« PreviousContinue »
LONGMAN, ORME, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS.
AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RURAL SPORTS;
Comprehending Racing, Coursing, Shooting, Hunting, Hawking, Fishing,
By DELABERE P. BLAINE, Esq., author of " Outlines of Veterinary Art," etc.
PART II. is published this day.
A PROSPECTUS, containing specimens of the Illustrations, may be had of any Bookseller.
A DIARY IN AMERICA. BY CAPTAIN MARRYAT, C. B.
THE WORKS OF THE REV. SYDNEY SMITH. 3 vols. 8vo. 17. 16s. cloth.
DESULTORY THOUGHTS AND REFLECTIONS.
BY THE COUNTESS OF BLESSINGTON. 2d edit. fcp. 8vo. 4s. cl. led., gilt. TEA-ITS MEDICINAL AND MORAL EFFECTS. BY DR. SIGMOND. Fcp. 8vo. 5s. cloth lettered.
THE GENTLEMAN OF THE OLD SCHOOL. BY G. P. R. JAMES, Esq. 3 vols. post 8vo. 31s. 6d.
MEDICAL NOTES AND REFLECTIONS. BY HENRY HOLLAND, M.D. Physician Extraordinary to the Queen. 8vo. 18s.
London :-Printed by Manning and Mason, Ivy Lane, Paternoster-Row.
HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.
LIFE AND ADMINISTRATION OF EDWARD, FIRST EARL OF CLARENDON. With Original Correspondence and Authentic Papers never before published. By THOMAS HENRY LISTER, Esq. 3 vols. 8vo. with Portrait and Fac-similes, price 21. 8s. cloth lettered.
LIFE OF EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCE. By G. P. R. JAMES, Esq. 2d. Edit. 2 vols. fcap. 8vo. price 158. cloth lettered. "The most popular, most complete, and most interesting account of the Black Prince that we have seen."-Athenæum.
LIFE AND TIMES OF WILLIAM III. King of England and Stadtholder of Holland. (now Lord Dungannon), M.P. F.A.S. &c.
By the Rt. Hon. ARTHUR TREVOR 2 vols. 8vo. Portrait, &c. 24s.
LIFE OF FREDERICK II. KING OF PRUSSIA. By LORD DOVER. 2d Edit. 2 vols. 8vo. with Portrait, 285.
"A most delightful and comprehensive work. Judicious in selection, intelligent in arrangement, and graceful in style."-Literary Gazette.
HISTORY OF ENGLAND, from the earliest Period to the Death of Elizabeth. By SHARON TURNER, Esq. F.A.S. R.A.S.L. &c. 12 vols. 8vo. 8l. 3s. boards.
The same work may also be had in the following separate portions:HISTORY OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS; comprising the History of England from the earliest period to the Norman Conquest. 5th Edit. 3 vols. 8vo. 21.5s. bds. HISTORY OF ENGLAND DURING THE MIDDLE AGES; comprising the Reigns from William the Conqueror, to the accession of Henry VIII.; and also the History of the Literature, Poetry, Religion, the Progress of the Reformation and of the Language during that Period. 3d Edit. 5 vols. 8vo. 3. bds.
HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF HENRY VIII; comprising the Political History of the commencement of the English Reformation: being the First Part of the Modern History of England. 3d Edition, 2 vols. 8vo. 26s. bds.
HISTORY OF THE REIGNS OF EDWARD VI., MARY, AND ELIZABETH: being the Second Part of the Modern History of England. 2d Edit. 2 vols. 8vo. 328.
THE BIOGRAPHICAL TREASURY; containing
Memoirs, Sketches, or brief Notices of the Lives of about 12,000 Eminent Persons, from the earliest Period to the Present Day; forming a new and complete Dictionary of Universal Biography; the whole surrounded by nearly 3500 Maxims and Precepts, original and selected. BY SAMUEL MAUNDER. Second Edition fcap. 8vo. price 8s. 6d. cloth; 10s. 6d. bound, with gilt leaves.
ROMAN EMPIRE: for the Use of Families and Young Persons. Reprinted from the Original Text, with the careful Omission of all Passages of an irreligious or immoral tendency. By THOMAS BOWDLER, Esq. F.R.S. &c. 5 vols. 8vo. 31. 3s. bds.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, GEOGRAPHY, TOPOGRAPHY, &c.
A TOUR IN SWEDEN IN 1838; comprising Ob
servations on the Moral, Political, and Economical State of the Swedish Nation. By SAMUEL LAING, Esq. 1 vol. 8vo. 128. cloth lettered.
"A very able, correctly written, and really imstructive work.”—Monthly Review. By the same Author,
JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE IN NORWAY, DURING THE YEARS 1834, 1835, AND 1836; made with a view to inquire into the Rural and Political Economy of that Country, and the Condition of its Inhabitants. Second edition, 1 vol. 8vo. 14s. cloth lettered.
"One of the most valuable accounts of any foreign country which has appeared since Arthur Young's Tour in France."-Morning Chronicle.
SKETCHES IN THE PYRENEES; with some Remarks on Languedoc, Provence, and the Cornice. By the Author of "Slight Reminiscences of the Rhine," &c. 2 vols. post 8vo. 24s. cloth.
SIR EDWARD SEAWARD'S NARRATIVE OF HIS SHIPWRECK, and consequent Discovery of certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Edited by Miss JANE PORTER. 2d Edition, 3 vols. small 8vo. 21s. in cloth.
"Since the days of De Foe there has not appeared so clever a fiction of its class." United Service Journal.
MALTE BRUN'S SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY; with an Index of 44,000 Names. Complete in 9 vols. 8vo. price 71. boards.
By the same Author,
PRINCIPLES OF MATHEMATICAL, PHYSICAL, AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY. 2d Edition, improved by the addition of the most recent information. 1 vol. 8vo. 15s. boards.
prising a complete Description of the Earth; exhibiting its relation to the Heavenly Bodies, its Physical Structure, the Natural History of each Country, and the Industry, Commerce, Political Institutions, and Civil and Social State of all Nations. By HUGH MURRAY, F.R.S.E. Assisted in ASTRONOMY, &c. by Prof. Wallace, BOTANY, &c. by Sir W. J. Hooker, GEOLOGY, &c. by Prof. Jameson, ZOOLOGY, &c. by W. Swainson, Esq. With 82 Maps, drawn by Sidney Hall, and upwards of 1000 other Engravings on Wood, froin Drawings by Swainson, T. Landseer, Sowerby, Strutt, &c. representing the most remarkable objects of Nature and Art in every region of the Globe. Complete in 1 thick vol. 8vo.of upwards of 1500 pages, 60s. hf-bd. vellum. "It is without a rival."-Asiatic Journal. "The most perfect book on its subject.”—Atlas. "One of the most learned, accurate, and entertaining works on geography." Gentleman's Magazine. GENERAL ATLAS OF FIFTY-THREE MAPS, ON COLOMBIER PAPER; with the Divisions and Boundaries carefully coloured. Constructed entirely from New Drawings, and engraved
by SIDNEY HALL Corrected to the present time. Folded in half, and bd. in canvass
Ditto, half-bound in Russia
£8 18 6
9 9 0
In the full extended size of the Maps, half-bound in Russia 10 0 0 ALPHABETICAL INDEX OF THE NAMES CONTAINED IN THE ABOVE ATLAS, with references to the Number of the Maps, and to the Latitude and Longitude in which the Places are to be found. Royal 8vo. 21s. cloth.
NATURAL HISTORY AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY.
INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY;
ments of the Natural History of Insects. By the Rev. WILLIAM KIRBY, M.A. F.R.S. & L.S.; and WILLIAM SPENCE, Esq. F.L.S. 5th edition, 4 thick vols. 8vo. with Plates and Portraits, price 47. boards.
INTRODUCTION TO THE MODERN CLASSIFICATION OF INSECTS: comprising an Account of the Habits and Transformations of the different Families; a Synopsis of all the British, and a Notice of the more remarkable Foreign Genera. By J. O. WESTWOOD, Sec. Ent. Soc. London, F.L.S. &c. Vol. First, illustrated with above 50 Woodcuts, comprising nearly a Thousand distinct Figures, price One Guinea, cloth lettered. To be completed in Two Volumes.
LETTERS TO A YOUNG NATURALIST ON THE STUDY OF NATURE AND NATURAL THEOLOGY. By J. L. DRUMMOND, M.D. author of "First Steps to Botany." 2d Edition, 12mo. Cuts, 78. 6d. boards. "Happily calculated to generate in a young mind, to sustain in the matured, and to renovate in the old, an ardent love of nature under all her forms."-Monthly Review.
BOOK OF NATURE: a Popular Illustration of the
General Laws and Phenomena of Creation. By JOHN MASON GOOD, M.D. F.R.S. 3d Edit. 3 vols. fcp. 8vo. 24s.
"The best philosophical digest of the kind we have seen.-Monthly Review.
TAXIDERMY; or the Art of Collecting and Pre
paring Objects of Natural History. 12mo. Plates, 4th Edition, 7s. 6d.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF SCIENCE, by Professors of King's College, London. Vol. 1, MECHANICS, by the Rev. H. MOSELEY. Foolscap 8vo. 8s. cloth lettered.
"This valuable volume."-Jameson's Philosophical Journal.
ESSAYS ON NATURAL HISTORY. By CHARLES
WATERTON, Esq. of Walton Hall, anthor of "Wanderings in South America." Third Edition, with a View of Walton Hall, and an Autobiography of the Author. I vol fep. 8vo. 8s. cloth lettered.
"A delightful little volume.... Mr. Waterton is evidently one who lores the pursuit of natural history for its own sake; he is one who rejoices in the happiness of God's creatures, and marks with delight the development of their instincts.”-Quarterly Review.
CONVERSATIONS-ON LAND AND WATER.
By Mrs. MARCET. With a coloured Map, showing the Comparative Altitude of the principal Mountains of the World. 2d. Edit. fcap. 8vo. price 5s. 6d. cloth lettered.
"We do not remember to have seen any thing of the kind, so likely to excite the interest and gratify the curiosity of an intelligent child, as the dialogues Mrs. Marcet has here furnished."-Weekly True Sun.
Natural History-Philosophy, continued.
By the same Authoress,
CONVERSATIONS ON VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY; comprehending the Elements of Botany, with their Application to Agriculture. 1 vol. fcap. 8vo. with Plates, 3d Edit. revised, 9s, cloth lettered.
CONVERSATIONS ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. 8th Edition, with 22 Engravings by Lowry, 10s. 6d. boards.
CONVERSATIONS ON CHEMISTRY, in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained and illustrated by Experiments; with a Conversation on the Steam-Engine. 2 vols. 12mo. 13th Edition, with Plates by Lowry, 148. boards.
AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY; intended to convey a Practical Knowledge of the Science; and comprising the most important recent Discoveries; with Explanations of the Facts and Phenomena which serve to confirm or invalidate various Geological Theories. By ROBERT BAKEWELI.. 5th Edition, considerably enlarged from the 4th Edition, and with new Sections and Cuts, price One Guinea, cloth lettered.
SYSTEM OF GEOLOGY; in which the
great Revolutions of the Earth and Animated Nature are reconciled to Modern Science and to Sacred History. By A. URE, M.D. F.R.S. 8vo. with 7 Plates, and 51 Woodcuts, 21s.
"We regard this New System of Geology as one of the most valuable accessions lately made to the scientific literature of o our country." "-Brande's Quarterly Journal,
CONVERSATIONS ON MINERALOGY.
With 12 Plates, engraved by Mr. and Miss LowRY. 3d Edition enlarged, 2 vols. 12mo. price 14s, cloth.
DR. TURTON'S MANUAL OF THE LAND AND FRESH-WATER SHELLS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS. New Edition, thoroughly revised, and with considerable Additions, by JOHN EDWARD GRAY, of the British Museum, F. L.S. &c. &c. (In a few days).
INTRODUCTION TO LAMARCK'S CONCHOLOGY. By E. A. CROUCH, F.L.S. 4to. 22 Plates, 31s. 6d. plain; 31. 38. coloured.
SHELL COLLECTOR'S PILOT; also, the best
Methods of Preserving Insects, Birds, &c. By J. MAWE. 4th Edition, 58. bds.
TREATISE ON THE STEAM-ENGINE;
torical, Practical, and Descriptive. By JOHN FAREY, Engineer. 4to. illastrated by numerous Woodcuts, and 25 Copper-plates, engraved by Wilson Lowry, from Drawings by Messrs. Farey. 51. 58. bds.-Vol. II. is in the press.