Men of the time: a dictionary of contemporaries, containing biographical notices of eminent characters of both sexes, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Thompson Cooper
G. Routledge, 1884 - Biography & Autobiography - 1168 pages
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Page 520 - THE GRAPHIC ARTS: A Treatise on the Varieties of Drawing, Painting, and Engraving in Comparison with each other and with Nature.
Page 300 - A General History of Greece from the Earliest Period to the Death of Alexander the Great, with a sketch of the subsequent History to the present time.
Page 559 - HENNESSY, Sir John Pope. Ralegh in Ireland. With his Letters on Irish Affairs and some Contemporary Documents.
Page 459 - Liberals to power in 1880 he was appointed President of the Board of Trade, with a seat in the cabinet.
Page 710 - Secretary of the Royal Commission on Scientific Instruction and the Advancement of Science, and on the termination of the labours of that commission was transferred to the Science and Art Department.
Page 143 - THE ANNOTATED BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER : being an Historical, Ritual, and Theological Commentary on the Devotional System of the Church of England.
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