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Ginisty, P. Le dieu Bibelot.

"Made up of articles on old collectors' fancies - mur. derers, letters, locks, and keys, and so forth.” – Sat.

rev., Jan. 14. Gordon, Rev. G: A. Christian womanhood; a

memorial sermon, Boston, Apr. 8, 1888. Graesse, J: G: T. Guide de l'amateur d'objets

d'art et de curiosité, ou Collection des mono

grames, etc. 1871. Grey, R. Lindenblumen, and other stories. 1885.

Contents. Madame Rebelle. - The doctor's Mascotte.
White rose. - Lindenblumen. – The Antwerp post-


Davis, N. D. Cavaliers and Roundheads of Bar

bados, 1650-52. " A trustworthy as well as an interesting book.” —

Athenæum, May 3. Dearborn, J. W., and others. History of the 1st

century of Parsonsfield, Maine. Dewey, J: Leibniz's New essays concerning the

human understanding; a critical exposition.

(German philos. classics.) Dorner, I: A: System of Christian ethics; ed. by

A. Dorner; tr. by C. M. Mead and R. T.

Cunningham. Droz, F. X. J. Histoire du règne de Louis xvi,

pendant les années où l'on pouvait prévenir ou diriger la Rév. Française. Nouv. éd., préc. d'une notice sur (D.) par E. de Bon

nechose. 1860. 3 v. Dryden, J: Alexander's feast; or, The power of

music. [17—.)
Dumas, A. fils. Antonine. Nouv. éd. 1885.

Le régent Mustel. Nouv. éd. 1882.
Sophie Printems. Nouv. éd. 1882.

Thérèse. 7e éd. 1877.
- Tristan le Roux. Nouv. éd. 1882.

La vie à vingt ans. Nouv. éd. Dupain, S. Notice historique sur le pavé de Paris,

depuis Philippe-Auguste jusqu'à nos jours.

1881. Eusebius Cæsariensis. Opera Latine. 1581.] 2 v. Evans, H. D. Essays to prove the validity of An

glican ordinations; answer to the Most Rev.

P: R: Kenrick. 2d ser. Vol. 1. 1851. Ewald, C: von. Generallieutenant Johann v.

Ewalds Levnetslob. 1838.
Farina, S. Oro nascosto. 1878.
Farquhar, G: The recruiting officer; com

comedy. 1778. Fawcett, E. Olivia Delaplaine. Fielding, H: The lottery. (17—.]

The mock doctor. (177–.] Foote, S: The commissary; a comedy. 1779. Fournier, E; Histoire de la Butte des Moulins.

1877. Freeman, E: A: Four Oxford lectures, 1887: 50

years of European history; Teutonic con

quest in Gaul and Britain. "Largely occupied with what is known in Parliamentary circles as personal explanation. There is a tentative air about them. They are preparative in aim, the scaffolding of a structure that is yet only to be dimly discovered by the speculative eye." — Saturday reviero,

Apr. 7. Freeman, J: Lights and shadows of Melbourne


Only journalism, but it is not difficult to read, and it contains a good deal of interesting material." – Sat

urday reviero, May 5. Garrick, D: The farmer's return from London.

The guardian ; a comedy. 1779.
The lying valet. (17—-)

Miss in her teens. (17—.]
Gattina, P. della. Storia d'Italia, 1866-80, con-

tinuazione della Storia della idea italiana.

1882. Gay, J: Achilles; opera. 1779.

Grimm, H. Leben Raphaels. 1886.
Haghe, L: Monuments anciens recueillis en Alle-

magne, accomp. de notices hist. par 0. De

lepierre. 1845. Harris, J. Daphnis and Amaryllis. (17—.] Havard, H: Salon de 1885; 100 planches en

photogravure par Goupil and Cie. 1885. Hector, Mrs. A., F. Mona's choice. ledge, F: H:

Martin Luther and other essays. "The transparent clearness of his style, the ripeness of his thought, and the breadth of his scholarship make his finished work a delight. He treats of Luther, Connt Zinzendorf, and the Moraviane, Dr. Channing, ethical systems, ghost-seeing, personality, the theism of reason, and the theism of faith, conservatism and re. form, and other themes. We have enjoyed most bis os.

says on feudal society." – Critic, May 12. Heiberg, H. Apotheker Heinrich. [188-.]

Aus den Papieren der Herzogin von Seeland.
Ausgetobt. (188-)
Ernsthafte Geschichten. [188-.]
Esthers Ehe. 1886.
Die goldene Schlange. [188-.]
Der Janushopf. 2 v.
Eine vornehme Frau. 1886.

Ein Weib. (188-.)
Heidelberger Schlossverein. Mittheilungen zur

Geschichte des Heidelberger Schlosses. Bd.

1. 1886. Heimburg, W. Herzenskrisen ; roman. 2 v. Henderson, I: Agatha Page.

“ Mr. Henderson takes us into the society of modern Rome, and while his picture is not particularly vivid, it is assuredly meritorious. Lacks the dramatic qual. ity, but is well written, wholesome, and elevating."

- Literary world, May 12. Hill, A. Alzira ; tragedy. 1779. Howard, Sir R. The committee; or, The faithful

Irishman. 1779. Humphreys, S. Deborah; a sacred drama,

(17—-) Johnson, C: The country Jasses; comedy. 1779. Jones, C. C., Jr. Negro myths from the Georgia

coast told in the vernacular. " Colonel Jones has apparently taken down the myths verbatim, and has made no attempt to adapt them to the taste of the general reader. Unquestion ably a valuable contribution to American folk-lore. The sketches of plantation life at the end of the book make us wish

had given us more fully of his observations in this field.” Literary world, May 12. Jones, H. The Earl of Essex ; a tragedy. 1779. Julianus Flavius Claudius, Emperor. Opera quæ

supersunt et S. Cyrilli contra Julianum lib. x; acc. D. Petavii notæ, (ed.] E. Spanhe. mius. 1696.

2 v.

King, Capt. C: The deserter and From the ranks.

" Both stories are laid in Colorado and give vivid pic.

tures of life on the Indian frontier." Le Conte, J. Evolution and its relation to relig

ious thought. “ The active students of natural science who write with intelligence and religious feeling on evolution are so few that Prof. Le Conte deserves attention from all interested in the subject, and his manual will certainly aid to a better understanding." - Literary world, May

12. Lee, N. Alexander the Great; tragedy. 1779. Lesseps, F. de.

Souvenirs de quarante ans. 2 v. * The genuine memoirs of such a nan could not help possessing surpassing interest. But the book which he now gives forth is far from meeting the expectations which the title naturally arouses. Only a very small portion of it can by the most strained construction be in. cluded under the designation of Souvenirs.' Much of it is devoted to the two gigantic schemes to which M. de Lesseps has given the last thirty years of his life, and may be regarded as a huge pamphlet designed to influence public opinion in favor of the Panama Canal.

The first three chapters give some intimation of the interesting reading which his genuine autobiography

would have offered." Nation, Mar. 1. Little, W: History of Ware, N. H., 1735-1888. Macgibbon, D:, and Ross, T: Castellated and do

mestic architecture of Scotland, 12th-18th

century. Mackmurdo, A. H. Wren's city churches. 1883. Madden, R: R. Phantasmata; or, Illusions and

fanaticisms, etc. 1857. 2 v. The shrines and sepulchres of the old and new

world, etc. 1851. 2 v. Malot, Mme. H. Folie d'amour.

" A bold book; at the same time it is thoroughly fem. inine, startling in its situations, but redeemed by the delicacy with which the difficult situations are treated."

Alhenæum, Feb. 18. Marchant, W.T. In praise of ale; or, Songs, bal

lads, etc., relating to beer, malt, and hops

etc. "His work produces the effect of Mr. Boffin's mounds. There is more order in the howling wilderuess, and lexs confusion in the wild anarchy' of an Irish night at the House. ... Mr. Marchant, though he is continually be. ing brought to grief by his inability to distinguish be. tween the cause and the effect - between good beer and bad literature - has collected a vast amount of odd, amusing, suggestive, and interesting matter. He is of ten inaccurate; and he is absolutely incapable of arriv. ing, whatever his premises, at any but a sentimental conclusion. But, for all that, his volume is a volume to base. If only as a manual of quotatious, if only as a collection of songs, it is a volume to have." – Sat. red.,

Apr. 21. Marga, A. Géographie militaire. 1884-85. 5 v. Martel, Mme. la comtesse de, (pseud. Gyp). Les

séducteurs. “A vein of literary parody is worked here for the benefit of the luckless M. Ohnet, the book opening with a charming new play by him, while at the end there is a ruthless dissection of ihe knowledge of sport and society shown in 'Le maitre de forges.' -Sat. red., Feb.

Mendès, C. Les boudoirs de verre. 10e éd.

L'envers des feuilles. 2e éd.

Pour les belles personnes. 1886. Meyer, F. Collection de costumes de la Suisse. Miller, J. Mahomet; tragedy. 1778. Mindil, G: W. The battle of Fair Oaks; reply to

Gen. J. E. Johnston. 1874. Moore, E: The gamester; tragedy. 1779. Morell, Rev. T: Judas Macchabæus; a sacred

drama. (17--] Mullooly, J. Saint Clement and his basilica in

Kome. 1873. Oglander, Sir J: The Oglander memoirs ; ed.

with introd, and notes by W. H. Long. “ The author of the interesting writing called. The Oglander memoirs' was a local worthy who, born in the Isle of Wight during the reign of Elizabeth, died there under the Cromwellian Protectorate. He may be de. fined as an active county magistrate, with a taste for genealogy and antiquities, but taking a much more vivid interest in his contemporaries on the island; and the attractiveness of his realistic notes lies in the fact that they are alive with personalities from end to end. The papers do not consist of a consecutive story, carried on from year to year; they are not even a diary of events. The book js in fact, a sort of graphic in. ventory of persons, and places, and customs in the Isle of Wight when the first set of Stuarts were kings, and of course, Sir John all through unconsciously

paints himself. It is indeed, one of the most amusing and instructive among the revivals of the past.” – Spectator,

Apr. 21. Old bamboo-hewer's story, The; the earliest of the

Japanese romances, written in the 10th century, tr. by F. V. Dickins, with orig. text, grammar, etc. “Mr. Dickins has very happily rendered the spirit of the original, and has added colored plates which are excellent specimens of native art. But from a student's point of view the most valuable chapter in the work is that which contains a sketch of Japanese grammar. It is a clear and concine sketch of the grammar as it really is.

It is eminently a volume which is fitted for the hands of those who are interested in the study of the folk-lore and language of Japan." - Saturday

review, May 5. Osborne, D. The spell of Ashtaroth.

“ The story opens on the seventh day of the siege of Jerico under Joshua, and strictly follows the Bible ac. count of the fall of the city and the horrible slaughter of

all the inmates at the command of Joshua." Pierce, E. L. The obligations of the citizen. Pizard, A. La France en 1789; la société, le gou

vernement, l'administration, 1882. Poncins, G. L. de M., comte de. Les cahiers de

1789, ou Les vrais principes libéraux. Prévost, M. Chonchette.

"Un heureux retour vers le roman romanesque. M. Prévost raille avec finesse les romanciers dont l'ambi. tion est de se livrer à l'analyse minutieuse des faits psy. chiques et d'écrire les romans des cerveaux;' il ne raille pas moins la poétique de certains parmi les jeunes dont le rêve est de raconter dans tous ses détails l'his. toire des gens auxquels il n'arrive rien. Quant à lui, sans dédaigner l'analyse morale et l'observation psycho. logique, il tient à l'action pourrie, aux péripéties et aux coups de théâtre. On ne peut pas dire de ses héros

qu'il ne leur arrive rien.” - Rev. pol. et lit., 11 fév. Puymaigre, T. J. B., comte de. Vieilles nouvelles.

" Vieilles par quelques sujets, nouvelles par le style et par l'esprit. 'Le Mensonge de la marquise,' thèse bardie, que M. de Puymaigre a traitée avec une délica. tesse de plume qui en fait un dramc aussi honnête qu'at. trayant.” Rev. Bibl. univ., jan, ·

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Mason, F. Vindiciae Ecclesiae Anglicanae, sive De

legitimo eiusdem ministerio, etc. 1625. Maybew, Rev. A. L., and Skeat, Rev. W. W.

Concise dictionary of middle English, 1150

1580. Mazzinghi, T: J: de'. Sanctuaries. Meech, W. W. Quince culture.

Radcliffe, R:, and James, J: Letters, 1755-83; ed.

by M. Evans. “ Contains some illustrations of Oxford life that jus. tify its appearance. It is carefully and elaborately edited. It consists of letters, written for the most part by singularly uninteresting people, between 1755 and 1783, and the notices it gives of the state of the Univer. sity during that period relate only to Queen's College."

Saturday rev., May á. Ramsay, A. The gentle shepherd. 1779. Ranke, F. L. von. Weltgeschichte. le-3e Aufl. Réveil de Bontemps, Le. 1623. (Théâtre de l'in

fanterie dijon.) Robinson, E. Atlas of Norfolk Co., Mass. Rollins, Mrs. A.. W. Uncle Tom's tenement. Rowe, N: The royal convert. (17—.] Rowley, S: Joshua; sacred drama. [17—.] Salon de 1888; catalogue illustré, peinture et sculp

ture. Sanders, L. C. Life of Viscount Palmerston.

(Statesmen ser.)
“ A very clear, well-informed, and orderly account of
the last English statesman whose career can be regarded
with alınost entire satisfaction by all good Englishmen."

Saturday rev., Apr. 14.
Schmid, H. Gesammelte Schriften.


50 v.

Shaw, A. The national revenues ; papers by Amer

ican economists. Sheil, Rt. Rev. The Bible against Protestantism

and for Catholicity; annexed an appendix proving that the reformed' churches are

destitute of any lawful ministry. 1859. Sheldon, L... V. Yankee girls in Zulu Land;

illust. by G. E. Graves (and] E. J. Austen. “ The descriptions of scenery, climate, life in man, bird, and beast, the peculiarities of odd characters, and all that met the eyes and ears of these irrepressible

damsels are most racily told.” – Critic. May 12. Shirley, W:

Edward the Black Prince; tragedy. 1779. Sinker, Rev. R. Memorials of the Hon. I. Keith

Falconer. “ Professor of Arabic at Cambridge and missionary to the Mohammedans of Southern Arabia. The narrative is given with discretion. The author has done his work defrly. His book will be prized outside the

circle of friends." – Spectator, May 5. Soubies, A. Une première par jour.

“ There are 366 in all, and not one but is either in. structive or amusing, or both. M. Soubies writes neatly and with point, is careful to confess his authorities, and has done his best to be novel and exact at once. The result is that everybody who is interested in the story of the French stage will hasten to get his book. He may fairly be said to give us the cream of over two centuries of theatrical history and achievement."

Sat. rep., Feb. 4. Southerne, T: Isabella; or, The fatal marriage;

tragedy altered from S. 1779. Spalding, P. Spalding memorial and personal

reminiscences; and Life, and selected poems

of Caroline A. Spalding, Steele, Sir R: The tender husband; comedy.

1779. Swedish intelligencer, The; lst part wherein out

of the truest and choycest informations are the famous actions of that warlike prince

(Gustavus Adolphus) led along, etc. 1632. Sweet, H: Shelley's nature-poetry.

Talhoffer, H. Fechtbuch aus dem Jahre 1467;

hrsg. von G. Hergsell; illust. Taylor, Sir H: Correspondence; ed. by E: Dow.

den. " The present volume ought to be regarded as com. panion volume to the · Autobiography.' Mr. Dowden agrees with Sir Henry Taylor in preferring a corres. pondence or exchange of letters to a collection of let. iers written by one of the parties. The tone and man. ner in which a man is addressed by his friends are as in. structive to a student of his life as his own communications; and where, as in the case of Henry Taylor's friends the correspondents were themselves for the most part eminent and able tbeir letters have an independent interest of their own. The letters were shortly be. fore bis death selected by himself." - Saturday review,

May ó. Theal, G: McC. History of South Africa, 1486

1691. “ Rather a' précis'than a history and will conduce more to the enlightenment of the student than the amusement of the general reader. The care with which it has been prepared, and the labour involved in its preied all the old Dutch records of the Cape archives, he paration are very patent. Not only has Mr. Theal stud. has also visited The Hague, and spent some months in examining the seventeenth century manuscripts and maps that are collected there, with the result that his work will become invaluable to all students of South

African history." — Saturday revierc, Apr. 28. Tragicum theatrum actorum et casuum tragicorum

Londini publice celebratorum. 1649. True report of the burnyng of the steple and churche

of Poules in London. 1561. Trübner & Co. American and oriental literary

record. 1866-88. Incomplete. Trumbull, G. Names and portraits of birds which

interest gunners; with descriptions in lan

guage understanded of the people, Valdés, A. P. Aguas fuertes; novelas y cuadros

El idilio de un enfermo. 1884.
José. 1885.

El Señorita Octavio. 1881.
Vanbrugh, Sir J: The provok'd wife; comedy.

1778. Viaud, Lieut. J. (pseud. P: Loti). Madame Chry

santhème; (illust.] de Rossi et Myrbach. “ Glowiug and vivid as the canvas is, we do not feel that Pierre Loti is at his best here; for it is only a can. vas that he spreads before us. There is no body, and

above all no soul, to the picture.” – Critic, Mar. 27. Wells, J. W. The voice of Urbano.

* Interesting not only on account of the exciting story, but also because of the graphic way in which Mr. Wells puts before us the scenery of Brazil, and the manners

and customs of its inhabitants." - Sat. rec., Apr. 28. Wesley, C: Journal; app. selections from his cor

respondence and poetry, with introd. by T:

Jackson. 1849. 2 v. Williamson, E. Les meubles d'art du Mobilier

National. (1883-85.) Wilson, E: L. Quarter century in photography;

hints on practical photography. 1887. Yonge, C.. M.. Hannah More. (Famous women

ser.) " One of the liveliest, and in some ways the most in. teresting of the series. Besides a clever and vivid sketch of an original character, we have a curious pic. ture of that England so near to us, and yet so far oft, the England of the beginning of this century, and the end of the last.” – Spectator, May 6.



Abney, W. De W. Photography with emulsions;

treatise on the theory and practical working of the collodion and gelatine emulsion pro

1885. American annual of photography, The, and Photo

graphic times almanac for 1887; ed. by C.

W. Canfield. Amory, T: C. Charles River; a poem. Antwerp. Musée. Catalogue; Museum of the

old masters; Museum of modern masters;

Museum of the Academicians. 1885. Asneries, ou Les quatre jeux joués contre le Grand

Maistre des Eaux, etc., avec la chanson des

satyrs, 1576. Besant, w., and Rice, J. The case of Mr. Lu

craft; and other tales. Blackburn, H: New Gallery notes, 1888; an illust.

catalogue, with fac-siiniles of sketches by

the artists. Book, The; or, The investigation of the conduct

of Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales; being the evidence given under a

commission from the King, etc. 1813. Bournand, F. Paris-Salon, 1888, texte par B.,

illust. par F. Roubaud. 2 v. Bradshaw, H: Life of Saint Werburge of Ches

ter; re-ed. by C: Horstmann. (Early Eng.

Text Soc.) Brazza, P: S. de. Conférences et lettres sur ses 3

explorations dans l'Ouest africain, 1875-86;

illust., (pub. par N. Ney). Bréchillet, E. Les nopces de Bontemps avec la

Bourgogne, 1636. Brooke, S. A: Poems.

. Poetic feeling, the sense of music, of beauty, of colour - all these qualities, with the far more important one of imaginative thought, we already knew Mr. Stop. ford Brooke to possess. But evidence of their combi. nation in poetic work was scanty until this volume sup

plied it in full ineasure." — dcudemy, Apr. 14. Brown, G: S. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia ; a sequel

to Campbell's history. Brunetière, F. Nouvelles études critiques sur

l'histoire de la litterature française. 1886

87. 2 v. Burbank, Rev. W. H. Photographic printing

methods; a practical guide to the profes

sional and amateur worker. Burnett, Mrs. F. H. Editha's burglar; a story for

children. Buxton, S. C. Finance and politics, 1783-1887.

2 v, " The work on the whole justifies the labour. He would have done better to have begun earlier. The period of politics and finance in which we live has its origin, noi with Mr. Pilt, but with Walpole. l'el ham, the younger Pitt, Huskisson, Peel, and Mr. Glad. stone have done little more than develop and apply the principle on which Walpole acted. They raised the tower, but they got the need om him.

The mate. riais for a judgment on the tiscal controversies of our recent hiswry are carefully and skilfully brought to. gether by Mr. Buxton in there volumes, the possession of which will save the political student and disputant from much weariness of research in Parliamentary papers aud debales.'

- Saturday rev., Jone 2. Cantacuzène-Altieri, O., Mme. la princesse. Tante


Chaplin, H. W. Five hundred dollars.

“There are only seven of these stories in all, but they are worth seven times seven of the ordinary novel." —

Critic, June 2. Charavay, E. Lettres autographes composant la

collection de M. A. Bovet. During 1884, and 1885, there was sold at the Hotel Drouot the almost unrivalled collection of autographs gathered during the preceding tifteen years by M. Al. fred Bovet, a gentleman of Swiss origin now domiciled in France. The number of lots exceeded 2.0005, and the aggregate sum realised was 113,524 frs. The sale cata. logue is worthy of the collection. Almost every autograph described is reproduced in facsimile; while there are in addition, no less than forty-nine photogravure plates of the most important documents." — Academy,

Mar. 10. Clason, A. W. Seven conventions. Clews, H: 28 years in Wall Street. Clough, A. H. Prose remains, with selection from

his letters and a memoir; ed. by his wife. Cockburn, J: History of duels. 2 v. (Coll.

adamant.) Comédie du riz, La; avec une pastorelle pieuse. Comte, J. La tapisserie de Bayeux; reproduction

d'après nature 70 pl. photo-typo

graphiques, texte par C. 1878. Connelly, E. M. Tilting at windmills. Cooke, R. T. Poems. Cornély, J. Rome et le jubilé de Léon xur; notes

d'un pèlerin. Costumes populaires et villageois de la Hollande.

(18—.) Courtney, W: L. Studies new and old.

“ The review of Hawthorne may be cited as pleasant reading; the review of Mr.Swinburne as a good instance of the facile expression of a commonplace, sensible judg. ment, without much trace of realisation of the deeper charms or problems of poetry. The papers on • Pascal the sceptic, and on “The service of man, and the service of Christ' promise in their titles something more of interest than we, at least, have found them to possess. On the other hand, the paper on Hobbes is well informed

and perspicuous." Atheneum, June 2. Cureton, Rev. W: Vindiciae Ignatianae; or, The

genuine writings of St. Ignatius as exhibited in the antient Syriac version vindicated from

the charge of heresy. 1846. Cutts, Rev. E: L. Colchester. (Historic towns.)

" The work of Mr. Cutts ditlers from that of Mr. Freeman as that of the chronicler from that of the his. torial. The brilliant sketch of the town's story once given by the latter writer renders comparatively lame the conscientious efforts of his successor.

The book forms a handy compendium of all the easily ac. cessible information on the town." - Atheneum, June

16. Delpit, A. Thérésine.

“ Notable for a rather unusual vicissitude of story.

Interesting." Sut. rev., Mar. 10. Denton, W: England in the 15th century.

“ Like most modern students, the author though he has traced with care and interest the life of the fifteenth century, does not regard it lovingly or admiringly. The main object of Mr. Denton's work is to produce, by the bringing together of facts from various sources, and by inferences and deductions from them, a picture of the social condition of the country." — Sut. rev., May

26. Dippold, G: T.

Richard Wagner's poem, The ring of the Nibelung, explained and in part translated.

Donnadieu, F: Les précurseurs des Félibres, 1800

55; illust. de P. Maurou.

" Etudes très brilliants". - Rerue bleue. Donnelly, I. The great cryptogram; F. Bacon's

cipher in the so-called Shakespeare plays.

A mammoth mare's nest." — Spectator, May 12. Dostoievsky, F. M. Le joueur et les nuits blanches;

tr. par E. Halperine.
Les pauvres gens;; tr. par V: Derély.

“ Ce denier livre publié de Dostojevsky, n'en dé. plaise à ses admirateurs, est inepte. De plus, il con: vient de signaler, il est outrageant pour la France d'un

bout à l'autre." -- F. M. in Les lettres et les arts, mai. Drujon, F. Les livres à clef; étude de bibliogra

phie. 2 v. Drummond, H: Tropical Africa.

“ The author of Natural law in the spiritual world' may be daring, and at times even slightly paradoxical, but never either dull or commonplace. Instead of the obsolete . three or four volumes and a map,' he here gives us "three or four maps and a volume,'and thus with bold originality takes takes a new departure in the lit. erature of travel, The volume is very small, with plenty of lending,' and blank spaces, the maps are not

three or four, but six, all on a liberal scale, clearly executed, and of such a nature as w let the light into the dullest capacity. The most instruct. ive series of maps that has yet appeared on the physical features, the geology, the present social and political relations of the African continent north of the Sahara." A. H. Keane in the Academy, June 2.

“ His sketches of scenery and descriptions of persopal incidents and native customs are vivid and entertaining; his scientific and political chapters are instructive and convincing; but his book nowhere rises above the dignity or value of a cleverly written magazine article. Our regret is the greater as Professor Drummond is a keen observer, as well as a master of literary expres. sion, and succeeds better than most travellers in reproducing his own impressious iu the minds of his readers."

Nation, Aug. 9.
DuBoisgobey, F. Le chalet des Pervenches.

* There is more vigor in this than in his more recent work." - Sut. rev., Mar. 10.

L'Eil-de-Chat. 2 v. Duchnesne (Lat. Quercetanus), A. Historiae

Francorum scriptores coaetanei, ab ipsius gentis origine ad Pipinum usque regem.

1636. 2 v. Eckstein, E. Jorinde; roman. Eder, J. M. The chemical effect of the spectrum ;

tr. and ed. by W. de W. Abney. 1884. Erskine, J: F., Earl of Mar. Nuda veritas; shall

wrong prevail? Field, Mrs. E, M. Ethne; being a truthful histo

rie of the settlement of Ireland by Cromwell. “ A tale written in what is meant to be an imitation of seventeenth century English, but the illusion is not kept up: No one can possibly read half a page of it without being quite certain that it is modern, Mrs. Field writes as a Protestant, but with strong sym. pathy for the sufferings of the Irish people, and without a touch of hatred of their religion. If she had been content to leave the religious feelings of her characters in the background she would have produced a powerful

tale." — Athenum, May 12. Fischer, Ji, Bp. of Rochester. Assertionis Luthe

ranae confutio. 1525, Fisher, G: P. Manual of Christian evidences. Galloupe, F. E. Index to engineering periodicals,


Gillmore, P. The hunter's Arcadia. 1886. Gombuust, J. Plan de Paris avec le texte, etc.,

pub. par la Soc. de Bibliophiles François.

1858. Gower, Lord R. Iconographie de la reine Marie

Antoinette ; préc. d'une lettre par G: Du

plessis. 1883. Grand Rapids, Mich. Board of Trade. Grand

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87. 2 v. “Very clever sketches of the principal figures in our late civil war. As a rule, they are remarkable for just. ness of appreciation and facility of expression. That the men are viewed from the standpoint of a Frenchman, adds to the curiosity and interest with which we turn over the pages. In the first part of his book, M. Grasset has sketched the course of events; here we have his characterization of the actors. Many of his pictures are

exceedingly good." - Nation, Mar. 15. Harrison, W.J. A history of photography; with

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Academy, June 23. Hartmann, M. Récits d'un nomade; tr. par A.

Marchand. “Les quatre récits contenus dans ce volume une saveur étrange. Ils nous transportent dans des pays très différens. Ils se ressemblent néanmoins par lė sentiment délicat qui le porte plutôt vers l'observation des misères rares et cachées. Une grande sobriété de couleurs, mais un accent pénétrant de sympathie et de

pitié.” Reo. d. D. Mondes, Mar. 1. Harvard College Observatory. Henry Draper

memorial; 20 ann, report of the photo

graphic study of stellar spectra. Harvard vespers ; addresses to Harvard students,

by the Preachers to the University, 1886-88. Hermant, A. Nathalie Madoré. Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire.

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“ Although coming from an English source, this novel is so German in thought and setting that it might be a translation. It opens in a small German village during the Franco.l’russian war, and though we get scarcely & scene from the campaign, the story is colored by its

events." Irving, J: T. Indian sketches, taken during a U.

S. expedition to make treaties with Pawnee

and other Indians, 1833. "Most entertaining and instructive." - Mag. of Amer.

hist., June. Jacquemart, A., and Leblant, E. Histoire artis

tique, industrielle, et commerciele de la por.

celaine; (illust.) 1862. James, H: Partial portraits.

" Mr. James the critic is in all respects the twin of Mr. James the novelist. His phrasing is as neat, his point of view as personal, his argument as ingenious, his intelligence as lively and as watchful, and his con. clusions as shadowy and fleeting." – dtheneum, May

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