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Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 759-760
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 744)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [Holman`s account of the roasting of a sheep on the orders of the King of Fernando Po]
Signed: HOLMAN, James

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Outward Motion of the Eye

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Propagation of Oysters, Etc. [Luroth, in the "Bulletin des Sciences", accuses Hume of inaccuracy in "Philosophical Transactions"]
Person: LUROTH, M. S. G.   HOME, Sir E.   BAUER   BOJANUS, M.   BLAINVILLE   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   Philosophical Transactions   Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: The Hessian Fly. [Its extensive destruction of the wheat crops of North America]
Person: BANKES, Sir Joseph   SCORBY, Rev. Mr.   SAY   
Source: Loudon`s Magazine of Natural History   Philadelphia Journal   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Coelenterata   
Topic: Exquisite Touch of the Polypus. [Polypus has no sense but that of touch, so sensitive that it seems even to feel the light]
Person: DUMERIL, M.   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764-765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: The Viper. [Classical and biblical references to the viper bear out contemporary scientific knowledge]
Person: ZOPHAR   ST. PAUL   OVID   ISAIAH   PLINY   
Source: Pliny: Natural History   Old Testament   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Anthropology   
Topic: Hairy Man of Ava. [Hair-covered man from the Shan country presented to the king of Ava]
Source: Crawfurd`s Mission to Ava   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Gigantic Whale. [Speculation among naturalists on the great age of a specimen arrived at Ghent. Is it 1000 years old?]
Person: KESSELS, M.   CUVIER   SCORESBY   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Head of a Hippopotamus. [Dimensions of the specimen arrived in England]
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 7
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Birds of Passage. [Eckstroem has published tables of Swedish and Finnish migratory birds]
Person: ECKSTROEM, M.   MAGNUS, M.   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 7
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Ornithology of Tuscany. [Savi`s forthcoming work]
Person: SAVI, Dr. (Professor of Natural History at Pisa)   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Geology   
Topic: Formation of the Weald of Kent and Sussex
Source: Martin`s Western Sussex   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Geology   
Topic: Volcanic Obsidian and Pumice. [Observation, in the island of Felucida, of the properties of obsidian in two different currents of lava]
Person: IMRIE, Colonel   
Source: Wernerian Transactions   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   
Topic: The Xeranthemum, or Immortal Flower. [It does not wither when picked. Description of its seed dispersal from a flat receptacle]

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765-766, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 4
Category: Botany   
Topic: Electro-Attraction of Leaves. [Electricity and plants]
Person: ASTIER, M.   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 766, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature, Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Evaporation on Mountains
Person: VAN MARUM, M.   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 766, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Acoustics), Para 6
Category: Physics   Sound   
Topic: Mountain Echo. [Repeated Alpine echoes described by Lord Byron as if animate]
Person: BYRON, Lord   
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 766, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Transit of Venus. [First reported sighting of the transit of Venus over the disc of the sun, which was to confirm the system of Copernicus, was by Horrox and Crabtree, at Hoole and Manchester respectively, in 1639]
Person: HORROX, Jeremiah   CRABTREE, William   
Source: Horrox`s Venus in sole visa   

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Reviews

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 752-754
Heading: Dr. Granville`s Travels in Russia. (Continued from Page 720)
Category: Geography   Russia   
Title: St. Petersburgh. Etc. [Second notice]
Author: GRANVILLE, A. B.   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 754-756
Heading: Philosophy of Quackery
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Medical Profession   Professional Ethics   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Title: Medical Ethics; or, a Code of Institutes and Precepts, adapted to the Professional Conduct of Physicians and Surgeons. With Additions, illustrative of the Past and Present State of this Profession, and its Collegiate Institutions in Great Britain
Author: ANON   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 756-757
Heading: Say`s Practical Political Economy. (Continued from page 722)
Category: Agriculture   Manufactures   Trade   
Title: Cours complet d`Economie Politique Pratique, Etc. Tome Second
Author: SAY, Jean Baptiste   
French
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