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——— On the Results of Cross and Self Fertilization in the Vegetable Kingdom. (In press.)
ENNIS (JACOB). The Origin of the Stars and the Causes of their Motions and their Light. 1 vol., 12mo.Cloth, 2 00
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HARRIS (GEORGE, F. S. A.) Civilization considered as a Science. 1vol., 12mo.Cloth, 1 50
HELMHOLTZ (H.), Professor of Physics in the University of Berlin. Popular Lectures on Scientific Subjects. Translated by E. Atkinson, Ph. D., F. C. S. With an Introduction by Prof. Tyndall. 12mo.Cloth, 2 00
HUXLEY'S Man's Place in Nature. 1 vol., 12mo.Cloth, 1 25
——— On the Origin of Species. 1 vol., 12mo.Cloth, 1 00
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——— Direct Evidence of Evolution. Lectures delivered in N. Y. City in Sept., 1876. (In press.)
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Outline of the Evolution Philosophy. By Br. E. Cazelles. (Translated from the French by Rev. O. B. Frothingham.)
English Men of Science, their Nature and Nurture. By Francis Galton, F. R. S.
PROCTOR (R. A.) Other Worlds than Ours; the Plurality of Worlds, studied under the Light of Recent Scientific Researches. By Richard A. Proctor, B. A., F. R. A. S., author of "Saturn and its System," "Sun Views of the Earth," "Half Hours with the Telescope," etc. With Illustrations, some colored. 12mo.Cloth, 2 50
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