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ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA

A

DICTIONARY

OF

ARTS, SCIENCES, AND GENERAL LITERATURE

Ninth Edition-Popular Reprint

VOLUME IV.

NEW YORK

HENRY G. ALLEN AND COMPANY

PUBLISHERS

1888.

HARVARD
COLLEGE
LIBRARY

ARGYLE PRESS, PRINTING AND BOOK BINDING, £4 & 26 WOOSTER ST., N. Y.

Encyclopædia Britannica.-VOL. IV.

PRINCIPAL CONTENTS.

BOLIVIA. KEITH JOHNSTON, Fellow of the Geographical Society.

BOMBAY. W. W. HUNTER, LL.D., Director of Statistics to the Government of India
BOOK. E. FAIRFAX TAYLOR.

BOOKBINDING. JAMES PATON, Industrial Museum, Glasgow.

BOOKKEEPING. F. HAYNE CARTER, Chartered Accountant, Edinburgh.

BORNEQ. H. A. WEBSTER.

BOSTON. G. E. ELLIS D.D., Boston.

BOTANY. Dr J. HUTTON BALFOUR, F.R.S., Regius Keeper of Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

BOTTICELLI. Prof. SIDNEY COLVIN, University of Cambridge,

BOWLS. H. F. WILKINSON.

BRACHIOPODA. THOS. DAVIDSON, Fellow of the Royal Society.

BRAHMANISM. JULIUS EGGELING, Ph.D., Professor of Sanscrit and Comparative Philology, University of Edin. BRAKE. A. B. W. KENNEDY, Professor of Engineering, University College, London.

BRASS. JAMES PATON.

BRAZIL. KEITH JOHNSTON, F.R.G.S.

BREEDS. FRANCIS DARWIN, M.B.

BREHON LAW. SAMUEL FERGUSON, LL.D.

BRETSCHNEIDER. Rev. F. CROMBIE, D.D., Professor of Divinity, etc., University of St Andrews.
BREWING. S. A. WYLLIE.

BRICK. A. B. MACDOWALL.

BRIDGES. FLEEMING JENKIN, F.R.S., Professor of Engineering, University of Edinburgh.

BRITANNIA. A. W. K. MILLER, British Museum.

BRONCHITIS. Dr J. O. AFFLECK, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.

BRONZE. A. B. MACDOWALL and A. STUART MURRAY.

BROUGHAM. HENRY REEVE, C.B.

BROWNING, MRS. GEORGE BARNETT SMITH.

BUCCANEERS. THOMAS SHAW, LL.B., Advocate.

BUCKINGHAM, DUKE OF. S. RAWSON GARDINER, Author of "The History of England, 1624-28."
BUCKLE, HENRY. ROBERT FLINT, D.D., Professor of Divinity, University of Edinburgh.

BUDDHISM. T. W. RHYS DAVIDS.

BUFFON. H. ALLEYNE NICHOLSON, M.D., Professor of Natural History, University of St Andrewa.
BUILDING. WYATT PAPWORTH.

BUILDING SOCIETIES. EDWARD W. BRABROOK.

BUNSEN. G. VON BUNSEN, Berlin.

BURKE. JOHN MORLEY, late Editor of the "Fortnightly Review."

BURNS. JOHN NICHOL, LL.D., Professor of English Language, University of Glasgow.

BUTLER, BISHOP. Prof. ROBERT ADAMSON.

BUTLER, SAMUEL. GEORGE SAINTSBURY.

BUTTERFLIES. JOHN GIBSON. Industrial Museum, Edinburgh.

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