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Page 114 - Guineas each, with every requisite to assist those commencing the study of this interesting science, a knowledge of which affords so much pleasure to the traveller in all parts of the world. * A collection for Five Guineas which will illustrate the recent works on Geology by Ansted, Buckland.
Page 316 - Rocks. SECONDARY FOSSILS, from the Trias, Lias, Oolite, Wealden, and Cretaceous Groups. TERTIARY FOSSILS, from the Woolwich, Barton, and Bracklesham Beds, London Clay, Crag, &c. In the more expensive Collections some of the Specimens are rare, and all more select.
Page 256 - Both bodies of deer extended further than the eye could reach, and formed a compact mass, narrowing towards the front. They moved slowly and majestically along, their broad antlers resembling a moving wood of leafless trees. Each body was led by a deer of unusual size, which my guides assured me was always a female. One of the herds was stealthily followed by a wolf, who was apparently watching for an opportunity of seizing any one of the younger and weaker deer which might fall behind the rest,...
Page lxxv - Geikie has held that for the most part they belong to an interglacial episode towards the close of the Glacial period, and regards it as certain that no Palaeolithic bed can be shown to belong to a more recent date than the mild era that preceded the last great submergence. His follower, Mr.
Page 510 - VON COTTA. An English Edition, by PH LAWRENCE (with English, German, and French Synonymes), revised by the Author. Post 8vo. lit. Sound : a Course of Eight Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain. By Professor JOHN TYNDALL, LL.DFRS Crown 8vo. with Portrait and Woodcuts, 9» Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion.
Page 316 - WC, gives Practical Instruction in Mineralogy and Geology. He can also supply Elementary Collections of Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils, on the following terms: — 100 Small Specimens, in cabinet, with three trays. £2 2 0 *200 Specimens, larger, in cabinet, with five trays...
Page 475 - The heat from which terrestrial volcanic energy is at present derived is produced locally within the solid shell of our globe by transformation of the mechanical work of compression or of crushing of portions of that shell, which compressions and crushings are themselves produced by the more rapid contraction, by cooling, of the hotter material of the nucleus beneath that shell, and the consequent more or less free descent of the shell by gravitation, the vertical work of which is resolved into tangential...
Page 316 - Trays £2 2 0 200 Specimens, larger, in Cabinet with Five Trays 6 6 0 300 Specimens, larger, in Cabinet with Nine Drawers 10 10 0 400 Specimens, larger, in Cabinet with Thirteen Drawers 21 0 0 More extensive Collections...