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Página 310 - We must pronounce Miss Strickland beyond all comparison the most entertaining historian in the English language. She is certainly a woman of powerful and active mind, as well as of scrupulous justice and honesty of purpose.
Página 312 - BURKE'S DICTIONARY OF THE EXTINCT, DORMANT, & ABEYANT PEERAGES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND. Beautifully printed, in 1 vol. 8vo, containing 800 double-column pages, 21s. bound. This work, formed on a plan precisely similar to that of Mr.
Página 310 - A most valuable and entertaining work." — Chronicle. " This interesting and well-written work, in which the severe truth of history takes almost the wildness of romance, will constitute a valuable addition to our biographical literature.
Página 314 - HISTORIC SCENES. By AGNES STRICKLAND. Author of " Lives of the Queens of England," &c. 1 vol., post 8vo, elegantly bound, with Portrait of the Author, 10s. 6d. " This attractive volume is replete with interest. Like Miss Strickland's former works, it will be found, we doubt not, in the hands of youthful branches of a family as well as in those of their parents, to all and each of whom it cannot fail to be alike amusing and instructive.
Página 309 - England,' embodying the important collections which have been brought to light since the appearance of earlier impressions, is now offered to the world, embellished with...
Página 315 - JAPAN AND THE JAPANESE, Comprising the Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in Japan, with an Account of British Commercial Intercourse with that Country. By CAPTAIN GOLOWNIN. NEW and CHEAPER EDITION. 2 vols. post 8vo, 10s. bound. " No European has been able, from personal observation and experience, to communicate a tenth part of the intelligence furnished by this writer/
Página 309 - Their sayings, their doings, their manners, their costume, will be found faithfully chronicled in this work, which also includes the most interesting of their letters. The hope that the ' Lives of the Queens of England ' might be regarded as a national work, honourable to the female character, and generally useful to society, has encouraged us to the completion of the task.
Página 313 - By far the most important work on the important age of Charles I. that modern times have produced.
Página 316 - ADVENTURES OF A SOLDIER, WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. Being the Memoirs of EDWARD COSTELLO, of the Rifle Brigade, and late Captain in the British Legion. Cheap Edition, with Portrait, 3s. 6d. bound. " An excellent book of its class. A true and vivid picture of a soldier's life.