A CATALOGUE OF AN EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF ENGLISH BOOKS (Google eBook)

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Page 233 - London's Encyclopaedia of Agriculture: comprising the Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Productions of Agriculture. With 1,100 Woodcuts. 8vo. 21s. London's Encyclopaedia of Gardening: comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening.
Page 156 - Whether, indeed, we take him as a poet, — as a comic writer, — or as an historian, he stands in the first class.
Page 7 - Typographical antiquities ; or, the history of printing in England, Scotland and Ireland. Containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of the books printed by them. Begun by the late Joseph Ames, FR & A. SS. considerably augmented by William Herbert, of Cheshunt, Herts...
Page 201 - Typographia or the Printers Instructor, including an account of the origin of printing. With Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from Caxton to the close of the Sixteenth Century : A Series of Ancient and Modern Alphabets, and Domesday characters, Together with an Elucidation of every Subject connected with the Art.
Page 149 - AN ACADEMY FOR GROWN HORSEMEN : Containing the completes! Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling. Illustrated with 27 Coloured Plates, and adorned with a Portrait of the Author. By Geoffrey Gambado, Esq.
Page 308 - Fodinae regales; or the history laws and places of the chief mines and mineral works in England and Wales.
Page 289 - Ultimus Romanorum," the author of the Mysterious Mother, a tragedy of the highest order, and not a puling love-play. He is the father of the first romance and of the last tragedy in our language, and surely worthy of a higher place than any living writer, be he who he may.
Page 79 - On the whole, I am inclined to think, the version of Motteux is by far the best we have yet seen of the romance of Cervantes, and that, if corrected in its licentious observations and enlargements, and in some other particulars, which I have noticed in the course of this comparison, we should have nothing to desire superior to it in the way of translation.
Page 207 - IRWIN (EYLES). A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red Sea, on the coasts of Arabia and Egypt ; and of a route through the Deserts of Thebaïs, hitherto unknown to the European travellers, in the year 1777...
Page 390 - This great Prelate had the good humour of a gentleman, the eloquence of an orator, the fancy of a poet, the acuteness of a school-man, the profoundness of a philosopher, the wisdom of a Chancellor, the sagacity of a prophet, the reason of an angel, and the piety of a saint...

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