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Chemistry. Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte der Chemie und verwandter Theile anderer Wissenschaften. Für 1875. Giessen: J. Ricker'sche Buchhandlung. 1877. (8vo.)

Zeitschrift für das Chemische Grossgewerbe. Herausgegeben von Jul. Post. 11. Jahrgang. Berlin : Robert Oppenheim. 1877. [Nature, XVI., 519.]

Botany. Botanischer Jahresbericht. Systematisch geordnetes Repertorium der botanischen Literatur aller Länder. Unter Mitwirkung von [mehreren]. Herausgegeben von Dr. Leopold Just, Professor am Polytechnikum in Carlsruhe. Dritter Jahrgang (1875). 2. Halband. Berlin. 1877. Gebrüder Bornträger (Ed. Eggers).

Repertorium Annuum Literaturæ Botanicæ Periodicæ. Curarunt C. G. W. Brohnensieg, Custos Biblioth. Soc. Teylerianæ, et W. Burck, Math. Mag. et Phil. Nat. Doct. Harlemi : Erven Loosjes. (8vo.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 160, 161.]

Zoology. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. Gegründet von A. F. A. Wiegmann; fortgesetzt von W. F. Erichson. In Verbindung mit Professor Dr. Leuckart in Leipzig herausgegeben von Dr. F. H. Troschel, Professor an der FriedrichWilhelms-Universität zu Bonn. Dreiundvierzigster Jahrgang. Erster Band. Berlin: Nicolaische Verlagsbuchhandlung. (Stricker.) 1877.

Zoological (The) Record for 1875; being Volume XII. of the Record of Zoological Literature. Edited by Edward Caldwell Rye, F.Z.S., M.E.S. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row. 1877. (8vo, xviii., 592 pp.)

[Nature, XVI., 357, 358.]

Anatomy. Jahresberichte über die Fortschritte der Anatomie und Physiologie in Verbindung mit Professor Braune in Leipzig, Professor Flemming in Kiel, Professor Hermann in Zürich, Dr. O. and Dr. R. Hertwig in Jena, Professor Hoyer in Warschau, Dr. Küster in Leipzig, Professor Müller in Jena, Professor Panum in Kopenhagen, Dr. G. Ritzius in Stockholm. Herausgegeben von Dr. Fr. Hofmann, Professor an der Universität Leipzig, und Dr. G. Schwalbe, Professor an der Universität Jena. Vierter Band. Literatur. 1875. Leipzig: Verlag von F. C. W. Vogel. 1876. (8vo.)

Anthropology. Archiv für Anthropologie. Zeitschrift für Naturgeschichte und Urgeschichte des Menschen. Organ der deutschen Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte. Herausgegeben von C. E. v. Baer in St. Petersburg, E. Desor in Neuenburg, A. Ecker in Freiburg, F. v. Hellwald in Wien, W. His in Basel, L. Lindenschmit in Mainz, G. Lucae in Frankfurt a.

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M., L. Rütimeyer in Basel, H. Schaafhausen in Bonn, C. Semper in Würzburg, R. Virchow in Berlin, C. Vogt in Gent, und H. Welcker in Halle. Redaction: A. Eecker, L. Lindenschmit und der General-Secretair der deutschen anthropologischen Gesellschaft. Neunter Band. Mit in den Text eingedruckten Holzstichen und lithographirten Tafeln. Braunschweig: Druck und Verlag von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn. 1877.

Geology. Geological (The) Record for 1876. An Account of Works on Geology, Mineralogy, and Palæontology published during the Year. Edited by William Whittaker, B.A., F.G.S., of the Geological Survey of England. London: Taylor & Francis, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street. 1877. (8vo.)

Revue de Géologie pour les Années 1874-1875. Tome XIII. Par M. Delisse, Ingénieur Chef des Mines, et M. de Lapparent, Ingénieur des Mives. Paris. 1877.

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIII., 315.]

MATHEMATICS.

MISCELLANEOUS. Hugo (Comte Léopold). La Théorie Hugodécimale ; ou La Base scientifique et définitive de l'Arithmologistique universelle. Par le Cte. Léopold Hugo. Paris. 1877.

[Nature, XVI., 359: the absurd ideas enunciated are exposed.] Miller (W.J.C.). Mathematical Questions, with their Solutions. From the “Educational Times." Edited by W. J. C. Miller, B.A. Vol. XXVII. From January to June, 1877. London: C. F. Hodgson & Son. 1877.

[Nature, XVI., 417, 418.]

ALGEBRA. Fisher (A. T.). The Book of Algebra. By A. T. Fisher, B.A. London. 1877.

[Stewart's Local Examination Series.]
[Nature, XVI., 437.]

GEOMETRY.

Mault (A.). Natural Geometry: an Introduction to the Logical Study of Mathematics, for the Use of Schools and Technical Classes. With Explanatory Models. By A. Mault. London: Macmillan & Co. 1877.

[Nature, XVI., 455.]

DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY. Warren (A. Edward). The Elements of Descriptive Geometry, Shadows, and Perspective. With a brief Statement of Trihedrals, Transversals, and Spherical Axonometric and Oblique Projections. For Colleges and

Scientific Schools. By A. Edward Warren, C.E. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 1877. (8vo, 282 pp.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 431, 432.]

LEAST SQUARES. Merriman (Mansfield). Elements of the Metho of Least Squares. By Mansfield Merriman. London: Macmillan & Co. 1877. (8vo, 198 pp.)

[Am. Jour. S. and A. (3), XV., 79.]

COMPASSES.

Byrne (Oliver). The Geometry of Compasses; or, Problems Resolved by the mere Description of Circles, and “the Use of Colored Diagrams and Symbols." By Oliver Byrne. London: Crosby, Lockwood & Co. 1877.

[Nature, XVII., 199.]

ASTRONOMY.

GENERAL Chambers (George F.). A Hand-book of Descriptive Astronomy. By George F. Chambers, F.R.A.S., of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law. New York: Macmillan & Co. 1877. (Hvo, 938 pp. Price, $10 00.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 163.]

[Popular (The) Science Monthly, XI., 627.] Dien (Ch.). Atlas Céleste, comprenant toutes les Cartes de l'ancien Atlas de Ch. Dien. Rectifié, Augmenté, etc., par Camille Flammarion. 3ième édition. Paris : Gauthier-Villars. 1877.

[Nature, XVII., 141, 142.]

MISCELLANEOUS. Blake (John F.). Astronomical Myths: based on Flammarion's History of the Heavens. By John F. Blake. With plates and wood-cuts. London: Macmillan & Co. 1877. (12mo, 432 pp.)

[Am. Journ. S, and A. (3), XIII., 401.] Proctor (Richard A.). Myths and Marvels of Astronomy. By Richard A. Proctor. London : Chatto & Windus. 1878.

[Nature, XVII., 180.]

HISTORY. Holden (Edward S.). Index Catalogue of Books and Memoirs relating to Nebulæ and Clusters. By Edward S. Holden. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. 1877. (8vo, ix., 111 pp.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XV., 159.] Wolf (Rudolf). Geschichte der Astronomie. Von Rudolf Wolf. München: R. Oldenbourg. 1877.

[Nature, XVII., 359.]

OBSERVATIONS.“

Aberdeen. Publications of the Private Observatory of Lord Lindsay, Dun Echt (Aberdeen). Vol. I. (4to.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIII., 398.] Cambridge. Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College. Vol. VIII., X., XIII. Cambridge.

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 75.]

[Nature, XVI., 60.] Cincinnati. Publications of the Cincinnati Observatory.

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 246.] Washington. Astronomical and Meteorological Observations made during the year 1874 at the U. S. N. Observatory; Rear-Admiral Davis, Supt. Washington. 1877.

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 74.]

SUN.

Schmidt (Dr.). Unser Sonnenkörper nach seiner physikalischen, sprachlischen und mythologischen Seite hin betrachtet. Von Dr. Schmidt. Trübner. 1877.

[Nature, XVI., 41.]

COMETS.

Guillemin (Amédée). The World of Comets. By Amédée Guillemin. Translated and Edited by James Glaisher, F.R.S. London: Sampson Low & Co. 1877.

[Nature, XVI., 5.]

ZODIACAL LIGHT. Serpieri (P. A.). La Luce Zodiacale, sue Leggi e Teoria Cosmico-Atmosferica dedotte dalle osservazioni di G. Jones, per il P. A. Serpieri, D.S.P., Direttore dell'Osservatorio Meteorologico di Urbino. Palermo. 1876. (4to, vi., 113 pp., 4 pls.)

PHYSICS

GENERAL Everett (J.D.). Elementary Text-book of Physics. By J. D. Everett, M.A., D.C.L., F.R.S.E., Professor of Natural Philosophy in the Queen's College, Belfast. Glasgow : Blackie. 1877.

[Nature, XVI., 518, 519.] Guillemin (Amédée). The Forces of Nature : a Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena. By Amédée Guillemin. Translated from the French by Mrs. Norman Lockyer, and Edited, with Additions and Notes, by J. Norman Lockyer, F.R.S. Illustrated by nearly 500 Engravings. Part I. London: Macmillan & Co. (4to, 40 pp. Price, 40 cents.)

[Popular (The) Science Monthly, XI., 501.] Todhunter (J.). Natural Philosophy for Beginners. Part I. The Properties of Solid and Fluid Bodies. By J. Todhunter, M.A., F.R.S. London: Macmillan & Co. 1877. (Small 8vo, 368 pp.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 77.]

MISCELLANEOUS. Lees (W.). Acoustics, Light, and Heat. By W. Lees. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. (300 pp. Price, $1 50.)

[Popular (The) Science Monthly, XI., 376.] Lubavin (N. N.). Chemical Physics. By N. N. Lubavin. First fascicule. St. Petersburg. 1876. (8vo, 346 pp. In Russian.)

[Nature, XVI., 140.] Maxwell (J. Clerk-). Matter and Motion. By J. Clerk-Maxwell. London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1876.

[Nature, XVI., 119.]

MECHANICS.
Bottomley (J. T.). Dynamics ; or, Theoretical Mechanics. By J. T.
Bottomley, M.A., F.R.S.E. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1877.
(8vo, 142 pp. Price, 75 cents.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIV., 168.]
[Popular (The) Science Monthly, XI., 375.]

GASES. Watson (Henry William). A Treatise on the Kinetic Theory of Gases. By Henry William Watson, M. A., formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1876.

[Nature, XVI., 242-246.]

OPTICS.

Fenner (C. S.). Vision : its Optical Defects, and the Adaptation of Spectacles. Embracing (I.) Physical Optics; (II.) Physiological Optics ; (III.) Errors of Refraction and Defects of Accommodation, or Optical Defects of the Eye. With 74 Illustrations, and Test-types of Jaeger and Snellen. Philadelphia. (8vo, 300 pp.)

HEAT.

Loewy (B.). Heat. By B. Loewy. (Lardner's Hand-book of Natural Philosophy.) Crosby, Lockwood, & Co. 1877.

[Nature, XVII., 43.]

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