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Page 25 - Gouff'e. The Royal Cookery Book. By JULES GOUFFE ; translated and adapted for English use by ALPHONSE GOUFFE, Head Pastrycook to Her Majesty the Queen. Illustrated with large plates printed in colours. 161 Woodcuts, 8vo, cloth extra, gilt edges, 2/. 2s. " Domestic Edition, half-bound, 10*. 6d. " By far the ablest and most complete work on cookery that has ever been submitted to the gastronomical world.
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Page 37 - Plutarch's Lives. An Entirely New and Library Edition. Edited by AH CLOUGH, Esq. 5 vols., 8vo, 2/. lo?. ; half-morocco, gilt top, 3/. Also in I vol., royal 8vo, 800 pp., cloth extra, i8^. ; half-bound, 2Is. Morals. Uniform with Clough's Edition of
Page 47 - The volumes before us show a vast amount of diligence ; but with Webster it is diligence in combination with fancifulness, — with Worcester in combination with good sense and judgment. Worcester's is the soberer and safer book, and may be pronounced the best existing English Lexicon.
Page 24 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. 3rd and enlarged Edition. "The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with.
Page 12 - Round Table. With Biographical Introduction. The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir THOMAS BROWNE, Knt Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims.
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