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Page 334 - THE ROMANCE OF THE FORUM; OR, NARRATIVES, SCENES, AND ANECDOTES FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE. SECOND SERIES. BY PETER BURKE, Esa., of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. PRINCIPAL CONTENTS : Lord Crichton's Revenge The Great Douglas Cause Lord and Lady Kinnaird Marie Delorme and Her Husband The Spectral Treasure Murders in Inns of Court Matthieson the Forger Trials that...
Page 322 - We conceive this work to be by far the most valuable and important Judge Haliburton has ever written. While teeming with interest, moral and historical, to the general reader, it equally constitutes a philosophical study for the politician and statesman. It will be found to let in a...
Page 329 - ARCTIC MISCELLANIES, A SOUVENIR OF THE LATE POLAR SEARCH. By THE OFFICERS AND SEAMEN OF THE EXPEDITION. DEDICATED BY PERMISSION TO THE LORDS OF THE ADMIRALTY. Second Edition. 1 vol., with numerous Illustrations.
Page 320 - A work of high literary and historical merit. Rarely have the strange vicissitudes of romance been more intimately blended with the facts of real history than in the life of Marie de Medicis; nor has the difficult problem of combining with the fidelity of biography the graphic power of dramatic delineation been often more successfully solved than by the talettted author of the volumes before us.
Page 329 - 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 331 - Examiner. TRAVELS IN BOLIVIA; WITH A TOUR ACROSS THE PAMPAS TO BUENOS AYRES. BY L. HUGH DE BONNELI, of HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S LEGATION. 2 vols. post 8vo.
Page 326 - So little is known in this country of the internal condition of Russia, or the state of society in that enormous empire, that the contents of these volumes will naturally be perused with great curiosity. The volumes abound in lively dialogue, and are enlivened by satirical and humorous touches, and the manners and customs of the individuals composing what is called the middle rank in Russia are graphically described." M or ning Herald.
Page 324 - Catharine of Russia, and Madame de Stae'l. " A Book which has many merits, most of all, that of a fresh and unhacknied subject. The volumes are the result of a good deal of reading, and have besides an original spirit and flavour about them, which have pleased us much.
Page 327 - NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD, Comprising A WINTER PASSAGE ACROSS THE ANDES TO CHILI, WITH A VISIT TO THE GOLD REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA AND AUSTRALIA, THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS, JAVA, &c. By F. GERSTAECKER. 3 vols. post 8vo. 31s.
Page 316 - 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.