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Drummond, A. T. The Distribution and Physical and Post-Geological Relations of British North American Plants. Pp. 12.

Pammel, L. U., St. Louis. Weeds of Southwestern Wisconsin and Southeastern Minnesota. Pp. 20.

Brown, Henry H. Alatypes: or Stenotypography. A System of Condensed Printing. Battle Creek, Mich. Pp. 92. 4 cents.

State Board of Health, Kentucky. Proceedings, etc., of a Public Health Conference, held in Louisville, May, 1887. Frankfort, Ky. Pp. 136.

Martin. H. Newell, and Brooks, W. K. Studies from the Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University. Vol. IV. No. 2. Baltimore: N. Murray. Pp. 55, with Plates. 75 cents, $5 a volume.

Fernow, B. E. Annual Report of the Division of Forestry, United States Department of Agriculture for 1886. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 72.

Department of Agriculture. Forestry Division: Relation of Railroads to Forest Supplies and Forestry. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 148.

James. U. P., and Joseph S., Oxford, Ohio. Ou the Mouticuliporoid Corals of the Cincinnati Group. Pp. 26.

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of the Committee on Indexing Chemical Literature. Pp. 12. Discussion on the Nicaragua Canal. Pp. 104.

Burrill, T. J., and Earle, F. S. Parasitic Fungi of Illinois. Pp. 45.

Comenius, John Amos. Specimen Pages of the Orbis Pictus. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen Pp. 14.

Britton, N. L., Editor. Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1884-'85. Pp. 83.

Cope, E. D. Catalogue of Batrachians and Reptiles of Central America and Mexico. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 98.

Fester, Michael, Editor. The Journal of Physiology. Vol. VIII No. 5. Pp. 80, with Plates. $5 a volume.

Lindsay and Blakiston's Physician's Visiting List for 1888. Fifty patients a week. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston. Son & Co. $1.25.

Sutro, Theodore. Report to the Stockholders of the Sutro-Tunnel Company. New York. Pp. 198.

Johnson, Laura Winthrop, Editor. The Longfellow Prose Birthday Book. Boston: Ticknor & Co. Pp. 421. $1.

Mills, Walter Thomas. The Science of Politics. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. Pp. 204. $1.

Grandgent, C. H. Italian Grammar. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. Pp. 124. 80 cents.

Forest Commission, State of New York. A. L. Train, Secretary. Second Annual Report, 1836. Albany. Pp. 179.

Lincoln, Mrs. D. A. Boston School Kitchen Text-Book. Boston: Roberts Brothers. Pp. 237.

Wooldridge, C. W. The Missing Sense, and the Hidden Things which it might Reveal. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. Pp. 97. 60 cents.

Bugbee, A. G. Exercises in English Syntax. Syracuse, N.Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 87.

Seifert, Dr. Otto, and Müller. Dr. Friedrich. Manual of Clinical Diagnosis. Translated by W. B. Canfield. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 173.

Astronomical Revelations. New York: Edward Dexter, 1215 Broadway. Pp. 62. *2.

Meissner, A. L.. and Joynes, Edward S. A. German Grammar for Schools and Colleges. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. Pp. 872.

Peck. William G. Elementary Treatise on Analytical Mechanics. New York: A. S. Barnes & Co. Pp. 319. $1.65.

Peters, Edward D. Modem American Methods of Copper Smelting. New York: Scientific Publishing Company. Pp. 342.

Brinton, Daniel G., M.D. Ancient Nahuatl Poetry. Philadelphia: D. G. Brinton. Pp. 177. $8.

Townshend, John. A Catalogue of Some Books relating to the Disposal of the Bodies and Perpetuating the Memories of the Dead. New York: For private distribution only. Pp. 74.

King. C. W. The Gnostics and Their Remains, Ancient and Mediæval. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 406, with Plates. $6.

Harney, George E., Editor. Cottage Residences. By A. J. Downing, with lists of trees, shrubs, and plants, by H. W. Sargent and Charles Downing. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 261.

United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. Report for 1885. Pp. 1099, with 200 Plates.

West, Mary Allen. Childhood: Its Care and Culture. Chicago: Woman's Temperance Publication Association. Pp. 772.

Bancroft, Hubert Howe. Popular Tribunals. Vol. II. San Francisco: The History Company. Pp. 772. $5.

Millenial Dawn. Volume I. The Plan of the Ages. Pittsburg, Pa.: Zion's Watch Tower. Pp. 352.

 


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The Proposed Monument to Audubon.—At the recent meeting in New York of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the fact that the remains of the great naturalist Audubon lie in an obscure and little-visited portion of Trinity Cemetery, New York city, and that his tomb is unmarked by any distinguishing monument, was brought to the attention of the members. The demands upon the time of all in attendance at that meeting were so great, that no action was taken by the Association, although the most lively interest was expressed by individual members, and the propriety of marking the resting-place of the founder of American ornithology by a suitable monument was appreciated. The Audubon plot in Trinity Cemetery will probably be disturbed by the continuation westward of One Hundred and Fifty-third Street. The trustees of the cemetery have, with commendable liberality, assigned the Audubon family a new plot, close to One Hundred and Fifty-fifth Street, in full sight of Audubon Park, and near the end of Audubon Avenue, when this shall be continued from the north, and are in hearty cooperation with the monument enterprise. At the first autumn meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences, a committee was appointed to solicit funds and make all arrangements for a monument. It consists of Professor Thomas Egleston, of