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Frederick J. H. Merrill to that subject. The papers relate to the historic and economic geology of the field. The first paper, on the Post-Glacial History of the Valley, is the result of several seasons' study by the author. The papers on Brick Clays and the Manufacture of Brick were prepared under the author's direction by Mr. Heinrich Ries, after a detailed investigation of the region between Croton and Albany.

A study of the Evolution of the Myth of Satan is presented by Mr. William Henry Hudson in a paper which was originally delivered as a Sunday evening lecture, on The Satan of Theology and how we came by him. The author finds that the Satan of the Book of Job bears no resemblance to the spirit of evil in our modern theology, while the tempter, or serpent in the garden of Eden, was not identified with Satan till Persian influence had begun to operate. The real origin of the theological devil is then sought in the dualistic conception of the Zoroastrian religion, which was transplanted into Judaism and has been built upon till it has grown into the present accepted figure.

Of two Addresses on Anatomy, reprinted by the author, Dr. Harrison Allen, of the University of Pennsylvania, for more convenience in reading, the first, On Comparative Anatomy as a Part of the Medical Curriculum, was delivered before the American Association for the Advancement of Science, at its Boston meeting, in 1880; and the second, On the Teaching of Anatomy to Advanced Students, before the Association of American Anatomists, at Washington, in 1891. The second address outlines a plan for a thorough fundamental course of instruction in the science, representing the idea which the author has long cherished for having medical biologists as systematically trained as those who elect the more general field of natural history.

 


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Agricultural Experiment Stations. Bulletins and Reports. Iowa: Sugar Beets, etc. Pp. 96.—Nebraska: Farm Notes. Pp. 12. and Sugar Beets. Pp. 44.—Annual Report of Cornell University Station. Pp. 400.

American Society of Naturalists, Records of. Vol. I, Part IX. Pp. 26.

Armstrong and Norton. Laboratory Manual of Chemistry. New York: American Book Company. Pp. 144. 50 cents.

Aulde, John. The Pocket Pharmacy. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 204. $2.

Buckley, A. B. Moral Teaching of Science. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 122. 75 cents.

Burnstein, M. J. Ideality of Medical Science. Reprint. Pp. 14.

Carus, Paul. Monism: Its Scope and Import. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co. Pp. 44.

Colbert, E. Humanity in its Origin and Early Growth. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co. Pp. 409. $1.50.

Cowperthwait, J. H. Money, Silver, and Finance. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 292. $1.25.

Crookes and Fischer. Wagner's Manual of Chemical Technology. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 968. $7.50.

Denning, D. The Art and Craft of Cabinet-making. London: Whittaker & Co. Pp. 320. $1.50.

Dewey, F. P. Catalogue of the Collections in Economic Geology and Metallurgy in the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 256.

Dominion Illustrated Monthly. Pp. 64. Montreal: Sabiston Publishing Co. $1.50 a year.

Dorsey, J. O. The Cegiha Language. Contributions to North American Ethnology. Vol. VI. Pp. 794. Washington: Government Printing-Office, 1890.

Dorsey, J. O. Omaha and Ponka Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 127.

Drummond, A. T. Temperatures in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence. Pp. 9. And Some Lake and River Temperatures. Pp. 7. Reprints.

Du Bois, W. B. Fiat Money Lunatics. New York: Twentieth Century Publishing Co. Pp. 16.

Evans, T. American Citizenship. Tribune Print. Oakland, Cal. Pp. 210.

Flick, T. The Three Circuits. A Study of the Primary Forces. The Author: Washington, D. C. Pp. 263. $1.50.

Frank, Henry. The Evolution of the Devil. H. L. Green, Buffalo, N. Y. Pp. 66. 25 cents.

Gilbert, C. H. Fishes collected among the Santa Barbara Islands and in the Gulf of California. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 26.

Goode, G. Browne. Writings of Dr. Charles Girard. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 141.

Hale, E. M. Ilex Cassene. Government Printing-Office. Pp. 22.

Howard. L. O. Hymenopterous Insects of the Family Chalcididæ. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 21.

Ingersoll, R. G. Address before the Unitarian Club, New York. H. L. Green, Buffalo, N. Y. Pp. 12. 6 cents.

James, Joseph F. The Genus Scolithus. Reprint. Pp. 44. Reprint.

Journal of Physiology, February, 1892. Cambridge Engraving Co., Cambridge, England.

Journal of the United States Artillery. Vol. I. No. 1. January, 1892. Artillery School Press, Fort Monroe, Va. Pp. 80. Quarterly. $2.50 a year.

Knowles, E. R. The Supremacy of the Spiritual. Pp. 7. Reprint.

Leland Stanford, Jr., University. Circular of Information, No. 6. Palo Alto, Cal. Pp. 62.

Litchworth, William P. Memorial to the New York Legislature in behalf of the Non-criminal Insane. Pp. 12.

Levett and Davison. Plane Trigonometry. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1892. Pp. 520. $1.60.

Logan, Celia. How to reduce your Weight or increase it. New York: W. A. Kellogg. Pp. 147. 50 cents.

Longman's New School Atlas. Edited by G. G. Chisholm and C. H. Leete. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. $1.50.

Macdonald, G. Diseases of the Nose. New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 331. $2.50.