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Railways; their rise, progress, and construction: with remarks on railway ...
Volledige weergave - 1846
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Pagina 441 - TREATISE ON FOOD AND DIET: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen suited for Disordered States of the Digestive Organs ; and an Account of the Dietaries of some of the principal Metropolitan and other Establishments for Paupers, Lunatics, Criminals, Children, the Sick, &c. By JON. PEREIRA, MDFRS & LS Author of
Pagina 444 - EDWARD SEAWARD'S NARRATIVE OF HIS SHIPWRECK, and consequent Discovery of certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with a detail of many extraordinary and highly interesting Events in his Life, from 1733 to 1749, as written in his own Diary. Edited by Miss JANE PORTER.
Pagina 436 - OF PLANTS: Including all the Plants which are now found in, or have been introduced into, Great Britain ; giving their Natural History, accompanied by such Descriptions, Engraved Figures, and Elementary Details, as may enable a beginner, who is a mere English reader, to discover the name of every Plant which he may find in flower, and acquire all the information respecting it which is useful and interesting.
Pagina 431 - DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF A NEW METHOD of PLANTING and MANAGING the ROOTS of GRAPE VINES. By CLEMENT HOARE, Author of " A Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine on Open Walls.
Pagina 426 - BLACK. -A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON BREWING, Based on Chemical and Economical Principles: with Formula; for Public Brewers, and Instructions for Private Families. By WILLIAM BLACK, Practical Brewer.
Pagina 428 - The Englishman's Greek Concordance of the New Testament : Being an Attempt at a Verbal Connexion between the Greek and the English Texts ; including a Concordance to the Proper Names, with Indexes, GreekEnglish and English-Greek.
Pagina 432 - The Parent's Hand-book." New Edition. Fcp. 8vo. 5s. cloth. HUDSON-PLAIN DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING WILLS In Conformity with the Law, and particularly with reference to the Act 7 Will. 4 and 1 Viet, c. 26. To which is added, a clear Exposition of the Law relating to the distribution of Personal Estate in the case of Intestacy ; with two Forms of Wills, and much useful information, &c.
Pagina 436 - OF AGRICULTURE: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and of the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable productions of Agriculture: including all the latest Improvements, a general History of Agriculture in all Countries, a Statistical View of its present State, with Suggestions for ; its future progress in the British Isles ; and Supplement, bringing down the work to the year 1844.
Pagina 442 - PLYMLEY (PETER). -LETTERS ON THE SUBJECT OF THE CATHOLICS TO MY BROTHER ABRAHAM, WHO LIVES IN THE COUNTRY. By PETER PLYMLEY. 21st Edition. Post 8vo. 7s. cloth. POETS...