The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Charles W. Vincent, James Mason
Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1846

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Seite 4 - Mr. Bachelor Butterfly: His Veritable History; showing how, after being Married, he narrowly escaped Bigamy, and became the Stepfather of Eight Hopeful Children. By the Author of "Mr. Oldbuck.
Seite 4 - Panorama of Jerusalem and the surrounding Scenery, from a Drawing by the Librarian of the Armenian Convent : with Historical and Descriptive Notices from the works of Robinson, Keith, Rae Wilson, Buckingham, &c. In cloth case, 2s. 6d. Recollections of the Lakes ; and OTHER POEMS. By the Author of " Moral of Flowers," " Spirit of the Woods,
Seite 1 - WASHINGTON STREET, BOSTON, ANNUAL OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY ; or, Year Book of Facts in Science and Art, exhibiting the most important Discoveries and Improvements in Mechanics, Useful Arts, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Astronomy, Meteorology, Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology, Geography, Antiquities, etc.
Seite 72 - ... temperature is raised to 145° or upwards, it gradually becomes so soft and pliant as to be capable of being moulded into any form, or of being rolled out into long pieces or flat plates. When in the soft state, it possesses all the elasticity of common...
Seite 8 - SACRAMENT. SHORT and PLAIN INSTRUCTIONS for the better understanding of the LORD'S SUPPER, and the necessary preparations required.
Seite 6 - Stuart's Antiquities of Athens, And other Monuments of Greece. With Seventy Plates, accurately reduced from the great work of Stuart and Revett ; and a Chronological Table, forming a valuable Introduction to the Study of Grecian Architecture. 10s.
Seite 125 - ... liable. The exceeding precision with which magnetic observations can be made at sea, has been abundantly proved in the Antarctic Voyage of Sir James Ross, by which an invaluable mass of data has been thus secured to science. That voyage has also conferred another and most important accession to our knowledge in the striking discovery of a permanently low barometric pressure in high south latitudes over the whole Antarctic ocean — a pressure actually inferior by considerably more than an inch...
Seite 2 - Miniature French Dictionary, in French and English, and English and French : comprising all the words in general use. The remarkably comprehensive nature and compact size of this little dictionary admirably fit it for the student and tourist. Neatly bound in roan, 4s. morocco, gilt edges, 5s. 6d.
Seite 5 - Comic Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck : wherein are duly set forth the Crosses, Chagrins, Changes, and Calamities by which his Courtship was attended ; showing, also, the Issue of his Suit, and his Espousal to his Ladye-love.
Seite 193 - ... land, and in such manner, that the character of the alkaline matters used may be changed, and the same rendered less soluble, so that the otherwise soluble alkaline parts of the manure may not be washed away from the other ingredients by the rain falling on the land, and thus separating the same therefrom. And it is the combining carbonate of soda or carbonate of potash, or both with carbonate of lime, and also the combining carbonate of potash and soda with phosphate of lime, in such manner...

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