition of the Theory of Horticulture, much enlarged ; with 98 Woodcuts.