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The Eighteen Christian Centuries.

By the Rev. James White.

Third Edition, with Analytical Table of Contents, and a Copious Index. Post

Octavo, price 7s. 6d.

" He goes to work upon the only true principle, and produces a picture that at once satis. fies truth, arrests the memory, and fills the imagination. When they (Index and Analytical Contents) are supplied, it will be difficult to lay hands on any book of the kind more useful and more entertaining."- Times, Review of first edition.

" At once the most picturesque and the most informing volume on Modern History to which the general reader could be referred." -Nonconformist.

History of France,

FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE YEAR 1848.
By the Rev. James White,

Author of the "Eighteen Christian Centuries."
Second Edition, Post Octavo, price 9s.

" Mr White's History of France,' in a single volume of some 600 pages, contains every leading incident worth the telling, and abounds in word-painting whereof a paragraph has often as much active life in it as one of those inch-square etchings of the great Callot, in which may be clearly seen whole armies contending in bloody arbitrament, and as many incidents of battle as may be gazed at in the miles of canvass in the military picture galleries at Versailles."--Athenaeum.

“ An excellent and comprehensive compendium of French History, quite above the standard of a school-book, and particularly well adapted for the libraries of literary institutions."--National Review.

Leaders of the Reformation :

LUTHER, CALVIN, LATIMER, AND KNOX.
By the Rev. John Tulloch, D.D.,
Principal and Primarius Professor of Theology, St Mary's College, St

Andrews.
Second Edition, Crown Octavo, price 6s. 6d.

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History of Europe,

FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION TO THE

BATTLE OF WATERLOO.

By Sir Archibald Alison, Bart., D.C.L. A New Library Edition (being the Tenth) including a copious Index, embellished

with authentic Portraits. 14 vols. Octavo, price £10, 10s. Crown Octavo Edition, 20 vols., price £6. People's Edition, 12 vols., double cols., £2, 8s.; and Index Vol., 3s.

Continuation of Alison's History of Europe,

FROM THE FALL OF NAPOLEON TO THE ACCESSION OF LOUIS

NAPOLEON.

By Sir Archibald Alison, Bart., D.C.L. Complete in Nine Vols., price £6, 7s. 6d. Uniform with the Library Edition of

the Author's “ History of Europe, from the Commencement of the French Revolution."

Atlas to Alison's History of Europe.
Containing 109 Maps and Plans of Countries, Battles, Sieges, and Sea-fights.

Constructed by A. Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E. With Vocabulary of Mili

tary and Marine Terms. Library Edition, £3, 3s. ; People's Edition, £1, 11s. 6d.

Life of John, Duke of Marlborough.

WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF HIS CONTEMPORARIES.

By Sir Archibald Alison, Bart., D.C.L.
Third Edition, Two Vols. Octavo, Portrait and Maps, 30s.

History of Greece under Foreign Domination.

By George Finlay, LL.D., Athens. Five Volumes Octavo—viz. : Greece under the Romans. b.c. 146 to a.d. 717. A Historical View of the

condition of the Greek Nation, from its Conquest by the Romans until the

Extinction of the Roman Power in the East. "Second Edition, 16s. History of the Byzantine Empire. a.d. 716 to 1204; and of the Greek Empire

of Nicæa and Constantinople, a.d. 1204 to 1453. Two Volumes, £1, 7s. 6d. Medieval Greece and Trebizond. The History of Greece, from its Conquest by

the Crusaders to its Conquest by the Turks, a.d. 1204 to 1566; and History

of the Empire of Trebizond, a.d. 1104 to 1461. Price 12s. Greece under Othoman and Venetian Domination. a.d. 1453 to 1821. Price

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Sir William Hamilton's Lectures on Metaphysics and

Logic.
Edited by the Rev. H. L. Mansell, B.D., LL.D.,
Wynflete Professor of Moral and Metaphysical Philosophy, Oxford;
And John Veitch, M.A.,
Professor of Logic, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics, St Andrews.

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LECTURES ON METAPHYSICS. Two Vols., price £1, 4s.
LECTURES ON LOGIC. Two Vols., price £1, 4s.

Thorndale; or, the Conflict of Opinions.

By William Smith,

Author of "A Discourse on Ethics," &c. A New Edition. Crown Octavo, price 10s. 6d.

Institutes of Metaphysics.

THE THEORY OF KNOWING AND BEING.
By James F. Ferrier, A.B., Oxon.,

Professor of Moral Philosophy and Political Economy, St Andrews. Second Edition, Crown Octavo, 10s. 6d.

Works of Professor Wilson.

Edited by his Son-in-Law, Professor Ferrier.
In Twelve Vols. Crown Octavo, price £3, 12s.
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NOCTES AMBROSIANÆ. Four Vols., 24s.
ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND IMAGINATIVE. Four Vols., 24s.
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TALES. One Vol., 6s.
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NEW GENERAL ATLAS. To be completed in Ten Parts (Eight Published), price 10s. 6d. each. The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography: In a Series of entirely original and authentic Maps, with a special Index to each

Map, arranged so as to obviate the former inconvenient method of refer-
ence by Degrees and Minutes of Longitude and Latitude.

By Alex. Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E., F.R.G.S., &c.,
Geographer in Ordinary to Her Majesty, Author of the "Physical

Atlas," &c.
The Concluding Parts will be published early in 1861, forming a handsome Volume

in Royal Folio.

The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.

By Alex. Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E., &c.,

Geographer to the Queen for Scotland. A New and Enlarged Edition, consisting of 35 Folio Plates, 27 smaller ones,

printed in Colours, with 135 pages of Letterpress, and Index. Imperial Folio, half-bound morocco, £12, 12s.

The Chemistry of Common Life.

By Professor Johnston.

A New Edition, Edited by G. H. Lewes. Illustrated with numerous Engravings. In Two Vols. Foolscap, price 11s. 6d.

The Physiology of Common Life.

By George H. Lewes.

Illustrated with numerous Engravings. Two Vols., 12s.

Contents: Hunger and Thirst.—Food and Drink.—Digestion and Indigestion. --The Struc

ture and Uses of the Blood.—The Circulation.—Respiration and Suffocation.—Why we are Warm, and how we keep so.—Feeling and Thinking.—The Mind and the Brain. Our Senses and Sensations.--Sleep and Dreanis.—The Qualities we inherit from our Parents.—Life and Death.

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Introductory Text-Book of Geology.

By David Page, F.G.S.
Fourth Edition, with Engravings. In Crown Octavo, price 1s. 6d.

"It has not been often our good fortune to examine a text-book on science of which we could express an opinion so entirely favourable as we are enabled to do of Mr Page's little work."—Athenæum.

Advanced Text-Book of Geology,

DESCRIPTIVE AND INDUSTRIAL.

By David Page, F.G.S.
Second Edition, Enlarged, with numerous Engravings, 6s.

« An admirable book on Geology. It is from no invidious desire to underrate other works—it is the simple expression of justice—which causes us to assign to Mr Page's Advanced Text-Book the very first place among geological works addressed to students, at least among those which have come before us. We have read every word of it, with care and with delight, never hesitating as to its meaning, never detecting the omission of anything needful in a popular and succinct exposition of a rich and varied subject."—Leader.

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"We know of no introduction containing a larger amount of information in the same space, and which we could more cordially recommend to the geological student."--Athenæum.

Handbook of Geological Terms and Geology.

By David Page, F.G.S. In Crown Octavo, price 6s.

“* * To the student, miner, engineer, architect, agriculturist, and others, who may have occasion to deal with geological facts, and yet who might not be inclined to turn up half a dozen volumes, or go through a course of geological readings for an explanation of the term in question,' Mr Page has carried out the object with the most complete success. His book amply fulfils the promise contained in its title, constituting a handbook not only of geological terms, but of the science of geology. It will not only be absolutely indispensable to the student, but will be invaluable as a complete and handy book of reference even to the advanced geologist."—Literary Gazette.

“ There is no more earnest living practical worker in geology than Mr David Page. To his excellent Introductory Text-Book of Geology and his Advanced Text-Book of Geology,

Descriptive and Inilustrial, he has now added an admirable system of geological terms, with ample and clearly written explanatory notices, such as all geological observers, whether they are able professors and distinguished lecturers, or mere inquirers upon the threshold of the science, must find to be of the highest value."—Practical Mechanics' Journal.

« But Mr Page's work is very much more than simply a translation of the language of Geology into plain English; it is a Dictionary, in which not only the meaning of the words is given, but also a clear and concise account of all that is most remarkable and worth knowing in the objects which the words are designed to express. In doing this he has chiefly kept in view the requirements of the general reader, but at the same time adding such details as will render the volume an acceptable Handbook to the student and professed geologist."—The Press.

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