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REGIUS PROFESSOR OF NATURAL HISTORY, LECTURER ON MINERALOGY, AND KEEPER OF
Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh; of the Antiquarian, Wernerian and Horti-
OCTOBER 1830...APRIL 1831.
TO BE CONTINUED QUARTERLY.
PRINTED FOR ADAM BLACK, NORTH BRIDGE, EDINBURGH ;
II. Observations in Answer to a Memoir by Messrs SEDG-
WICK and MURCHISON on the Austrian Alps. By
AMI BOUE, M. D. F.G. S. M.W.S. &c. &c. Com-
III. On the Chemical Constitution of Brewsterite.
ARTHUR CONNELL, Esq. F. R. S. E.
IV. A Series of Barometric Observations. By W. GAL-
BRAITH, Esq. A. M. Communicated by the Au-
V. On the Luxury of the Romans,
VI. An Account of a peculiarity, not hitherto described, in
the Ankle or Hock-joint of the Horse; with Re-
marks on the Structure of the Vertebræ in the spe-
cies of Whale entitled Delphinus Diodon. By Ro-
BERT J. GRAVES, M. D. M. R. I. A. King's Professor
of the Institutes of Medicine, Honorary Member of
the Royal Medical Society of Berlin, of the Medical
VII. On the Lacustrine Basins of Baza and Alhama, in the
Province of Grenada in Spain. By Colonel CHARLES
SILVERTOP, M. G. S. L. Communicated by the Au-
thor. (Concluded from former Volume, p. 439.)
VIII. On the Development of the Vascular System in the
Fœtus of Vertebrated Animals. Part II. By AL-
LEN THOMSON, M. D. late President of the Royal
Medical Society. Communicated by the Author.
ART. IX. On the Characters and Affinities of certain Genera
chiefly belonging to the Flora Peruviana. By Mr
DAVID DON, Librarian to the Linnean Society,
Member of the Imperial Academy Naturæ Curio-
sorum, of the Royal Botanical Society of Ratis-
X. New Observations on the Blood-like Phenomena ob-
served in Egypt, Arabia, and Siberia, with a View
and Critique of the early Accounts of Similar Ap-
pearances. By Mr C. G. EHRENBERG,
XI. Observations on the Greenland Sea, as connected
with the late Disasters in Baffin's Bay. By THO-
Mas Latta, M. D. Member of the Wernerian So-
ciety. With a Map. Communicated by the Au-
XII. Observations on the History and Progress of Com-
parative Anatomy. By DAVID CRAIGIE, M. D.
&c. Communicated by the Author,
XIII. On the occurrence of Chalk and Chalk-flint in Banff-
shire. By JAMES CHRISTIE, Esq. Secretary to
the Banff. Communicated by the Author,
XIV. Account of Aërial Shadows seen from the Cairngorm
Mountains. By JOHN MACPHERSON GRANT, Esq.
jun. of Ballindalloch. In a Letter to the Editor, 165
XV. Description of several New or Rare Plants which
have lately flowered in the neighbourhood of Edin-
burgh, and chiefly in the Royal Botanic Garden.
By Dr GRAHAM, Professor of Botany in the Uni-
1. Heavy fall of Rain, and frequent appearance of Aurora bo-
XVI. Celestial Phenomena from January 1. to April 1.
1831, calculated for the Meridian of Edinburgh,
Mean Time. By Mr GEORGE INNES, Astrono-
XVII. Proceedings of the Wernerian Natural History So-
5. Heights of Table Lands. 6. Lake Aral. 7. Fossil Shells
in the Snowy Mountains of Thibet. 8. Bone Caves dis-
covered in New Holland. 9. Leonhard on the Basaltic
10. On the Existence of Animalcula in Snow. 11. Mr Mar-
shall on a Heifer which yielded Milk. 12. Frog and
Insect Plague of Mullye. 13. Further notice of Ehren-
berg's Observations on the Infusoria. 14. Flying of Man
15. Erica mediterranea found native in Ireland. 16. Hybrid
Azaleas. 17. Preservation of Fruit-Trees from Hares.
18. Cure of Wounds in Elm-Trees. 19. Preservation
of Frozen Potatoes. 20. Precautions in the Planting
21. Notice regarding Lost Greenland. 22. Major Rennel's
Chart of the Atlantic. 23. Intelligence of Captain
26. Size for Illuminators, Artists, &c. 27. Manufacture of
Charcoal. 28. Potash obtained commercially from Fel-