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Page xxiii - The squares of the periods of revolution of any two planets are proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.
Page 141 - AUSTRALIS ; or, Algae of the Southern Ocean, being Figures and Descriptions of Marine Plants collected on the Shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extratropical Australia'n Colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic Regions. By Dr. HARVEY, FRS Imperial 8vo, 50 Coloured Plates, £2. 2». A selection of Fifty Species of remarkable forms of Seaweed, not included in the ' Phycologia Australica,
Page 154 - Encyclopaedia of Plants : Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and every other desirable Particular respecting all the Plants found in Great Britain.
Page 121 - BUNBURY'S (CJF) Journal of a Residence at the Cape of Good Hope ; with Excursions into the Interior, and Notes on the Natural History and Native Tribes of the Country.
Page 117 - Species ; or, a description of the genera and species of plants of the order Labiatae ; with their general history, characters, affinities and geographical distribution.
Page 156 - Francis, b. 1741, d. 1805. *Stapeliae Novae; or, a collection of several new species of that genus, discovered in the interior parts of Africa.
Page 163 - Bol. 378 *Silva Capensis, or a description of South African forest trees, and arborescent shrubs used for technical and economical purposes by the colonists of the Cape of Good Hope. Cape Town, 1854. 8vo. 53 pp. Second edition,
Page lxix - Dyak who brought it me assured me it was grown over with moss although alive, and it was only after a most minute examination that I could convince myself it was not so.
Page xx - Remove for a single summer-night the aqueous vapour from the air which overspreads this country, and you would assuredly destroy every plant capable of being destroyed by a freezing temperature. The warmth of our fields and gardens would pour itself unrequited into space, and the sun would rise upon an island held fast in the iron grip of frost.