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Popular Science Monthly/Volume 51/August 1897/Publications Received


Agricultural Experiment Stations. Bulletins and Reports. Connecticut: Twentieth Annual Report for 1896. S. W. Johnson, Director, New Haven. Pp. 414.—Cornell University: Nos. 133–136. The Army Worm in New York. By M. V. Slingerland. Pp. 16; Strawberries under Glass. By C. E. Hunar and L. H. Bailey. Pp. 8; Forage Crops. By I. P. Roberts and L. A. Clinton. Pp. 26; Chrysanthemums. By L. H. Bailey and Wilhelm Miller. Pp. 211.—North Dakota Weather Service. Fourth Annual Report for 1896. By B. H. Bronson, Fargo. Pp. 78—United States Department of Agriculture. Insect Control in California. By C. L. Marlatt. Pp. 24; The Asparagus Beetle. By F. H. Chittenden. Pp. Vi; Use of Steam Apparatus for Spraying. By L. O. Howard. Pp. 24.—North Dakota Climate and Crop Service. April and May, 1897. Pp. 8 each.

Alabama Polytechnic Institute. State Agricultural and Mechanical College, Auburn. Catalogue 1896-'97. Pp. 94.

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Preliminary Announcement for the Forty-sixth Annual Meeting, Detroit, Mich. Pp. 32.

Bellamy, Edward. Equality. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 412. 1.25.

Binet, Alfred, Editor. L'Année Psychologique (The Psychological Year). Third Year. Paris: Schleicher Frères. Pp. 824. 15 francs.

Britton, N. L., and Brown, Hon. Addison. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions. Vol. II. Portulaca to Gentian. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 643. $3.

Bullock, Charles Jesse. Introduction to the Study of Economics. Boston: Silver, Burdett & Co. Pp. 511. $1.28.

Columbia University, 1897. Description of the New Site and Buildings. Letterpress and plates.

Comstock, John Henry. Insect Life. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 349. $2.50.

Genealogical Magazine, The. A Journal of Family History, Heraldry, and Pedigrees. London: Elliot Stock; New York: J. W. Bouton. Pp. 64. 1 shilling.

Hopkins, Thomas L. The Building Materials of Pennsylvania. I. Brownstones. Pennsylvania Agricultural College. Pp. 122.

Howard, Clifford. Sex Worship. An Exposition of the Phallic Origin of Religion. Washington, D. C.: The Author. Pp. 166.

Indiana, Department of Geology and Natural Resources. Twenty-first Annual Report. W. S. Blatchley, State Geologist, Indianapolis. Pp. 719.

Jordan, David Starr. Matka and Kotik. A Tale of the Mist Island. San Francisco: The Whittaker & Ray Company. Pp. 68, with plates.

Le Conte, Joseph. Light; an Exposition of the Principles of Monocular and Binocular Vision. Second edition, revised and enlarged. D. Appleton & Co. (International Scientific Series.) Pp. 318. $1.50.

Lewis, Prof. Henry Carvill. Papers and Notes on the Genesis and Matrix of the Diamond. Edited from his Unpublished Manuscripts by Prof. T. G. Bonney. London and New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 72, with plates.

Lilly, Eli, Indianapolis, Ind. Formaldehyde. Pp. 56.

Merton, A. J., Pittsfield, Mass. The Common Sources of 2.10 Trotting and Pacing Speed. Pp. 33. 50 cents.

Minnesota, Forest Preservation. Second Annual Report of the Chief Fire Warden for 1896. St. Paul. Pp. 111.

Mortillet, Gabriel de. Formation de la Nation Française (Formation of the French Nation). Paris: Félix Alcan. Pp. 336. 6 francs.

Municipal Affairs. Quarterly. June, 1897. New York: Reform Club, Committee on Municipal Administration. Pp. 200. 25 cents, $1 a year

Musée Sociale, La (The Social Museum). Society Recognized as of Public Utility by the Decree of August 31, 1894. Statutes, Organization, and Services. Pp. 96. Also circulars, Series A, for the General Public; Series B, of more technical and special character.

New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations. Bulletins. Vol. I, Nos. 1 to 6 January to June, 1896. Pp. 176. Public Libraries. April, May, and June, 1897. Vol. II, Nos. 4, 5, and 6. Pp. 40, 100, and 80. M. E. Ahern, Editor. Chicago: Library Bureau. 20 cents, $1 a year.

Reprints. Blackford, C. M., Jr., Atlanta. Ga. The Malignant Factor in Tumors. Pp. 20.—Brice, J. J., Report on the Fisheries of Indian River, Florida. Pp. 40, with 37 plates.—Brinton, Daniel G.: The Missing Authorities on Mayan Antiquities. Pp. 10; The Battle and the Ruins of Cintla. Pp. 12; The Pillars of Ben. Pp. 8; The So called "Bow Puller" identified as the Greek Μύρφηξ. Pp. 6; Native American Stringed Musical Instruments. Pp. 1.—Coville, Frederick V.: Notes on the Plants used by the Klamath Indians of Oregon. Pp. 32.—Frazer, Persifor: Notes on the Northern Black Hills of South Dakota. Pp. 28.—Gifford, John: Notes collected during a Visit to the Forests of Holland, Germany, Switzerland, and France. Pp. 24.—Hall, C. W.: Some Tendencies of Modern Education. Pp. 8.—Irwell, Lawrence. Racial Deterioration: The Relation between Phthisis and Insanity. Pp. 29.—James, William. The Case of Albert Le Baron. Pp. 20.—Keen, W. W. Resection of the Sternum for Tumors, etc. Pp. 10; Clinical Lecture on Various Subjects. Pp. 6; Literary Methods in Medicine. Pp. 14; Tuberculosis or Carcinoma (?) of the Stomach, etc. Pp. 8; Address on the Unveiling of the Bronze Statue of the Late Prof. 8. D. Gross, Washington, D. C. Pp. 8; Address in Surgery. Pp. 30; Treatment of Cancer of the Rectum, etc. Pp. 73.—Langley, S. P.: Memoir of George Brown Goode. Pp. 30—Rhodes, T. L: The Technique of Prof. Keen's Surgical Clinic in Jefferson Medical College Hospital. Pp. 46.—Robertson, Charles: Seed Crests and Myrmecophilous Dissemination in Certain Plants. Pp. 21.—Woolman, Lewis: Reports on Artesian Wells. Pp. 102; Other Papers of the Geological Survey of New Jersey. Pp. 54.

Scientific Bodies. Bulletins and Papers. Columbian University: Bulletin. Pp. 60; Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law. Vol. VII, No 2. Recent Centralizing Tendencies in State Educational Administration. By W. C. Webster. Pp. 79; No 3. The Abolition of Privateering and the Declaration of Paris. By Francis B. Starr. Pp. 163.—Field Columbian Museum: Publication 16. Archæological Studies among the Ancient Cities of Mexico. By W. H. Holmes. Part II. Pp. 193; Publication 18. Observations on Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl, etc. By O. C. Farrington. Pp. 54.—Chicago Academy of Sciences: The Pleistocene Features and Deposits of the Chicago Area. By Frank Leverett. Pp. 87.—Johns Hopkins University Circulars June, 1897. Pp. 16. 10 cents—Portland, Maine, Society of Natural History: Proceedings, 1897. Pp. 41.

Telephones, How the Best are made. Told from Photographs. Baltimore: Best Telephone Manufacturing Company. Pp. 50.

Tenney, D. K. The Cooling Universe Theory Refuted. Madison, Wis. Pp 34.

Tyner, Paul. "Know Thyself." A Study of Spiritual Self-consciousness. Pp. 64. 10 cents.

United States Bureau of Ethnology. Fourteenth Annual Report. Part I. Pp. 637. Part II. Pp. 499.

United States Senate. Memorial of Clergymen on Inequalities of the Present Protective System. Pp. 45.

United States Treasury Department. Notice to Mariners, May, 1897. Pp. 14.

Weir, James. The Psychical Correlation of Religious Emotion and Sexual Disease. Owensboro, Ky. Pp. 32.

Wright, Lewis. The Induction Coil in Practical Work, including Röntgen X Rays. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 172. $1.25.