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Page 270 - We should be glad if any words of ours could help to bespeak a large circulation for this handsome attractive book."— Illustrated Times. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Edited, with Notes. by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 272 - Publishers' Circular (The), and General Record of British and Foreign Literature ; giving a transcript of the title-page of every work published in Great Britain, and every work of interest published abroad, with lists of all the publishing houses. Published regularly on the ist and isth of every Month, and forwarded post free to all parts of the world on payment of 8s.
Page 270 - About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." "It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some handy idea.
Page 275 - The Physical Geography of the Sea and its Meteorology ; or, the Economy of the Sea and its Adaptations, its Salts, its Waters, its Climates, its Inhabitants, and whatever there may be of general interest in its Commercial Uses or Industrial Pursuits.
Page 269 - ... of humanity which we can learn from men only, and not from saints and heroes. Here lies the real value of real history. It widens our minds and our hearts, and gives us that true knowledge of the world and of human nature in all its phases which but few can gain in the short span of their own life, and in the narrow sphere of their friends and enemies. We can hardly imagine a better book for boys to read or for men to ponder over."— -Times.
Page 272 - The volumes before us show a vast amount of diligence ; but with Webster it is diligence in combination with fancifulness, — with Worcester in combination with good sense and judgment. Worcester's...
Page 272 - Books during the same period, containing as many as 74,000 references, under subjects, so as to ensure immediate reference to the books on the subject required, each giving title, price, publisher, and date. Two valuable Appendices are also given — A, containing full lists of all Libraries, Collections, Series, and Miscellanies — and B, a List of Literary Societies, Printing Societies, and their Issues.
Page 268 - GOUFFE', head pastrycook to Her Majesty the Queen. Illustrated with large plates, beautifully printed in colours, together with i6i woodcuts.
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