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Prof. Joseph Gamgee has a new book Chas. L. Eastlake, whose book on Housein preparation, to be published this month, on hold Taste has been so favorably received, has Horse-Shoeing and Lameness.
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Mediæval Architecture was retained in England zine," a new journal printed in English at Berlin, is to be conducted upon a novel plan: during the last two centuries, and has been rethe numbers will be edited alternately by Profs.
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“ The Genus Hysterum and some oj happens that we announce them in anticipation its Allies" is the title of an interesting paper, of their immediate receipt from our foreign illustrated by a plate containing many igates. agents. Any information concerning scientific by Dr. Billings, Asst. Surg. U. S. A., in the literature cheerfully given or obtained.
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In our List for September we pub- in the grounds of the Russian Pilgrims' Lo lished an obituary taken from one of our daily astery, outside the walls of Jerusalem. It is papers, and which we also noticed in a number monolith cut out of a single block, and only has of our exchanges, in which Prof. Robert Bentley, complete. From a description in the history a the botanist, was made to appear the same as Flavius Josephus, it is believed to be a cum Richard Bentley, the publisher, recently de- / intended for the decoration of the ancient Ten ceased. We are in receipt of a letter from Prof. ple of Solomon; but that, as the column spi Bentley, dated Oct. 7, in which he states that while it was worked, it was left unfinished, të he is in better health than he has been for years, lower part of it remaining in a rough uzherand is engaged at present in revising and bring state. The monolith, which is abont 39 feet e ing out a new edition of Pereira's Materia length by 6 in diameter, will certainly proves Medica. We take great pleasure in making this object of keen interest to archæologists ; and it correction, and trust others who have made the is to be hoped that it will be retained in a mistake will also inform their readers of Prof. of safety--the pillage of monuments of app Bentley's good health.
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