LAWSON, Henry (ed.)
Title: Popular Science Review : A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and Instructive Articles on Scientific Subjects. Volume XII.
Publisher:  Robert Hardwicke, London, 1873,
Seller ID: 110998
LAWSON, Henry (ed.). The Popular Science Review : A Quarterly Miscellany ofEntertaining and Instructive Articles on Scientific Subjects. Volume XII. London : Robert Hardwicke, 1873. Pp (4),[iii]-iv,-460,(2), frontispiece + 11 plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, brown hyalf-calf, marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Of nautical interest : Steamships for the Channel Passage (by C. W. Merrifield, pp 1-13 + plate); Torpedoes(by A. H. Atteridge, pp 169-188 + plate). Full Contents : Steamships for t he Channel Passage (by C. W. Merrifield, pp 1-13 + plate); On Explosions oeFire-damp in Coal-mines ; their Causes and Mode of Prevention (by A. H. Gr een); How to Make a Geological Map (by H. B. Woodward, Illustrated); The Battle of Life among Plants (by M. T. Masters); The Poisonous Snakes of India(by Prof. J. E. Greene, Illustrated); Hallucinaky Manifestations (by Dr. R ichardson); Man and Apes. Part I (by St. George Mivart, Illustrated); The Lost Comet and Its Meteor-train (by R. A. Proctor); Curiosities of VegetableMorphology (by H. J. Slack, Illustrated); Physical Geography of the Medite rranean during the Pleistocene Agen (by W. Boyd Dawkins, Illustrated); Torpedoes (by A. H. Atteridge, pp 169-188 + plate); Parasitism on Flowering Plants (by H. Trimen, Illustrated); How To Sketch the Moon (by the Rev. T. Webb); Man and Apes. Part II (by St. George Mivart, Illustrated); Gramme Machine; or, the New Electric Light on the Clock Tower, Westminster (by M. F. O’Reilly, Illustrated); Mental Powers of Birds (by A. L. Adams); Recent Observations on the Fertilisation of Plants (by A. W. Bennett, Illustrated); News from Jupiter (by E. A. Proctor); The Outlines of Cloud Forms : the Electeic Cumulus, Anvil Cloud, and Rain-ball (by S. Barber); Sexuality in Plants (by M. T. Masters, Illustrated); The Progeess of Science in China (by K. K,Douglas); Barnacles; their Facts and their Fiction (by J. C. Galton, Illus trated); Reviews of Books; Scientific Summary/ Leather worn, gilt letteringrubbed off, bookplate, else a very good, solid copy. 50.00