A Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Offered for Sale by Pickering & Chatto

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Pickering & Chatto, 1895 - Illustrated books - 257 pages
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Page 191 - 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 105 - LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and his Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom.
Page 108 - ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, of York, Mariner, who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself.
Page 69 - LAMB (CHARLES). Elia : Essays which have appeared under that Signature in the London Magazine.
Page 243 - ... the Book of Common Prayer, and administration of the Sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Church of England, together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches, and the form or manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of bishops priests, and deacons.
Page 165 - Some say, good Will, which I in sport do sing, Had'st thou not plaid some kingly parts in sport, Thou hadst bin a companion for a king, And beene a king among the meaner sort. " Some others raile ; but raile as they thinke fit, Thou hast no rayling, but a raigning wit : And honesty thou sow'st, which they do reape, So to increase their stocke, which they do keepe.
Page 55 - THE BOWMAN'S GLORY ; or archery revived. Giving an account of the many signal favours vouchsafed to archers and archery by those renowned monarchs, King Henry VIII., James, and Charles I. As by their several gracious commissions here recited may appear. With a brief relation of the manner of the archers marching on several days of solemnity. Published by William Wood, marshal to the Regiment of Archers.
Page 254 - FAIRFAX has translated Tasso with an elegance and ease, and at the same time with an exactness, which for that age are surprising. Each line in the original is faithfully rendered by a correspondent line in the translation.
Page 82 - Th' overthrow of Stage-Playes, by the way of controversie betwixt D. Gager and D. Rainoldes, wherein all the reasons that can be made for them are notably refuted; th...
Page 69 - The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holy Days throughout the Year.

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