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LITERARY NOTICES.

Hydraulic Tables for the Calculation of the Discharge through Sewer-Pipes and Conduits. By P. J. Flynn, C. E. New York: D. Van Nostrand. Pp. 135. 50 cts.

The usefulness of such tables as are presented in this volume, to all persons engaged in works demanding the calculations, needs no demonstration. The tables are based on Kulter's formula.

The Oyster Epicure. New York: White, Stokes & Allen. Pp. 61. 30 cts.

This is a collation of authorities on the gastronomy and dietetics of the oyster, the reading of which is appetizing, and calculated to make the reader wish he could find some oysters as good in the actuality as he can imagine them to be.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED.

Malaria as an Etiological Factor in New York City. By Simon Baruch, M. D. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co. Pp. 22.

Continuity and Catastrophes in Geology. By the Duke of Argyll. Edinburgh: David Douglas. Pp. 32. One shilling.

A Plea for the Cure of Rupture. By Joseph H. Warren, M. D. Pp. 117, with a Plate. $1.

Proceedings of the Indiana Pharmaceutical Association, May, 1883. Indianapolis: Joseph E. Perry, Secretary. Pp. 1 64.

Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey, No. 1. Two Special Papers. By Whitman Cross and S. F. Emmons. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 42.

Pilot Chart of the North Atlantic, for December, with "Supplement," giving details of storms and nautical information. Washington: U. S. Hydrographic Office. (Supplement) pp. 11. Reports of Observations and Experiments in the Division of Entomology. Department of Agriculture. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 75, with Three Plates.

Transactions of the American Dermatological Association, August, 1853. Dr. Arthur Van Harlingen, Secretary. Philadelphia. Pp. 49.

Scientific Papers of the Vassar Brothers Institute, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., 1881-'83. Leroy C. Cooley, Ph. D., Chairman. Pp. 113.

Cuentos de Hoy y Mañana. Cuadros Politicos y Sociales. (Stories of To-day and To-morrow; Political and Social Sketches.) By Rafael de C. Palomino, Jr. No. 1. New York: N. Ponco de Leon. Pp. 53.

Recherches sur le Structure de quelques Diatomées contenues dans le Cementstein du Jutland. (Researches on the Structure of Certain Diatoms contained in the Cement-Stone of Jutland.) By MM. W. Prinz and E. Van Ermengen. Brussels: A. Manceaux. Pp. 74, with Four Plates.

One Thousand and One Riddles. By Nellie Greenway. New York: J. S. Ogilvie & Co. Pp. 124. 15 cents.

Cassell's "Family Magazine." January, 1884. New York: Cassell & Co. (Limited). Pp. 64. 15 cents monthly. $1.50 a year.

Developments in the Kinetic Theory of Solids, Liquids, and Gases. By H. T. Eddy, Ph. D. Cincinnati. Pp. 16.

Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. By B. James Ramage. A. B. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 40. 40 cents.

Suggestions on Library Architecture. American and Foreign. By J. L. Smithmeyer. Washington: Gibson Brothers. Pp. 31.

Notes on the Literature of Explosives. By Professor Charles E. Munroe, U. S. N. A., Annapolis, Md. Pp. 20.

The Evidence for Evolution in the History of the Extinct Mammalia. By E. D. Cope, Philadelphia. Salem, Mass.: Salem Press. Pp. 19.

The Winter Resorts of Florida, South Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, California, Mexico, and Cuba, and how to reach them. By John Temple Graves. Published by the Passenger Department, Savannah, Florida, and Western Railway Company. Pp. 103.

Injurious and other Insects of the State of New York. First Annual Report. By J. A. Lintner. Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co. Pp. 383.

Geology of the Comstock Lode. By George F. Becker, San Francisco, Cal. Pp. 3.

Proportional Representation: What it is and what it will do. By Simeon Stetson, San Francisco. Pp. 8.

Edison Electric Light Company. Twenty-first Bulletin. Pp. 62.

The "Medico-Legal Journal," December, 1883. New York. Pp. 96. $3 a year.

Geology of the Eureka District, Nevada. Abstract of Report. By Arnold Hague. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 50.

United States Geological Survey. Second Annual Report, 1880-'81. J. W. Powell. Director. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 533, with Sixty-two Plates.

United States Geological Survey. Third Annual Report. By J. W. Powell, Director. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 561, with Thirty-two Plates.

On the Contents of a Bone-Cave in the Island of Anguilla, West Indies. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 30, with Five Plates.

Archivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro. (Archives of the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro.) Vol. III, 1878. Pp. 164, with Twelve Plates. Vol. IV, 1879. Pp. 154, with Seven Plates. Vol. V, 1880. Pp. 470. Rio de Janeiro: De Machado & Co.

Where did Life begin? By G. Hilton Scribner. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 64.

The Güegüence: A Comedy Ballet in the Nahuatl-Spanish Dialect of Nicaragua. Edited by Daniel G. Brinton, M. D., Philadelphia. Pp. 94. $2.50.

Aboriginal American Authors and their Productions. By Daniel G. Brinton, M. D, Philadelphia. Pp. 63. $1.

Lectures on Painting. By Edward Armitage, R. A. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 337.

Excursions of an Evolutionist. By John Fiske. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Pp. 379. $2.

Martin Luther the Reformer. By Julius Koestlin. New York: Cassell & Co. (Limited). Pp. 145. 50 cents.

Health in the Household; or. Hygienic Cookery. By Susannah W. Dodds, M. D. New York: Fowler & Wells. Pp. 602. $2.

Voice, Song, and Speech. By Lennox Browne and Emil Behnke. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 322.

A Guide to the Microscopical Examination of Drinking-Water. By J. D. MacDonald, F. R. S. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. Pp. 83, with Twenty-five Plates $2.75.

An Examination of the Philosophy of the Unknowable as expounded by Herbert Spencer. By William M. Lacy. Philadelphia: Benjamin F. Lacy. Pp. 235.