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THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SERIES.
Messrs. HENRY S. KING & Co. have the pleasure to announce that under the above title they intend to issue a SERIES of POPULAR TREATISES, embodying the results of the latest investigations in the various departments of Science at present most prominently before the world.
The character and scope of the Series will be best indicated by a reference to the names and subjects included in the subjoined List; from which it will be seen that the co-operation of many of the most distinguished Professors in England, America, Germany, and France has been already secured.
Although these Works are not specially designed for the instruction of beginners, still, as they are intended to address the non-scientific public, they will be, as far as possible, explanatory in character, and free from technicalities. The object of each author will be to bring his subject as near as he can to the general reader.
The Series will also be published simultaneously in New York by Messrs. D. Appleton & Co.; in Paris by M. Germer Baillière ; and in Leipzig by Messrs. Brockhaus. The volumes will be crown 8vo size, well printed on good paper, strongly and elegantly bound, and will sell in this country at a price not exceeding Five Shillings.
A first List of Authors and Subjects is appended ; but several of the titles are provisional. The first volume, by Professor TYNDALL, F.R.S., on the subject of “The FORMS of WATER in Clouds, Rain, Rivers, Ice and Glaciers," is now in the Press, and will be published during the Spring. It is impossible at present to give a definite announcement of the order of publication ; but it is expected that the following will be issued during the present year:“BODILY MOTION and CON “ PHYSICS and POLITICS,”
SCIOUSNESS," by Professor by WALTER BAGEHOT.
“FOOD and DIETS,” by Dr. "The PRINCIPLES of MEN. EDWARD SMITH, F.R.S.; and
TAL PHYSIOLOGY," by “EARTH SCULPTURE,” b Dr. CARPENTER.
Professor RAMSAY, F.R.S.
Professor T. H. HUXLEY, LL.D., F.R.S.
BODILY MOTION AND CONSCIOUSNESS.
Dr. W. B. CARPENTER, LL.D., F.R.S.
THE PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY.
Sir JOHN LUBBOCK, Bart., F.R.S.
THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN.
Professor RUDOLPH VIRCHOW (of the University of Berlin).
MORBID PHYSIOLOGICAL ACTION.
Professor ALEXANDER BAIN, LL.D.
RELATIONS OF MIND AND BODY.
Professor BALFOUR STEWART, LL.D., F.R.S.
THE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY.
WALTER BAGEHOT, Esq.
PHYSICS AND POLITICS.
Dr. H. CHARLTON BASTIAN, M.D., F.R.S.
THE BRAIN AS AN ORGAN OF MIND.
HERBERT SPENCER, Esq.
THE STUDY OF SOCIOLOGY.
Professor WILLIAM ODLING, F.R.S.
THE NEW CHEMISTRY.
Professor W. THISELTON DYER, B.A., B.Sc.
FORM AND HABIT IN FLOWERING PLANTS.
Dr. EDWARD SMITH, F.R.S.
FOOD AND DIETS.
Professor W. KINGDON CLIFFORD, M.A.
THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF THE EXACT SCIENCES
Mr. J. N. LOCKYER, F.R.S.
W. LAUDER LINDSAY, M.D., F.R.S.E.
MIND IN THE LOWER ANIMALS.
Dr. J. B. PETTIGREW, M.D., F.R.S.
Professor A. C. RAMSAY, LL.D., F.R.S.
EARTH SCULPTURE: Hills, Valleys, Mountains, Plains,
Professor JOHN TYNDALL, LL.D., F.R.S.
THE FORMS OF WATER IN CLOUDS, RAIN, RIVERS,
Dr. HENRY MAUDSLEY.
RESPONSIBILITY IN DISEASE.
Professor W. STANLEY JEVONS.
THE LOGIC OF STATISTICS.
Professor MICHAEL FOSTER, M.D.
PROTOPLASM AND THE CELL THEORY.
Rev. M. J. BERKELEY, M.A., F.L.S.
FUNGI: their Nature, Influences, and Uses.
Professor CLAUDE BERNARD (of the College of France).
PHYSICAL AND METAPHYSICAL PHENOMENA OF
Professor A. QUETELET (of the Brussels Academy of
Professor H. SAINTE CLAIRE DEVILLE.
AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY.
ATOMS AND THE ATOMIC THEORY.
Professor D. QUATREFAGES.
THE NEGRO RACES.
ZOOLOGY SINCE CUVIER.
Professor J. ROSENTHAL (of the University of Berlin).
(Subject not yet received).
February, 1872. LIST OF BOOKS
HENRY S. KING & Co.
FORTHCOMING Works .
I. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATION: Being a Series of Popular Scientific Lectures on the General Theory of Progression of Species ; with a Dissertation on the Theories of Darwin, Goethe, and Lamarck; more especially applying them to the Origin of Man, and to other fundamental
questions of Natural Science connected therewith. By Professor ERNST HÆCKEL, of the University of Jena.
With Woodcuts and Plates.
II. PANDURANG HARI. A Tale of Mahratta Life, sixty years ago. Edited, from the edition of 1826, by Sir HENRY BARTLE E. FRERE, G.C.S.I., K.C.B.
III. BOKHARA: ITS HISTORY AND CONQUEST. By Professor ARMINIUS VÀMBERY, of the University of Pesth.
Author of “Travels in Central Asia," etc.
BRAVE MEN'S FOOTSTEPS.
With Illustrations, Josiah Wedgwood—the Man of Energy. Granville Sharpthe Negro's earliest Friend. Richard Cobden-the International Man. Dr. William Smith-the Father of English Geology. Andrew Reed—the Stay of the Hopeless. Michael Faraday -the Refined Philosopher. Thomas Wright-the Prison Philanthropist. Joseph Paxton-the Gardener Architect. The Early Life of the late Prince Consort, etc., etc.
65, Cornhill, London.