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Mitchell, S. W. Doctor and patient.

Lectures on diseases of the nervous system, es

pecially in women. 1885.
A masque and other poems. 1887.
Nurse and patient and camp cure. Repr. from

Lippincott's mag. 1877.
Prince Little Boy and other tales out of fairy

land. Montagu, H. Copper, tin, and bronze coinage of

England. 1885. Moore, N. Pilgrims and Puritans; the story of

the planting of Plymouth and Boston. Moüy, C: L. S., comte de. Don Carlos et Philippe

3e éd. National government journal and register of offi

cial papers; extras. Vol. 1. Dec. 1823

Dec. 1824. Niau, - des. History of the devils of Loudon,

the alleged possession of Ursuline nuns and the trial and execution of U. Grandier; tr. and ed. by E. Goldsmid. Vol. 1, 2. (Col

lectanea adaman tæa.) Normandy. Exchequer. Magni rotuli scaccarii

Normanniae sub regibus Angliæ opera T:

Stapleton. 1840-44. 2 v. Owen, C. Gentle breadwinners.

“Not a, but an account of the way in which one clever, energetic, and persevering woman made fine cookery a source of income and support."

Literary rev., Mar. 3. Pailleron, E. La souris; comédie. Parkinson, S. Scenes from the “ George Eliot"

country, with illust. Phillimore, W: F. W. The index library. Pt. 1,

2. Piatt, J: J. Idyls and lyrics of the Ohio Valley. Pole, R., Cardinal. Pro ecclesiasticae unitatis de

fensione, lib. iv.; [acc.] P. Manutii prefatio.

1587. Rausch, F. Geschichte der Literatur des Rhäto.

Romanischen Volkes, 1.8.10. 1870. Revue des questions historiques; tables des tomes

1-20, 1866-76. Robinson, L. J. L. E. Meissonier; his life and

work. (Art annual, 1887.) Ruskin, J: Index to Fors clavigera, v. 1-8. Say, J. B. L. Turgot. (Les grands écrivains fr.) Scharf, J. T: History of the Confederate States

Society of Antiquaries of London. Catalogue of

a collection of printed broadsides in the possession of the Society; comp. by R. Lemon.


Library. Printed books in the library. 1887. Spoelberch de Lovenjoul, C: de, vicomte. Histoire

des wuvres de H. de Balzac. 1866. Stevens, B: F. The campaign of Virginia, 1781;

exact reprint of 6 pamphlets on the Clinton

Cornwallis controversy, etc. 2 v. Stevenson, R. L: Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin.

* The lessons of such a character as his are all the more tangible, perhaps because of its very imperfect. nens. But to his industry, his patience, his energy, his force, there is no limit, and at many points his story is

stimulating." - Lit. world. Tate, W: The elements of commercial arithmetic.

New ed., with add. 1857.

Key, New improved ed. 1859. Thayer, A. W. Signor Masoni, and other papers

of the late I. Brown; ed. by A. W. Thayer.

1862. Thompson, W: Inquiry into the principles of the

distribution of wealth most conducive to human happiness; new ed. by W: Pare.

1850. Tolstoï, Graf L. N. The long exile, and other sto

ries for children; tr. by N. H. Dole.
" • What men live by' is full of Tolstoï's peculiar
charm and power; and. The long exile,' and 'The re-
pentant sinner' have somewhat of the same quality.
For the rest of the volume children will care very little.

Lit. world, Mar. 17.
The physiology of war; Napoleon and the

Russian campaign, tr. by H. Smith.
" We learn more of Tolstoï than of Napoleon in the
vigorous polemic, which rejects with disdain the ac-
counts of Borodino and the later campnign given by all
the historians, and would reconstruct the common esti.
mate of Bonaparte as at least a genius.". Lit. world,
Mar. 2.
A Russian proprietor and other stories, tr. by

N. H. Dole.
Tourgeé, A. W. Black ice.
Valdés, A. P. Maximina; tr. by N. H. Dole.

“ Señor Valdés does not go very deep in his analysis of life, and he often sacritices the essential for the nonessential in order to preserve a given tone, and to be am using; but he amuses, and sometimes he does

something better." - Lit. world, Mar. 17. Valmont, — de. Dissertation sur les maléfices et

les sorciers selon les principes de la théologie

et de la physique. 1862. Verméil de Conchard, – L'assassinat du maréchal

Brune. “Un des plus dramatiques épisodes de la Terreur

blanche."- Jaxime Gaucher in Rev. pol. et lit., 3 déc. Vitu, A: C: J. Lés mille et une nuits de théâtre.

be sér. " The style is as vigourous and as varied as ever; while the morality is as sound, the insight as direct and keen, the grasp of fact and theory as complete.” – Sal.

rev., Dec. 24. Wheeler, E. G. Stray leaves from Newport. White, A. D. European schools of history and

politics. (Johns Hopkins Univ. studies.) White, G. Ballades and rondeaus, chants royal,

sestinas, villanelles, etc., with chapter on the various forms.

navy ; illust.

Schumann, R. Early letters; tr. by M. Herbert.

" The letters to his mother are particularly attractive. The translator deserves high praise." — J. S. Shedlock

in the dcudemy, Dec. 31. Seth, A. Hegelianism and personality. 2d ser. of

Balfour lectures. " The point of my criticism has been that in its execu. tion Hegelianism breaks down, and ultimately sacrifices the best interests of humanity to a logical abstraction styled the Idea, in which both God and man disappear; hor are these interests better conse by the Neo Kantianisın or Neo-Hegelianism which erects into a God the mere form of self-consciousness in general." - Au

thor. Shakespeare, W: Comedies, histories, and trage

dies, the text furnished the players in parallel pages with lst rev. folio text, etc.; Bankside Shakespeare, ed. by A. Morgan. Vol. 1.

Alphand, C. Atlas des anciens plans de Paris.

1880. Anderson, A. A. 25 years in a waggon in the gold

regions of Africa ; illust. 2 v. “ Since 1863 he has been travelling continuously through South Central Africa up to the watersheds of the Congo and Zambesi — a vast expanse of country, 1,100 miles from north to south, 1,800 from east to west ani extending over an area of 2,000,000 square miles. He has put off publishing his travels till lie has been overtaken by civilization, and many districts are now well explored and settled which, when tirst visited by him, were almost entirely unkuown. He is a close ob. server of nature, and of the bibits of the natives, and of the wild animals which he saw in vast quantities roaminy umolested through regions where they are

now extinct, or nearly so." - Acudemy, Feb. 25. Argles, Jrs. M. Marvel.

" The ingenious author of " Molly Bawn" is as reada. ble and ridiculous as ever.

She has discarded the pres. ent tense, but remains constant to her quotations and

ingrammaticisins.' The final cause of life as conceived by the writer is flirtation; we never remember to have encontered a inale character in all her books who seemed

to wave any serious occupation." – Athenæum, Mar. 10. Arnold, M. Civilization in the United States. Aucassin and Nicolette; done into English by An

drew Lang. " Mr. Lang is obviously the right person to translate

Aucassin." Brudley in the Academy, Jan. 21. Bagnall, J. E. Handbook of mosses. 1886. Bailey, J. E. Inventories of goods in the churches

and chapels of Lancashire in 15.2. (Chet

ham Soc.) Bentley, Rev. W: H. Life on the Congo, with

introd. by Rev. G: Grenfell. Bersier, E. Coligny; earlier life of the great Hu

guenot, tr. by A. H. Holmden. 1881. Besant, W. 50 years ago; illust.

" A bundle of scraps, some of them too well known to bear repetition, and others misleading in their fragment. tary form, while many of the pages appear to have been written up to the illustrations with which the book is crowded. A book of this sort, if written at all, should be accurate. Mr. Beant's is, unluckily, marred by errors. The ralue of the volume, such as it is, is the healthy optimisin that pervades it, and in its evidence, however irregularly given, of the great improve. ments that have been effecten in nearly all our social arringements during the pasi half century."- Athendum,

Mar. 31. Birrell, A. Life of C.. Brontë. (Great writers.) Borain, J. Les énormités du libre échange anglais.

1878. Bourne, S. Trade, population, and food. 1880. Bracton, H: de. Note-book; a coll. of cases dur

ing the reign of Henry Il; ed. by F. W.

Maitland. 3 v. Bradley, H: The story of the Goths, to the end of

the Gothic dominion in Spain. (The story

of the nations.) " The style is clear and simple, and he must be a very fistidivun reader who does not find that the interest of the subject carries him through from King Berig to King Roderic.

His narrative, on the whole, seems to us to be as accurate as it is undoubtedly clear, strong, and simple; and it will give the reader un excellent idea of the varied fortunes of the two great branches of the Gothic nation.”- Thos. Hodgkin in the Academy, Mar.

Braune, W: Gotische Grammatik. 1882. Brindley, W:, and Weatherley, W.S: Ancient

sepulchral monuments; from the earliest pe

riods to the end of the 18th century. " Very tine illustrative volume, drawings for the most part to i uniform scale of one inch to the foot, with in inany cases sections and details one fourth the real size. The book must have been the work of years. The draw. ings have mostly been carefully made, and are very well reproduced, and comprise an immense number of examples which are not only very time in themselves, and his. iorically interesting, but which are also very suggestive as starting points from which to work out new ideas in

monumental designs of this kind." – Builder, Dec. 24. Broc, H., vicomte de. La France sous l'ancien ré

gime. Browning, R. Christmas-Eve and Easter-Day,

and other poems; with introd. essay on B.'s theory conc. personal immortality by H. E.

Hersey and pref. by W.J. Rolfe. [1886.) Bulletin des bibliothèques et des archives. 1884

86. 3 v. Burnett, F. H. Sera Crewe; or, What happened

at Miss Minchin's. "Scarcely deserves to rank as a companion piece to • Little Lord Fauntleroy. It is a slighter and less origi. nal piece of work. Mrs. Burnett's ready art has in. vested with new and unexpected touches, and made of a somewhat stale situation a pleasant surprise." Lit.

erury irorid, Mar. 17. Cabinet historique, Le, moniteur des bibliothèques

et des archives. Nouv. sér., (pub. sous la

direction de] U. Robert. 1882-83. 2 v. Cabinet historique, Le; revue contenant le catalogue

general des mss. que renferment les bibliothèques pub. de France; (pub.) sous la direc

tion de L: Paris. 1855-76. 22 v. Chamber's encyclopædia; a dictionary of univer

sal knowledge; new ed. by D: Patrick.

Vol. 1. “ Elited by Mr. D: Patrick, M. A., who since 1877 has le o engaged in the revision of the work, and in preparing for the new edition. A large proportion of The articles hare been rewritten, The rest have been revised, and lo old article bas been retained without

verification," Atheneum, Oct. 29. Chartier, A. (Euvres, rev. corr., etc., par H. Du

Chesne Tourangeau. 1617. Chéruel, P: A. Dictionnaire historique des insti.

tutions, meurs, et coutumes de la France.

1884. 2 v. Clarke, E. C. Main drainage works of Boston,

Mass. Crombie, B: W: Modern Athenians; portraits of

memorable citizens of Edinburgh; with bioy.

sketches by W: S. Douglas. 1882. Crunder, F: J. Reference list for the study of

Wordsworth. (188--] Darlington, T: The folk-speech of South Che.

shire. (Eng. Dial. Soc.) Daudet, A. Sapho ; illust. de Rossi, Myrboch, etc. Dobson, A. Life of 0: Goldsmith. (Great writ

ers.) " All the authorities have been consulted, old news. papers and magazines have been ransacked for fresh in. formation, and six letters of Goldsmith hitherto unpub. lished are given in an appendix. Mr. Douson's narrative is clear and well arranged, and his remarks on Gold. Binith's literary work are full of common sense. Hin estimate of Goldsmith's character is fair and well considered." Athenaeum, Mar. 17.


Brants, V: Essai historique sur la condition des

classes rurales en Belgique jusqu'à la fin du 18e siècle. 1880.

Doniol, H: Histoire des classes rurales en France

et de leur progrès vers l'égalité civile et la

propriété. 2e éd. 1867. Doughty, C: M. Travels in Arabia Deserta. 2 v.

* A book which has been ten years in preparation, and in which the author bas had the assistance of Buch scholars am Renan, Sachau, Wright, and others. Written in a style which at first seems barbarous and attected, but which is soon seen to be a personal pecu liarity of the traveller, coming partly from his herinit life in the East. llis studies of English apparently stopped with the Elizabethan period and the authorized version of the Bible, but they have given him a style eminently suited to his subject matter. The book can be opened anywhere and read without wearinees - a worthy companion to the Arabian Nights.” – Nation,

Apr. 5.
Dowden, E. Transcripts and studies.

“ l’rofessor Dowden porresses in a remarkable de. gree the power' of getting to the heart of great books.' He has also the rarer power of getting to the heart of great writers of books. But no one who is familiar with Prof. Dowden's writings, and especially no one who reads this volume will deny to him the higher quilities which go to the making of literature. With all earnestuess I commend the book to the student and general reader alike, as one of the best literary first-fruits of the year.” -- George Cotterell in the Acad.

emy, Mar. 10. Drayton, M. Poems. Pt. 1. (Spenser Soc.) Dubs, J. Le droit public de la Confederation

Suisse. 1878-79. 2 v. Dumas, A., fils. Affaire Clemenceau. Edwards, W: H. Butterflies of North America.

Vol. 1, 2. 1879-84. 2 v. Ellis, G: E: The Puritan age and rule in the col.

ony of Massachusetts Bay, 1629-85. Emerson, R. W. Select writings, with introd.

by P. Chubb. (Camelot ser.) Emerson, W: A. Fitchburg, Mass., past and pres

ent; illust. Fearnside, W: G., and Harral, T: History of

London; illust. by views engraved by J:
Woods, from Shepherd, Garland, (and oth-

ers. 1838.) Ferris, G: T. Great musical composers, Germ.,

French, and Ital., ed. with introd. by Mrs.

W. Sharp. (Camelot ser.) Gebhart, E. La Renaissance italienne et la pli..

losophie de l'histoire. “ Une série d'essais où reparaissent Machiavel et le bon franciscain Salimbene, où Cervantes et con Don Quichotte, où La Fontaine et ses Contes sont rattachées à leurs origines italiennes. Malgré l'intéret que pré. sentent ces études littéraires et morales, j'aime mieix pénétrer, à la suite de l'auteur, dans ce qu'il appelle les coulisses de l'histoire.'”- Alfred Rambaud in kev. pol.

et lil., 30 avril, 1887. Gerard, E. de L. The land beyond the forest;

facts, figures, and fancies from Transylvania.

2 v. " Probably no other country in Europe is so little known as Transylvania. It is likely for some time to come to be visited only by those whose duties lie within its frontiers. Mme. Gerard, who is evi. dently an acute observer of human nature, paints the inhabitants with zent. Her style of writing is clear, and she is able to lend a certain charm to the strange and in. teresung facts which she has to tell of the 'Land beyond

the forest.'" Athenaeum, Mar. 18. Gibson, W: H. The master of the Gunnery; me

morial of F:W: Gunn, by his pupils; illust.

Goncourt, E: L: A. H. de, and J. A. H. de. Jour

nal; mém. de la vie littéraire. 2 v. Goodwin, J: A. The pilgrim republic; an histor

ical review of the Colony of New Plymouth,

etc. Gordon, Gen. C: G: Letters to his sister, M. A.

Gordon. Every line is worthy of the writer; but there are few passages in the book which are not of that kind which belongs to the deep secrets of the heart, whispered, indeed, between brother and sister, and as little fitted for the rude ear of the world as the prayers that are si. lently effered to God. We find letters, or scraps of letters dated from all the spots which are connected with Gordon's career. Very few throw any new light on the events of his life. Those from the Soudan in the seventies are the most interesting." - Alhendun,

Mar. 31. Guild, C. Britons and Muscovites; or, Traits of

two empires. Guillaume, H. The Amazon provinces of Peru,

as a field for European emigration, etc. “An enlarged English edition of a pamphlet issued in Lima in 1885 by an Association calling itself Society for the Exploration and Colovization of Peru,' of which so. ciety Mr. Guillaume is the delegate member as well as Coveul General fur l'eru in Southampton. A large portion of the work is naturally devoted to the vast mineral resources of the country; and this section is excellently done." – 4. II. keone in the doudemy, Mar.

10. Gunter, A. C. Mr. Barnes of New York. Hannay, D: Life of T. G: Smollett. (Great wri.

ters.) “Mr. Hannay'a volume has no charm of style to com. mend it; but his discriminating praise of Smollett for his descriptions of sea-life, is a feature of the biography not to be found in Scolt. In the author's judgment there are but two novelists who combine the faculty of telling a story of enduring literary value with personal knowl. edge of the sea, and these two are Smollett and Mar.

ryat.” – Spectator, Mar. 10. Hardy, T: D. Description of the patent rolls in

the Tower of London; added an Itinerary of

King John. 1835.
Hart, G. E. The fall of New France, 1755-60.

“Mr. Hart had four episodes to treat of: The cam. paign in the valley of the Ohio, the expulsion of the Acadians, the capture of Louisbourg, and the battle of the Plains of Abraham, which led to the final downfall of New France. These subjects were handled with breadth of appreciation, and depth of research. The question of the Acadians is one of special difficulty, owing to the coloured accounts of British and French writers, but the Lecturer strongly leaned to the view that their dispersion was a matter of absolute military necessity, in accordance with the politicaljurisprudence of the times, and that it is hard to see what other course could have been pursued.” — Nontréal guzelle, Mar. 25, 1857.

“ The style is crude, and slips in grammar a bound. The writer has taken pains to consult Fuch puili-heel authorilies as were within his reach, but want vi close attention and a total absence of critical judgment have

led him into numberlens errors." Nation, Apr. 15 Havard, H: L'art dans la maison ; grammair: de

l'ameublement; illust. de Corroyer, [et

autres. 1883.) L'art et les artistes hollandais. 1879-31. La Flandre à vol d'oiseau ; illust. par M. Ja

laune. 1883. Lettre sur l'enseignement des beaux-arts. 187. Salon de 1885; étude critique et 100 phorn

gravures. 1885.

Hayes, H: pseud. Queen money.

“ As a quiet, not overdone satire on the New York worship of money as 'the one good thing' the book is most effective; but as a story pure and simple, it cannot

be called in any way remarkable." - Critic, Feb. 5. Helps, Sir A. Thoughts upon government. 1872. Hinsdale, B. A. The old Northwest; with a view

of the 13 colonies as constituted by the royal

charters. Hopkins, M., Jr. The world's verdict.

“Mr. Hopkins succeeds in throwing a distinct charm about several of his characters, and the others are en. dowed with definite personalities. Moreover, he writes excellent English; he is never strained, or unnatural, or turgid. • The world's verdict'is a novel of superior

quality in many ways.” Literary world, Mar. 17. Horatius Flaccus, Q. Works in English verse by

(W. Duncombe and other[s] ; 2d ed. add.

imitations now first published. 1767. 4 v. Hughes, T: The old Church ; what shall we do

with it? 1878. Ingleby, C. M. Shakespeare; the man and the

book; a coll. of occasional papers on the

bard and his writings. . 1877. James, H. E. M. The Long White Mountain; or,

A journey in Manchuria. “Mr. James has devoted one-half his book, by no means the least interesting, to the historical, social, ag. ricultural, and religious aspects of Manchuria. Everything is good about the book, except its wearisome weight nearly four pounds -- and its squabby form.

Readers in search of something new, students, pol. iticians, and geographers, may all protit by the perusal of the latest report on the country, people, products, and condition of Manchuria. Mr. James las furnished proof of the existence of the Great Wall; and has extinguished a fine chain of lofty suowy peaks, rivaling the Alps. • Manchuria merits alike the attention of historical students and statesmen,' and both may bene. fit by reflection on the interesting subject as it is put be. fore then in this bright and useful volume." – Specta.

lor, Mar. 17. Jewett, S.. 0. The king of Folly Island, and

other people. Johnston, H: P. Yale and her honor-roll in the

American Revolution. 1775-83. Jubinal, M. L.: A. Armeria Real; ou, Collection

des principales pièces du Musée d'Artillerie

de Madrid; dessins de G. Sensi. 1838. 2 v. - Supplement. [1859.) Juste, T. Les Pays-Bas au 16e siècle ; vie de Mar

uix de Sainte-Aldegonde. 1858. Kebbel, T. E.

Life of Lord Beaconsfield. (Statesmen ser.) ** Ou the whole well executed. It is laudatory, except as regards Mr. Disraeli's support of the Bill di. rected against ritualism, but it is written from a fairly

independent standpoint." Atheneum, Mar. 17. Koehler, S. R. American art; illust. by Amer.

etchers and wood engravers from paintings.

[1886.] Kurtz, C: M. National Academy notes, includ.

the catalogue of the 63d Spring exhibition. Labiche, E. JI., and Lefranc, P: C: J. A: Em

brassons-nous Folleville! comédie-vaude

ville, Nouv. éd. 1882. Lage de Volude, B. E., marquise de. Souvenirs

d'émigration; lettres à Jadame la comtesse de Montijo. 1869.

Lamar, W: H., and Ellis, F. W. Physical obser

vations during the Lady Franklin Bay ex

pedition of 1883. Leland, C: G. Practical education.

" In 1882 Mr. Leland, at the request of General John Eaton, Commissioner of Education, wrote for the Bu. reau of Education, a pamphlet on Industrial art in schools. It is usual to issue about 15,000 of these cir. culars.' But the demand for this was so great, that three years ago 60,000 had been sent to special appli. cants for it. The author enlarged it to a book. Orlate years people have begun to lay aside the old supersti. tion as to a gift' or 'talent' for art being needed to learn to draw, so Mr. Leland says, and it is now admitted we all have a faculty for it which can be dereloped. Going still further. Mr. Leland holds that the faculty itself can be created or evolved. Following this out, he believes that memory and quickness of perception, with atten. tion or interent, may all be called into existence."

Critie, Jan. 14. Light on the hidden way, with an introd. by J. F.

Clarke. [1886.) Lindau, P. Der Zug nach dem Westen. 6e Aufl

(188-) Linton, W: Scenery of Greece and its islands ;

illust. (1869.) Loserth, J: Wiclif and Hus, tr, by Rev. M. J.

Evans. 1884. Lupetti, A. Dante in molte vicende della vita

umana. 1887. McCarthy, J. Ireland's cause in England's Parlia

ment, with pref, by J: B. O'Reilly. “A succinct and readable apologia for the Irish move. ment, by one who gave up much to join it, and who

has partaken of all its vicissitudes." - Nution, Feb. 22. Macfarren, G. A. Addresses and lectures (on

music] “ Never were discourses less academic in style or more invigorating and helpful than these ten annual addresses (1878-1887) to the students of the Royal Acad. emy of Music. There is something almost apostolic in the earnest exordium which is an invariable feature of the addresses and in the fervid admonishment that occasionally intervenes in the course of exposition. Few inen have known so well how to instruct and interest a youthful audience, or how to utilize in the clear and expressive language that befits the platform, the accumulated stores of thought and erudition." - Sat. rev.,

Mar. 31. Makepeace, F. Capital and labour. 1881. Mandat-Grancey, G. F. E., baron de. Dans les

Montagnes Rocheuses. 1884. Matthews, J. W. Incwadi yami; or, 20 years ex

perience in South Africa. “ Dr. Matthews has had a long and varied experience in South Africa. Some useful and interesting in. formation is hidden in a great deal of matter to which these epithets cannot be applied. By far the most interesting part of his book is that which deals with the development of the great diamond-digging industry. The whole story is melancholy, and to a believer in human nature most depressing."- Sat. rev.,

Mar. 31. Maurice, Col. The balance of military power in

Europe, etc. « Colonel Maurice has written a book that is crammed with ideas, and from it a great deal of information is to be gathered, but his style is confused, and there are many portions of his essays which are barely intelligible even to a careful reader."

Athenaum, Mar. 10. Melville, G: J: W. Cerise. 1872. Michael, E. Practical thoughts of a mother; tr. by

M. E, B., [and] C. M. V. W, (1882.]

Sat. red.,

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.

Commandery of Ohio. Sketches of war his

tory, 1861–65. Vol. 1. Military Service Institution of the U.S. Jour

nal. Vol. 2, no. 6. 1881.

This number is devoted to “ Our Indian question." Morse collection of Japanese pottery. Repr. from

Amer. architect. 1887. Mosblech, B., l'abbé. Vocabulaire océanien-fran

çais et français-océanien. 1843. New Antigone, The. Nichol, J: Tables of European history, litererture,

science, and art, and of American history,

litarature, etc. Paris, A. L. Les papiers de Noailles de la Biblio

thèque du Louvre. 1875. 2 v. Parish, W: D., and Shaw, W: F. Dictionary of

the Kentish dialect and provincialisms. Parr, Mrs. L.. Loyalty George. (Leisure hour

ser.) " We do not remember a work by this lady since her charming portrait of Dorothy Fox, which has not some claims to a more than ephemeral existence. In certain respects, Loyalty George will not compare in lightness and grace with its predecessors; but in the riper literary qualities, and in the power of dealing with human ex. perience and human suffering it is an advance upon

them." G. Burnett Smith in the Academy, Mar. 31. Patton, J. H. Natural resources of the U. S.

" It contains a great amount of useful information leavened with some mistakes, a few false statements, especially as regards scientific detinitions; and various

exaggerations." Nution, Mar. 22. Playfair, Sir R. L. Bibliography of Algeria.

(Roy. Geog. Soc.) Pottier, E., and Reinach, S. La nécropole de My

rina. 1887. 2 v. Quekett, Rev. W': “ My sayings and doings;"

with reminiscences of my life. " The Rev. Willlam Quekett has not much that is im. portant to record in this clumsy compilation. There is little to interest readers who are not his kinsfolk or

neighbors." — Atheneum, Mar. 24. Ramel, J: P: Journal de R., l'un des déportés à la

Guyanne après le 18 fructidor, 1797. Randolph, H. F. Fifty years of English song;

select from the poets of the reign of Victo

ria., 4 v. Read, M.C. Archæology of Ohio. (188-.] (West.

ern Reserve list. Soc.) Résolution [des] Etats de Zélande justifiée; préc.

d une pref, sur la neutralité-armée, etc. 1780. Révolution Française, La; revue historique, diré

gée par A: Dide. 1881-87. 13 v. Rietstap, J. B. Armorial général. 2e éd., augm.

1884-87. 2 v. Rogers, Rev. W:, Bp. of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate.

Reminiscences; compiled by R. H. Hadden. "A fresh, crisply written autobiography, which has something to tell and tells it well, brimtul of shrewd hu. mour, practical energy, and cheery hopefulness, manly in tone, without tinge of bitterness or touch of morbid

self-analysis.” – Athenæum, Feb. 11. Roland de la Platière, Mme. M. J. P. Madame

Roland, sa détention à l'Abbaye et à Sainte

Pélagie, 1793, racontée par elle-même. 1886. Russell, T: Corrections of thermometers. (Sig

nal service notes.)

“Russia's Hope," The; or, Britannia no longer rules

the waves; showing how the Muscovite bear got at the British whale; tr. by C: J.

Cooke, with preface by W: Beatty-Kingston. “ The book is extremely sprightly, and almost as en. tertaining as · Tom Cringle's Log.'" - Athendum, Feb.

11. Samuelson, J. Bulgaria, past and present, hist.,

polit., and descr. ; illust. " Does not add much to the general stock of inform. ation collected in recent literature on the subject. His descriptive narrative, which is well illustrated by woodcuts and collotype plates, is brightly writteu, and includes vivid pictures of peasant life.”

Mar. 10. Scherer, E. La démocratie et la France. 1884. Schöner, J: Reproduction of his globe of 1523,

his dedicatory letter to R. von Streytperck; the De Moluccis” of Maximilianus Transylvanus with tr, and notes on the globe by

H: Stevens, ed. with introd. by C. H. Coote. Shakespeare, W: A midsummer nights dreame,

facsimile repr. of the text of the first folio, 1623, etc., with introd. and notes by H: John

son. Simons, E. D. A regimental history; the 125th

New York State Volunteers. Six, MM. Galerie de peinture de MM. Six. Smedes, S. D. Memoriuls of a Southern planter.

" Thomas Smith Dabney, the memorials of whose life are presented, was born in 1798. He died in 1885. The life of a Southern planter that covered so long a period gives a chance for as interesting a picture of old Southern manners as the writer of any recent book has hid. Mrs. Smedes tells the story of his life well enough to make a good sketch of the man, who was worth knowwg on his own accouut, and a good picture of Southern civilization in the time of slavery. All who are interested to gila knowledge of what that civilization was, will find this one of the most helpful of recent books, and for this reason it has even an histori

cal value." Spielhagen, F: Was will das werden? 1887. 3 v. Stapfer, P. Shakespeare et l'antiquité; Shake

speare et les tragiques grecs. (Nouv. éd.

corr.] Sterne, S. Beyond the shadow, and other poems. Temple, J. H. History of Framingham, Mass.,

1610-1880. Tinseau, L. de. Dernière Campagne. Upton, W. The use of the spectroscope in meteor

ological observations. 1883. Van Rensselaer, Mrs. M. G. Henry Hobson

Richardson and his works. Worcester, its past and present; illust. Wyman, W. II.

Bibliography of the BaconShakespeare controversy. 1884. Yonge, C: D.

Life of Sir W. Scott. (Great writers.) " Dullness is not always to be avoided hy brerity. It may be thought well-nigh impossible to write a brief yet tedious life of Sir Walter Scott. Mr. Yonge bas, how. ever, succeeded in the task.” – Atheneum, Mar. 10.

** A book that might prevail against the most streng. ous wrestling of the most patient reader." - Sat. ret.,

Mar. 17.
Young, J: F., Bp. of Florida. Great hymns of the

Zola, E. La terre. (Les Rougon-Macquart.)

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