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Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 135-136
Heading: The Fair of Salona
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Religion   Christian Religion   Dalmatia   
Topic: [Descriptive account by Baron Welden, of the feast of the birth of the Virgin Mary, an annual fair in Dalmatia]
Person: WELDEN, General Baron   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 138
Heading: Royal Institution. Foundering of Ships Prevented
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Physics   Microscopy   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Manufactures   Labour   
Topic: [Two-column account of Watson`s lecture, explaining his scheme to prevent damaged ships sinking. Other paragraphs mention that, at the same meeting Dr. Wollaston`s Doublet microscope was on show, a mountain barometer, and specimens of cheap cutlery produced by division of labour]
Institution: Royal Institution   London Institution   United States American Government   
Lecture, Feb., 1830
Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 139
Heading: Formation of Ice at the Bottom of Streams and Currents
Category: Meteorology   Chemistry   
Topic: [Ice is not formed at the bottom of stagnant water, but may be formed beneath fast-running water. Duhamel has suggested an explanation after conducting experiments in the Seine]
Person: DUHAMEL, M.   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 139
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Physics   Light   Zoology   Reptiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [Three papers: on polarized light; the skin of the crocodile; the steam-engine and its history]
Person: BREWSTER, Dr.   BELL, Charles   GILBERT, Davies   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], Feb., 1830
Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Fire-proof Dresses
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Accidents   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Aldini, the inventor of fire-proof dress, is disappointed at his reception in Britain. The Athenaeum recommends the establishment of a fire brigade, which would use the special clothing]
Person: ALDINI   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Francis Moore, Physician, out-done
Category: Meteorology   Almanacs   Inventions   Manufactures   
Topic: [In a list of new works from Paris, the Athenaeum has noticed the title "Memoranda relative to a Correspondence on the subject of Meteorology". The aim of these is "predicting the weather on a given spot of the globe at a period considerably in advance". The Athenaeum finds this as ludicrous as astrology]

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Life Preservers
Category: Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Inventions   
Topic: [A life-jacket has been invented which can only be blown up when it is already wet. The Athenaeum finds the invention of dubious use]

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Structure of Leaves
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   
Topic: [How the leaves of underwater plants take in oxygen]
Person: BRONGNIART, M. A.   

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Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 129
Heading: Travels in Turkey
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Turkey   
Title: Voyages en Orient, entrepris par ordre du Gouvernement Francais, de l`Annee 1821 a l`Annee 1829. Volume I
Author: FONTANIER, V.   
Attribution: Ancien eleve de l`Ecole Normale, Etc, Paris; Naturalist to the French Embassy to Constantinople
Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 133-135
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Geography   Demography   Greece   Turkey   Literature   Trade   
Title: Foreign Quarterly Review. No X.

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 135
Category: Physics   Time   Education   Children   Popularization Of Science   
Title: Conversations on Comparative Chronology
Author: ANON   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 140
Category: Geography   Art   
Title: Scenery of the Rivers Yare and Waveney, Norfolk; from Pictures painted by James Stark. With Historical and Geological Descriptions, by J. W. Robberds, Jun. Nos. I. and II.
Author: ROBBERDS, J. W.   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 140
Category: Geography   Art   
Title: The History and Topography of the County of Devon. By the Rev. Thomas Moore. With Outlines of the Physical Geography, Etc, and Natural History of the County. By E. W. Brayley, jun., A. L. S. Nos. I, II and III
Author: BRAYLEY, E. W., Jun.   

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