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Page 5 - Js. 6d. The Wild North Land ; the Story of a Winter Journey with Dogs across Northern North America. Demy 8vo, cloth, with numerous Woodcuts and a Map, 4th Edition, 18^.
Page 3 - Round Table. With Biographical Introduction. The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir THOMAS BROWNE, Knt Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims.
Page 12 - For luxury of typography, plainness of print, and beauty of illustration, these volumes, of which but one has as yet appeared in English, will hold their own against any production of an age so luxurious as our own in everything, typography not excepted." Times.
Page 11 - Gouffe. The Royal Cookery Book. By JULES GOUFFE ; translated and adapted for English use by ALPHONSE GOUFFE, Head Pastrycook to her Majesty the Queen. Illustrated with large plates printed in colours. 161 Woodcuts, 8vo, cloth extra, gilt edges, 2/. 2s. Domestic Edition, half-bound, ios.6d. " By far the ablest and most complete work on cookery that has ever been submitted to the gastronomical world.
Page 230 - Sleek unwieldy porkers were grunting in the repose and abundance of their pens; whence sallied forth, now and then, troops of sucking pigs, as if to snuff the air. A stately squadron of snowy geese were riding in an adjoining pond, convoying whole fleets of ducks; regiments of turkeys were gobbling through the farmyard, and guinea fowls fretting about it, like ill-tempered housewives, with their peevish discontented cry.
Page 6 - ... Churchyard. Keat's Eve of St. Agnes. Milton's L" Allegro. Poetry of Nature. Harrison Weir. Rogers' (Sam.) Pleasures of Memory. Shakespeare's Songs and Sonnets. Tennyson's May Queen. Elizabethan Poets. Wordsworth's Pastoral Poems. " Such works are a glorious beatification for a poet.
Page 10 - Froissart (The Boy's). Selected from the Chronicles of England, France, Spain, &c. By SIDNEY LANIER. The Volume is fully Illustrated, and uniform with "The Boy's King Arthur.
Page 6 - Books, zs. 6d. each, Illustrated by CW COPE, RA, T. CRESWICK, RA, E. DUNCAN, BIRKET FOSTER, JC HORSLEY, ARA,- G. HICKS, R. REDGRAVE, RA, C. STONEHOUSE, F. TAYLER, G. THOMAS, HJ TOWNSHEND, EH WEHNERT, HARRISON WEIR, &c. Bloomfield's Farmer's Boy. Campbell's Pleasures of Hope. Coleridge's Ancient Mariner. Goldsmith's Deserted Village. Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield. Gray's Elegy in a Churchyard. Keat's Eve of St. Agnes. Milton's L' Allegro. Poetry of Nature. Harrison Weir. Rogers
Page 13 - Merchant Shipping. See LINDSAY. United States. See BRYANT. History and Principles of Weaving by Hand and by Power. With several hundred Illustrations. By ALFRED BARLOW. Royal 8vo, cloth extra, I/. 5*- Second Edition.
Page 11 - The Silent Hour: Essays, Original and Selected. By the Author of "The Gentle Life.

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