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Page 449 - Boileau (Major-General JT) A New and Complete Set of Traverse Tables, showing the Differences of Latitude and the Departures to every Minute of the Quadrant and to Five Places of Decimals. Together with a Table of the lengths of each Degree of Latitude and corresponding Degree of Longitude from the Equator to the Poles ; with other Tables useful to the Surveyor and Engineer. Fourth Edition, thoroughly revised and corrected by the Author. Royal 8vo. 12s. London, 1876. Boulger (DC) History of China....
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Page 451 - Final French Struggles in India and on the Indian Seas. Including an Account of the Capture of the Isles of France and Bourbon, and Sketches of the most eminent Foreign Adventurers in India up to the period of that Capture. With an Appendix containing an Account of the Expedition from India to Egypt in 1801. By Colonel GB MALLESON, CSL Crown 8vo.
Page 452 - Mayhew (Henry) German Life and Manners. As seen in Saxony. With an account of Town Life — Village Life — Fashionable Life— Married Life — School and University Life, &c. Illustrated with Songs and Pictures of the Student Customs at the University of Jena. By HENRY MAYHEW, 2 vols., 8vo., with numerous illustrations.
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Page 447 - SEWELL, Madras Civil Service. Post 8vo. 8s. *** The object of this work is to supply the want which has been felt by students for a condensed outline of Indian History which...
Page 451 - The First Age of Christianity and the Church. By John Ignatius Dollinger, DD, Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of Munich, &c., &c. Translated from the German bv Henry Nutcombe Oxenham, MA, late Scholar of Baliol College, "Oxford.
Page 455 - Illustrated Horse Management. Containing descriptive remarks upon Anatomy, Medicine, Shoeing, Teeth, Food, Vices, Stables ; likewise a plain account of the situation, nature, and value of the various points ; together with comments on grooms, dealers, breeders, breakers, and trainers ; Embellished with more than 400 engravings from original designs made expressly for this work. By E.