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Road before and published by the American Metrological Society. New York. 1881. Pp. 1. Illustrated.

Geological Survey of Alabama. By Eugene A. Smith, Ph.D. Montgomery, Alabama. 1881. Pp. 158, with Maps.

Politico-Social Functions. By Lester F. Ward. Reprint from "Penn Monthly." 1881. Pp. 16.

A Collector's Notes on the Breeding of a Few Western Birds. By J. Holterhoff. 1881. Pp. 12.

The Climate, Soils, Timber, etc., of Kentucky contrasted with those of the Northeast. By John R. Proctor. Frankfort, Kentucky. 1881. Pp. 29.

Notes on North American Microgasters. By C. V. Riley. Ph.D. from the "Transactions of the St. Louis Academy of Sciences." 1881. Pp. 20.

Ninth Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Zoölogical Society of Philadelphia. 1881. Pp. 32.

Mya Arenaria in San Francisco Bay. By Robert E. C. Stearns. Reprint from "The American Naturalist." 1881. Pp. 5.

The Landa Alphabet. A Spanish Fabrication, 1880. Pp. 35. Mexican Paper, an Article of Tribute. Its Manufacture, Varieties, and Uses. 1881. Pp. 26. By Philipp J. J. Valentini, Ph.D. Worcester, Massachusetts.

Inductive Metrology. By W. J. McGee. Reprint from The "American Antiquarian." 1881. Pp. 8.

Nostrums in their Relation to the Public Health. By Albert B. Prescott, M.D., F.C.S. Reprint from "The Physician and Surgeon," Ann Arbor. Michigan. 1881. Pp. 12.

Principal Characters of American Jurassic Dinosaurs. By Professor O. C. Marsh. Part V, With Seven Plates. Reprint from the "American Journal of Science." 1881. Pp. 7.

Antiquities of New Mexico and Arizona. By W. J. Hoffman, M.D. Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences. 1881. Pp. 18. Four Plates.

Gill Nets in the Cod-Fishery, etc. By Captain J. W. Collins. Bulletin U. S. Fish Commissioner. 1881. Pp. 17. Twelve Plates.

The Total Solar Eclipse of July 29, 1878. Observation at Pike's Peak, Colorado. Report of Professor S. P. Langley. Pp. 14, with Plate.

Anthropology: an Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization. By Edward B. Tylor, D.C.L., F.R.S. With Illustrations. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 448.

English Philosophers. David Hartley and James Mill. By G. S. Bower, M.A. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 250. $1.25.

Osteology of Speotyto Cunicularia, Var. Hypogæa, and of Eremophila Alpestris. By E. W. Shufeldt, First-Lieutenant and Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Navy. Washington, D.C. Pp. 60, with Four Plates.

Literary Style, and other Essays. By William Mathews, LL.D. author of "Getting on in the World," etc. Chicago: S. C. Griggs & Co. Pp. 345. $1.50.

Text-Book of Experimental Organic Chemistry for Students. By H. Chapman Jones. New York: D. Van Nostrand. Pp. 145.

The Wilderness Cure. By Marc Cook, author of "Camp Lou." New York: William Wood & Co. Pp. 153.

The Figure of the Earth. An Introduction to Geodesy. By Mansfield Merriman, Professor of Civil Engineering in Lehigh University. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 88. $1.50.

Induction Coils: how made and how used. New York: D. Van Nostrand. Pp. 123 50 cents.

How a Person threatened or afflicted with Bright's Disease ought to live. By Joseph F. Edwards, M.D. Philadelphia: Presley Blakiston. Pp. 87. 75 cents.

The Library. By Andrew Lang. With a Chapter on Modern English Books, by Austin Dobson. London: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 184. $1.25.

Anniversary Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History, 1830-1880. Boston: Published by the Society 1880.

Kant and his English Critics. By John Watson, M.A., LL.D. New York: Macmillan & Co. 1881. Pp. 402. $4.00.

A Memorial of Joseph Henry. Published by Order of Congress. Washington: Government Printing-Office. 1880. Pp. 525.

Life of Voltaire. By James Parton. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1881. 2 vols. Pp. 639 and 653. Per vol., $3.

Demosthenes: with Extracts from his Orations, and a Critical Discussion of the Trial on the Crown. By L. Brédif. Translated by M. J. Macmahon, A.M. Chicago: S. C. Griggs & Co. 1881. Pp. 510. $3.

Illustrations of the Earth's Surface-Glaciers. By Nathaniel Southgate Shaler and William Morris Davis, Boston: James R. Osgood & Co. 1881 Folio, pp. 196. Twenty-five Plates, with descriptions. $10.


Meeting of the American Association.—The thirtieth meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, beginning August 17th. A large and efficient local committee is making all possible arrangements for the success of the meeting, in order that it may be the largest and most important scientific meeting ever held in the West. Professor G. J. Brush, of New Haven, Connecticut, is President for the year, with Professor A. M. Mayer, of Hoboken, New Jersey, as Vice-President of Section A. The vice-presidency of Section B is vacant, in consequence of the resignation of Dr. Engelmann, who is in Europe. The chairmen of the sub-sections are: of Chemistry, W. R. Nichols, of Boston; of Microscopy, A. B. Hervey, of Taunton, Massachusetts; of Anthropology, Garrick Mallory, of Washington, D.C.; of Entomology, John G. Morris, of Baltimore, Maryland. The changes in the constitution of the Association which were proposed at the Boston meeting will be considered at this meeting. They are intended to enlarge the scope of the Association, and effect a reorganization of the sections, as follows: Section A, Physics; B, Astronomy and Pure Mathematics; C, Chemistry and its applications; D, Mechani-