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Page 486 - STORMONTH. Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language. Including a very Copious Selection of Scientific Terms. For Use in Schools and Colleges, and as a Book of General Reference. By the Rev. JAMES STORMONTH. The Pronunciation carefully Revised by the Rev. PH PHELP, MA Cantab. Tenth Edition, Revised throughout. Crown 8vo, pp. 800. 7s. 6d. Dictionary of the English Language, Pronouncing, Etymological, and Explanatory.
Page 484 - Advanced Text-Book of Geology, Descriptive and Industrial. With Engravings, and Glossary of Scientific Terms. Sixth Edition, revised and enlarged, 7s.
Page 483 - A Manual of Palaeontology, for the Use of Students. With a General Introduction on the Principles of Palaeontology.
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Page 488 - Elements' form a careful condensation , of the 'Manual,' the order of arrangement being the same, the river-systems of the globe playing the same conspicuous part, the pronunciation being given, and the results of the latest census being uniformly exhibited. This volume is now extensively introduced into many of the best schools in the kingdom.
Page 487 - WHITE. The Eighteen Christian Centuries. By the Rev. JAMES WHITE, Author of 'The History of France.
Page 485 - ELEMENTARY ARITHMETIC. By EDWARD SANG. FRSE This Treatise is intended to supply the great desideratum of an intellectual instead of a routine course of instruction in Arithmetic. Post 8vo, 5s. THE HIGHER ARITHMETIC. By the same Author. Being a Sequel to 'Elementary Arithmetic.