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Suggestions for Future, Experiments in Scientific and Practical Agriculture.
8s. Elements of Agricultural Chemistry and Geology. Eighth
Edition, 6s. 6d. “Nothing hitherto published has at all equalled it, both as regards true science and sound common sense.”—Quarterly Journal of Agriculture. A Catechism of Agricultural Chemistry and Geology. Fifty
seventh Edition, ls. “The extent to which this little Catechism has been circulated at home, its translation into nearly every European language, and its introduction into the Schools of Germany, Holland, Flanders, Italy, Sweden, Poland, and South and North America, while it has been gratifying to the Author, has caused him to take additional pains in improving and adding to the amount of useful information, in the present edition.”—Preface. On the Use of Lime in Agriculture.
Instructions for the Analysis of Soils.
Fourth Edition, 2s.
An Inquiry into the Nature and Cause of the Prevailing
Disease and Present Condition of the Larch Plantations in Great Britain. By CHARLES M'INTOSH, Associate of the Linnæan Society, &c. &c. In Crown Octavo, 5s.
View of the Salmon-Fishery of Scotland. With Observa
tions on the Nature, Habits, and Instincts of the Salmon, and on the Law as affecting the Rights of Parties, &c. &c. By the Late MURDO MACKENZIE, Esq. of Cardross and Dundonald. In Octavo, 5s.
On the Management of Bees. By Dr Mackenzie, Eileanach.
The Chemistry of Vegetable and Animal Physiology. By
Dr J. G. MULDER, Professor of Chemistry in the University of Utrecht. With an Introduction and Notes by PROFESSOR JOHNSTON. 22 Plates. Octavo, 30s.
The Grasses of Britain. Illustrated by 140 Figures, Drawn
and Engraved by the Author. By R. PARNELL, M.D., F.R.S.E. This work contains a Figure and full description of every Grass found in Britain, with their • Uses in Agriculture. Royal Octavo, 42s.
The Relative Value of Round and Sawn Timber, shown Dairy Management and Feeding of Milch Cows: Being the
by means of Tables and Diagrams. By JAMES Rait, Land-Steward at CastleForbes. Royal Octavo, 8s., hf.-bd.
recorded Experience of Mrs AGNES Scott, Winkston, Peebles. Second Edition. Foolscap, ls.
Italian Irrigation: A Report addressed to the Hon. the
Court of Directors of the East India Company, on the Agricultural Canals of Piedmont and Lombardy; with a Sketch of the Irrigation System of Northern and Central India. By Lieut.-Col. BAIRD SMITH, C.B. Second Edition. Two Volumes, Octavo, with Atlas in Folio, 30s.
The Architecture of the Farm : A Series of Designs for
Farm Houses, Farm Steadings, Factors' Houses, and Cottages. By John STAR
FORTH, Architect. Sixty-two Engravings. In Medium Quarto, £2, 2s. “One of the most useful and beautiful additions to Messrs Blackwood's extensive and valuable library of agricultural and rural economy.”-Morning Post.
The Yester Deep Land-Culture : Being a Detailed Account
of the Method of Cultivation which has been successfully practised for several years by the Marquess of Tweeddale at Yester. By HENRY STEPHENS, Esq., F.R.S.E., Author of the • Book of the Farm.' In Small Octavo, with Engravings on Wood, 4s. 6d.
A Manual of Practical Draining. By Henry
By Henry Stephens,
F.R.S.E., Author of the Book of the Farm.' Third Edition, Octavo, 5s.
A Catechism of Practical Agriculture. By Henry Stephens,
F.R.S.E., Author of the ‘Book of the Farm,' &c. In Crown Octavo, with Illustrations, ls.
“We feel perfectly assured that this Catechism is precisely the thing which at this moment is wanted in every rural and national school in England, more especially since the question has arisen, How is it possible to educate skilled agricultural labourers more in the direction of their art and occupation, and to render the school more subservient to the field and the farmyard?"--Nottingham Guardian.
A Handy Book on Property Law. By Lord St Leonards.
A new Edition, enlarged, with Index, and Portrait of the Author. Crown Octavo,
“Less than 200 pages serve to arm us with the ordinary precautions to which we should attend in selling, buying, mortgaging, leasing, settling, and devising estates. We are informed of our relations to our property, to our wives and children, and of our liabilities as trustees or executors, in a little book for the million, a book which the author tenders to the profanum vulgus as even capable of 'beguiling a few hours in a railway carriage.'”—Times.
The Practical Irrigator and Drainer. By George Stephens.
Octavo, 8s. 6d.
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The Planter's Guide. By Sir Henry Stewart. A New
Edition, with the Author's last Additions and Corrections. Octavo, with Engravings, 21s.
Stable Economy: A Treatise on the Management of Horses.
By JouN STEWART, V.S. Seventh Edition, 6s. 6d. “Will always maintain its position as a standard work upon the management of horses.”— Mark Lane Express.
Advice to Purchasers of Horses. By John Stewart, V.S.
18mo, plates, 2s. 6d.
Agricultural Labourers, as they Were, Are, and should be,
in their Social Condition. By the Rev. HARRY STUART, A. M., Minister of Oathlaw. Octavo, Second Edition, ls.
A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape
VINE. By WILLIAM THOMSON, Gardener to His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch, Dalkeith Park. Fourth Edition, Octavo, 5s.
The Moor and the Loch. Containing Minute Instructions
in all Highland Sports, with Wanderings over Crag and Correi, Flood and Fell. By John COLQUHOUN, Esq. Third Edition, in Octavo, with Illustrations, 12s. 6d.
Salmon-Casts and Stray Shots : Being Fly-Leaves from the
Note-Book of JOHN COLQUHOUN, Esq., Author of the “Moor and the Loch," &c. Second Edition, Foolscap Octavo, 5s.
Coquet-Dale Fishing Songs. Now first collected by a
North-Country Angler, with the Music of the Airs. Octavo, 5s.
The Angler's Companion to the Rivers and Lochs of
SCOTLAND. By T. T. STODDART. With Map of the Fishing Streams and Lakes
of Scotland. Second Edition. Crown Octavo, 3s. 6d. “ Indispensable in all time to come, as the very strength and grace of an angler's tackle and equipment in Scotland, must and will be STODDART'S ANGLER'S COMPANION.”- Blackwood's Magazine.
Shooter's Diary or Game Book for recording the quantity
of Grouse Killed, and Time and Place, Number of Guns, Names of Parties, how disposed of, &c. Octavo, bound in red leather, 4s.
Angler's Diary for recording the quantity of Fish Killed,
&c. Octavo, bound in green leather, 4s.
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The Chemistry of Common Life. By Professor J. F. W.
JOHNSTON. A new Edition. Edited by G. H. LEWES, Author of “Sea-side Studies," &c. With 113 Illustrations on Wood, and a Copious Index. Two Volumes, Crown Octavo, 11s. 6d.
“ It is just one of those books which will best serve to show men how minute is the provision which has been made for human support, and that if the laws prescribed by Nature are duly observed, she, on her part, will see to it that her functions are performed with fidelity and success."-Durham Chronicle.
The Physiology of Common Life. By George H. Lewes,
Author of “Sea-side Studies,” &c. Illustrated with numerous Engravings. Two Volumes, 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 Dreams.-The Qualities we Inherit from our Parents. -Life and Death.
Sea-Side Studies at Tlfracombe, Tenby, the Scilly Isles,
and Jersey. By GEORGE H. LEWES, Author of “A Biographical History of Philosophy,” &c. Second Edition. Crown Octavo, with Illustrations, and a Glossary of Technical Terms, 6s. 6d.
Introductory Text-Book of Physical Geography. By
DAVID PAGE, F.R.S.E., F.G.S. ; Author of 'Introductory and Advanced TextBooks of Geology,' &c. With Illustrative Sketch-Maps and Glossarial Index.
Crown Octavo, price 2s. Second Edition. “We believe, indeed, that many will be induced to enter on the study from a perusal of this little work. The divisions of the subject are so clearly defined, the explanations are so lucid, the relations of one portion of the subject to another are so satisfactorily shown, and, above all, the bearing of the allied sciences to Physical Geography are brought out with so much precision, that every reader will feel that difficulties have been removed, and the path of study smoothed before him."-Athenaeum.
Introductory Text-Book of Geology. By David Page, F.G.S.
With Engravings on Wood and Glossarial Index. Sixth Edition, 1s. 9d. “Of late it has not often been 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 IndusThe Geological Examinator: A Progressive Series of Ques
trial. By DAVID PAGE, F.G.S. With Engravings and Glossary of Scientific
Terms. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged, 6$. “It is therefore with unfeigned pleasure that we record our appreciation of his ' Advanced Text-Book of Geology.' We have carefully read this truly satisfactory book, and do not hesitate to say that it is an excellent compendium of the great facts of Geology, and written in a truthful and philosophic spirit.”—Edinburgh Philosophical Journal.
“ 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."-Athenceum.
“An admirable book on Geology. It is from no invidious desire to underrate other worksit is the simple expression of justice—which causes us to assign to Mr Page's 'Advanced TextBook'the very first place among geological works addressed to students.”—Leader.
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tions adapted to the Introductory and Advanced Text-Books of Geology. Prepared to assist Teachers in framing their Examinations, and Students in testing their own Progress and Proficiency. By DAVID PAGE, F.G.S. 6d.
Handbook of Geological Terms, Geology, and Physical Geo
graphy. By David Page, F.G.S. Second Edition, Crown Octavo, 7s. 6d.
The Past and Present Life of the Globe : Being a Sketch
in Outline of the World's Life-System. By DaVID PAGE, F.G.S., Author of “ Text-Books of Geology,” &c. In Crown Octavo, 6s. With Fifty Illustrations, Drawn and Engraved expressely for this Work.
A Glossary of Navigation. Containing the Definitions and
Propositions of the Science, Explanation of Terms, and Description of Instruments. By the Rev. J. B. HARBORD, M.A., St John's College, Cambridge; Chaplain and Naval Instructor, Royal Navy. Illustrated with Diagrams. Price 6s.
A Nomenclature of Colours, applicable to the Arts and
Natural Sciences, to Manufactures, and other Purposes of General Utility. By D. R. Hay, F.R.S.E. 228 examples of Colours, Hues, Tints, and Shades. Octavo, £3, 3s.
The Geology of Pennsylvania : A Government Survey ;
with a General View of the Geology of the United States, Essays on the Coal Formation and its Fossils, and a Description of the Coal-Fields of North America and Great Britain. By Professor HENRY DARWIN ROGERS, F.R.S., F.G.S., Professor of Natural History in the University of Glasgow. With Seven large Maps, and numerous Illustrations engraved on Copper and on Wood. In Three Volumes, Royal Quarto, £8, 88.
Introduction to Meteorology. By David P. Thomson, M.D.
Octavo, with Engravings, 14s.
Five Place Logarithms. Arranged by E. Sang, F.R.S.E.
Fortification : For the Use of Officers in the Army, and
Readers of Military History. By Lieut. H. YULE, Bengal Engineers. Octavo, with numerous Illustrations, 10s. 6d. An excellent manual: one of the best works of its class."-British Army Despatch.
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