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The Egyptian Army and the Nile Campaign

Travels in Cambodia and Java

Life in Babylonia in Patriarchal Times

By Theo. G. Pinches

Ancient Toys

The Chronicles of Froissart

Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1895

Selected Formulæ


The Mosaic Decoration of St. Paul's

The New City Museum in Bremen

The Commercial Value of Acetylene Gas as an Illuminant

By Louis A. Ferguson

Division Table for a Photometer Bar

Halation— Why it Occurs and how to Prevent It

By T. Bolas

The Mexican Drainage Canal

The Chamonix Railway

A Chinese Railroad — The Line from Tientsin to Shan-Hai-Kuan

The Bazin Roller Boat

Electrical Notes

Engineering Notes

Miscellaneous Notes

Recent Improvements in America and Europe in the Storage of Electricity

By Herbert Lloyd


The Composition of Expired Air and its Effects upon Animal Life


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    May 16, 1896

    Science for the Modern World