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NEW SERIES. NO. III.-WHOLE NUMBER XLV.

SEPTEMER, 1848.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED AT 118 NASSAU STREET.

TERM8.-$5 00 A-YEAR. PAYMENT LIABLE TO BE CALLED FOR IN ADVANCE, OR EARLY IN THE TEAR.

Edward 0. Jenkins, Printer, No. 114 Nassau Street,

each year.

PROSPECTUS OF THE SECOND SERIES OF THE
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND ARTS,

TO BE CONDUCTED BY
PROFESSOR SILLIMAN, B. SILLIMAN, JUN., AND JAMES D. DANA,

AT NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. Tus Series commenced on the first of January, 1846, and will be published in six numbers annually, namely, in January, March, May, July, September and November, of

Each number will contain from 140 to 150 pages, making annually two volumes of 420 to 450 pages each, fully illustrated by engravings, as the subjects may require. The price will be Five Dollars a-year, in advance.

This Journal is intended to be a faithful record of American and Foreign science. The “ Scientific Intelligence" will contain a summary of the progress of Physical Science at home and abroad. The aid of the most able collaborators has been secured in carrying out the plan, and we trust the “ Journal” will commend itself to a large class of readers.

A greatly increased subscription (over that which the First Series of 50 volumes could number) is required to sustain the expense of a more frequent issue and the reduction of price.

The most liberal discounts will be made to those who will act efficiently as agents in procuring new subscribers.

The New Series will afford a fresh starting point for those who have not been subscribers to the First Series, and the aid of all such is invited as a tribute to the cause of useful knowledge, and to the rising reputation of our country.

It is our design to make this Journal as popular and valuable as possible. The present system of reduced postage will take it to any part of the continent for ten cents per number.

Remittances and communications may be made by mail, addressed to the Editors of the American Journal of Science and Arts, New Haven, Conn.

Complete copies of the First Series of fifty volumes, with a General Index, may be had of B. Silliman, New Haven. The American Journal first appeared in July, 1818. Forty-nine volumes have been published, and the fiftieth volume, to consist of a General Index of the entire Series, is in the course of preparation, and will be printed as soon as possible. These fifty volumes, coeval with nearly a generation of men, cover a very important period in the history of Science and the arts of this country and the world, and must ever remain an important work of reference.

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