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CATALOGUE OF NEW WORKS
I. Poetry and the Drama.
THOMAS MOORE'S POETICAL WORKS.
First and only complete Edition. Edited by Mr. Moore. With Autobiographical Prefaces. 10 vols. foolscap 8vo. with Portrait, and 19 other highly-finished Plates, 27. 10s. fancy cloth lettered; or 41. 10s. handsomely bound in morocco, with gilt edges.
ROBERT SOUTHEY'S POETICAL WORKS.
First and only complete Edition. Collected and edited by Mr. Southey. With Autobiographical Prefaces 10 vols. foolscap 8vo. with Portrait, and 19 other highly-finished Plates, 21. 10s. fancy cloth lettered; or 47. 10s. handsomely bound in morocco, with gilt edges. The following may be had, bound separately, in cloth lettered:-
JOAN OF ARC-
CURSE OF KEHAMA
JAMES MONTGOMERY'S POETICAL WORKS.
- 1 vol. 58. - 2 vols. 10s. . 1 vol. 58.
New and complete Edition. With some additional Poems and Autobiographical Prefaces. Collected and edited by Mr. Montgomery. 4 vols. foolscap 8vo. with Portrait, and 7 other beautifully engraved Plates, 20s. cloth lettered; or bound in morocco, with gilt edges, 17. 16s.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON (L.E.L.) New Edition, 4 vols. foolscap 8vo. with Illustrations by Howard, etc. 288. cloth lettered; or handsomely bound in morocco, with gilt edges, 21. 48.
1 vol. medium 8vo. beautifully illustrated with 13 Engravings, finished in the highest style of art, 218. handsomely bound in cloth lettered and gilt; or 40s. with India Proof Plates.
MOORE'S LALLA ROOKH.
1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with 4 Engravings, from Paintings by Westall, 10s. 6d. cloth; or 14s. handsomely bound in morocco, with gilt edges.
MOORE'S IRISH MELODIES.
Thirteenth Edition, with Engraved Title and Vignette, 10s. cloth lettered; or 13s. 6d. handsomely bound in morocco, with gilt edges.
JOANNA BAILLIE'S NEW DRAMAS.
3 vols. 8vo. 17. 168. boards.
JOANNA BAILLIE'S PLAYS ON THE PASSIONS.
3 vols. 8vo. 17. 11s. 6d. boards.
SELECT WORKS OF THE BRITISH POETS:
From Chaucer to Withers. With Biographical Sketches, by R. Southey, LL.D. 1 vol. 8vo. 30s. cloth lettered; or 31s. 6d. with gilt edges.
SELECT WORKS OF THE BRITISH POETS:
From Ben Johnson to Beattie. With Biographical and Critical Prefaces by Dr. Aikin. 1 vol. 8vo. 188. cloth lettered; or 208. with gilt edges.
*** The peculiar feature of these two works is, that the Poems included are printed entire, without mutilation or abridgment; care being taken that such poems only are included as are fit for the perusal of youth, or for reading aloud.
THE FAMILY SHAKSPEARE;
In which nothing is added to the Original Text; but those Words and Expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud. By T. Bowdler, Esq. F.R.S. New Edition, 1 large vol. 8vo. with 36 Illustrations after Smirke, etc. 30s. cloth; or 31s. 6d. gilt edges.
** The same work, without Illustrations, 8 vols. 8vo. 47. 14s. 6d. in boards.
A Dramatic Mystery; the Bride of Corinth; the First Walpurgis Night. Translated from the German of Goethe, and illustrated with Notes, by J. Anster, LL.D. 1 vol. post 8vo. 14s. bds.
POETRY AND PAINTING, LYRICS OF THE HEART, AND OTHER POEMS. By A. A. Watts. Illustrated by a Series of Engravings from the most celebrated Works of Modern Painters, executed in the most finished style of art.
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, BROWN, AND CO.
Poetry and the Drama-continued.
Edited by Bolton Corney, Esq. New Illustrated Edition, with about 70 beautifully-executed Engravings on Wood, by J. Thomson and others, from Designs by the following Members of the Etching Club:
The above is the first of an illustrated series of British Authors, in square crown 8vo. object is to combine beauty of design with the utmost accuracy of text.
GOLDSMITH'S DESERTED VILLAGE.
Illustrated with 80 Etchings by Members of the Etching Club, printed on India paper, 1 vol. imperial 8vo. Five Guineas in extra boards; or in quarter colombier in portfolio, Ten Guineas; proofs before letters, Thirteen Guineas.
** Only 220 copies of this work were printed; and the plates have been destroyed; a few copies only of the Ten and Thirteen Guinea Editions are now remaining.
MILTON'S L'ALLEGRO AND IL PENSEROSO,
With Illustrations by Members of the Etching Club, is in preparation.
THE MORAL OF FLOWERS.
3d Edition, 1 vol. royal 8vo. with 24 beautifully coloured Engravings, 17. 10s. half-bound. THE SPIRIT OF THE WOODS.
By the author of "The Moral of Flowers." 2d Edition, 1 vol. royal 8vo. with 23 beautifully coloured Engravings of the Forest Trees of Great Britain, 17. 11s. 6d. half-bound.
II. Geology and Mineralogy.
AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY.
Intended to convey 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 Bakewell. 5th Edition, considerably enlarged, 8vo. with numerous Plates and Woodcuts, 21s. cloth lettered.
REPORT ON THE CEOLOGY OF CORNWALL, DEVON, & WEST SOMERSET. By Henry T. De la Beche, F.R.S. etc, Director of the Ordnance Geological Survey. Published by Order of the Lords Commissioners of H. M. Treasury. 8vo. with Maps, Woodcuts, and 12 large Plates, 148. cloth.
FIGURES & DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PALEOZOIC FOSSILS OF CORNWALL, DEVON, and WEST SOMERSET; observed in the course of the Ordnance Geological Survey of that District. By John Phillips, F.R S. F.G.S. etc. Published by Order of the Lords Commissioners of H. M. Treasury. 8vo. with 60 Plates, comprising very numerous Figures, 98. cloth.
AN ETYMOLOGICAL AND EXPLANATORY DICTIONARY OF THE TERMS and LANGUAGE of GEOLOGY; designed for the early Student, and those who have not made great progress in the Science. By G. Roberts. Foolscap 8vo. 68. cloth.
A GUIDE TO GEOLOGY.
By John Phillips, F.R.S F.G.S. etc. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with Plates, 68. cloth.
A TREATISE ON GEOLOGY.
By John Phillips, F.R.S. F.G.S. etc. 2 vols. foolscap 8vo. with Vignette Titles and Woodcuts, 128. cloth.
AN ELEMENTARY INTRODUCTION TO MINERALOGY:
Comprising a Notice of the Characters and Elements of Minerals; with Accounts of the Places and Circumstances in which they are found. By William Phillips, F.L.S. M.G.S. etc. 4th Edition, considerably augmented by R. Allan, F.R.S.E. 8vo. numerous Cuts, 12s. cloth.
CONVERSATIONS ON MINERALOGY.
With Plates, engraved by Mr. and Mrs. Lowry, from Original Drawings. 3d Edition, enlarged. 2 vols. 12mo. 14s. cloth.
PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL, & GEOLOGICAL RESEARCHES ON THE INTERNAL HEAT of the GLOBE. By Gustav Bischoff, Ph. D. Professor of Chemistry in the University of Bonn. 2 vols. Vol. 1, 8vo. with Plates and Woodcuts, 108.
CATALOGUE OF NEW WORKS
III. General Science.
BRANDE'S DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE, AND ART.
(For particulars, see page 10 of Catalogue Part I.)
AN INTRODUCTION TO PRACTICAL ASTRONOMY:
By the Rev. W. Pearson, LL.D. F.R.S. etc. Rector of South Kilworth, Leicestershire, and Treasurer to the Astronomical Society of London. 2 vols. 4to. with Plates 71. 78. boards.
Vol. 1 contains Tables, recently computed, for facilitating the Reduction of Celestial Observations; and a popular Explanation of their Construction and Use.
Vol. 2 contains Descriptions of the various Instruments that have been usefully employed in determining the Places of the Heavenly Bodies, with an Account of the Methods of Adjusting and Using them.
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF VISION.
By W. Mackenzie, M.D., Lecturer on the Eye in the University of Glasgow. 8vo. with Woodcuts, 10s. 6d. boards.
A TREATISE ON LICHT AND VISION.
By the Rev. H. Lloyd, M.A., Fellow of Trin. Coll Dublin. 8vo. 15s. boards.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF PRACTICAL MECHANICS.
By the Rev. H. Moseley, M.A, Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in King's College, London; being the First Volume of the Illustrations of Science, by Professors of King's College. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with numerous Woodcuts, 88. cloth.
ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY;
Including the most Recent Discoveries and Applications of the Science to Medicine and Pharmacy, and to the Arts. By Robert Kane, M.D. M.R.1.A. Professor of Natural Philosophy to the Royal Dublin Society. 1 thick volume, 8vo. with 236 Woodcuts, 24s. cloth.
A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. By Sir John Herschell. New Edition. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo 6s. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON ASTRONOMY.
By Sir John Herschell. New Edition. 1 vol. fcap. 8vo. Vignette Title, 6s. cloth lettered.
THE HISTORY OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY.
From the Earliest Periods to the Present Time. By Baden Powell, M.A., Savilian Professor of Mathematics in the University of Oxford. 1 vol. fcap. 8vo. Vignette Title, 6s. cloth lettered.
TREATISE ON OPTICS.
By Sir David Brewster, LL D. FR.S. etc. New Edition. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. Vignette Title, and 176 Woodcuts, 6s. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON HYDROSTATICS AND PNEUMATICS.
By Dr. Lardner. New Edition. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. 6s. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON MECHANICS.
By Captain Kater and Dr. Lardner. New Edition. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. Vignette Title, and 19 Plates, comprising 224 distinct figures, 68. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.
A TREATISE ON ARITHMETIC.
By Dr. Lardner, LL.D. F.R.S. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with Vignette Title, 68. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON GEOMETRY,
And its Application to the Arts. By Dr. Lardner. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. Vignette Title, and upwards of 260 figures, 6s. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON HEAT.
By Dr. Lardner, LL.D., etc. 1 vol. fcap. 8vo. with Woodcuts and Vignette Title, 6s. cloth.
TREATISE ON CHEMISTRY.
By Michael Donovan, M.R.I.A. Fourth Edition. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with Vignette Title, 63. cloth lettered.
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, BROWN, AND CO.
Natural History, Zoology, Ornithology,
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., etc. 2 vols. illustrated with above 150 Woodcuts, comprising about 2500 distinct Figures, 27. 78. cloth.
A MANUAL OF BRITISH COLEOPTERA ;
Or, BEETLES: containing a Description of all the Species of Beetles hitherto ascertained to inhabit Great Britain and Ireland, etc. With a complete Index of the Genera. By J. F. Stephens, F.L.S., author of "Illustrations of Entomology." 1 vol. post 8vo. 14s. cloth.
DR. TURTON'S MANUAL OF THE LAND AND FRESHWATER SHELLS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS. A new Edition, thoroughly revised, and with considerable Additions. By John Edward Gray, Keeper of the Zoological Collection in the British Museum. 1 vol. post 8vo. with Woodcuts, and 12 coloured Plates, 158. cloth.
Or, Complete System of Conchology: in which the Lepades and Mollusca are described and classified according to their Natural Organization and Habits: illustrated with 300 highly finished copper-plate Engravings, by Messrs. Sowerby, containing above 1500 figures of Shells. By L. Reeve, F.L.S. etc. To be completed in 12 monthly Parts, 128. each plain, and 21s. col'd. Vol. 1 is now ready, containing the Lepades and Bivalve Mollusca, with 130 Plates, 31. 58. cloth: with coloured Plates, 51. 108. cloth.
Vol. 2, containing the Univalve Mollusca, with 170 Plates, will be published on Sept. 1.
Or, the Art of Collecting, Preparing, and Mounting Objects of Natural History. For the use of Museums and Travellers. With 5 Plates, 5th Edition, 12mo. 78. 6d. cloth.
KIRBY AND SPENCE'S INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY.
A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL HISTORY. By W. Swainson, Esq. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. 6s. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON THE NATURAL HISTORY AND CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS. By W. Swainson, Esq. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. 68. cloth lettered.
NATURAL HISTORY AND CLASSIFICATION OF QUADRUPEDS.
By W. Swainson, Esq. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with Vignette Title, and 176 Woodcuts, 68. cloth lettered.
NATURAL HISTORY AND CLASSIFICATION OF BIRDS.
By W. Swainson, Esq. 2 vols. foolscap 8vo. with Vignette Titles, and above 300 Woodcuts, 12. cloth lettered.
ANIMALS IN MENACERIES.
By W. Swainson, Esq. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with Vignette Title and numerous Woodcuts, 68. cloth lettered.
NATURAL HISTORY AND CLASSIFICATION OF FISH, AMPHIBIANS, AND REPTILES. By W. Swainson, Esq. 2 vols. foolscap 8vo. with numerous Woodcuts and Vignette Titles, 128. cloth lettered.
HISTORY AND NATURAL ARRANGEMENT OF INSECTS.
By W. Swainson, Esq and W. E. Shuckhard, Esq. 1 vol foolscap 8vo. with Vignette Title and Woodcuts, 68. cloth lettered.
A TREATISE ON MALACOLOGY;
Or, the Natural Classification of Shells and Shell-fish. By W. Swainson, Esq. 1 vol. fcap. 8vo. with Vignette Title and very numerous Illustrations in Wood, 68. cloth lettered.
CATALOGUE OF NEW WORKS
Natural History, Zoology, Ornithology, Conchology, etc.
HABITS AND INSTINCTS OF ANIMALS
By W. Swainson, Esq. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. with Vignette and numerous Woodcuts, 6s. cloth.
ESSAYS ON NATURAL HISTORY,
Chiefly Ornithology. By Charles Waterton, Esq., author of "Wanderings in South America." With an Autobiography of the Author, and a View of Walton Hall. 3d Edition, foolscap 8vo. 88. cloth.
THE BOOK OF NATURE.
A Popular Illustration of the General Laws and Phenomena of Creation. By John Mason Good, M.D. F.R.S. etc. 3d Edition, corrected, 3 vols. foolscap 8vo. 248. cloth.
Vol. 1. Nature of the Material World, and the
Vol. 2. Nature of the Animate World; its
LETTERS TO A YOUNG NATURALIST,
Means of Communicating Ideas; Forma-
Vol. 3. Nature of the Mind; its General
On the Study of Nature and Natural Theology. By J. L. Drummond, M.D. etc. 2d Edition, 12mo. with Illustrations on Wood, 78. 6d. boards.
A HISTORY OF THE RARER BRITISH BIRDS.
Intended as a Supplement to Bewick. With a complete List of Synonyms. By T. C. Eyton, Esq., F.L.S.Z.S. 8vo. with numerous Woodcuts, 10s. 6d. boards; in royal 8vo. 21s. boards.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE ANATIDAE, OR DUCK TRIBE.
By T. C. Eyton, Esq., F.L.S.Z.S. 4to. with 24 Plates (some coloured), and numerous Woodcuts, 41. cloth.
A MANUAL OF BRITISH VERTEBRATE ANIMALS:
Or, Descriptions of all the Animals belonging to the Classes Mammalia, Aves, Reptilia, Amphibia, and Pisces, which have been hitherto observed in the British Islands; including the Domesticated, Naturalized, and Extirpated Species. The whole systematically arranged. By the Rev. Leonard Jenyns, M.A. F.L S. etc. 1 vol. 8vo. 139. boards.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY. 8vo. The last Part published is Part 1 of Vol. 3, with 6 Plates, 68.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.
4to. The last Part published is Part 5, Vol. 2, with 13 Plates, 17s. 6d. coloured, and 128. plain. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ZOOLOCICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.
8vo. The last Part published is Part 8 for 1840, 68. cloth.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY OF LONDON.
LOUDON'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF PLANTS.
(For particulars, see page 10 of Catalogue, Part I.)
A Catalogue of all the Plants, indigenous to, cultivated in, or introduced into Britain. Edited by J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. etc. 3d Edition, with Supplements, 17. 11s. 6d. cloth.
AN INTRODUCTION TO BOTANY.
By John Lindley, Ph.D. F.R.S. L.S. With 6 Copper Plates, and numerous Wood Engravings. 3d Edition, with corrections and numerous additions. 188. cloth.
A NATURAL SYSTEM OF BOTANY;
Or, a Systematic View of the Organization, Natural Affinities, and Geographical Distribution, of the whole Vegetable Kingdom; together with the uses of the most important species in Medicine, the Arts, and Rural or Domestic Economy. By John Lindley, Ph.D. F.R.S. L.S. etc. 2d Edition, with numerous additions and corrections, and a complete List of Genera, with their Synonyms. 8vo. 18s. cloth.