Catalogue of the library of the late Augustus Thorndike, Esq: to be sold by auction, at 118 Milk Street, Boston, May 29th, and following days, 1860

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W.C. Otis, auctioneer, 1860 - Private libraries - 75 pages

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Page 37 - TABLEAUX HISTORIQUES DES CAMPAGNES D'ITALIE, depuis l'An IV. jusqu'à la Bataille de Marengo ; suivis du Précis des Opérations de l'Armée d'Orient de la Campagne d'Allemagne,
Page 56 - Micali is the most philosophical, candid, and intelligent, as well as the most recent Italian writer on the origin of the ancient people of Italy ; he exposes the fabrications and falsifications of the Greeks and Romans, as well as the dreaming abilities of Passeri, Lanzi, and Gori, with considerable
Page 36 - Sismondi's Histoire des Républiques Italiennes has thrown a blaze of light around the most interesting, at least in many respects, of European countries, during the Middle Ages.
Page 24 - Galerie Française, ou Collection de Portraits des Hommes et des Femmes qui ont illustré la France, dans les XVI., XVII., et XVIII e Siècles,
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Page 39 - 1792-96. This beautiful work is one of the most interesting of its class, and exhibits nearly all the best pictures of these schools, with the History, Description, and mercantile value of each.
Page 71 - SPOONER, S. Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors, and Architects from Ancient to Modern Times, with the Monograms
Page 14 - is .a writer of great reputation, and undertook the work at the recommendation of Bonaparte, who very sensibly desired him to draw up a history of France, which could be read, disencumbered of those details which make the volumes of the French historians so repulsive and fatiguing.
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