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NINTH SERIES, 1877. The Beginnings of Life. Illustrated. By Professor P. Martin

Duncan, F.R.S. Two Lectures. One Penny Each Lecture, Novo

Ready. Flame. Illustrated. By Professor Thorpe, F.R.S., of Leeds. Two Lectures. One Penny Each Lecture.

Now Ready. Modern Discoveries About Sound. Illustrated. By Professor

Thomas H. Core, of Owens College. Two Lectures. November 27th

and December 4th. The Scientific Results of the Challenger Expedition. By Dr.

John Murray, of Edinburgh University and the Challenger. Two
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HEALTH LECTURES FOR THE PEOPLE.

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Arctic Discovery. By Captain J. E. Cavendish and His Discoveries. By Davis, R.N., F.R.G.S.

Professor Thorpe, F.R.S.E. Soap Bubbles. By Professor Rücker, The Functions of the Brain. By Yorkshire College of Science.

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The Age of the Men of Kent's The Great Extinct Quadrupeds. By Cave.- Part II. By William PenProfessor P. Martin Duncan, F.R.S.

gelly, F.R.S.

What the Earth is Composed of. By Professor Roscoe. Illustrations. 60. The Earth's Place in Nature. By Norman Lockyer, F.R.S. Illustrations. 60

Life on the Earth. By Professor W. C. Williamson, F.R.S. Illustrations. 6d. The whole of the Series may be had in 4 vols., the first three 25. 6d. each, and the

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