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BALLOT AND CORRUPTION AND EXPENDITURE AT ELECTIONS, a Collection of Essays and Addresses of different dates. By W. D. CHRISTIE, C. B., formerly Her Majesty's Minister to the Argentine Confederation and to Brazil; Author of "Life of the First Earl of Shaftesbury." Crown 8vo. 4s. 6d.
Mr. Christie has been well known for upwards of thirty years as a strenuous and able advocate for the Ballot, both in his place in Parliament and elsewhere. The papers and speeches here collected are six in number, exclusive of the Preface and Dedication to Professor Maurice, which contains many interesting historical details concerning the Ballot. "You have thought to greater purpose on the means of preventing electoral corruption, and are likely to be of more service in passing measures for that highly important end, than any other person that I could name."-J. S. MILL, in a published letter to the Author, May 1868.
Clarke.-EARLY ROMAN LAW. THE REGAL PERIOD. By E. C. CLARKE, M. A., of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law, Lecturer in Law and Regius Professor of Civil Law at Cambridge.
The beginnings of Roman Law are only noticed incidentally by Gaius or his paraphrasers under Justinian. They are, however, so important, that this attempt to set forth what is known or may be inferred about them, it is expected, will be found of much value. The method adopted by the author has been to furnish in the text of each section a continuous account of the subject in hand, ample quotations and references being appended in the form of notes. Most of the passages cited have been arrived at by independent reading of the original authority, the few others having been carefully verified. "Mr. Clarke has brought together a great mass of valuable matter in an accessible form.”—Saturday Review.
Corfield (Professor W. H.)—A DIGEST OF FACTS RELATING TO THE TREATMENT AND UTILIZATION OF SEWAGE. By W. H. CORFIELD, M.A., B.A., Professor of Hygiene and Public Health at University College, London. 8vo. IOS. 6d. Second Edition, corrected and enlarged.
In this edition the author has revised and corrected the entire work, and made many important additions. The headings of the eleven chapters are as follow:-I. "Early Systems: Midden-Heaps and Cesspools." II. "Filth and Disease-Cause and Effect." III. "Improved Midden-Pits and Cesspools; Midden-Closets, Pail-Closets, etc." IV. "The Dry-Closet Systems.' V. "Water-Closets." VI. Sewerage." VII. "Sanitary Aspects of the Water-Carrying System." VIII. "Value of Sewage; Injury to Rivers." IX. Town Sewage; Attempts at Utilization." X. "Filtration and Irrigation.” XI. “Influence of Sevage Farming on the Public Health." An abridged account of the more recently published researches on the subject will be found in the Appendices, while the Summary contains a concise statement of the views which the author himself has been led to adopt; references have been inserted throughout to show from what sources the numerous quotations have been derived, and an Index has been added. "Mr. Corfield's work is entitled to rank as a standard authority, no less than a convenient handbook, in all matters relating to sewage."—ATHENÆUM.
Fawcett.-Works by HENRY FAWCETT, M.A., M. P., Fellow of Trinity Hall, and Professor of Political Economy in the University of Cambridge :
THE ECONOMIC POSITION OF THE BRITISH LABOURER. Extra fcp. 8vo. 5s.
This work formed a portion of a course of Lectures delivered by the author in the University of Cambridge, and he has deemed it advisable to retain many of the expositions of the elementary principles of Economic Science. In the Introductory Chapter the author points out the scope of the work and shows the vast import. ance of the subject in relation to the commercial prosperity and even the national existence of Britain. Then follow five chapters on "The Land Tenure of England," "Co-operation," "The Causes which regulate Wages," "Trade Unions and Strikes," and
"Emigration." The EXAMINER calls the work "a very scholarly exposition on some of the most essential questions of Political Economy;" and the NONCONFORMIST says “it is written with charming freshness, ease, and lucidity."
MANUAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. Third and Cheaper Edition, with Two New Chapters. Crown 8vo. IOS. 6d.
In this treatise no important branch of the subject has been omitted,
PAUPERISM: ITS CAUSES AND REMEDIES. Crown 8vo. 5s. 6d.
In its number for March 11th, 1871, the SPECTATOR said: "We wish Professor Fawcett would devote a little more of his time and energy to the practical consideration of that monster problem of Pauperism, for the treatment of which his economic knowledge and popular sympathies so eminently fit him." The volume now published may be regarded as an answer to the above challenge. chapters it comprises discuss the following subjects:—I. “Pauperism and the old Poor Law." II. "The present Poor Law System." III. “The Increase of Population." IV. "National Education; its Economic and Social Effects." V. "Co-partnership and Co
operation." VI. "The English System of Land Tenure."
ESSAYS ON POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SUBJECTS. By
This volume contains fourteen papers, some of which have appeared
respect a work of note and value... They will all repay the
Fawcett (Mrs.)-POLITICAL ECONOMY FOR BEGIN-
In this little work are explained as briefly as possible the most important principles of Political Economy, in the hope that it will be useful to beginners, and perhaps be an assistance to those who are desirous of introducing the study of Political Economy to schools. In order to adapt the book especially for school use, questions have been added at the end of each chapter. In the new edition each page has been carefully revised, and at the end of each chapter, after the questions, a few little puzzles have been added, which will give interest to the book, and teach the learner to think for himself. The DAILY NEWSs calls it "clear, compact, and comprehensive;" and the SPECTATOR says, "Mrs. Fawcett's treatise is perfectly suited to its purpose."
Freeman (E. A., M.A., D.C.L.)-HISTORY OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. See p. 8 of preceding HisTORICAL CATALOGUE.
Godkin (James).—THE LAND WAR IN IRELAND. A History for the Times. By JAMes Godkin, Author of "Ireland and her Churches," late Irish Correspondent of the Times. 8vo.
A History of the Irish Land Question. "There is probably no other account so compendious and so complete."-FORtnightly REVIEW.
Goschen.-REPORTS AND SPEECHES ON LOCAL TAXATION. BY GEORGE J. GoSCHEN, M.P. Royal 8vo. 5s.
Mr. Goschen, from the position he has held and the attention he has given to the subject of Local Taxation, is well qualified to deal with it. "The volume contains a vast mass of information of the highest value."-ATHENÆUM.
Guide to the Unprotected, in Every Day Matters Relating to Property and Income. By a BANKEr's Daughter. Third Edition. Extra fcap. 8vo.
Many widows and single ladies, and all young people, on first possessing money of their own, are in want of advice when they have commonplace business matters to transact. The author of this work writes for those who know nothing. Her aim throughout is to avoid all technicalities; to give plain and practical directions, not only as to what ought to be done, but how to do it. "Many an unprotected female will bless the head which planned and the hand which compiled this admirable little manual. . . This book was very much wanted, and it could not have been better done."MORNING STAR.
Hill.-CHILDREN OF THE STATE. THE TRAINING OF JUVENILE PAUPERS. By FLORENCE HILL. Extra fcap. 8vo. cloth. 5s.
In this work the author discusses the various systems adopted in this and other countries in the treatment of pauper children. The BIRMINGHAM DAILY GAZETTE calls it "a valuable contribution