A catalogue of old and rare books: being a portion of the stock of and offered for sale by Pickering & Chatto (Google eBook)

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Pickering & Chatto, 1900 - Antiques & Collectibles - 577 pages
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Page 381 - 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 . With Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir HARRIS NICOLAS, and 61 Copperplate Illustrations.
Page 219 - Strutt's Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
Page 271 - A LOVER'S DIARY. Fcap. Svo. 5j. A volume of poems. Parkes (AK). SMALL LESSONS ON GREAT TRUTHS. Fcap. Svo. is. 6d. Parkinson (John). PARADISI IN SOLE PARADISUS TERRESTRIS, OR A GARDEN OF ALL SORTS OF PLEASANT FLOWERS.
Page 222 - Thornton. A SPORTING TOUR THROUGH THE NORTHERN PARTS OF ENGLAND AND GREAT PART OF THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND. By Colonel T. THORNTON, of Thornville Royal, in Yorkshire. With the Original Illustrations by GARRARD, and other Illustrations and Coloured Plates by GE LODGE.
Page 385 - THE | RIVER DUDDON, | A SERIES OF | SONNETS: | VAUDRACOUR AND JULIA: | AND | OTHER POEMS. | To WHICH Is ANNEXED, | A TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION | OF THE | COUNTRY Of the LAKES, | IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND.
Page 68 - LIFE IN LONDON; OR, THE DAY AND NIGHT SCENES OF JERRY HAWTHORN, ESQ. AND HIS ELEGANT FRIEND CORINTHIAN TOM, ACCOMPANIED BY BOB LOGIC, THE OXONIAN, IN THEIR RAMBLES AND SPREES THROUGH THE METROPOLIS.
Page 27 - The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holy Days throughout the Year.
Page 263 - I then became a sort of lax talker against religion, for I did not much think against it ; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, where it would not be suffered. When at Oxford, I took up ' Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting to find it a dull book (as such books generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion, after I became capable of rational inquiry'.
Page 370 - THE CHASE OF THE WILD RED DEER in the Counties of Devon and Somerset. With an APPENDIX descriptive of Remarkable Runs and Incidents connected with the Chase, from the year 1780 to the year 1860.
Page 429 - Orientale;' but for correctness of costume, beauty of description, and power of imagination, it far surpasses all European imitations; and bears such marks of originality, that those who have visited the East will find some difficulty in believing it to be more than a translation. As an Eastern tale, even Rasselas must bow before it; his 'Happy Valley' will not bear a comparison with the 'Hall of Eblis.

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