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Exploration and Hunting in Central Africa, 1895-96 (Classic Reprint)
Alfred St. Hill Gibbons
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Page 14 - A most splendid and fascinating book on a subject of undying interest. The great feature of the book is the use the author has made of the existing portraits of the Caesars and the admirable critical subtlety he has exhibited in dealing with this line of research. It is brilliantly written, and the illustrations are supplied on a scale of profuse magnificence.
Page 25 - A very remarkable book, deserving of critical analysis impossible within our limit ; brilliant, but not superficial ; well considered, but not elaborated ; constructed with the proverbial art that conceals, but yet allows itself to be enjoyed by readers to whom fine literary method is a keen pleasure.'— The World. A CHANGE OF AIR. Sixth Edition. 'A graceful, vivacious comedy, true to human nature. The characters are traced with a masterly hand.
Page 22 - Driver. SERMONS ON SUBJECTS CONNECTED WITH THE OLD TESTAMENT. By S. R. DRIVER, DD, Canon of Christ Church, Regius Professor of Hebrew in the University of Oxford. Cr. Svo. 6s. 'A welcome companion to the author's famous "Introduction.
Page 14 - LL.D., Downing Professor of the Laws of England in the University of Cambridge.
Page 14 - The whole art of war in its historic evolution has never been treated on such an ample and comprehensive scale, and we question if any recent contribution to the exact history of the world has possessed more enduring value.
Page 24 - The translation is an excellent piece of English, and the introduction is a masterly exposition. We augur well of a series which begins so satisfactorily.
Page 33 - Edition. THE ALIEN INVASION. By W. H. WILKINS, BA THE RURAL EXODUS. By P. ANDERSON GRAHAM. LAND NATIONALIZATION. By HAROLD Cox, BA A SHORTER WORKING DAY. By H. DE B. GIBBINS, D.Litt., MA, and RA HADFIELD, of the Hecla Works, Sheffield.
Page 26 - In elegance, delicacy, and tact it ranks with the best of his novels, while in the wide range of its portraiture and the^ subtilty of its analysis it surpasses all his earlier ventures.
Page 17 - ... is a revelation. Altogether the work is one which in solidity, novelty, and interest must take a first rank among publications of its class.
Page 13 - BALLADS OF THE BRAVE : Poems of Chivalry, Enterprise, Courage, and Constancy, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Edited, with Notes, by Rev. F. LANGBRIDGE. Crown 8vo, Buckram y. 6d. School Edition, 2s. 6d. ' A very happy conception happily carried out. These " Ballads of the Brave " are intended to suit the real tastes of boys, and will suit the taste of the great majority.