Forthcoming Scientific Books

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    AMONG Messrs. MACMILLAN AND CO's announcements are the following books:—“Evolution and Man's Place in Nature,” by Prof. H. Calderwood; “A Primer of Practical Horticulture,” by J. Wright; “A Text-book of Tropical Agriculture,” by H. A. Nicholls, M.D., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S., with illustrations; “The Food of Plants,” by A. P. Laurie; “Metal Colouring and Bronzing,” by Arthur H. Hiorns; “Differential Calculus for Schools,” by Joseph Edwards; “The Beauties of Nature: and the Wonders of the World we live in.” by the Right Hon. Sir John Lubbock, Bart., M.P., F.R.S., with illustrations; “Finger Prints,” by Francis Galton, F.R.S., with numerous illustrations; “Hereditary Genius: an Inquiry into its Laws and Consequences,” by Francis Galton, F.R.S., new edition; “Materials for the Study of Variation in Animals,” Part I., discontinuous variation, by William Bateson, illustrated; “On Colour Blindness,” by Thomas H. Bickerton, illustrated (NATURE series); Hygiene: its Principles as applied to Public Health, adapted to the requirements of the Elementary and Advanced Stages of the Science and Art Department, &c,” by Edward F. Willoughby, M.B., new and enlarged edition; “A Uniform Edition of Prof. Huxley's Essays, Uniform with the works of Emerson, John Morley, &c., in 6 vols., comprising Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews, Critiques and Addresses, Science and Culture, American Addresses, Man's Place in Nature,” &c.; “Atlas of Classical Antiquities,” by Th. Schreiber, edited for English use by Prof. W. C. F. Anderson; “Researches on the Propagation of Electrical Force,” by Prof. Henrich Hertz, authorized translation by Prof. D. E. Jones, B.Sc., illustrated; “A Text-book of Pathology: Systematic and Practical,” by Prof. D. J. Hamilton; “Electrical Papers,” by Oliver Heaviside; “Pioneers of Science,” by Prof. Oliver Lodge, with portraits and other illustrations; “The Diseases of Modern Life,” by B. W. Richardson, M.D., new and cheaper edition; “The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism,” by Prof. A. Gray, Vol. II., and “A Theory of Wages and its Application to the Eight Hours Question and the Labour Problems,” by Herbert M. Thompson.

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    Forthcoming Scientific Books. Nature 46, 505–507 (1892) doi:10.1038/046505a0

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