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Page 203 - The Origin and History of the English Language, and of the early literature it embodies. By the Hon. George P. Marsh, US Minister at Turin, Author of " Lectures on the .English Language.
Page 201 - We should be glad if any words of ours could help to bespeak a large circulation for this handsome attractive book. " — Illustrated Times. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Edited, with Notes, by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 204 - Publishers' Circular (The), and General Record of British and Foreign Literature ; giving a transcript of the title-page of every work published in Great Britain, and every work of interest published abroad, with lists of all the publishing houses. Published regularly on the ist and isth of every Month, and forwarded post free to all parts of the world on payment of 8s.
Page 201 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. Second and enlarged Edition. "The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with." — Notes and Queries. Essays by Montaigne. Edited, Compared, Revised, and Annotated by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 197 - GOUFFE ; translated and adapted for English use by ALPHONSE GOUFFE, head pastrycook to Her Majesty the Queen. Illustrated with large plates, printed in colours.
Page 200 - About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." " It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some handy idea.
Page 204 - 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...
Page 201 - Like unto Christ. A New Translation of the "De Imitatione Christi " usually ascribed to Thomas a Kempis, With a Vignette from an Original Drawing by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Second Edition. "Could not be presented in a more exquisite form, for a more sightly volume was never seen.
Page 204 - Containing as many as 74,000 references, under subjects, so as to ensure immediate reference to the books on the subject required, each giving title, price, publisher, and date. Two valuable Appendices are also given — A, containing full lists of all Libraries, Collections, Series, and Miscellanies — and B, a List of Literary Societies, Printing Societies, and their Issues.
Page 203 - English Catalogue of Books : giving the date of publication of every book published from 1835 to 1863, in addition to the title, size, price, and publisher, in one alphabet. An entirely new work, combining the Copyrights of the "London Catalogue" and the