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CATALOGUE OF NEW WORKS
VII. Architecture, Antiquities, Practical Mechanics, and Civil Engineering.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS.
Account of the Bridge over the Severn, near
A Series of Experiments on different kinds of
Description of Mr. Henry Guy's Method of
On the Expansive Action of Steam in some of
On the Effective Power of the High Pressure Expansive Condensing Engines in Use at some of the Cornish Mines. By Thomas Wicksteed, Esq., M.Inst.C.E. A Letter to the President.
Description of the Drops used by the Stan
hope and Tyne Railroad Company, for the Shipment of Coals at South Shields. By Thomas E. Harrison, Esq., M.Inst.C.E. On the Principle and Construction of Railways of Continuous Bearings. By John Reynolds, Esq., A.Inst.C.E.
Wooden Bridge over the River Calder, at
A Series of Experiments on the Strength of
On Certain Forms of Locomotive Engines.
Account and Description of Youghal Bridge,
On the Evaporation of Water from Steam
Description of the Perpendicular Lifts for
Experiments on the Flow of Water through
Experiments on the Power of Men.
Joshua Field, Esq., V.P. Inst. C.E. F.R.G.S. Particulars of the Construction of the Floating Bridge lately established across the Hamoaze, between Torpoint in the County of Cornwall, and Devonport in Devonshire. By James M. Rendell, Esq. M.Inst.C.E.
Appendix--Officers, Members, etc.
On Steam Boilers and Steam Engines. By Josiah Parkes .
Vol. 3, Part 2 (7s. 6d.)
The Conclusion of Mr. Parkes' Paper.
On the Preparation, Properties, and Uses of Turf, and Turf Coke. By C. Wye Williams.
An Investigation into the Power of Locomotive
Description of a Sawing Machine for Cutting
On the Expansion of Arches. By G. Rennie,
Description of the State of the Suspension
11th Oct. 1838; with Remarks on the Con-
Account of Gravesend Pier. By W. T. Clark,
Four Plates, 10s. 6d.)
Vol. 3, Part 5 (with Seven Plates
On the Injuries produced by Wind to the
On the Locomotive Engines of the London and Birmingham Railway. By E. Bury.
and Three Woodeuts, 218.)
On the Percussive or Instantaneous Action of
On the Círcumstances under which Explosions
Remarks on the Duty of Steam Engines in the
List of the Council and of the Members.
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, BROWN, AND CO.
Architecture, Antiquities, Practical Mechanics,
GWILT'S ENCYCLOPÆDIA OF ARCHITECTURE.
(See page 11 of Catalogue, Part I.)
CRESY'S ENCYCLOPÆDIA OF CIVIL ENGINEERING.
(See Page 11 of Catalogue Part I.)
LOUDON'S ENCYCLOPÆDIA OF COTTAGE, FARM, AND VILLA
A TREATISE ON ROADS;
Wherein the Principles on which Roads should be made are explained and illustrated by the Plans, Specifications, and Contracts made use of by Thomas Telford, Esq. on the Holyhead Road. By the Right Hon. Sir Henry Parnell, Bart., Hon. Memb. Inst. Civ. Eng. London. Second Edition, greatly enlarged, with 9 large Plates, 17. 18. cloth lettered.
A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON RAILROADS,
And INTERIOR COMMUNICATION in GENERAL. Containing numerous Experiments on the Powers of the Improved Locomotive Engines, and Tables of the comparative Cost of Conveyance on Canals, Railways, and Turnpike Roads. By Nicholas Wood, Colliery Viewer, Memb. Inst. Civ. Eng. etc. Third edition, very greatly enlarged, with 13 large Plates, and several new Woodcuts. 17. 118. 6d. cloth lettered.
AN ATTEMPT TO DISCRIMINATE THE STYLES OF ARCHITECTURE IN ENGLAND, from the Conquest to the Reformation: with a Sketch of the Grecian and Roman Orders, Notices of numerous British Edifices, and some Remarks on the Architecture of a part of France. By Thomas Rickman, F.S.A. Architect. 4th edition, with very considerable additions. In 1 vol. 8vo. with 15 Plates, 17. 18. cloth.
THE MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES OF CIVIL ENGINEERING.
By the Rev. H. Moseley, M.D., Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in King's College, London; author of "Illustrations of Mechanics," I vol. 8vo. (In the Spring., MECHANICS OF THE SCALE AND COMPASS.
By the Rev. H. Moseley.-(In the Spring.)
ILLUSTRATIONS OF PRACTICAL MECHANICS.
By the Rev. H. Moseley, M.A.; being the first volume of "Illustrations of Science, by the Professors of King's College." 2d edition, 1 vol. 8vo. with numerous Woodcuts, 8s. cloth.
A TREATISE ON THE STEAM-ENGINE,
Historical, Practical, and Descriptive. By John Farey, Engineer. 4to. numerous Woodcuts, and 25 Copper-plates. 51. 58. in boards.
ANTIQUITIES OF IONIA.
Published by the Society of Dilettanti.
Part I (imperial folio, with about 40 Plates, 61. 6s.) containing
The Temple of Bacchus at Teos; the Temple Didymæus, near Miletus; and the Temple of Minerva at Priene; the Temple of Apollo at Jackly.
Part II. (imperial folio, with about Ruin near the Port of Egina; Temple of Jupiter Panellenius; Temple of Minerva at Snium; Temple of Jupiter Nemæus, near Argos; Temple of Ceres at Eleusis; Arch at Mylassa; Sepulchre at Mylassa; Column of a Temple; Ruins at Baffi; Theatre at
70 Plates, 61. 68. containing
Stratonicea; Gymnasium at Ephesus; Fragments of a Temple; Theatre at Miletus; Stadium at Laodicea; Plan of the Great Theatre at Laodicea; Gymnasium at Troas ; Theatre at Jassus; Theatre at Patara; Theatre at Castell Rosso; Theatre at Telmessus.
Part III. (imperial folio, with 74 folio Engravings and three Vignettes, 81. 8.) containingCnidus; Aphrodisias; Patara.
VIII. Works of General Utility, Popular Medical and Legal Works.
THE TREASURY OF KNOWLEDGE,
And LIBRARY of REFERENCE: containing a new and enlarged Dictionary of the English Language, preceded by a Compendious Grammar, Verbal Distinctions, etc.; a new Universal Gazetteer; a Compendious Classical Dictionary; a Chronological Analysis of General History; a Dictionary of Law Terms, etc. etc. By Samuel Maunder. New Edition, foolscap 8vo. 8s. 6d. cloth; 10s. 6d. bound, with gilt edges.
CATALOGUE OF NEW WORKS
Works of General Utility, Popular Medical and Legal
THE SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY TREASURY:
A New and Popular Encyclopædia of the Belles Lettres, etc. condensed in form, familiar in Style, and copious in Information; embracing an extensive Range of Subjects in Literature, Science, and Art. The whole surrounded with Marginal Notes, containing concise Facts and appropriate Observations. By Samuel Maunder. 1 thick volume foolscap 8vo. 10s. cloth lettered; 128. bound, with gilt edges.
THE BIOGRAPHICAL TREASURY:
A new and complete Dictionary of Universal Biography, consisting of the Lives of Eminent Persons, from the Earliest Period of History to the year 1841. By Samuel Maunder. New Edition, with Supplement, foolscap 8vo. 88. 6d. cloth lettered; 10s. 6d. bound, with gilt edges. THE TREASURY OF HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY;
Comprising a General Introductory Outline of Universal History, Ancient and Modern, and a complete Series of separate Histories of every Nation that exists, or has existed, in the World; developing their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition, the Moral and Social Character of their respective Inhabitants, their Religion, Manners, and Customs; together with the Geographical Position and Commercial Advantages of each Country; their Natural Productions and General Statistics. By Samuel Maunder.-(In the Press.)
HINTS TO MOTHERS,
For the Management of Health during the Period of Pregnancy and in the Lying-in Room; with an Exposure of Popular Errors in connexion with those subjects. By Thomas Bull, M.D. Physician Accoucheur to the Finsbury Midwifery Institution, etc. etc. 3d Edition. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. 78. cloth.
THE MATERNAL MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN,
In HEALTH and DISEASE. By Thomas Bull, M.D. Foolscap 8vo. 78. cloth.
MEDICAL NOTES AND REFLECTIONS.
By Henry Holland, M.D. F.R.S. etc. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Physician Extraordinary to the Queen, and Physician in Ordinary to His Royal Highness Prince Albert. 2d Edition, 1 vol. 8vo. 18s. cloth.
On Medical Evidence; on Hereditary Disease; on Bleeding in Affections of the Brain; on Sudorific Medicines; Effects of Mental Attention on Bodily Organs; on Points where a Patient may judge for himself; on the Connexion of Certain Diseases; on the Abuse of Purgative Medicines; on Methods of Prescription; on Gout and the Use of Colchicum; on some supposed Diseases of the Spine; on the Brain as a Double Organ; on some Points in the Pathology of the Colon; on the Epidemic Influenzas of late years; on Dreaming, Insanity, Intoxication, etc.; on Mercurial Medicines; on the Exercise of Respiration; Method of Inquiry as to
Contagion; on the Medical Treatment of Old Age; on the Use of Emetics; on the Uses of Diluents; on Morbid Actions of Intermittent kind; on Diet and Disorders of Digestion; on Diseases commonly occurring but Once in Life; on the Use of Opiates; on Sleep; on the Influence of Weather in Relation to Disease; on Time as an Element in Mental Functions; on Phrenology; on Disturbed Balance of Circulation and Metastasis of Disease; on the Use of Digitalis; on Antimonial Medicines; on the Hypothesis of Insect Life as a Cause of Disease; on the Present State of Inquiry into the Nervous System.
DISCOURSE ON THE ENLARGED AND PENDULOUS ABDOMEN;
Showing it to be a Visceral Affection, attended with Important Consequences in the Human
THE DOMESTIC MANAGEMENT OF THE SICK ROOM,
By Anthony Todd
The object of this work is to instruct the attendants on the sick in what way they may best assist, not supersede, the physician, and has been compiled by the author on account of his having continually observed that great ignorance prevailed on the subject, and that his efforts were frequently counteracted by injudicious conduct in his absence.
THE MEDICAL GUIDE;
For the use of the Clergy, Heads of Families, Seminaries, and Junior Practitioners in Medicine; comprising a complete Modern Dispensatory and a Practical Treatise on the distinguishing Symptoms, Causes, Prevention, Cure, and Palliation of the Diseases incident to the Human Frame. By R. Reece, M.D., late Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of London, 16th Edition, 8vo. 12s. boards.
ON RHEUMATISM IN ITS VARIOUS FORMS,
And on the Affections of the Internal Organs, more especially the Heart and Brain, to which it gives rise. By R. Macleod, M.D. Physician to St. George's Hospital. 8 vols. 8vo. 78. cloth.
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, BROWN, AND CO.
Works of General Utility, Popular Medical and Legal Works-continued.
A DICTIONARY OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE;
Comprising General Pathology, the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Morbid Structures, and the Disorders especially incidental to Climates, to the Sex, and to the different Epochs of Life, with numerous approved Formulae of the Medicines recommended. By James Copland, M.D., Consulting Physician to Queen Charlotte's Lying-in Hospital; Senior Physician to the Royal Infirmary for Children; Member of the Royal College of Physicians, London; of the Medical and Chirurgical Societies of London and Berlin, etc.
This work is now in course of publication in Parts, of which seven have appeared. It contains in an abstract and condensed, yet comprehensive form, the opinions and practice of the most experienced writers, British and Foreign, so digested and wrought up with the results of the author's practice, that the Student and Young Practitioner will not be bewildered in the diversity of the opinions and facts adduced for their instruction, but be guided in the difficult path on which they have entered, and enabled, with a due exercise of their powers of observation and discrimination, to arrive at just conclusions and successful practical results.
A POPULAR LAW DICTIONARY;
Familiarly explaining the Terms and Nature of English Law; adapted to the comprehension of Persons not educated for the Legal Profession, and affording Information peculiarly useful to Magistrates, Merchants, Parochial Officers, and others. By Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Attorney and Solicitor. In 1 thick vol. post 8vo. 188. cloth lettered.
The whole work has been revised by a Barrister.
PLAIN DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING WILLS
In Conformity with the Law, and particularly with reference to the Act 7 Wm. 4, and 1 Vict. 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, etc. By J. C. Hudson, of the Legacy Duty Office, London. 11th Edition, corrected, with Notes of Cases judicially decided since the above Act came into operation. Foolscap 8vo. 2s. 6d. cloth lettered, with gilt edges.
THE EXECUTOR'S GUIDE.
By J. C. Hudson. 3d Edition, foolscap 8vo. 58. cloth lettered.
***The above two works may be had in 1 volume, price 78. cloth lettered.
HINTS ON ETIQUETTE AND THE USAGES OF SOCIETY:
With a Glance at Bad Habits. By Aywyós. "Manners make the Man." 21st Edition, revised (with additions) by a Lady of Rank. Foolscap 8vo. 2s. 6d. handsomely bound in fancy cloth lettered, with gilt edges.
General Observations; Introductions-Letters of Introduction-Marriage- Dinners-Smoking; Snuff-Fashion-Dress-Music-Dancing-Conversation-Advice to Tradespeople-Visiting;
Visiting Cards-Cards-Tattling-of General Society.
Its Rise, Progress, and Laws; with Observations to make any one a Whist Player; containing also the Laws of Piquet, Cassino, Ecarte, Cribbage, Backgammon. By Major A ***** 7th Edition. To which are added, Precepts for Tyros. By Mrs. B*****. Foolscap 8vo. 38. cloth lettered, with gilt edges.
Or, Instructions to Young Married Ladies on the Management of their Households and the Regulation of their Conduct in the various Relations and Duites of Married Life. By Mrs. W. Parkes. 5th Edition, foolscap 8vo. 9s. cloth lettered.
Social Relations-Household Cencerns-the Regulation of Time-Moral and Religious Duties. WOMAN IN HER SOCIAL AND DOMESTIC CHARACTER.
By Mrs. John Sandford. 6th Edition, foolscap 8vo. 68. cloth lettered.
Causes of Female Influence; Value of Letters to Woman; Importance of Religion to Woman; Christianity the Source of Female Excellence; Scripture illustrative of Female Character; Female Influence on Religion; Female Defects; Female Romance; Female Education; Female Duties.
By Mrs. John Sandford. 2d Edition, foolscap Svo. 78. 6d. cloth lettered.
The Formation of Female Character; Religion, a paramount Object; the Importance of Religious Knowledge Christianity, Doctrinal and Practical; the Employment of Time; Study, its Mode and its Recommendation; Accomplishment; Temper; Taste; Benevolence; Marriage; the Young Wife; the Young Mother.
LIVES OF ENGLISH FEMALE WORTHIES.
By Mrs. John Sandford. Vol. 1, containing the Lives of Lady Jane Grey and Mrs. Colonel Hutchinson, foolscap 8vo. 68. 6d. cloth.
Or, Considerations on the Course of Life. Translated from the French of Madame Necker de Saussure. By Miss Holland. 2 vols. foolscap 8vo. 12s. cloth lettered.
CATALOGUE OF NEW WORKS
IX. Commerce, Arts, and Manufactures, Political Economy, etc.
M'CULLOCH'S COMMERCIAL DICTIONARY.
(For particulars, see page 10 of Catalogue Part I.)
URE'S DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES, ETC. (For particulars, see page 11 of Catalogue Part I.)
SAVAGE'S DICTIONARY OF PRINTING.
(For particulars, see page 10 of Catalogue Part I.) STEEL'S SHIPMASTER'S ASSISTANT,
And OWNER'S MANUAL; containing Information necessary for persons connected with Mercantile Affairs; consisting of the Regulation Acts of the Customs for the United Kingdom, and British Possessions abroad; Navigation Laws; Registry Acts; Duties of Customs of the United Kingdom, the British Plantations in America, Canada, and Isle of Man, in the East Indies, Cape of Good Hope, New South Wales, and Van Dieman's Land; Smuggling Acts; Pilotage throughout England and Scotland; Insurances; Commercial Treaties; Dock Charges on Shipping, etc. New Edition, corrected by J. Stikeman, Secretary to the East India and China Association. With Tables of Monies, Weights, Measures, and Exchanges. By Dr. Kelly. With a Supplement. 1 vol. 8vo. 11. 18. cloth fettered.
THE LAW RELATING TO MERCHANT SEAMEN,
Arranged chiefly for the use of Masters and Officers in the Merchant Service. With a copious Index. By E. W. Symons, Chief Clerk of the Thames Police Court. 2d Edition, 12mo. 58. THE FREIGHTER'S CUIDE,
And CORN-MERCHANT'S ASSISTANT. With Tables of First and Second Class Goods, on a Decimal Scale, of which Wheat is the Standard, forming a complete Analysis of Grain and other first-class Goods, also of the Lumber Trade, etc. etc. By George Harrison, of Newcastle. 4th Edition, 12mo. 58. cloth.
Or, the MERCHANT'S MANUAL: being a concise and practical Treatise on Bills of
THE RUSSIA TRADER'S ASSISTANT.
Containing practical Information concerning Russian Monies, Weights, and Measures; the Course of Exchange; Bills of Exchange; the Commercial Guilds; the Trade of Foreigners settled in or travelling to Russia, etc. etc.; adapted for the use of Merchants, Shipowners, and Brokers concerned in the Russian Trade. By Charles Clark. 2 vols.
Vol. 1-Exports. Oblong 8vo. 17. 10s. cloth.
Vol. 2-Imports, containing 95 proforma Accounts of Sales of Imports at St. Petersburgh, with Tables of the Net Proceeds at any Market Price; some useful Information for Shipmasters arriving with Cargoes, etc. etc. Oblong 8vo. 17. cloth.
THE HISTORY AND PRINCIPLES OF BANKING.
By J. W. Gilbart, General Manager of the London and Westminster Bank. 8vo. 98. boards.
OBSERVATIONS ON THE FINANCIAL POSITION AND CREDIT OF SUCH OF the STATES of the NORTH AMERICAN UNION as have contracted PUBLIC DEBTS: comprising an account of the Manner in which the Sums raised by each State have been applied, and a consideration of the probable Effects of such application upon the general Wealth and Prosperity of the Country. By Alexander Trotter, Esq. 8vo. with Map, 158. cloth. THE INFLUENCES OF THE CORN LAWS,
As affecting all Classes of the Community, and particularly the Landed Interests. By James Wilson, Esq. 3d Edition, 8vo. 3s. cloth.
FLUCTUATIONS OF CURRENCY, COMMERCE, AND MANUFACTURES, Referable to the Corn Laws. By James Wilson, Esq. 8vo. 58. cloth.
AN INQUIRY INTO NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS. By Adam Smith, LL.D. With a Life of the Author, an Introductory Discourse, Notes, and Supplemental Dissertations. By J. R. M'Culloch. New Edition, corrected throughout, and greatly enlarged, 8vo. with Portrait, 17. 18. cloth.
LECTURES ON COLONISATION AND COLONIES.
Delivered before the University of Oxford in 1839, 1840, and 1841. By Herman Merrivale, A.M. Professor of Political Economy. Vol. 1, 8vo. 128. boards. Vol. 2, just ready.