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Fiske, John. Civil Government In the United States. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Pp. 360. $1.

Georgia, Department of Agriculture. Crop Report. August 1, 1890. Pp. 13.

Gould, George M., M. D. The Relation of Eye-Strain to General Medicine. Pp. 21. Philadelphia: The Medical News.

Griswold, W. M., Cambridge, Mass. Descriptive List of Novels and Tales dealing with American Country Life.

Hale, Edwin M., M. D. Tachycardia Vaso-motoria. Pp. 17.

Harkness, Albert. An Easy Method for Beginners in Latin. New York, etc.: American Book Company. Pp. 348.

Hinds, J. I. D. What? How? Why? Whither? Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House. Pp. 54, with Blanks. 25 cents.

Holyoake, George Jacob. What would follow the Effacement of Christianity. Buffalo, N. Y.: H. L. Green. Pp. 15. 10 cents.

Indianapolis, City of. Report of the Board of Health for 1889. J. N. Hurty. Pp. 24.

Ingersoll Robert G. The Gods. Buffalo, N. Y.: H. L. Green. Pp. 40. 20 cents.

Iowa State Board of Health. Monthly Bulletin. August, 1890. Pp. 16.

James, William. The Principles of Psychology. New York: Henry Holt &, Co. 2 volumes, Pp. 639 and 704.

Kansas Experiment Station, Manhattan. Report of the Botanical Department for 1839. Pp. 150.

Leffmann, Henry, and Beam, William. Progressive Exercises in Practical Chemistry. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. Pp. 104.

Macfarlane, James. An American Geological Railway Guide. Second edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 426. $2.50.

Marcou, J. Belknap. Bibliography of North American Paleontology for 1886. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 56.

Mays, Thomas J., M D., Philadelphia. Address in Hygiene. Pp. 13.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Prospectus of Art Schools for 1890-'91. Pp. 6.

Mills, Wesley. A Text-book of Comparative Physiology. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 636. $3.

Minnesota, Public Health in. August, 1890. Red Wing. Monthly. Pp. 12. 50 cents a year.

Nadaillac, Marquis de Prehistoric America. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 566. $2.25.

New York Agricultural Experiment Station. Comparative Test of Cows, etc. Pp. 30.

Northam, Henry C. A Manual of Civil Government. Missouri Edition. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 151.

Oliver, Charles A., M. D., Philadelphia. Analysis of Symptoms of General Paresis. Pp. 6.—Description of Tests for Color-blindness. Pp. 8.

Ostwald, Wilhelm. Outlines of General Chemistry. London and New York: Macmillan &. Co. Pp. 396. $3.50 net.

Pentecost, Hugh O. Evolution and Social Reform. The Anarchistic Method. Boston: James H. West. Pp. 16. 10 cents.

Potts. William. Evolution and Social Reform. The Socialistic Method. Boston: James H. West. Pp. 16. 10 cents.

Preble, Henry, and Parker, Charles P. Hand-book of Latin Writing. Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 109. 55 cents.

Pringle, Allen, Selby, Ontario. Foul Brood among Bees. Pp. 30.

Prudden, T. Mitchell, M.D. Dust and its Dangers. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 111. 75 cents.

Randall-Diehl, Mrs. Anna. A Practical Delsarte Primer. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 66.

Redway, Jacques W. The Physical Geography of the Mississippi River. Philadelphia. Pp. 81.

Schweinitz, E. A. V., Washington. Ptomaines of Hog Cholera. Pp. 6.

Storrs School Agricultural Experiment Station, Storrs, Conn. Bulletin, August, 1890. Grass, Forage Garden, and Legumes. Pp. 16.

Thompson, Daniel Greenleaf. Evolution and Social Reform. The Scientific Method. Boston: James H. West. Pp. 16. 10 cents.

United States National Museum, Washington. Index to Proceedings. Vol. XII, 1889.—Papers by Allen Harrison on A New Species of Bat (Alapha Semota). Pp. 3.—A. K. Fisher. Occurrence of a Young Crab-eater (Elecate Canada) in the Hudson River Valley. P. 1.—Gill, Theodore. Osteological Characteristics of the Family Murænosocidæ. Pp. 4; do. of Anguillidae. Pp. 4; do. of Synaphobranchidæ. Pp. 4; do. of Murænidæ. Pp. 6.—Holm, Theodore. Leaves of Liriodendron. Pp. 16, with Six Plates.—Proudfit. S. V. Stone Implements from the District of Columbia. Pp. 10, with Five Plates.—Smith. Hugh M. Disappearance of the Dick Cissel (Spiza Americana) from the District of Columbia. Pp. 2.—Smith, John B. Revision of the Species Agrotis (Lepidoptera, Noctuidæ). Pp. 220, with Plates.—Stearns, Robert E. C. New West American Land, Fresh-water, and Marine Shells. Pp. 20, with Two Plates—Stejneger. Leonhard. North American Lizards of the Genus Barissia. Pp. 8. New Genus and Species of Columbine Snakes. Pp. 4.—Snakes of the Genus Charina. Pp. 6.—Townsend, Charles H. Reptiles from Islands and Gulf of California. Pp. 2.—Birds from Coasts and Islands of Western America. Pp. 12.—True. Frederick W. Life History of the Bottle-nose Porpoise. Pp. 70.—Two New Species of Mammals from Mount Kilimanjaro. Pp. 3.—Vasey, Dr. George, and Rose, J. N. Plants collected in 1889 at Socorro and Clarion Islands, Pacific Ocean. Pp. 5.

Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia. Transactions. Vol. III. Pp. 200.

Weeden, William B. Economic and Social History of New England. 1620-1789. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 2 volumes. Pp. 964.

Wiechmann, Ferdinand G. Sugar Analysis. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 187. $2.50.


Folk-Lore.—The American Folk-Lore Society will hold its annual meeting in New York city, on November 28th and 29th, these dates being the Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving-day. The sessions will be held at Columbia College, Madison Avenue and Forty-ninth Street. The Philadelphia meeting held last year was signalized by large attendance and the formation of a local chapter of the national society which has held meetings monthly throughout the winter. Folk-lore has been defined as the collective sum of the knowledge, beliefs, stories, customs, manners, dialects, expressions, and usages of a community which arc peculiar to itself, and which, taken together, constitute its individuality when compared with other communities. Folk-lore has been placed on