Imágenes de páginas

Amos, A. Observations on the statutes of the Re

formation Parliament in the reign of Henry

VIII. 1859. Archer, J. H: L. The orders of chivalry, etc. Atkinson, D. H. Ralph Thoresby. 1885-87. 2 v. Audsley, W: J. and G: A. Polychromatic deco

ration applied to buildings in the mediaeval

styles. 1882. Balzac, H, de. The alkahest; or, The house of

Claës; (tr. by K. P. Wormeley).
César Birotteau ; (tr. by K. P. Wormeley).
The country doctor; tr. by K. P. Wormeley.
Cousin Pons; (tr. by K. P. Wormeley]. 1886.
The Duchesse de Langeais, etc.; tr. by K. P.

Eugénie Grandet; tr. by K. P. Wormeley.
The magic skin; tr. by K. P. Wormeley, with

introd. by G: F: Parsons.
Modeste Mignon ; tr. by K. P. Wormeley.
Père Goriot; tr. by K. P. Wormeley, 1887.
The two brothers; tr. by K. P. Wormeley.

1887. Bancroft, H. H. California pastoral, 1769-1848. Bancroft, S. B., and M.. W. Mr. and Mrs. Ban

croft on and off the stage, with portraits.

2 v. There is plenty of readable matter in these volumes. They tell pleasantly, and for the most part modestly, so much as the authors care that the public should bear about them, and they put on record a good deal that is worth knowing about stage history, and its connexions during the past quarter of a century. Diligent his. torians, it is true, would still have to seek elsewhere for much of the information needed to make their chronicles complete aud trustworthy. But ruch reticences and omisions as are inevitable in books like the one be. fore us are hardly to be complained of by general read.

In a player's picture of himself what matters it if he maintains his histrionic character ?" - Athe

naum, Apr. 21. Bell, C: H. History of Exeter, N. H. Bettany, G: T: Life of C: Darwin. 1887. (Great

writers.) Bible. 0. T. Psalms. Eng. A new rendering

of the Hebrew Psalms into Eng. verse, with an hist. sketch of the Fr., Eng., and Scotch

metrical versions, by A. Coles.
N. T. Latin. Novum Testamentum Latine

interp. Hieronymo; ex cod. Amiatino ed. C.
Tischendorf. 1854.
Epistles of Paul. Codex Claromontanus, sive
Epistolæ Pauli omnes, Gr. et Lat.; ed. C.

Tischendorf. 1852.
Blackie, J: S. Life of Robert Burns.

While there is no Carlylian profundity, no Steven. sonian sparkle, in Mr. Blackie's estimate of Burne, it is sound, sane, and marvellously free from those eccen. tricities of its author's which have so often in the past made even an admirer inclined to pounce upon his mind, and do to it what Pancks did to his employer's head."

William Wallace in the Academy, Apr.7. Bopp, F. Glossarium Sanscritum. 1847. Bosboom, A.. L., G. T. Major Frank; tr. from

the Du'ch. (1886.] Brabazon, W:, Earl of Meath. Prosperity or pau

perism? physical, industrial, and technical

training. Bradley, G: G., Dean of Westminster. Lectures on

the book of Job. 1887.

Briand, H. Tableaux synoptiques d'histoire con.

temporaine depuis 1789. 8e éd. (188-.) Buchanan, R. The city of dream; an epic poem.

The prototype of The city of dream' is the 'Pil. grim's progress,' but there is one striking distinction. In Bunyan's poetic allegory everything is clearly de. fined; the contrasts are sharp, and there are no grada. tions, no illusions of mental mirage, and the conclusion is absolutely definite and decisive. In Mr. Buchanan's epic not only are the personifications occasionally very vague, but ihe conclusion can leave little definite ini. pression on anyone's mind save the somewhat illogical one that since God is indiscoverable in earth or heaven, in any human or natural temple, in the mysteries of nature or in the heart of man, he is probably to be found on the farther shore of the celestial ocean of Death.

Regarded in its literary aspect, while full of fine lines and beautiful passages, it is no advance npon the author's previous work." — William Sharp in the Acad.

emy, Apr. 7. Burrows, M. The family of Brocas of Beaure.

paire and Roche Court. 1886. Caird, J: Spinoza.

“ It has most of the respectable virtues that a book treating of a great philosopher within the limits of a 'series' can be expected to have. It is conscientious in diligence, edifying and moderate in tone, and legitimate, according to the writer's highly respectable school, in its final judgment. Yet we cannot assert with truth that we have learnt anything from it, or express with sincer. ity au expectation that students of philosophy will learn much."

Saturday rep., Apr. 7. Calderon de la Barca, P: Select plays; ed. with

introd., etc., by N. Maccoll. Campbell, G: D., 8th Duke of Argyll. The new

British constitution and its master builders. Carles, W. R. Life in Corea.

“Mr. Carles is already favorably known to the public by his interesting paper • Recent journeys in Korea,' read before the Royal Geographical Society January, 25, 1886.

The book, which is little more than an amplitication of the lecture, comprises the two journeys he undertook each occupying 43 days." - M. Beazeley

in the deademy, A pr. 7. Carter, J: Specimens of ancient sculpture and

painting in England, [text], by F. Douce,

etc.; new ed. by D. Turner, etc. Catholic Church in France. Ancient liturgies of

the Gallican Church, with parallel passages from the Roman, Ambrosian, and Mozarabic rites, by J. M. Neale and G. H. Forbes. (Pt.

1.] 1855. Chargress, The; by the prig. Collins, A. Historical collections of the families

of Cavendishe, Holles, Vere, Harley, and

Ogle, etc. 1752. Coxe, A. C. Impressions of England. 1856. Creighton, M. Cardinal Wolsey. (Eng. states

men.) "Exactly what one of a series of short biographies of English statesmen ought to be; it gives the reader a clear idea of the place thai Wolsey holds in the history of our pational development, and presents a comprehensive and well-proportioned picture of a subject ihat to au untaught eye seems at first to have little unity. Wolsey's chuim io be recognized as the greatest politi. cal genius whom England has ever produced 'rests not on any immediate or definite achievement, but on the fact that he drew out the latent power of his country, and taught Englishmen their own strength." Apr. 28.

“ Perhaps the greatest difficulty which the biogra. pher of Wolsey has to contend with is the difficulty of impressing the modern reader with the fact of the limi. tation of his powers. Accustomed as we are to think of


Sat. rev.,

a Prime Minister nowadays as one who can absolutely dictate a policy to his sovereign, we cannot readily un. derstand how a staterman of such extraordinary sagac. ity as Wolsey could have beeu hampered in all bis ef. forts by the necessity of obtaining ihe cordial and dis. tinct acquiescence of his sovereign in everything that he ventured to undertake as a condition of his retaining power at all. Mr. Creighton accordingly pleads, with very good reason, that statesmen are to be judged not merely by their works, but by their aims, and that Vol. Bey in particular was greater far than his achievements."

-Atheneum, Apr. 28. Dante Alighieri. Le prime 4 edizioni della Di

vina commedia, litteralmente ristampate per

cura di G. G. Warren, Lord Vernon. Daryl, P. Ireland's disease; notes and impres

sions. “ His observations have the merits and demerits natu. ral to a foreigner, who is also a newspaper correxpond. ent. He notices little signs which escape the eye that has grown familiar with them. On the other hand, he sees half-truths, and is liable to the temptation to in. dulge in fanciful interpretations. Mr. Daryl talks very suggestively, very amusingly, very cleverly indeed. His descriptions are striking; his banter is light and good humoured; his sarcasm very delicate and never brutal. Yet we confess that we neither understand clearly his attitude towards the various elements of Irish society, nor can we frame from his remarks any clear answer to the question, 'What is Ireland's disease?'"- Westmin.

ster rev., April. Deane, W. Notice of Asa Gray. Repr. from

Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. Don Pirlone, Il; giornale di caricature politiche.

Vol. 1. 1848-49. Eckstein, E. Quintus Claudius; tr. by C. Bell.

1884. Ewing, Mrs. J. H. Brothers of pity, and other

A great emergency, and other tales. 1886.
Jackanapes ; illust. by R. Caldecott.
Old-fashioned fairy tales; illust. by A. W.

Bayes, and G. Browne.
Farrar, F: W: Everyday Christian life; or, Ser-

mons by the way. “ Deals mainly with practice, but clairns to rest on a doctrinal basis. It exhibits to the full tbe characteristic merits, and less than usual of the characteristic faults, familiar to Dr. Farrar's numerous readers." -Sat. rev.,

Apr. 7. Fenn, G: M. This man's wife. 1887. Fletcher, J., and Shakespeare, W: The two

noble kinsmen; ed. by W. W.Skeat. 1875.

(Pitt Press Ser.) Forbes, A. William of Germany; a succinct biog.

of William 1. “ Direct and simple in style, it is a skilful summary of history. Book's intended for popular consumption seldom possess the vigorous grasp which is shown by Mr. Forbes's treatment of an imposing subject. Com. prension has not resulted in congestion, and what is necessarily but a rapid survey of a great and impressive career is as attractive as a story from an experi hand."

Sut. rev., A pr. 14. Freeman, E: A: William the Conqueror. (Eng.

statesmen.) " Written by one who enjoys ad exclusive knowledge of his subject. When the life of the Conqueror has al. ready been told in such prolixity of detail as in the History of the Norman Conquesi,' it is virtually im. possible for the same writer to tell us aught that is new. But on the one hand bis portrait gains vastly by concen. tration; and on the other, many to whom his larger work would of necessity remain a sealed book will read with profit this short biography." - Atheneum, Apr. 7.

Gasquet, F. A. Henry viii. and the English mo

nasteries ; an attempt to illustrate the his

tory of their suppression. Vol. 1. “The old scandals, universally discredited at the time, and believed in by a later generation only through prejudice and ignorance, are now dispelled forever, and no candid Protestant will ever think of reviving them."

- Academy, Feb. 25. Glass, H. A. The story of the psalters ; history

of the metrical versions of Great Britain and

America, 1549-1885. “Mr. Glass has here exposed to view an interesting page in literature, as well as in ecclesiastical history: The chance acquisition of an old copy of Tate and Brady' led him to enquire into its bibliography, and to this accident we are indebted for a volume that does credit to his research, and is never likely to be super. seded, though it might have been fuller in many points."

Academy, Mar. 31. Gower, Lord R. “ Bric à brac;" or, Some photo

prints illust. art objects at Gower Lodge,

Windsor. Griffiths, J: W: Treatise on marine and naval ar

chitecture; illust. 1854. Guillim, J: Display of heraldry; 6th ed. with add.,

added A treatise of honour military and

civil, by Capt. J: Logan, etc. 1724. Gunter, A.C. Mr. Potter of Texus. Hale, E: E. Mr. Tangier's vacations. Harte, F. B. A millionaire of Rough and Ready;

A Phyllis of the Sierras; A drift from Red.

wood camp. Hedge, F: H:, and Wister, A. D. Metrical trans

lations and poems. Herodotus. Euterpe; being the 2d book of the fa

mous history, Englished by B. R., 1584, ed.

by A. Lang. Holmes, R: The sieges of Pontefract Castle, 1644

48. A very interesting volume, though it might have been advantageously put into a more literary form."

Spectutor, Apr. 7. Humphreys, H: N. The coin collector's manual.

1875. 2 v. Inge, W: R. Society in Rome under the Cæsars.

“ His learning is not exhaustive. Such could hardly be expected in 80 young a man, and he is capable of making a serious mistake. But he has read widely and carefully. His temper of mind is all that could be de. sired. The latter, the descriptive part of Mr. Inge's volume naturally furnishes the niost agreeable reading, About social habits and customs he gives us plenty of useful information. He has treated a difficult sub. ject with adequate knowledge, discretion, aud taste."

Spectator, Apr. 21. Jâmi, M. N. A. R. bin A. Behâristân, Abode of

Spring, tr. Of which one chapter or'garden'was translated a few years ago by Mr. C. E. Wilson, under the title of

• Persian wit and humour.'” - Academy, Dec. 10. Jensen, W: Das Asylrecht. 2 v. Kay, D: Memory; what it is and how to improve

it. Kendall, H: The kinship of men; argument from

pedigrees, etc. "Mr. Kendall's researches have convinced him that everybody is related to ererybody else. The brotherhood of man is not merely a conventional or allegorical expression; all men are really brothers, or, at any rate, cousins in varying degrees of consanguinity. Every per. son alive bas had two parents, four grandparents, tight

great-grandparents, and so on. Carry out this geomet. rical progression for some eight centuries, and it will be found that each of us had sixteen million ancestors alive in the time of William the Conqueror. In a vague sort of way he is groping after the truth which Mr. Galton is seeking with a somewhat more hopeful prospect of success. Mr. Kendall's elaborate cal. culations and ingenious conjectures only tend to show that the subject is one that lends itself very easily to trite and rather futile generalization." - St. James's budget,

Apr. 7. Kennedy, J. H. Early days of Mormonism ; Pal

myra, Kirtland and Nauvoo. King, J: E:, and Cookson, C. Principles of sound

and inflexion as illust. in the Greek and

Latin languages. Kirkwood, D. The asteroids of minor planets be

tween Mars and Jupiter. Lamb, C: Letters, with add., ed. with introd., etc.

by A. Ainger. 2 v. " At length the admirers of Charles Lamb may be congratulated on the publication of his correspondence in a form worthy of this prince of letter-writers. In his omissions the editor has exercised a sound judg. ment. ... And not only is Mr. Ainger a judicious critic, but it is evident that during the years he has devoted to Lamb no Dryasdust could have been more painstaking in gaining information at tirst hand from every source open to hiin. His accuracy, too. is remarkable. ... The letters which his good fortune has enabled him to add to the former stock are not inconsiderable in number.”

- Atheneum, Apr. 7. Lathrop, R. H. Along the shore. Lefébure, E. Broderie et dentelles. (Bibl. de

l'Enseignement d. Beaux-Arts.) Lefebvre, P. Une favorite de Norodôm; La folle

de Oudon; préf. de G: Laguerre. “ De la couleur locale, des descriptions pittoresques, des effets dramatiques, entin un récit rapide et d'un bon

style." - Maxime Gaucher in Rev. pol. et lit., 17 déc. Levi, L. International law; with materials for a

code of international law. (Internat. sci.

ser.) Lindau, P. Arme Mädchen. McAnally, D. R., Jr. Irish wonders; popular tales

as told by the people; illust. by H. R. Hea

ton. “ The folk-lore of a people is perilous ground for an author who has no special qualifications for the task. It is not a subject that can be trifled with. These rehashes of Irish, or supposed Irish, myths and legends are wanting in the directness, simplicity, verve, and reserve that characterize the folk-lore of the country; while the representations of scenery are for the most

part unreal and distorted.” — Nation, Apr. 26. McMurdo, E: History of Portugal.

• The work compiled by Mr. McMurdo is, in truth, a translation by the accomplished Miss Mariana Monteiro' of Dom, A. Herculano's Historia de Portugal., ... Only a person of great inexperieuce could bave thoughi that any profit was to be gained out of a 'con. veyed' translation of a Portuguese history which ends in 1279, centuries before the country began to be of any interest to foreigners. As regards Miss Mariana's translation, it seems creditable. It is always stiff, some. times confused, and here and there ungrammatical; but it is not easy to write in a foreign language, and the lady has used her dictionary honestly." Saturduy

ret., Apr. 7. Markby, W: Elements of law considered with

reference to principles of general jurispru

dence. 1885. (Clarendon Press ser.) “ One of the best works that have appeared on the subject of general jurisprudence since the publication of Mr. Austid's lectures.” - Westminster rev.

Martel, Mme. la comtesse de, (pseud. Gyp). Les

Chasseurs; dessins de Crafty. Maxwell, Mrs. M.. E.. B. Lady Audley's secret.

1862. 2 v.

Like and unlike. 2 v.
Mercier, C: The nervous system and the mind.

" There is no more difficult philosophical study than that which seeks to harmonize psychology with physi. ology, ... The author undertakes this somewhat ambi. tious task apparently in the hope that lighi may thereby be thrown on the abnormal, as well as the normal, modes of mental action, but his method of elaborating the subject does not seem to us greatly to advance the end in view, not from any want of ability or enthusiasm so much as from the inherent difficulties of the subject.” – West.

minster red., April. Moberly, G: H. Life of William of Wykeham. Morris, W: A dream of John Ball and A king's

lesson, with an illust. by E: Burne-Jones. Being a poet, Mr. Morris could not altogether fail to write like a poet. His descriptions of a village inn, the interior of a yeoman's house, and the moonlit church, in which, seated in the vicar's stall, he and his fellow. enthusiast discuss economic problems, are very sympathetic and spirited. Uvhappily there are few of these pleasureable interludes in the heady current of Mr.

Morris's vain imaginings." — Sat. red., Mar. 31. Neuvaine de Colette, La.

Eng. The story of Colette ; tr.

*. Une plume singulièrement aiguinée et délicate." Rev. pol. et lit., 11 fév.

" Has had an even greater success as a volume than it met with in the Rev. des Deux Mondes.' It is cu. rious how the French public from time to time -- about once in two years - excites itself for a simple story of this kind. T'he. Abbe Constantin' was the last well. known case, but the present story more closely resem. bles Jean Teterol.' It is written in admirable style." - Athenaeum, Feb. 11.

“ Worth noticing, chiefly because the anonymous au. thor has modelled it with extraordinary closeness on the

style of Miss Rhoda Broughton." - Sat. rev., Mar. 10. Nicolardot, L: Ménage et finances de Voltaire.

2 v.

“ La nouvelle édition de cet ouvrage est bien plus complète que la première, celle de 1854.” - -- Polybiblion,

mai. Ohnet, G: Volonté.

“ We are inclined to think. Volonté'a more absurd book than any of its forerunners.” - Saturday rev.,

Mar. 31.
Parker, M., Abp. of Canterbury. De antiquitate

Britannicæ ecclesiæ et privilegiis eccles.
Cantuariensis historia, rec. S: Drake, etc,

1729. Parnell, Col. A. The war of the succession in

Spain, during the reign of Queen Anne,

1702-11. “ It is characteristic of Macaulay that he should fling scorful and inappropriate epithets at Galway, overlook Cloudesley Shovel, and John Leake, who did so much, and expend his lively rhetoric on Peterborough, who really did nothing. But he could rarely resist a showy romance. Colonel Parnell has done justice to Queen Anne's tars, has produced new matter of an interesting military kind, and has written a solid history of the war which we wish he could have made more readable."

- Spectator', Apr. 14. Payn, J. Glow-worm tales. 2d ser. Peard, F. M.. Madam's grand-daughter.

" Admirers of Mies Peard's work, more particularly of her Dutch work, will feel somewhat disappointed with Madame's grand-daughter." - W: Wallace in the Academy July 23, 1887.

People's Palace for East London, The.
Peyrebrune, G: de. La Margotte.
Praed, W. M. Essays; coll. by Sir G: Young,

with introd. by H: Morley. (Morley's univ.

lib.) “ The first collected edition of Praed's prose.” – Sat.

rer., Feb. 25. Revue des traditions populaires. le année. 1886. Roberts, D. Two royal lives; gleanings from

Berlin and from the lives of the Crown

Prince and Princess of Germany. Robins, E. C. Technical school and college build

ing. Rogers, J. E. T. The first nine years of the Bank

of England, 1694-1703. “Mr. Rogers came across a weekly register by John Houghtoo recording the prices of the Bank stock from 1694 to 1703. As there were some difficulties in this document, Mr. Rogers made enquiries at the Bank, and found to his surprise that the authorities of Thread. needle Street possessed no information about the price of their stock before 1705. On discovering this strange defect in the documentary records of the Bank, Mr. Rogers determined upon reprinting for the enlighten. ment of the world at large the table of prices and raten which this assiduous apothecary had compiled, and upon composing a narrative to show the reason for the fluctuations in the weekly prices of the stock." --- Acad. emy, May 5.

“ This book, in language as well chosen as it is ju. dicial and temperate, hets before its readers a history not only of the infancy of that great institution, but of the stormy and critical years of the Revolution, with the fortunes of which it is so closely bound up, and which it did so much to support. Much trustwor. thy information agreeably given. The five tables by lloughton, Justin, and others, which are appended to the book show the fluctuations of Bank stock, of the Amsterdam Exchanges, of the price of guineas, and of the discount on bank notes.” – Saturday review, Apr.

14. Salt, II. S. Percy Bysshe Shelley. Sander, N:

Rise and growth of the Anglican schism ; tr. by D: Lewis. 1877. Savage, M.J.

Bluffton. Schobert, H.

Picked up in the streets; tr. by Mrs. Wister. Schott, C: A. Secular variation of the magnetic

declination in the U.S., etc. 6th ed. Scott, Sir W. Marmion ; ed. with notes by W: J.

Rolfe ; illust. 1885.

Mr. Rolfe has discovered and repaired many disfig. urements of the longer poems in particular, caused by the poet's own unchallenged carelessness of revision, and by that of his editors and their copyists. He has also commendably undertaken to make the punctuation

more modern and rational." - Nation, Apr. 26. Seligman, E. R. A. Two chapters on the mediæ

val guilds of England. Seneca, L. A. Morals; a selection of his prose,

ed. by W. Clode. (Camelot ser.) Shirley, J.

James Shirley with introd. by E. Gosse. “ The plays chosen are. The witty fair one,'' The traitor, Hyde Park,' "The lady of pleasure, The cardinal,' and the marque entitled The triumph of peace,' A good selection, as exhibiting specimens of the author's best work in all three genres - comedy, trag

edy, and masque.” – Westminster reo.. April. Shorthouse, J. H. A teacher of the violin and

other tales. There five tales represent Mr. Shortbouse's most characteristic artistic virtues, while leaving no room for

the intrusion of the faults which do something to mar their effect. The characters in the stories here are like all the author's characters, somewhat shadowy; but their shadowy quality is given by skilfully managed remoteness, not by careless, unimaginative work. The book is rich in work of a very exceptional loveli. ness of conception and execution." - James Ashcroft

Noble in the Academy, Apr. 28. Sidney, Sir P. Astrophel and Stella; ed. from the

folio of 1598, by A. Pollard. Smart, H. A false start. Sutherland, J. M. William Wordsworth; story of

his life, etc. " It professes to be a popular story of the great medi. tative poet. The assertion and the assurance are alike inaccurate. It is a passionate eulogy of the poet, interspersed with many quotations from his writings, which unnecessarily increase the bulk of the book. Its statements are all positive, and its adjectives all super.

lative." Westminster rev., April. Temple, Sir R: Palestine illustrated.

* Sir Richard Temple spent a few weeks in Palestine in the early part of 1853. He occupied his leisure mo. ments in making thirty-two studies in oil colours of some of the more importani scenes in the Holy Land; and he bas reproduced these studies with an explanitory text.

The colouring is more satixfactory than the outline. In some instances the varied effects of light and shade, the brilliant tints, the transparent haze have been happily caught. The descriptions of places, if not aliogether accurate, are sometiines quaini. Sir Richard Temple is happiest when he is describing the beau. tiful, sometimes startling atmosphereic effects which are so well known to travellers in the Holy Land.” – Athe

næum, Apr, 21. Tolstoï, Graf 1. N. Deux générations; tr. par E.

Halperine. 1886.
Ivan l'imbécile; tr. par E. Halperine:
Life; tr. by I.. F. Hapgood.

“ A thoughtful study. He specially tries to com-
bat the fear of death, which he claims is founded on un.
pardonable ignorance."
La mort; tr. par E. Halpérine.
Polikouchka; tr. de E. Halperine. 1886.
Power and liberty; tr. from the French by H.

La puissance des ténèbres ; tr. par E. Halpé-

rine. Ward, T: H. Life of Humphrey Sandwith. 1884.

and others. English art in the public galleries

of London. Washington, G: Reprint of original letters to J.

Reed during the Amer. Revolution, by W:

B. Reed. 1852. Whitman, E. A. Flax culture; outline of the

history and condition of the flux industry in

the U. S., with introd. by J. R. Leeson. Wright, J. A middle high-German primer; with

grammar, notes, and glossary. (Clarendon

Press ser.) “ The present book has been written in the hope that it will serve as an elementary introduction to the larger

German works.” Preface. Wyon, A. B. and A. The great seals of England

from the earliest period to the present time. " When we remember that these beautifully executed autotypes have been obtained from waren impressions of the original seals, many of them hundreds, one more than a thousand years old, scattered far and wide within the kingdom and beyond the channel, we shall have some conception of the persistent industry and ceaseless care by which alone the task could have been accomplished." – Spectutor, Feb. 4.

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Bowles, E. Madame de Maintenon.

“ Miss Bowles has set to work to present her heroine as she really was,' in a style that is neither persuasive nor rebarbative, and as we think to so little purpose that her book is practically non-existent. She makes no attempt at formal portraiture; but her attitude throughout in that of the believer and the eulogist, and her frame of mind is that of one who can see no wrong where it is believed that no wrong should be. ... Her book, in a word, is the book of an amateur, and the amateur in history is perhaps less tolerable than any

other where." Saturduy rev., May 5. Boyce, E. C. That most distressful country. 1886.

3 v.

Abdulla of Khorassan; Ahmed the cobbler; (tr.

from the Persian).
About, E. F. V. Alsace, 1871-72.

Histoire ancienne; comédie. 1868.
Nouvelles et souvenirs ; illust. 1885.
Quinze journées au Salon de peinture et de

sculpture, 1883.
Retiré des affaires; comédie. 1869.
Salon de 1866. 1867.

and Najac, E. de. Nos gens; comédie. 1866. Adams, J: Defence of the constitutions of gov

erminent of the U. S. 1797. 3 v. Addison, J. Rosamond; a tragic-opera. 1778. Albertus Magnus, Bp. of Ratisbon. Super missus

est, ostendens ineffabiles virginis Marie

laudes. 147/8-?) Argles, Mrs. M. The Honourable Mrs. Vereker. Arundel Soc. Chromolithographs. 1887. Alle

gorical figures (Justice) ; after the fresco by Paolo Veronese in the Villa Maser, near

Venice. --- Allegorical figures [Temperance] ; after the

fresco by P. Veronese in the Villa Maser,

near Venice. --- Dante; from a fresco by L. Signorelli in

the Duomo at Orvieto. • - Virgil; from a fresco by L. Signorelli in the

Duomo at Orvieto. 1888. The Primavera after the painting by Botticelli (in the Academy of tine Arts, Flor

ence). Aubertin, J: J. A fight with distances; the States

of the Hawaiian Islands, Canada, British

Columbia, etc. “ He appears to have thoroughly enjoyed himself, and his reader enjoys with him. . C'est tout dire.'" Sat.

rev., May i. Ballard, H. H. Three kingdo:ns; a handbook of

the Agassiz. Association. “The repeated editions of this handbook called for show that it meets many of the needs of the young stu. dent of nature, and, doubtlens, on the whole much bet.

ter than any existing publication.” Nation, May 17. Barr, Mrs. A. E. H. Master of his fate.

A Yorkshire story, so captivating that the reader will not lay it down till the last page is reached."

- Literury world, May 12. Belin, and others. Costumes de Suède, Nor

vége, Danemark, Hollande, et Allemagne.

(18---) Besant, W., and Rice, J. By Celia's arbour. Bessas de La Mégie, O., comte de. Légendaire de

la noblesse de France. 1865. Betterton, T: Life and times of T: Betterton, etc.

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