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315 HANSEN (P. A.). Fundamenta nova Investigationis Orbitæ veræ quam
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Gotha, 1838
316 HERSCHEL (Sir J. F. W.). Outlines of Astronomy. 8vo., frontispiece
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326 NEWCOMB (S.). An Investigation of the Orbit of Uranus, with General
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327 PEARSON (W.). Introduction to Practical Astronomy.


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333 BAKER (J. G.).

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350 BINNEY (W. G.). Manual of American Land Shells. 8vo., 528 pages,
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366 BEDELL (F.). The Principles of the Transformer. 8vo., pp. xii, 416; cloth (pub. 13s net)

367 BENJAMIN (P.). The intellectual Rise in Electricity.

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1897 369 FLEMING (J. A.). The Alternate Current Transformer. Vol. I. The Induction of Electric Currents. 8vo., cloth 1889

370 HAWKINS (C. C.) and F. WALLIS. The Dynamo, its Theory, Design, and Manufacture. Post 8vo., pp. vii, 526, and 190 illustrations; cloth (pub. 10s 6d)

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378 ROBINSON (H.). Hydraulic Power and Hydraulic Machinery. 8vo.,
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379 SIMMS (F. W.). Practical Tunnelling. Sm. folio, plates; cloth
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380 STEVENSON (T.). The Design and Construction of Harbours. 8vo.,
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372 WEBSTER (A. G.). The Theory of ELECTRICITY and MAGNETISM, 8vo., pp. xii and 576; diagrams; cloth 1897

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374 GANGUILLET (E.) and W.R. KUTTER. A General Formula for the uni-
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375 MERRIMAN (Mansfield). Text-Book on Retaining Walls and Masonry
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Agassiz, Histoire Naturelle des

POISSONS D'EAU DOUCE de l'Europe centrale :

Livrn. I. SALMO and THYMALLUs, fol. with 27 plates, 1839 (pub. 75 frs.) Livrn. II. EMBRIOLOGIE des SALMONES, par Vogt, 1 vol. royal 8vo. and 14 plates in folio, 1842 (pub. 36 frs.)

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AGASSIZ, Recherches sur les POISSONS

FOSSILES, comprenant la description de 500 espèces qui n'existent plus, l'exposition des lois de la succession et du développement organique des poissons durant toutes les métamorphoses du globe terrestre, une nouvelle classification de ces animaux. . ., enfin, des considérations géologiques générales tirées de l'étude des fossiles, 5 vols. royal 4to. of TEXT, and 5 vols. ob. fol. of ATLAS, in 18 parts, containing in all 384 PLATES, many of them in tints (pub. at 648 francs), unbound, slightly imperfect, £14. 14s

Neuchatel, 1533-44

CONTENTS.-Tome I. Introduction et toutes les questions générales, anatomiques, zoologiques et géologiques; Tome II. Histoire de l'Ordre des Ganoïdes; Tome III. l'Ordre des Placoïdes; Tome IV. Histoire de l'Ordre des Ctenoïdes; Tome V. Histoire de l'Ordre des Cycloïdes.

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vivants et fossiles, 4 vols. in 1, 4to. 63 plates (pub. at 98 frs.); bd. £1. 16s Neuchatel, 1839-42

CONTENTS:-Livrn. I. Les SALÉNIES, 5 plates-Livrn. II. Les SCUTELLES, 32 platesLivrn. III-IV. Le Monographie des GALERITES et des DYSASTERS, par DESOR, 17 plates— Livrn. V. L'Anatomie du genre ECHINUS par VALENTIN, 9 plates in folio.

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LUSQUES FOSSILES, 4 livraisons, in 1 vol. 4to. 105 plates (pub. 108 frs.), bd. £1. 58


Livrn. I. Les Trygonies du Jura, et de la craile Suisse, 11 plates.
II-IV. Les Myes de Jura, etc. 94 plates.

Agassiz, Etudes sur
Etudes sur les GLACIERS, 8vo.

and folio Atlas of 32 plates (pub. 40 frs.), scarce, £1. 10s

Text 1840

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