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ANNUAL AMERICAN CATALOGUE, 1894: being the full titles, with descriptive notes, of all books recorded in the Publishers' Weekly, 1894, with author, title, and subject index, publishers' annual lists, and directory of publishers. [Fifth supplement to the American Catalogues, 1884-90.] N. Y. Office of the Publishers' Weekly, 1895. c. 17+211+142 p. O. hf. leath., $3.50. BIBLIOGRAPHIE générale et complète des livres de droit et de jurisprudence publiés jusqu'au 26 Octobre 1894, classée dans l'ordre des codes avec table alphabétique des matières et des noms des auteurs. Paris, Marchal & Billard, 1894. 8°, 1.25 fr.
BISBEE, Marvin D., ed., and Gerould, Ja. Thayer, comp. Bibliography of Dartmouth College and Hanover, N. H. [Reprinted from State librarian's report.] Concord, 1894. 72 p. O.
HOEPLI, Ulrico, of Milan, has begun the publication of a fac-simile reproduction of the famous "Codex Atlanticus" of Leonardo da Vinci, contained in the Ambrosian Library at Milan. Leonardo, from the commencement of his inventive life as a boy of 16 years, kept a
manuscript record of his ideas and inventions, which he illustrated with sketches of military plans, fortifications, engines of war, architecture, and such other subjects as suggested themselves to his creative brain. Among his ideas is said to be one for a steam-engine. After his death his pupil and heir, Francisco Melzi, preserved these manuscripts until he died in 1570; they were then scattered, and part were secured by Pompeo Leoni, who, some 15 years later made up a volume out of what he had saved. About half a century later Count Galcazzo Arcovati, who had become owner of the volume, bequeathed it to the Ambrosian Library. In 1796 the French carried it away as spoils of war, but it was restored to the library after the downfall of Napoleon in 1815. The reproduction is to be issued serially in 35 parts. It will contain the original text, reproduced integrally, in heliotype, without the slighest variation in orthography, abbreviation, or punctuation, and also an orthographical version, to facilitate the reading of the original. Each part will contain 40 plates on special handmade paper. Not less than five parts are to be issued annually and the whole is to be completed by 1900. Only 280 copies are to be printed. HYSLOP, Ja. H. Elements of ethics. N. Y., Scribner, 1895. c. 7+470 p. O. cl., $2.50. Brief bibliographies are appended to the more important chapters.
with aërial machines and to the advancement of the science of aërodynamics. Bost., W. B. Clarke & Co., [1895.] c. '94. 172 p. il. O. pap., $1.
Contains a 5-p. bibliography of aëronautics. PFISTER, Ch. Les manuscrits allemands de la Bibliothèque Nationale relatifs à l'histoire de l'Alsace. Paris, Fischbacher, 1894. 8°, 6 fr. SHERBORN, C. Davis. A bibliography of Malaya, from June, 1892, to July, 1893. (Journal of the Straits branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, no. 27, p. 135-175.)
WARNER, Amos G. American charities: a study in philanthropy and economics. N. Y., T. Y. Crowell & Co., [1895.] c. '94. D. (Lib. of economics and politics, no. 4.) cl., $1.75.
There is a full bibliography, covering II pages.
WOOD, Butler. A bibliography of the works of the Brontë family, including a list of books and magazine articles on the Brontës, together with a notice of works relating to Haworth. (Brontë Society publications, part I.) 34 P. O.
"As many of the editions of the Brontë works been thought desirable to indicate more than a are merely reprints of previous issues it has not few of these, nor have collations of many of the ordinary editions been given, but all the important ones are entered and the collations given wherever possible." The bibliography is arranged in the following order: 1, Rev. Patrick Brontë; 2, Collected works and poems; 3, Charlotte Brontë; 4, Emily Brontë; 5, Anne Brontë; 6, Complete books on the Brontës; 7, Books partly on the Brontës; 8, Magazine articles on the Brontës; 9, List of books relating to Haworth.
Wyss, G. v. Geschichte der Historiographie in der Schweiz. Herausgegeben durch die allgemeine geschichtsforschende Gesellschaft der Schweiz. Lieferung I. Zürich, Fäsi & Beer, 1894. 80 p. 8°, 1.60 m.
FLETCHER, W: I., and BOWKER, R: R. The annual literary index, 1894; including periodicals, American and English; essays, bookchapters, etc.; with author-index, bibliographies, and necrology; ed. with the co-operation of members of the American Library Association and of the LIBRARY JOURNAL staff. N. Y., Office of the Publishers' Weekly, 1895. C. 10+152+77 p. O. cl., $3.50.
The third supplement to the last five-yearly volume of "Poole" (1887-91), and to the "A.
MEANS, Ja., ed. The aëronautical annual, 1895: devoted to the encouragement of experiments | L. A, Index."
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