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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.

and on the Hybrid Nature of the Common Oxslip; Journal Linnæan Society, vol. x., 1867 (Botany), p. 437.

Notes on the Fertilization of Orchids; Annals Natural History, September, 1869.

 

GEOLOGICAL WORKS.

The Structure and Distribution of Coral-reefs, 1842; pp. 214.

Geological Observations on Volcanic Islands, 1844; pp. 175.

Geological Observations on South America, 1846; pp. 279.

On the Connection of the Volcanic Phenomena in South America, etc.; Transactions of Geological Society, vol. v.; read March, 1838.

On the Distribution of the Erratic Bowlders in South America; Transactions of Geological Society, vol. vi., read April, 1841.

On the Transportal of Erratic Bowlders from a Lower to a Higher Level; Journal Geological Society, 1848, p. 315.

Notes on the Ancient Glaciers of Caernarvonshire; Philosophical Magazine, vol. xxi., 1842, p. 180.

On the Geology of the Falkland Islands; Journal Geological Society, 1846, pp. 267.

On a Remarkable Bar of Sandstone off Pernambuco; Philosophical Magazine, October, 1841, p. 257.

On the Formation of Mould; Transactions of Geological Society, vol. v., p. 505; read November, 1837.

On the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy; Transactions of Philosophical Society, 1839, p. 39.

On the Power of Icebergs to make Grooves on a Submarine Surface; Philosophical Magazine, August, 1855.

An Account of the Fine Dust which often falls on Vessels in the Atlantic Ocean; Proceedings of Geological Society, 1845, p. 26.

Origin of the Saliferous Deposits of Patagonia; Journal of Geological Society, vol. ii., 1838, p. 127.

Part Geology; Admiralty Manual of Scientific Inquiry, 1849. Third edition, 1859.—Nature.

 

SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF DR. PRIESTLEY.

IT is unnecessary to call attention to the eloquent and impressive lecture by Dr. Draper which opens the present number of The Popular Science Monthly. It will be read with avidity and pleasure by all classes as a beautiful tribute to a noble man, and as treating one of the most brilliant of scientific discoveries with the true poetic inspiration which well befits so grand a theme. Dr. Draper's statement is as fresh and felicitous as if his lecture had just been prepared to commemorate the centennial of the Discovery of Oxygen, and but few will suspect on perusing it that it was delivered a quarter