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POPULAR WORKS
 
PUBLISHED BY
 

W. R. M'PHUN, Glasgow,
 
AND
 

SIMPKIN, MARSHALL & CO. LONDON.
 

 
THE MERCHANT'S & BANKER'S COMMERCIAL POCKET GUIDE; being a Manual of the Principles of Banking, Broking, Fairs, Foreign Coins, Foreign Exchange, Insurance, Market Prices, Public Funds, and Commercial transactions in general.
    "This is one of the most useful little Vademecums we have ever seen. It contains, in the small compass of 120 pages 32mo, more information on commercial matters than many a bulky volume."--Glasgow Courier.
SMALL'S VETERINARY TABLET, being a Concise Account of the Diseases of Horses, Cattle, and Dogs, with their Cause, Symptoms, and Cure; to which are added numerous valuable Recipes.
The very flattering reception which this work has met with from the public and the press, is the best proof the Publisher can give of its "meriting," as he originally announced, "the attention of all proprietors of domestic animals."
From the Dumfries Herald --"Of the many cheap and useful things which Mr. McPhun has published, this is perhaps the cheapest and most useful. It is the best specimen of much information comprised in small compass we ever saw."
From the Aberdeen Journal.--"The diseases, causes, symptoms, and cures, are arranged in different columns; and being of prompt and easy reference, the sheet cannot fail to be highly useful to numerous persons having interest in the classes of animals to which it refers. Rules are also given for distinguishing the ages of horses, and for blood-letting, and other external operations, which, as the author has very properly avoided technicalities, will be easily comprehended by farmers and others, who may have occasion to put them in practice."
MACNISH'S ANATOMY OF DRUNKENNESS. Price 6s. Fifth Edition.
    "This little book is evidently the production of a man of genius. The style is singularly neat, terse, concise, and vigorous, far beyond the reach of any ordinary mind. As a medical treatise it is excellent, and to those who stand in need of advice and warning, it is worth a hundred sermons."--Blackwood's Magazine.
MACNISH'S PHILOSOPHY OF SLEEP. Price 7s. Second Edition.
    CONTENTS--Chapter 1. Introduction. 2. Sleep in General. 3. Dreaming. 4. Prophetic Power of Dreams. 5. Night-Mare. 6. Day-Mare. 7. Sleep-Walking. 8. Sleep-Talking. 9. Sleeplessness. 10. Drowsiness. 11. Protracted Sleep. 12. Sleep from Cold. 13. Trance. 14. Waking Dreams. 15. Spectral Illusions. 16. Reverie. 17. Abstraction. 18. Sleep of Plants. 19. General Management of Sleep.
    "This is one of the most interesting and delightful volumes we have for a long time met with. It is full of amusement and instruction."--Edinburgh Evening Post.
THE BOOK OF APHORISMS, by a MODERN PYTHAGOREAN.
    "The Book of Aphorisms is certainly the most amusing of all Mr. Macnish's books."--Kilm. Journal.
    "There is no subject, however various, upon which we have not an aphorism strictly original.--Caledonian Mercury.
SCOTTISH PULPIT, 4 vols. now finished, price 8s. each; containing above 300 sermons, all by the most eminent living Scottish Divines, forming a complete body of practical divinity.
    "The fourth volume of the Scottish Pulpit is frontispieced by a likeness of Dr. M Crie, the eminent historian of the Scottish Reformation, and contains a valuable collection of practical theology. There is a spirit of liberality in the publication that we admire--which consists in the insertion of sermons from Dissenters, as well as those of the Established Church. We are proud, however, to see the Establishment so ably represented, and its intellectual character so prominently maintained, as this volume undoubtedly exhibits it. The sermons from Drs. Chalmers, Gordon, Muir, Brown, Fleming, Brunton, Burns, Smyth, &c., will not fail to impart both information and religious instruction. Nor are those of the Dissenters and Probitioners unworthy of approbation; and we, with confidence in its utility, recommend the Scottish Pulpit to the patronage of a Christian Community as calculated in many respects, to instruct the ignorant, stimulate the zealous, and better the spiritual condition of all."--Perth Advertiser.
POCKET MEDICAL GUIDE, vest pocket size, uniform with this, and the other Pocket-Guides in this list, 1s. 6d. gilt.--On diet and regimen--on exposure to cold, and its effects--on the use and doses of medicine.
    "This, though small, is a very useful little volume. "--Dumf. Courier.
    "A book that no family in town or country, ought to be without."--Kilm. Journal.
    "This is a most sensible and judicious little treatise."--Glasgow Courier.
THE MOTHER'S POCKET MEDICAL GUIDE. 1s. 6d. Second Edition.
    "No mother should be without a copy of this useful little publication, in every page of which may be found instructions of the greatest importance for the management of children."--Greenock Intelligencer.
M'PHUN'S POCKET GUIDE THROUGH GLASGOW. Second Edition, 2s. 6d.--embellished with unique engravings on steel, of the New Exchange, the Cathedral, the Catholic Chapel, a view of Glasgow, taken from Govan, and a very minute and accurate Map of the City brought down with all the improvements to the present time. This little volume contains a most minute account of all that is worthy of the stranger's notice in the city and neighbourhood.

SHORT HAND WRITER'S POCKET GUIDE. ls. 6d.

POCKET GUIDE to DOMESTIC COOKERY. Third Edition, much improved. This edition contains an entire chapter on Preserves--and is now the cheapest and most complete treatise on Cookery extant. The price is as formerly, only 1s. 6d. sewed, and 2s. bound.
CATECHISM OF PHRENOLOGY, Eighth Edition. ls.
    "The utility of this manual is unquestionable."--Alexander's Mag.
The best proof of the utility of this work is the sale of nearly 10,000 copies in the course of two years.
CATECHISM of USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. Fifth Edition.
    "We are sure it will become a standard in all our schools."--Glasgow Free Press.
STEWART'S ADVICE to PURCHASERS of HORSES. Third Edition. 2s. 6d.
    "We would recommend no person to purchase a horse without having previously purchased and perused "Mr. Stewart's Book of Advice."--Glasgow Chronicle.

                                Price Two Shillings, Cloth.
A PICTURE OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, being a practical Illustration of Voluntaryism and Radicalism. By the Rev. GEORGE BOURNE. Illustrated by Lithographic and Wood Engravings.

AN HISTORICAL LECTURE on TEINDS or TITHES: showing them to be funds set apart for the worship of God, upholding sacrifice and maintaining the clergy, whether before, during, or after the law of Moses, down to the present time.
    By the Rev. ALEX. FLEMING, A.M., of Neilston.

M'GAVIN'S EDITION of the SCOTS WORTHIES, 2 vol. 8vo.
M'LEOD AND DEWAR'S GAELIC DICTIONARY, 21s. full cloth.
GALBRAITH'S COTTON SPINNER'S COMPANION, 4s.
THOMSON'S PRACTICAL TREATISE on BAPTISM, ls. 6d.
THOMSON on the PUBLIC WORSHIP of GOD, 5s.
MUNRO'S GAELIC SONGS, 6d.
RENNIE'S LIFE of QUEEN MARY, 7s. 6d
M'LEOD'S GAELIC JOURNAL, 2 vols. 13s
DEWAR'S GAELIC SERMONS, 8vo. 3s.

                          In the Press, uniform with this volume,
THE PRACTICAL MECHANIC'S POCKET GUIDE.
THE CIVIL ENGINEER'S POCKET GUIDE.
THE YOUNG HOUSEWIFE'S POCKET GUIDE.

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