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THE COLLECTED MATHEMATICAL PAPERS OF
ARTHUR CAYLEY, M.A., F.R.S., Sadlerian Professor of Pure
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LECTION OF BOOKS AND PAPERS written by or belonging
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Sir W. THOMSON, LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S., and P. G. TAIT, M.A.,
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fessors Sir W. THOMSON and P. G. Tait. Demy 8vo. gs. AN ATTEMPT TO TEST THE THEORIES OF
CAPILLARY ACTION by FRANCIS BASHFORTH, B.D., and
J. C. ADAMS, M.A., F.R.S. Demy 4to. £1. Is. A TREATISE ON THE THEORY OF DETERMI
nants and their applications in Analysis and Geometry, by R. F.
Scott, M.A., Fellow of St John's College. Demy 8vo. HYDRODYNAMICS, a Treatise on the
Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of the Motion of Fluids, by HORACE LAMB, M.A., formerly
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by the late J. CLERK MAXWELL, F.R.S. Demy 8vo. 18s. AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON QUATERNIONS.
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late Professor Sir G. A. MACFARREN, M.A., Mus. Doc. New
Edition, revised. Crown 4to. 75. 6d. A TREATISE ON THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF
CHEMISTRY, by M. M. PATTISON MUIR, M.A., Fellow and Prælector in Chemistry of Gonville and Caius College. Demy 8vo. 155.
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philosophy which stands far in advance of any “Theoretical Chemistry has moved so rapidly kindred work in our language. It is a treatise of late years that most of our ordinary text that requires for its due comprehension a fair books have been left far behind. German acquaintance with physical science, and it can students, to be sure, possess an excellent guide hardly be placed with advantage in the hands to the present state of the science in Die of any one who does not possess an extended Modernen Theorien der Chemie' of Prof. knowledge of descriptive chemistry. But the Lothar Meyer ; but in this country the student advanced student whose mind is well equipped has had to content himself with such works as with an array of chemical and physical facts Dr Tilden's ‘Introduction to Chemical Philo can turn to Mr Muir's masterly volume for sophy', an admirable book in its way, but rather unfailing help in acquiring a knowledge of the slender. Mr Pattison Muir having aimed at a principles of modern chemistry.”-Athenæum. ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY. By M. M. PATTISON
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ture is but
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welcomed by all students, and must be in the “It has long been a reproach to English hands of all teachers."-Academy. A SHORT HISTORY OF GREEK MATHEMATICS.
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From 1866 to 1869. Vol. XXII. Royal 4to.
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