Our own story; or, The history of Magdelene and Basil St. Pierre (Google eBook)

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Page 330 - ... naval and military affairs, and stirring narratives of deeds of arms in all parts of the world. Every information of value and interest to both the Services is culled with the greatest diligence from every available source, and the correspondence of various distinguished officers which enrich Its pages is a feature of great attraction. In short, the
Page 330 - This popular periodical, which has now been established a quarter of a century, embraces subjects of such extensive variety and powerful interest as must render it scarcely less acceptable to readers in general than to the members of those professions for whose use it is more particularly intended. Independently of a succession of Original Papers on innumerable interesting subjects, Personal Narratives, Historical Incidents, Correspondence...
Page 308 - Biographical and Critical Essays, reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and Corrections. By A. Hay ward, QC Second Series, 2 vols. 8vo. 28s. Third Series, I vol. 8vo. 14r. The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunei, Civil Engineer. By I. Brunei, BCL With Portrait, Plates, and Woodcuts.
Page 321 - These important volumes appear at an opportune moment, as they describe some of those countries to which public attention is now more particularly directed : Turkey, Greece, Hungary, and Austria. The author has given us a most interesting picture of the Turkish Empire, its weaknesses, and the...
Page 314 - English readers have long been indebted to Mr. and Mrs. Howitt. They have now increased our obligations by presenting us with this most charming and valuable work, by means of which the great majority of the reading public will be, for the first time, made acquainted with...
Page 318 - A curious, extraordinary, and very entertaining memoir is contained in these volumes, and at the present crisis cannot but command an eager perusal. The special recommendation of the work to us is the novel view and clear insight it affords Englishmen of the real character of the Russians. Their sayings and doings, and the machinery of their society, are all laid unsparingly bare." Sunday Times.
Page 330 - ... indispensable. It is a repertory of facts and criticisms narratives of past experience, and fictions that are as good as if they were true tables and returns new inventions and new books bearing upon the army and...
Page 311 - TURKEY: ITS HISTORY AND PROGRESS; FROM THE JOURNALS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR JAMES PORTER, Fifteen Years Ambassador at Constantinople, continued to the Present Time, with a Memoir of SIR JAMES PORTER, by his Grandson, SIR GEORGE LARPENT, BART. 2 vols. 8vo., with Illustrations. 30s, bound. "These volumes are of an authentic character and enduring interest.
Page 321 - TRAVELS IN EUROPEAN TURKEY: THROUGH BOSNIA, SERVIA, BULGARIA, MACEDONIA, ROUMELIA, ALBANIA, AND EPIRUS ; WITH A VISIT TO GREECE AND THE IONIAN ISLES, and a HOMEWARD TOUR THROUGH HUNGARY AND THE ScLAVONIAN PROVINCES OF AUSTRIA ON THE LOWER DANUBE. By EDMUND SPENCER, Esa. Author of " Travels in Circassia,
Page 319 - Second Edition, 1 vol. royal 8vo., with 21 Coloured Illustrations from Original Designs by the Author. 21s. elegantly bound, gilt edges. " Combining in itself the best qualities of a library volume with that of a gift-book, is Mr. Elwes'

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