Popular Science Monthly/Volume 45/October 1894/Publications Received


Agricultural Experiment Stations. Bulletins and Reports. Alabama: Experiments in Crossing Cottons. Pp. 48, with Plates.—Delaware: Strawberries. Pp. 10.—Massachusetts: Analyses of Commercial Fertilizers. Pp. 8.—New York: On Legal Standard for Cheese. Pp. 20—. Preventing Leaf Blight. Pp. 6.—North Dakota: Weather and Crop Service for June, 1894. Pp 15.

Bendire, Charles. Nests and Eggs of New Birds from Island near Madagascar. Pp. 3.

Binet, Alfred. Psychologie des Grands Calculateurs et Joueurs d'Echecs (Psychology of Great Calculators and Chess Players). Paris: Hachette & Cie. Pp. 361.

Bird, Charles. Geology. A Manual for Students in Advanced Classes, and for General Headers. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 429. $2.20

Brinton, D. G. The "Nation" as an Element in Anthropology. Pp. 16. On Various Supposed Relations between the American and Asian Races. Pp. 16. The Alphabets of the Berbers. Pp. 11.

Call, R. E. On the Geographic and Hypsometric Distribution of North American Viviparidæ. Pp. 12, with Map.

Carus, Dr. Paul. The Nature of the State. Chicago; The Open Court Publishing Company. Pp. .56. 25 cents.

Cooke, Ebenezer, Editor. Pestalozzi's How Nature Teaches her Children. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 206. $1.50.

Dall, William H. Monograph of the Genus Gnathodon, Gray. Washington: United States National Museum. Pp. 18, with Plate.

Dean, Lee Parker. The Evolution of Worlds from Nebulæ. Bridgeport, Conn.: The Marigold Printing Company. Pp. 84.

Earl, Alfred. Practical Lessons in Physical Measurement. New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 350. $1.35.

Farrington, Oliver C. An Analysis of Jadeite from Mogoung, Burma. Pp. 3.

Fewkes, J. Walter. A Study of Certain Figures in a Maya Codex. Reprint from the American Anthropologist. Pp. 16, with Plates.

Frankland, Dr. and Mrs. Percy. Micro-organisms in Water. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 533. $5.

Frost, Edwin Brant, Translator and Editor. Dr. J. Scheiner's Treatise on Astronomical Spectroscopy. Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 482, with Plates. $5.

Gebhard, William Paul. On Testing House Drains and Plumbing Work. Pp. 8.—The Relations between Gas Companies and Gas Consumers. Pp. 7.—Artificial Illumination. Pp. 8.

Gill, Theodore The Nomenclature of the Family Poecilidæ or Cyprinodontidæ Pp. 2.—The Differential Characters of the Salmonidæ and Thymallidæ. Pp. 6.—The Relations and Nomenclature of Stizostidion or Lucioperea. Pp. 6.—The Nomenclature and Characteristics of the Lampreys. Pp. 4. All United States National Museum, Washington.

Houston, Edwin J. A Dictionary of Electrical Words New York: The W. J. Johnston Company, Limited. Pp. 669. $5.

Hudson, William Henry. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Herbert Spencer. New York: D. Appleton A Co. Pp. 234. $1.25.

Huxley, Thomas H. Discourses, Biological and Geological. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 388. $1.25.

Japan, Imperial University of. Journal of the College of Science. Vol. VI, Part IV. Pp. 156, with Plates Vol. VII, Part I. Pp. 110, with Plates. Tokyo.

Johnson, General Bradley T. General Washington. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 338.

Jordan, David Starr. Factors in Organic Evolution. Leland Stanford Junior University, Palo Alto, Cal. Pp. 149.

Knowlton, F H. A Review of the Fossil Flora of Alaska. Washington; United States National Museum. Pp. 36, with Plate.

Le Conte, Joseph. Memoir of John Le Conte. Berkeley, Cal. Pp. 24.

Mearns, Edgar A., M. D. Description of a New Species of Cotton Rat from New Mexico. United States National Museum. Pp. 2.

Merrill, George P. On the Formation of Stalactites and Gypsum Incrustations in Caves. Pp. 5, with Plates.—The Formation of Sandstone Concretions. Pp. 2, with Plate.

Michigan Mining School. Reports of the Director, 1890-'92. Pp. 102.

The New Science Review. Quarterly. Vol. I, No. 1, July, 1894. Philadelphia: The Transatlantic Publishing Company. Pp. 128. 50 cents. $2 a year.

New York Society of Pedagogy. Magazine and Book Reference. Quarterly. March and June, 1894. Pp. 8 and 10.

New York State Board of Charities. Twenty-seventh Annual Report. Pp. 651.

Otken, Charles H. The Ills of the South. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 277.

Pammel, Prof. L. H. A Lecture on the Pollination of Flowers. Des Moines, Iowa. Pp. 57.

Paret, T. Dankin. Emery and other Abrasives. Philadelphia. Pp 36.

Pennsylvania, University of. Contributions from the Zoölogical Laboratory. Philadelphia. Pp. 68.

Rathbun, Mary J. Notes on Crabs of the Family Inachidæ. Pp. 33. Crabs (New Species) from the Antillean Region. Pp. 4. United States National Museum.

Riley, C. V. Social Insects from the Psychical and Evolutional Points of View. Biological Society of Washington. Pp. 74.

Salazar. A. E. Qarta al Senor Presidente de la Société Scientific du Chile sobre Ortografia Razional (Letter on Rational Orthography). Santiago. Pp. 18.

Senate, United States, Committee of Finance. Replies to Tariff Inquiries: Cotton Manufactures. Washington. Pp. 127.

Seen, N., M.D. Abdominal Surgery on the Battlefield. Pp. 15.

Sexton, Pliny T. A Plan for Independent Voting within Political Party Lines. Pp. 16.

Shufeldt, R. W. On Cases of Complete Fibniæ in Existing Birds. Pp. 6.—On the Affinities of the Steganopodes. Pp. 3.

Simonds, Frederic W. A Reply to some Statements in Prof. Tarr's "Lake Cayuga a Rock Basin." Pp. 5.

Sloane, Florence N. Practical Lessons in Fractions by the Inductive Method. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. Pp. 92, with Charts. 40 cents.

Small. Albion W., and Vincent, George E. An Introduction to the Study of Society. American Book Company. Pp. 184. $1.80.

Spurr, J. Edward. The Iron-bearing Rocks of tile Mesabi Range in Minnesota. Minneapolis: Harrison & Smith. Pp. 259.

Stearns, Robert E. C. Shells of Certain California Localities. United States National Museum. Pp 64.

Stejneger, Leonhard. Notes on a Japanese Species of Reed Warbler. United States National Museum. Pp. 2.

Stewart, D. D., M. D. Reactions of Nucleo-Albumin with Urinary Tests. Pp. 29.

Thomas, Allen C. A History of the United States. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. Pp. 482. $1.25.

Thornton, John. Human Physiology. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 436 $1.50.

True Frederick W. Notes on Skeletons and Skulls of Porpoises. Washington: United States National Museum. Pp. 5.

United States: Summary Statement of the Imports and Exports for June, 1894. Washington: Government Printing Office. Pp. 108.

Veeder, M. A., M. D. Solar Electrical Energy not Transmitted by Radiation. Rochester, N. Y. Academy of Sciences. Pp. 10.

Welch, William H., M.D. Higher Medical Education and the Need of its Endowment. Pp. 24.

White, Charles A. Notes on the Invertebrate Fauna of the Dakota Formation. United States National Museum. Pp. 6, with Plate.

Williamson, Benjamin. Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of the Stress and Strain of Elastic Solids. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 135. $1.50.

Wright, Claude Galls. An Outline of the Principles of Modern Theosophy. New York: The Path, 144 Madison Avenue. Boston: New England Theosophical Corporation. Pp. 192. $1.

Yale University. Report of the Observatory. Pp. 20.

Ybarra, A. M. Fernandez de, M. D. The Medical History of Christopher Columbus. Pp. 16.

Zahm, the Rev. J. A. Bible, Science, and Faith. Baltimore: John Murphy & Co. Pp. 116. $1.25.