Catalogue of a Large and Valuable Collection of Ancient and Modern Books: New and Second Hand, in Every Department of Literature, Science and Art, Including Many Valuable and Rare Works in Theology and Ecclesiastical History, ...
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Page 136 - Jenner. 161 [PASTON LETTERS] : ORIGINAL LETTERS, Written during the Reigns of Henry VI. Edward IV. and Richard III.
Page 99 - CARPENTER'S (Dr. WB) Zoology. A Systematic View of the Structure, Habits, Instincts, and Uses of the principal Families of the Animal Kingdom, and of the chief Forms of Fossil Remains. Revised by WS Dallas, FLS Numerous Woodcuts. 2 vols. 6s. each. Mechanical Philosophy. Astronomy, and Horology. A Popular Exposition. 181 Woodcuts. CARPENTER'S Works.— C^tfwW. - Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany.
Page 4 - What a happiness is it, that, without all offence of necromancy, I may here call up any of the ancient Worthies of Learning, whether human or divine, and confer with them of all my doubts ! that I can, at pleasure, summon whole synods of reverend Fathers and acute Doctors from all the coasts of the earth, to give their well-studied judgments, in all points of question, which I propose ! Neither can I cast my eye casually upon any of these silent masters, but I must learn somewhat.
Page 125 - ACCOUNT, DESCRIPTIVE AND STATISTICAL, of the BRITISH EMPIRE; exhibiting its Extent, Physical Capacities, Population, Industry, and Civil and Religious Institutions.
Page 146 - The Student's Manual of Modern History : containing the Rise and Progress of the Principal European Nations, their Political History, and the Changes in their Social Condition.
Page 224 - The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: or, the Culture, Propagation, and Management, in the Garden and Orchard, of Fruit Trees generally : with Descriptions of all the Finest Varieties of Fruit, Native and Foreign, cultivated in this Country.
Page 116 - JAMES). — Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of Heraldry in England ; with explanatory observations on Armorial Ensigns.
Page 15 - THE LITERATURE of the CHURCH of ENGLAND, Exhibited in Specimens of the Writings of Eminent Divines, With Memoirs of their Lives, and Historical Sketches of the Times in which they Lived.
Page 212 - American ornithology; or, the natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson.
Page 237 - Athenian Letters, or the Epistolary Correspondence of an Agent of the King of Persia, residing at Athens during the Peloponnesian War.