The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Charles W. Vincent, James Mason
Lockwood & Company, 1854

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Seite 305 - WASHINGTON STREET, BOSTON, ANNUAL OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY ; or, Year Book of Facts in Science and Art, exhibiting the most important Discoveries and Improvements in Mechanics, Useful Arts, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Astronomy, Meteorology, Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology, Geography, Antiquities, etc.
Seite 295 - New Edition, 4to. cloth, 28s. Le Keux's Memorials of Cambridge. Views of the Colleges, Halls, Churches, and other Public Buildings of the University and Town, engraved by J. Le Keux ; with Historical and Descriptive Accounts, by THOMAS WRIGHT, BA, and the Rev. HL JONES. Two volumes, demy 8vo. cloth, 24s. ; India proofs, 63s. ; Pearls of the East : Beauties from
Seite 152 - It will be remembered, that the destruction of the Houses of Parliament by fire, in 1834, proved fatal to the standard yard and pound. A commission was subsequently appointed to consider the steps to be taken for the restoration of these standards, the members of which were all Fellows of the Royal Society. • The late Mr. Baily took a very active part in the preparation of a standard yard; which, however, although constructed most carefully, deteriorated in such a manner as to be unworthy of confidence....
Seite 305 - Seven Hundred Domestic Hints, combining Elegance and Economy with the Enjoyment of Home. By a LADY. Neatly bound in cloth, 2s. 6d.
Seite 59 - Greeks hand-bells were employed in camps and garrisons, were hung on triumphal cars, sounded in the fishmarket of Athens, summoned guests to feasts, preceded funeral processions, and were sometimes used in religious rites in the temples.
Seite 297 - Stuart's Antiquities of Athens, And other Monuments of Greece. With Seventy Plates, accurately reduced from the great work of Stuart and Revett ; and a Chronological Table, forming a valuable Introduction to the Study of Grecian Architecture.
Seite 306 - Price One Shilling each, neatly printed and illustrated. 1. Manual of Flower Gardening for Ladies. By JB Whiting, Practical Gardener.
Seite 297 - PICTURESQUE ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCHES OF ENGLAND AND WALES. New Edition, with the MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL. 186 Plates, beautifully engraved by B. WINKLES; with Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the various Cathedrals. In three handsome vols.
Seite 295 - The Beauty of the Heavens. In One Hundred and Four Coloured Plates, representing the principal Astronomical Phenomena; and an Elementary Lecture, expressly adapted for Family Instruction and Entertainment. By CHARLES F. BLUNT. New Edition, 4to.
Seite 308 - Doll. Little Mary's Treasury, Being Eight of the above bound in one volume, cloth, 5s. Little Mary's Lesson Book ; containing "Primer," "Spelling," and " Reading,

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