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Page 18 - The Silent Hour: Essays, Original and Selected, By the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 17 - 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.
Page 18 - 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.
Page 18 - The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.
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