What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
aboriginal amongst Arthur Phayre ascent bamboo beautiful Bhamo British Burmah Burmese calico called Canton Cantonese caravan carried causeway Chap Chii-tung China CHINA INLAND MISSION Chinese Ching-tung cloth extra coloured costume crossed Crown 8vo cultivated district Edition feet French frontier gilt edges halted hills hillsides houses I-bang Illustrations interpreter Irrawadi joss-house journey Kachyen Keh-lao Kiang-hung Laos Lin-an Lo-lo Mahomedan Man-hao Mandalay mandarin Manwyne Maulmain Mekong Men-tzu Miao live miles Mong-hoa mountain mules muleteers nearly neighbourhood officials opium pagoda pai-fangs Papien river passed Pere Vial plain plateau pleasant population portion Prefect province Puerh R. D. Blackmore railway rain Rangoon rice road route Salween Salween river seen Shan country Shih-ping side Ssu-chuan Ssu-mao stream Talan Tali temple Teng-yueh told Tonquin town trade traveller tribes Upper Burmah valley village vols walls Western Yunnan women wear yamen Yang-pi Yiinnan-fu Yiinnanese Yuan-kiang Yung-chang Yunnan Zimme
Page 417 - De Joinville's St. Louis, King of France. The Essays of Abraham Cowley, including all his Prose Works. Abdallah ; or the Four Leaves. By EDOUARD LABOULLAYE.
Page 426 - For luxury of typography, plainness of print, and beauty of illustration, these volumes, of which but one has as yet appeared in English, will hold their own against any production of an age so luxurious as our own in everything, typography not excepted."— Times.
Page 417 - 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.
Page 425 - To all (both men and women) who have neglected to read and study their native literature we would certainly suggest the volume before us as a fitting introduction.
Page 417 - FRISWELL. Comprising Pleasure Books of Literature produced in the Choicest Style as Companionable Volumes at Home and Abroad. " We can hardly imagine better books for boys to read or for men to ponder over.
Page 431 - Little Britain ; together with The Spectre Bridegroom, and A Legend of Sleepy Hollow. By WASHINGTON IRVING. An entirely New Edition de luxe, specially suitable for Presentation. Illustrated by 120 very fine Engravings on Wood, by Mr. JD COOPER. Designed by Mr. CHARLES O. MURRAY. Re-issue, square crown 8vo, cloth, 6s.
Page 420 - The Wild North Land; the Story of a Winter Journey with Dogs across Northern North America. Demy 8vo, cloth, with numerous Woodcuts and a Map, 4th Edition, iSs.
Page 422 - English Philosophers. Edited by EB IVAN MULLER, MA A series intended to give a concise view of the works and lives of English thinkers. Crown 8vo volumes of 180 or 200 pp., price 3-?.
Page 421 - Cripps the Carrier. 3rd Edition, 6s. See BLACKMORE. Cruise of HMS " Challenger" (The). By WJJ SPRY, RN With Route Map and many Illustrations. 6th Edition, demy 8vo, cloth, l8s.