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In One Voluine 8vo, with Map and Plans, price 14s.,

NORTH AMERICA; ITS AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE. Containing Observations on the Agriculture and Climate of

Canada, the United States, and the Island of Cuba,

By ROBERT RUSSELL, KILWh18s.

OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. "A book of great practical value, as well as much grasp of thought.”—National Review.

“ As a careful record of the actual state of America at the period to which it refers, this volume has no superior in the English language, and it can therefore be most cordially commended to the favour of the public."-Observer.

“ This is a thoroughly good book of travel. Mr. Russell, in this very able work, has succeeded, without any pretensions to extraordinary literary power, in giving it reality, solidity, and permanent value."--Economist.

“ A more valuable production for emigrant farmers, and indeed emigrants of all kinds, could scarcely have been issued from the press."--Express.

" A book of considerable value.”—Spectator.

“ Those who wish for information on the permanent and natural characteristics of the States, will find here an abundant stock of original observations.” — Westminster Review.

“Mr. Russell's work on North America belongs to a much higher class of literature than the common run of books on that subject. i ... His style is plain, forcible, straightforward. His views of the economical results of the employment of slave labour have certainly the merit of being not only very clear, but logical and connected.”-Saturday Review.

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CATALOGUE OF WORKS

PUBLISHED BY

ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK,

EDINBURG H.

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Encyclopæilia Britannica
Kitto's Cyclopædia
Religious Works
Dr. Guthrie's Works
Medical and Surgical Works
Atlases.
Educational Works
Sir Walter Scott's Works
Guide Books
Gardening and Botany
Illustrated Works
Miscellaneous Works
Maps

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EIGHTH EDITION. Now Publishing in Monthly Parts, price 8s., and Quarterly Volumes,

price 24s.

LIST OF SOME OF THE CONTRIBUTORS. Rt. Hon. Lord MACAULAY. Rt. Rev. RICHARD WHATELY, D.D., Archbishop of Dublin. Rt. Rev. R. Dickson HAMPDEN, D.D., Bishop of Hereford. WILLIAM WHEWELL, D.D., Trinity College, Cambridge. Sir David BREWSTER, K.H., LL.D., Principal of the United

Colleges of St. Salvator and St. Leonard, St. Andrews. RICHARD OWEN, Esq., F.R.S., F.L.S., F.G.S., Superintendent of

the Departments of Natural History, British Museum. Johx LEE, D.D., Principal of the University of Edinburgh. Sir WILLIAM HAMILTON, Bart. Sir ARCHIBALD Alison, Bart. Sir John RICHARDSON. Right Hon. Sir John M'NEILL, G.C.B., &c. HENRY ROGERS, Esq., Author of the “Eclipse of Faith,” &c. Isaac TAYLOR, Esq., Author of the “Natural History of Enth:1

siasm." &c. Rev. CHARLES KINGSLEY, Author of " Hypatia," “ Westward

Ho," &c. : J. D. FORBES, Professor of Natural Philosophy the University

of Edinburgh, &c. &c. ROBERT STEPHENSON, Esq., M.P., President of the Tostitution of

Civil Engineers, &c. RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES, Esq., M.P. HEPWORTH Dixon, Esq. THEODORE MARTIN, Esq. Major-General PORTLOCK. DAVID MASSON, M.A., Professor of English Literature in University College, London.

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GEORGE Wilson, M.D., Professor of Technology in the Uni

versity of Edinburgh. Rev. WILLIAM SCORESBY, LL.D., &c. ROBERT CARRUTHERS, Esq. John Hill BURTOX, Esq. J. B. JUKES, Esq., M.A., Vice-President of the Geological Society

of Dublin. WILLIAM HOSKING, Architect and C. E., Professor of Architecture

and Engineering Construction, King's College, London. Rev. Robert Main, M.A., F.R.A.S., &c. JOHN TULLOCH, D.D., Primarius Professor of Divinity, St.

Andrews. CHARLES MACLAREN, Esq., F.R.S.E., &c. J. L. RICARDO, Esq., M.P. LEONHARD Schmitz, LL.D., F.R.S.E., &c. EDWARD THORNTON, Esq., Author of “Gazetteer of India," &c. GEORGE FERGUSON, LL.D., Professor of Humanity, King's Col

lege, Aberdeen. JAMES PILLANS, M.A., Professor of Humanity in the University

of Edinburgh. F. CRACE CALVERT, Professor of Chemistry, Royal Institution,

Manchester. Robert CHRISTISON, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica in the

University of Edinburgh. R. S. POOLE, Esq., M.R.S.L., &c. JOHN BARROW, Esq. JOSEPH D. HOOKER, M. D., R.N. CHARLES Tomlinson, Esq., Editor of a “ Cyclopædia of Useful

Arts,” &c. W. L. ALEXANDER, D.D. THOMAS BAZLEY, Esq., Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce,

Manchester. W. H. LANGLEY, Esq., Editor of “ Bell's Life in London." CHARLES MACINTOSH, Esq., Author of the “ Book of the Garden." Professor T. C. ARCHER, Honorary Director of the Museums of

Natural History and Applied Science, Liverpool Royal Institu

tion.
J. P. LACAITA, LL.D.
ARTHUR ASHPITEL, Esq.
A. V. KIRWIN, Esq.
WILLIAM BLAIR, Esq.

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