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in 1876. With some modifications the classification originally adopted in that Catalogue is still adhered to.
Some of the more elementary school books have been omitted from the Catalogue, and are kept with the collection of school and text books directed by the above Minute to be available for inspection only.
South Kensington Museum,
Page Part 1.-MATHEMATICS :
1 Arithmetical Tables
11 Geometry and Conic Sections
22 Differential and Integral Calculus
24 General Treatises 2.-GEOGRAPHY AND ASTRONOMY:
30 Geography Gazetteers
71 Maps and Geographical Diagrams
72 Globes Astronomy
83 Navigation Surveying
86 3.-NATURAL HISTORY : Geology, Palæontology, Mineralogy, Metallurgy, and
88 Mining Botany
160 Zoology :
174 Protozoa, Coelenterates, Worms, Crustacea, &c. Insects
184 Molluscs, Conchology, &c. c
216 General Natural History
262 Ethnography Anatomy and Physiology
270 4.- CHEMISTRY
285 5.-PaYSICS : Acoustics
325 Electricity and Magnetism
333 General Treatises
341 6.-MECHANICAL SCIENCE: Mechanics
358 Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics
374 Manufactures and Trades
377 Architecture, Building Construction, and Engineering 384 Military Works
393 Naval Architecture and Mechanism
Page . 399
Encyclopædias, Directories, Calendars, &c.
Transactions and Proceedings of Scientific Societies
425 463 480 492
ARITHMETICAL TABLES Dowling, c. H. A Series of Metric OF MONEY, WEIGHTS,
Tables, in which the British Standard AND MEASURES,
Measures and Weights are compared
with those of the Metric System at preAbbott, W.J. Manual of the Decimal sent in use on the Continent. See
System for the Use of Jewellers, Pawn. Works on the METRIC SYSTEM (below). brokers, Silversmiths, &c.; also Ready Reckoner. (The Weights and
Dowsing, W. Timber Merchants and Measures' Act, 1878.) post 8vo. cloth.
Bailder's Companion. Tables of the J. & R. Maxwell (1879].
Weight and Measurement of Deals, &c.,
with Prices. 2nd edition. post 8vo. Agriculturist's Calculator. See cloth.
C. Lockwood & Co. Works on AGRICULTURE.
Dunham, Robert Clark. Decimal Key Arman, A. Complete Ready Reckoner
for simplifying all ordinary Arithmetfor the Admeasurement of Land, with
ical Operations. folio. half bound. a Table showing the Price of Work,
London, 1866. from 2s. 6d. to 1l. per acre. (Weale's
East Indian Ready Reckoner; a Series.) 12mo. cloth, stiff. J. S. Virtue, 1862.
Series of Tables showing the Cost of
any Number of Articles in Indian CurBrowne, W. H., LL.D.
rency. Including Numbers answering Weights, and Measures of the Chief
to fixed Indian Weights and Measures. Commercial Nations in the World, with By C. D. royal 8vo. cloth. the British Equivalents. 12mo. cloth,
Smith, Elder, & Co., 1864. stiff. E. Stanford, 1864.
Festing, A. M. Tables for the ConChambers's Commercial Tables ;
version of Sterling into Dollars and consisting of Reckoning, Interest, Ano Cents, and vice versa. 2 parts in one nuity, &c. New edition. 12mo. bound.
volume. fcp. folio. cloth. W. & R. Chambers.
Desbarats, Ottawa, 1867. Chisholm, H. W. (Warden of the Stan
Gumersall, T. B. Tables of Discount dards.) On the Science of Weighing
or Simple Interest, from 5 to 2} per and Measuring, and Standards of Mea
cent. ; with Tables of Brokerage or sure and Weight. crown 8vo. cloth.
Commission. 9th edition. 8vo. cloth. (Nature Series.) Macmillan & Co., 1877.
Haviland, J. The Scientific Adviser ;
containing Tables of Specific Gravities Physics (General Treatises).
of all Substances; their Superficial and
Solid Contents ; Land Measuring ; toClapham, J. The Carrier's Improved
gether with a Conputation of the DifReady Reckoner for cwts., qrs., Ihs., ferences between Old and New Weights from 28. 6d. to 140s. per ton. oblong and Measures ; also Prices of the Work post 8vo. cloth.
of Millwrights, and other Artificers; Degranges, E. Tables ou Calculs tout with Tables of Interest, Discount, &c.
faits d'Intérêts. See Works on BOOK- 5th edition. 8vo. boards.
Hrabák, J. Gemeinnütziges Mathe- METRIC SYSTEM OF
matisch-Technisches Tabellenwerk, ins- WEIGHTS, MEASURES, besondere für das Metrische und Eng
AND COINAGE. lische, Oesterreichische und Preussische Maas- und Gewichts-System. 2nd
American Metrological Society. edition. royal 8vo. sewed.
Proceedings. See TransactionsTeubner, Leipzig, 1876.
NEW YORK, Inwood, W. Tables for the Purchasing Bonn, Prof. Great Britain's New Pro
of Estates, Annuities, &c. 17th edition, with Additions, by Mons. Fedor Thoman.
posed Decimal Albert System of 12mo. cloth. C. Lockwood & Co., 1859.
Weights, Measures, and Coins, compared
with the French Metric System, &c. Kelly, Dr. P. The Universal Cambist 8vo. sewed.
London, 1869. and Commercial Instructor. 2nd edition. 2 vols. 4to. calf. London, 1826. Bowring, Sir J. The Decimal System
in Numbers, Coins, and Accounts. Kupffer, A. T. Travaux de la Com
crown 8vo. cloth. N. Cooke, 1854. mission pour fixer les Mesures et les Poids de l'Empire de Russie. 2 vols.
post 8vo. cloth. With Atlas. 4to. half calf.
E. Stanford, 1872. St. Petersburg, 1841. McCulloh, R. S. A Manual contain
British Decimal System (A) of ing Tables to be used by the Revenue
Weights and Measures. Described by Officers of the United States.
Abacus. 8vo. sewed.
small 12mo, bound. Washington, 1849.
G. Graham, Edinburgh, 1872. Metric System, Works on the. See Bureau International des Poids next Section,
et Mesures, Travaux et Mémoires. Millers' (The), Merchants' and Far.
Dowling, C. H. A Series of Metric
in which the British Standard Millwork, &c. (Weale's Series.) 12mo.
Measures and Weights are compared cloth, stiff. J. S. Virtue, 1861.
with those of the Metric System at Richardson, W. Packing Case Tables, present in use on the Continent. 8vo.
showing the Number of Superficial Feet cloth. C. Lockwood & Co., 1864. in Boxes, &c. oblong post 4to. cloth,
Handbook to accompany the stiff. C. Lockwood & Co., 1864.
Synoptic Table of Measures and Weights Tate, W. The Modern Cambist; a of the Metric System. By J. Yates. Manual of Foreign Exchanges; with
post 8vo. cloth, limp. Tables of Foreign Weights and Measures,
W. & A. K. Jobnston, 1864. and their Equivalents in English and French. 9th edition, brought down to Dunham, R.C. Decimal Key for Simthe Present Time. 8vo. cloth.
plifying all ordinary Arithmetical OperaEffingham Wilson, 1858. tions. See ARITHMETICAL TABLES, &c. Thoman, F. Theory of Compound International Association for Interest and Annuities, with Logarithmic
obtaining a Uniform System of Tables. 12mo. cloth.
Measures, Weights, and Coins C. Lockwood & Co., 1859.
(British Branch), &c., Various PamWarren, Rev. I. Table and Formula pblets published by the. In one vol. 8vo. Book. sq. 24mo. sewed.
1855-66. Longmans & Co., 1889.
Jackson, L. d'A. Modern Metrology; Wheeler, J. Appraiser, Auctioneer, a Manual of the Metrical Units and
House Agent, and House Broker's Systems of the Present Century. post
Levi, Leone. The Theory and Practice
of the Metric System of Weights and Wood's Discount Tables, calculated from Measures. fcp. 8vo. sewed. 1871. id. to 2001. at from to 90 per cent. 24mo. cloth. Whittaker & Co., 1851.
2nd edition. fcp. 8vo. cloth.
Griffith and Farran, 1871. Woolhouse, W. S. B. Measures,
Weights, and Moneys of all Nations, Rickard, W. Manual of the Metric Sys&c. 12mo. cloth. J. Weale, 1856. tem. fcp. 8vo. sewed. 6th edition. 12mo. cloth.
G. Philip & Son, 1872. C. Lockwood & Co., 1881. Ross, W. S. Text-Book of the Metric
System and Decimal Coinage. New edition. fcp. 8vo. sewed. T. Laurie