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Page 365 - Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds. Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
Page 84 - SACRA PICTORIA: being a Series of Illustrations of the Ancient Versions of the Bible, copied from Illuminated Manuscripts, executed between the Fourth and Sixteenth Centuries. Royal 4to, with 50 beautifully Illuminated Plates, half-bound morocco, .3 IM.
Page 308 - MITCHELL'S ORNITHOLOGY -THE GENERA Of BIRDS ; comprising their Generic Characters, a Notice of the Habits of each Genus, and an extensive List of Species, referred to their several Genera. By GEORGE ROBERT GRAY, Acad. Imp. Georg. Florent. Soc. Corresp. Senior Assistant of the Zoological Department, British Museum ; and Author of the " List of the Genera of Birds,
Page 446 - County, whereof they have one, of admitting Men into the Society of Freemasons, that in the moorelamts of this County seems to be of greater request, than any where else, though I find the Custom spread more or less all over the Nation ; for here I found persons of the most eminent quality, that did not disdain to be of this Fellowship.
Page 65 - Autographs of royal, noble, learned and remarkable Personages, conspicuous in English History, from the Reign of Richard II. to that of Charles II.
Page 112 - ZOOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATIONS: OR, ORIGINAL FIGURES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF NEW, RARE, OR INTERESTING ANIMALS, selected chiefly from the Classes of Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology, 6 vols.
Page 104 - AN ENGLISH AND WELSH DICTIONARY : ADAPTED TO THE PRESENT STATE OF SCIENCE AND LITERATURE; IN WHICH THE ENGLISH WORDS ARE DEDUCED FROM THEIR ORIGINALS, AND EXPLAINED BY THEIR SYNONYMS IN THE WELSH LANGUAGE. By DANIEL SlLVAN EVANS, St.
Page 212 - INTRODUCTION to THE MODERN CLASSIFICATION OF INSECTS ; comprising an Account of the Habits and Transformations of the different Families ; a Synopsis of all the British, and a Notice of the more remarkable Foreign Genera. By JO WESTWOOD, Sec. Ent. Soc. London, FLS &c. (2 vols.) Vol.
Page 251 - Oriental memoirs; selected and abridged from a series of familiar letters written during seventeen years residence in India; including observations on parts of Africa and South America, and a narrative of occurrences in four India voyages.
Page 83 - PALEOGEAPY ; or a Collection of Facsimiles of the Writings of every Age; taken from, the most authentic Manuscripts existing in the Libraries of France, Italy, Germany and England...

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