The Autographic Album: A Collection of Four Hundred and Seventy Fac-similes of Holograph Writings of Royal, Noble, and Distinguished Men and Women, of Various Nations ...

Front Cover

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Other editions - View all

Popular passages

Page 26 - MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ., FRS Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II. and James II.; comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev.
Page 14 - A View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages.
Page 22 - Margaret addressing her son as "my own sweet and most dear king and all my worldly joy" and "my dearest and only desired joy in this world.
Page 11 - An Essay on the History of Civil Society ; " " Institutes of Moral Philosophy;" and the "History of the Progress and Termination of the Roman Republic.
Page 27 - Rockingham administration, Pitt was appointed lord privy seal, and was raised to the peerage with the title of earl of Chatham. He acquired no glory as one of the new and ill assorted ministry, and he withdrew from it in November, 1768. Though suffering severely from gout, he continued to speak in .parliament upon all important questions.
Page 21 - This tract on toleration was Milton's latest published work. But he was preparing for the press, at the time of his death, a more elaborate theological treatise. Daniel Skinner, a nephew of his old friend Cyriac, was serving as Milton's amanuensis in writing out a fair copy. Death came before a third of the work of correction had been completed, 196 pages out of 735, of which the whole rough draft consists. The whole remained...
Page 19 - He was a page to Charles I and Groom of the Bedchamber to Charles II when Prince of Wales.
Page 12 - FRANCIS I-, king of the Two Sicilies, was the son of Ferdinand I...

Bibliographic information