Popular Science Monthly/Volume 50/November 1896/Publications Received

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Agricultural Experiment Stations. Hatch Experiment Station (Mass.): Bulletins Nos. 40 and 41. Analyses of Manurial Substances and Licensed Fertilizers, and on the Use of Tuberculin.—New Hampshire College: The Tent Caterpillar.—Purdue University (Ind): Commercial Fertilizers.—United States Department (Weather Bureau): Climate and Crop Service for August, 1896.

Bailey, L. H. The Nursery Book (third edition) New York and London: The Macmillan Co. Pp. 365. $1.

Bedell, Frederick. The Principles of the Transformer. New York and London: The Macmillan Co. Pp. 416. $3.35.

Brinton, Daniel G. The Myths of the New World (third edition, revised). Philadelphia: David McKay. Pp. 360. $2.

Britton, N. L., and Brown, Addison. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 612.

Bulletins, Catalogues, etc. Brigham, A. P.: Syllabus of a Course of Five Lectures on Physical Geography for the Cook County Teachers' Institute held at Chicago University, August 31 to September 4, 1896.—Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, August, 1896.—Sixth Annual Directory of the Scientific Alliance of New York, 1896.—Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, Catalogue for 1896.

Clarke, W. H. Cheerful Philosophy for Thoughtful Invalids. Reading, Mass.: E. T. Clarke & Co. Pp. 41. 50 cents.

Cochrane, Robert. The Romance of Industry and Invention. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. Pp. 295. $1.25.

Cohn, Dr. Lassar. Chemistry in Daily Life. (Translated by M. M. Pattison Muir.) Philadelphia: Lippincott & Co. London: Gravel & Co. Pp. 324. $1.75.

Compayré, Gabriel. The Intellectual and Moral Development of the Child. Translated by Mary E. Wilson. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 298. $1.50.

Corrigan, Severinus J. The Constitution and Functions of Gases. St. Paul: Pioneer-Press Co. Pp. 159.

Day, William C. The Stone Industry in 1895. (United States Geological Survey publications.) Washington: Government Printing Office. Pp. 61.

Dresser, Horatio W. The Perfect Whole. Boston: George H. Ellis. Pp. 259. $1.50.

Education, Report of the Commissioner of, for the Year 1893-'94. Washington: Government Printing Office. Pp. 1061.

Harley, Lewis R. Three Typical Educational Systems. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania. Pedagogical Series, Vol. I, No. 1. Pp. 57.

Hertwig, Oscar. The Biological Problem of To-day. (Translated by P. Chalmers Mitchell.) New York: The Macmillan Co. Pp. 148. $1.25.

Jordan, David Starr. Notes on Fishes little Known or New to Science. (Leland Stanford, Jr., Publications.) Pp. text, 43; plates, 23.

Life-Saving Service of the United States. Annual Report of, for Year ending June 30, 1895. Pp. 500.

Mach, Ernst. Popular Scientific Lectures. (The Religion of Science Library, No. 21.) Chicago: The Open Court Publishing Company. Pp. 313. 35 cents.

Oxford, Henry. Modern Optical Instruments. New York: Macmillan. London: Whittaker & Co. Pp. 100. 80 cents.

Reprints. Bolton, H. Carrington: Bad Features of Periodicals (Address before the Washington Library Association).—Keen, W. W., M. D.: Gangrene as a Complication and Sequel of the Continued Fevers (Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, July 2 and 9, 1896), and The Treatment of Traumatic Lesions of the Kidney (Annals of Surgery, August, 1896).—Keyes, Charles R.: The Bethany Limestone of the Western Interior Coal Field (American Journal of Science, September, 1896)—Old South Leaflets: No. 67. The Boston Ebenezer, by Cotton Mather: No. 69. Description of the New Netherlands, by Adrian Van der Donck; No. 71. Columbus's Memorial to Ferdinand and Isabella; No. 73. The Battle of Quebec.

Sizer, Nelson. Uncle Sam's Letters on Phrenology. New York: Fowler & Wells. London: L. N. Fowler & Co. Pp. 145. 50 cents.

Smithsonian Publications. Bendire, Charles: Life Histories of North American Birds. Ill., pp. 518. Goode, George Brown, and Bean, Tarleton H.: Oceanic Ichthyology. Ill., pp. text, 552; plates, 123.—Hodgkins Fund Publications. 1033: Argon, a New Constituent of the Atmosphere, by Lord Rayleigh and Prof. William Ramsay, and Methods for the Determination of Organic Matter in Air, by David Hendricks Bergey.

Thorpe, T. E. Humphry Davy, Poet and Philosopher. New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 240. $1.25.

Trowbridge, John. What is Electricity? (International Scientific Series.) Pp. 309. $1.50.

White, Andrew D. Fiat Money Inflation in France. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 86. 25 cents.

Wise, P. M. A Text-Book for Training Schools for Nurses, with an Introduction by Dr. Edward Cowles. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 2 vols. Pp. 230 and 327. Each, $1.25.