Manual of modern geography, mathematical, physical, and political, Volumen1


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Página 346 - This work has been constructed for the purpose of placing in the hands of the public a useful and thoroughly accurate ATLAS of Maps of Modern Geography, in a convenient form, and at a moderate price. It is based on the ' ROYAL ATLAS,' by the same Author ; and, in so far as the scale permits, it comprises many of the excellences which its prototype is acknowledged to possess. The aim has been to make the book strictly what its name implies, a HANDY ATLAS — a valuable substitute for the
Página 345 - GEOGRAPHY, illustrating, in a Series of Original Designs, the Elementary Facts of GEOLOGY, HYDROGRAPHY, METEOROLOGY, and NATURAL HISTORY. A New and Enlarged Edition, containing 4 new Maps and Letterpress. 20 Coloured Maps.
Página 347 - We have carefully read this truly satisfactory book, and do not hesitate to say that it is an excellent compendium of the great facts of Geology, and written in a truthful and philosophic spirit."— Edinburgh Philosophical Journal.
Página 341 - Reference to the Instructions recently issued by the Science and Art Department, 3oth Thousand, revised. Crown 8vo, is. 6d. Facts and Dates ; or, the Leading Events in Sacred and Profane History, and the Principal Facts in the various Physical Sciences. The Memory being aided throughout by a Simple and Natural Method. For Schools and Private Reference.
Página 349 - EPITOME OF ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE. For the Use of Schools and Young Persons. Fifteenth Edition, 7s. 6d., bound. ATLAS TO ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE; Containing 109 Maps and Plans of Countries, Battles, Sieges, and Sea-Fights.
Página 347 - Of singular merit for its clearness and trustworthy character." — Standard. Third Edition, Enlarged. GEOLOGY FOR GENERAL READERS. A Series of Popular Sketches in Geology and Palaeontology. By the Surne. 6s. "This is one of the best of Mr page's many good books. It is written in a flowing, popular style. Without illustration or any extraneous aid, the narrative must prove attractive to any intelligent reader."— Geological Magazine.
Página 345 - Constructed from the best materials, and embodying the results of the most recent investigations, accompanied by a complete INDEX OF PLACES, in which the proper quantities are given by T.
Página 346 - We do not remember having seen a work so completely to our minds as this, which combines sound theory with judicious practice. Proceeding step by step, it advances from the formation of the shortest sentences to the composition of complete essays, the pupil being everywhere furnished with all needful assistance in the way of models and hints. Nobody can work...
Página 346 - This is Mr Keith Johnston's admirable Royal Atlas diminished in bulk and scale so as to be, perhaps, fairly entitled to the name of ' handy,' but still not so much diminished but what it constitutes an accurate and useful general Atlas for ordinary households.

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