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Containing twenty-eight double-columned pages of reading

matter, consisting of Lectures, Original Communications, Clinical Reports, Correspondence, Book Notices, Leading Articles, Minor Paragraphs, News Items, Letters to the Editor, Proceedings of Societies, Reports on the Progress of Medicine, and Miscellany.

By reason of the condensed form in which the matter is arranged, the Journal contains more reading matter than any other of its class in the United States. Its pages contain an average of 1,300 words; each volume has at least 748 pages, giving an aggregate of 972,400 words, or more than double the amount of reading-matter contained in a $5.00 octavo volume of 800 pages, averaging 500 words to the page. It is also more freely illustrated, and its illustrations are generally better executed, than is the case with other weekly journals.

The articles contributed to the JOURNAL arc of a high order of excellence, for authors know that through its columns they address the better part of the profession; a consideration which has not escaped the notice of advertisers, as shown by its increasing advertising patronage.

The volumes begin with January and July of each year, Subscriptions can be arranged to begin with the volume.


$5 00 Six Months The Popular Science Monthly and The New York Medical

Journal to the same address, $9.00 per Annum (full price, $10.00).

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New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 8 Bond Street.



Complete in twelve volumes, handsomely printed, and bound in cloth, flexible,

with illuminated design. 12mo. 60 cents each.

The twelve books are also put up in three volumes, four books to the volume, in the

following order, handsomely bound in cloth, decorated. Price of each of these volumes, 82.00, or $6.00 the set, in box.

1. Building a Home. By A. F. OAKEY. Illustrated.

“Mr. Oakey discusses house-building for the purposes of people of moderate means in the Middle States, and gives plans and elevations of cottages, from the very cheapest to a house to be built at a cost of $9,000. The conditions of building, with reference to the climate and material, are fully set forth, and the class of readers whom the book contemplates will find it of advantage."—New York World.

2. How to Furnish a Home. By Ella RODMAN CHURCH.

Illustrated: “Mrs. Church's directions for house-furnishing, while very artistic and cheerful, are adapted to the wants of the great army of limited incomes. What may be done in the way of home decoration and upholstery is pointed out, with advice on the finishing touches that so often go to make a house a home."- Philadelphia Ledger.

3. The Home Garden. By Ella Rodman CHURCH. Illus.

trated. “We have instructions for gardening and flower-raising, in door and out. Roses end lilies have separate chapters, and there is much valuable information about ferneries, city gardens, miniature greenhouses, and methods of utilizing small spaces for vegetable-raising."-Albany Argus.

4. Home Grounds. By A. F. Oakey. Illustrated.

" • Home Grounds' tells, in a very suggestive way, how the surroundings of a suburban home may be made beautiful at little expense.' -Christian at Work.

5. Home Decoration : Instructions in and Designs for Embroid7. Amenities of Home. By M. E. W. S.

ery, Panel and Decorative Paintings, Wood-carving, etc. Ву JANET E. RUUTZ-REES. With numerous Designs, mainly by

GEORGE GIBSON. CONTENTS : 1. Introductory; II. General Remarks; III. Materials and Prices; IV. Stitches and Methods: V. Window-Hangings and Portières; VI. Screens; VII. Lambrequins and Small Panels; VIIL Incidental Decorations; IX. Wood-carving.

6. The Home Needle. By Ella Rodman CATRCH. Illustrated.

CONTENTS: 1. “Go Teach the Orphan-Girl to Sew"; II. Beginning Right-UnderGarments; III. Under-Garments (Continued); IV. “The Song of the sbirt"; V. Rudiments of Dress-making; VI. Dress-making in Detail; VII. Sewing and Finishing; VIII. The Milliner's Art; IX. Children's Garments; X. House Linen; XI. The Mending Basket; XII. A Patcbwork Chapter.

“ The author has not spared good sense, right feeling, or sound principle. A better book for the family circle it would be hard to name.”- Literary World. 8. Household Hints ; A Book of Home Receipts and Home

Suggestions. By Mrs. Emma W. BABCOCK. "The author has evidently been used to the nice economics of life, and her experience is of more than ordinary value. The book is not entirely given up to culinary items; there are talks on various subjects, and happy suggestions on making and ordering a pleasant home, that shall have a certain physiognomy of its own.'"-Boston Courier.

9. The Home Library. By ARTHUR Penn, editor of “The

Rhymester.” Illustrated. CONTENTS: I. A Plea for the Best Books; II. On the Buying and Owning of Books; III. On Reading; IV. On Fiction (with a List of a Hundred Best Novels); V. On the Library and its Furniture; VI. On Book-binding; VII. On the Making of ScrapBooks; VIII. On Diaries and Family Records; IX. On the Lending and Marking of Books; X. Hints Here and There; XI. Appendix-List of Authors whose Works should be found in the Home Library.

“A practical, suggestive, serviceable volume, belonging to a series of what may be called domestic guide-books, all useful, instructive, and convenient."-Saturday Review.

10. Home Occupations. By JANET E. Ruurz-REES. Illus.

trated. CONTENTS : I. Introductory; II. What can be done with Leather; III. The Possibilities of Tissue-Paper; IV. Modeling in Wax - Flowers; V. Modeling in WaxFruits, ctc.; VI. The Preservation of Flowers and Grasses ; VII. Spatter-Work; VIII. Frame-Making; IX. Collections; X. Making Scrap-Books; XI. The Uses of Card-Board; XII. What can be done with Beads; XIII. Amateur Photography; XIV. Miscellaneous Occupations.

II. Home Amusements. By M. E. W. S., author of " Ameni

ties of Home,” etc. CONTENTS; I. Prefatory; II. The Garret; III. Private Theatricals, etc.; IV. TAbleaux Vivants; V. Brain Games; VI. Fortune Telling;

VII. Amusements for a Rainy Day; VIII. Embroidery and other Decorative Arts; IX. Etcbing; X. Lawn Tennis; XI. Garden Parties; Xil. Dancing; XIII. Gardens and Flower-Stands; XIV. Caged Birds and Aviaries; XV. Picnics; XVI. Playing with Fire-Ceramics; XVII. Archery; XVIII. Amusements for the Middle-Aged and the Aged; XIX. The Parlor; XX. The Kitchen; XXI. The Family Horse and other Pets; XXII. In Conclusion.

12. Health at Home. By A. H. GUERNSEY, and I. P. DAVIS,

M. D., author of “Hygiene for Girls.” CONTENTS : I. Home Surroundings; II. Privies and Water-Closets; III. The House itself; IV. Tbe Air we Breathe; V. The Water we Drink; VI. The Food we Eat; VII. Lighting and Warming; VIII. Disinfectants; IX. The Bedroom; X. The Cloth ing we Wear; XI. Personal Habits; XII. Household Practice; XIII. Poisons and Antidotes; XIV. Accidents and Emergencies.

This series covers almost every topic pertaining to the American Home, and makes altogether an invaluable library on the most interesting of all themes. Many of the books are copiously illustrated.

New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.


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