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EPITOME OF ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE,
FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS. Sixteenth Edition. Post 8vo, pp. 604. 75. 6d. bound in leather.
ATLAS TO EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF EUROPE.
ELEVEN COLOURED MAPS. By A. KEITH JOHNSTON, LL.D.,
THE EIGHTEEN CHRISTIAN CENTURIES. By
the Rev. JAMES WHITE, Author of The History of France."
Seventh Edition, post 8vo, with Index, 6s. “He goes to work upon the only true principle, and produces a picture that at once satisfies truth, arrests the memory, and fills the imagination. It will be difficult to lay hands on any book of the kind more useful and more entertaining."-Times.
HISTORY OF FRANCE, FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES.
By the Rev. JAMES WHITE, Author of 'The Eighteen Christian
Centuries.' Fifth Edition, post 8vo, with Index, 6s. “An excellent and comprehensive compendium of French history."National Review.
FACTS AND DATES; or, The Leading Events in
Sacred and Profane History, and the Principal Facts in the Various Physical Sciences : the Memory being aided throughout by a Simple and Natural Method. For Schools and Private Reference. By the Rev. ALEX. MACKAY, LL.D., F.R.G.S., Author of 'A Manual of Modern Geography,' &c. Second Edition, crown 8vo, pp. 336.
45. THE LIFE AND LABOURS OF THE APOSTLE
PAUL. A continuous Narrative for Schools and Bible Classes.
larged. Fcap. 8vo, cloth, is. “ The details are carefully collected and skilfully put together, and the outcome is a succinct, yet clear and comprehensive, view of the life and labours of the great Apostle. The story of Paul's life, so replete with spirit-stirring incidents, is told in a manner extremely well fitted to arrest the attention of advanced pupils, and we can with confidence commend this little work as an admirable text-book for Bible-classes. The narrative is enriched by footnotes, from which it is apparent that Mr Michie is well posted up in the literature of the subject. These are subjoined without any pretence or parade of learning, and only when required to elucidate or illustrate the text. The map at the close will enable the reader to trace the course of the Apostle in his various missionary tours. We give this handbook our warm commendation : it certainly deserves a wide circulation."--National Education Gazette.
A COURSE OF HISTORICAL STUDY, FOR THE
USE OF SCHOOLS AND FOR PRIVATE READING. In Three Parts, comprising—Ancient History., Middle Ages, Modern History. By MADEMOISELLE REYNAUD.
[In the Press.
Author of the Royal and the Physical Atlases, &c.
ATLAS OF GENERAL AND DESCRIPTIVE GEO
GRAPHY. A New and Enlarged Edition, suited to the best TextBooks; with Geographical information brought up to the time of publication. 26 Maps, clearly and uniformly printed in colours,
with Index. Imp. 8vo. Half-bound, 12s. 6d. ATLAS OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, illustrating,
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press. 20 Coloured Maps. Imp. 8vo. Half-bound, 12s. 6d. ATLAS OF ASTRONOMY. A New and Enlarged
Edition, 21 Coloured Plates. With an Elementary Survey of the Heavens, designed as an accompaniment to this Atlas, by ROBERT GRANT, LL.D., &c., Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Observatory in the University of Glasgow. Imp. 8vo. Half-bound,
128. 6d, ATLAS OF CLASSICAL GEOGRAPHY. A New
and Enlarged Edition. Constructed from the best materials, and embodying the results of the most recent investigations, accompanied by a complete INDEX OF PLACES, in which the proper quantities are given by T. HARVEY and E. WORSLEY, MM.A.
Oxon. 21 Coloured Maps. Imp. 8vo. Half-bound, 12s. 6d. "This Edition is so much enlarged and improved as to be virtually a new work, surpassing everything else of the kind extant, both in utility and beauty.” -Athenaeum. ELEMENTARY ATLAS OF GENERAL AND
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NEW ATLAS FOR PUPIL-TEACHERS. THE HANDY ROYAL ATLAS. 46 Maps clearly
printed and carefully coloured, with GENERAL INDEX. Imp. 4to, £2, 125. 6d., half-bound morocco. A New Edition, brought up to the present time. This work has been constructed for the purpose of placing in the hands of the public a useful and thoroughly accurate ATLAS of Maps of Modern Geography, in a convenient form, and at a moderate price. It is based on the · ROYAL ATLAS,' by the same Author; and, in so far as the scale permits, it comprises many of the excellences which its prototype is acknowledged to possess. The aim has been to make the book strictly what its name implies, a HANDY ATLAS-a valuable substitute for the Royal,' where that is too bulky or too expensive to find a place, a needful auxiliary to the junior branches of families, and a vade mecum to the tutor and the pupil-teacher.
Keith Johnston's Atlases.
EXTRACTS FROM OPINIONS OF THE PRESS.
"They are as superior to all School Atlases within our knowledge, as were the larger works of the same Author in advance of those that preceded them." Educational Times.
“Decidedly the best School Atlases we have ever seen."-English Journal of Education.
" ... The Physical Atlas' seems to us particularly well executed.
... The last generation had no such help to learning as is afforded in these excellent elementary Maps. The Classical Atlas' is a great improvement on what has usually gone by that name; not only is it fuller, but in some cases it gives the same country more than once in different periods of time. Thus it approaches the special value of a historical atlas. The 'General Atlas' is wonderfully full and accurate for its scale.... Finally, the • Astronomical Atlas,' in which Mr Hind is responsible for the scientific accuracy of the maps, supplies an admitted educational want. No better companion to an elementary astronomical treatise could be found than this cheap and convenient collection of maps."—Saturday Review.
“The plan of these Atlases is admirable, and the excellence of the plan is rivalled by the beauty of the execution. ... The best security for the accuracy and substantial value of a School Atlas is to have it from the hands of a man like our Author, who has perfected his skill by the execution of much larger works, and gained a character which he will be careful not to jeopardise by attaching his name to anything that is crude, slovenly, or superficial."Scotsman.
"This Edition of the Classical Atlas' is so much enlarged and improved as to be virtually a new work, surpassing everything else of the kind extant, both in utility and beauty."-Athenæum.
THE HANDY ROYAL ATLAS.
“ Is probably the best work of the kind pow published."-Times.
“Not only are the present territorial adjustments duly registered in all these Maps, but the latest discoveries in Central Asia, in Africa, and America. have been delineated with laborious fidelity. Indeed the ample illustration of recent discovery, and of the great groups of dependencies on the British Crown, renders Dr Johnston's the best of all Atlases for English use."--Pall Mall Gazette.
" This is Mr Keith Johnston's admirable Royal Atlas diminished in bulk and scale so as to be, perhaps, fairly entitled to the name of `Handy,' but still not so much diminished but what it constitutes an accurate and useful general Atlas for ordinary households."-Spectator.
“The ‘Handy Atlas' is thoroughly deserving of its name. Not only does it contain the latest information, but its size and arrangement render it perfect as a book of reference."-Standard.
MUNN, F.R.S.E., Mathematical Master, Royal High School of
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A MANUAL OF BOTANY, ANATOMICAL AND PHYS
IOLOGICAL. For the Use of Students. By ROBERT BROWN, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.G.S., Lecturer on Botany under the Science and Art Department of the Committee of the Privy Council on
Education. Crown 8vo, with numerous Illustrations, 125. 6d. “This is a work of very meritorious character.”-Scientific and Literary Review.
“We have no hesitation in recommending this volume to our readers as being the best and most reliable of the many works on botany yet issued.... His manual will, if we mistake not, be eagerly consulted and attentively studied by all those who take an interest in the science of botany."-Civil Service Gazette.
By HENRY STEPHENS, F.R.S.E., Author of the Book of the
Farm.' A New Edition. With Engravings. IS. PROFESSOR JOHNSTON'S CATECHISM OF
AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY. A New Edition, edited by
Professor VOELCKER. With Engravings. Is.
AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY AND GEOLOGY. A New
Meteorology. INTRODUCTORY TEXT-BOOK OF METEOR
OLOGY. By ALEXANDER BUCHAN, M.A., F.R.S.E., Secretary of the Scottish Meteorological Society, Author of ‘Handy Book of Meteorology,' &c. Crown 8vo, with 8 Coloured Charts and other
Engravings, pp. 218. 45. 6d. “A handy compendium of Meteorology by one of the most competent authorities on this branch of science.”—Petermann's Geographische Mittheilungen.
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“An exceedingly useful volume.”-Athenæum.
MAN LANGUAGES. Compiled from the best Authors and
75. 6d., bound in cloth. “An excellent English-German Dictionary, which supplies a real want."Saturday Review.
“ The difficulty of translating English into German may be greatly alleviated by the use of this copious and excellent English-German Dictionary, which specifies the different senses of each English word, and gives suitable German equivalents. It also supplies an abundance of idiomatic phraseology, with many passages from Shakespeare and other authors aptly rendered in German. Compared with other dictionaries, it has decidedly the advantage.”-Athenæum.
A GLOSSARY OF NAVIGATION. Containing the
Definitions and Propositions of the Science, Explanation of Terms,
DEFINITIONS AND DIAGRAMS IN ASTRO
NOMY AND NAVIGATION. By the Same. Is. 6d.
ELEMENTARY HANDBOOK OF PHYSICS. With
210 Diagrams. By William ROSSITER, F.R.A.S., &c. Crown
Svo, pp. 390. 55. “A singularly interesting Treatise on Physics, founded on facts and phenomena gained at first hand by the Author, and expounded in a style which is a model of that simplicity and ease in writing which betokens mastery of the subject. To those who require a non-mathematical exposition of the principles of Physics a better book cannot be recommended.”-Pall Mall Gazette.