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Stevens, T: Scouting for Stan. Thompson,H: Cremation,1216. Vassar, J: G. Twenty years Wesselhæft, L. F. The winds, ley,1188. Through Russia,1220Thompson, H. M.
around the world, 1204.
the woods, 1176. Stevens, W: B. Stoneham, 1224. and the conscience, 1216. Vaux, W: S. W. Greek cities, West of Scotland Tactical Soc. Stevenson, R. L: Ballads; A Thompson, J. P. Timothy 1200.
Present condition, 1224. child's garden of verses, 1168. Dwight, 1192.
Vecellio, C. Costumes, 1196. Westcott, B. F. Relig. thought Stillé, C:J. J: Dickinson, 1196. Thompson, M. By.ways and Venice. Doge. Volymen sta. in the west, 1196. Stirling. W: Works, 1164. bird notes, 1196.
Westermarck, E: Human mar. Stix, H: S. Christ the pupil of Thomson, D: C. Barbizon Roy. Acad. di Belle Arti. riages, 1220. Buddha, 1208. school of painters, 1176. Catalogo, 1196.
Weyman, S. J. The house of Stockton, F: R., etc. Eleven Thouvenal, E: A. La Grèce, 1180. Vercamer, E. Der franchises the Wolf, 1168. possible cases; The Rudder Thurot, C: La pronunc. fr., diplomatiques, 1208.
Wharton, E: R. Etyma Latina, Grangers abroad, 1196.
Verconsin, E. Saynètes, 1196. 1204. Stoddard, R: H: The lion's cub, Thursfield, J. R: Peel, 1200. Verdadero Liberal. Pax, union, Whately R. Good and evil an. 1172. Thwaites, R. G. The colonies, 1200.
gels, 1192. Stoddard, W: 0. Inside the 1188,
Verne, J. Cæsar Cascabel,1168. Wheatley, H: B: London, 1184. White House, 1200.
Tiedeman, C. G. Unwritten Verner, W. First Brit. Ritle Whitby, B.. One reason why, Storey, M. Politics as a duty, constitution, 1198.
1228. Part of the property, 1188. 1204.
Tiffany, N. M. Colony to com. Very, L. L. A. Poems, 1176. White, A. Tries at truth, 1220, Story, W: W. Excursions in monwealth, 1188.
Viaud, J. Le livre de la pitie, White, A. S. Africa, 1176. art, 1208, Tilton, 8. W. First book in 1228.
Whitford, J: Canary Is., 1176. Stratmann, F: H: Middle-Eng. color, 1196.
Vico, G.B. Philos.de l'hist. 1196. Whitmore, W: H. Laws of dictionary, 1176.
Tinseau, L. de. Plus fort que la Villetard, E. Le test. de César Mass. Colony, 1192. Strettell, Ğ: W. Teneriffe, 1168. haine, 1224.
Girudot. (Belot and Villetard.) Wiggin,K..D. Timothy's quest, Strong, H.A., etc. Introd., hist. Tirard, H. M. and N. Sketches Vimont, C: Hist. d'un navire, 1168. of language, 1184. from a Nile steamer, 1216.
Wigston, W. F. C. Bacon,1188. Stuart, J. M. How "No. 1" be. Tixier, J: L'art rétrospectif, Violet.le-Duc, E. E. L'Eglise Hermes stella, 1168. came "11-2," 1164.
1194. (Gulbert and Tixier.) abbatiale de Vézelay, 1224. Wilde, O. F. O. W. Intentions, Stuart, M. Essays, 1184. Tocqueville, A. C: H: C. de. Un hôtel-de-ville, etc., 1188.
1204. Stubbs, C: W: The land and Regne de Louis xv., 1228. Virgilius Maro, P. Eneydos; Wilkins, M.. E. N. E. nun,1188. the laborers, 1228. Toner, J. M. Amer. ancestors Opera, 1161.
Williams, M. Later leaves, 1188. Sumner, W: G. Alexander of G: Washington, 1210. Voisenon, C. H: de F. de. An. Williams, W: K. Communes Hamilton, 1168. Torrey, D. The Torreys in ecdotes lit., 1221.
of Lombardy, 1196. Sustos á los regatones, 1200. Amer., 1184.
Wagner, W: R: Letters, 1180. Willoughby, W. W. and W: F. Suttner, B. v. Die Waffen nie. Totten, C: A. L. Joshua's long Waite, H: E. Amer. Nary,1176. Government of U.S. 1196. der, 1216.
Walford, L. B. The mischief of Wills, C: J. A maiden fair to Swedenborg, E. Spiritual di. Tourneux, M. Bibliog. de l'hist. Monica, 1221.
see, 1215. (Philips and Wills.) de Paris, 1180.
Walker, H. B. Internat. atlas, Wilson, D. The right hand, 1220. Swisshelm, J.G.C. Hall a cen- Toy, C. H. Judaism and Chris. 1192.
Wilson, E: L. In Scripture lands, tury, 1204. tianity, 1168.
Walker, 0: W., etc. Atlas of 12:20. T., C. J. Folk.lore, Eng., 1164. Traherne, J: P. The salmon, Mass., 1216.
Windham, W: Select speeches, Russian; Scandinavian, 1192. 1176.
Wallace, A. R. Natural selec 1196. Tacitus, Ć. c. Hist. lib. quæ Traphagen, F. W. Index, 1204. tion, 1208.
Winn, W. Boating man's vade. supersunt, 1192. The reign Traquair, P. A.. Dante ilust., Wallace, R. Agriculture of mecum, 00. of Tiberius, 1164. 1188.
Winslow, W: C. Pilgrim Fa. T[ailhade). F. Poésies gas. Trembicka,F. Mém. d'une Po. Wallace, W. Schopenhauer, thers in Holland, 1196. connes, 1216. Tonnise, 1.228.
Winsor, J. Columbus, 1221. Taine, H. A. La France con. Trumbull, M. M. Free trade Waller, H. Ivory, apes, and Winter, A. N. Y. Staie Refor. temporaine, 1176. struggle in Eng., 1176. peacocks, 1212.
matory, 1188. Taisey-Chatenoy, I. A la cour Tsar, The, 1200.
Wandsworth, Surrey, Eng. Wolff, H: W. The Black For. de Napoléon III., 1200. Tucker, G: F. A quaker home, Registers, 1224.
est, 1200. Country of the Vos. Talhoffer, H. Fechtbuch, 1216. 1172.
Ward, H. Stanley's rear guard, ges, 1221. Watering places of Talleyrand Périgord, C: M. Tuckerman, A. Chemical in. 1180.
the Vosges, 1200. Correspondance, 1176. Mé. fluence of light, 1204.
Ward, H: B. Sipunculus nudus, Wolff,J: E. Clastic feldspar,1294. moires, 1200. Eng., 1188. Le Tuetey, A. L'hist. de Paris, 1180. 120+.
Woodburn, J. A. Higher edu. prince de T., 1176.
Turner, E. The cowslip; The Ward, H. D. A lost hero, 1223. cation in Indiana, 1223. Tanner, H: 8. Map of Penn.; daisy, 1196.
(Phelps and Ward.)
Woodhead, G.S. Bacteria, 1220. Ohio, 1184.
Tutin, J. R. Wordsworth dic. Warnecke, F. Die deutsch. Bů. Woodward, C.M. Manual train. Tanto le pican al buey, 1200. tionary, 1224.
ing, 1164. Tatistcheff, s. Alexandre I., Tuttle, E. R. From soul to soul, Warner, C: D. As we were Woodworth, W:M. The tubel. 1212. 1200.
saying, 1220. Our Italy, 1208. laria, 1200. Taylor, I. A. Vice Valentine, Tuttle, H. Religion of man, 1168. Warton, J. Pope, 1200. Woolsey, T. D. Internat. law, 1204.
Tyson, G: E. de. Le glaçon du Warton, T: Fairy queen of 1188. Tellet, R. A draft of Lethe,1188. Polaris, 1216.
Wordsworth, C: My early life, Teresa, St. Life, 1164.
U.S. Artj. Gen. Synonyms of Washington, G: Rules of civ. 122+. Tertullianus, Q. 8. F. Select organization. 1196.
Wordsworth, E. W: Words. works, 1200.
Dept. of the luterior. De. Waterhouse, C: H. Insignia worth, 12:28. Teuffel, W: 8. v. Roman lit., cisions of Supr. courts, 1196. vitæ, 1168.
Worth, R: N. Devonshire, 1164. 1216.
Nury Dept. Uniform of Waterhouse, J. Photographic Wright, A. Baboo Eng., 1188. Thanet, O. Otto the Knight, officers, 1196.
Wright, W: Semitic laug, 1172. 1208.
Universal Peace Cong. Pro. Watson, J: Poachers, 1212. Yonge, C.. M. Two penniless Thayer, W: R. Hary. Univ.,1176. ceedings, 1181.
Watts, A.M.M. Pioneers of prmcesses, 1203. Theal, G: M. 8. Africa, 1200. Upham, C. E. Salem witch. the spirituni reformation, 1192. Yriarte,C: E. Autour des Bor. Theuriet, A. Le bracelet de tur. craft, 1220.
Webb, s. Eight hours day,1200. giit, 1192. quoire, 1168.
Charme dange. Upton, II. T. Our early pres. The Londou programme, 1221. Zagoskin, M. N. Tales of three
Webster, N. Yorktown), 1196. centuries, 1220.
Urbino, L. B. Art recren., 1200. Weir, R., etc. Riding, 1:200. Zavala, F. J. Derecho internat. Thiaudière, E. De l'une à l'autre, Vacquerie, A. Futura, 1196. Weitemeyer, H. Denmark, 1208. privado, 1188. 1201.
Valdez, A. P.
Wells, H: P. City boys in the Zeumer, K: Indices, Von. Germ. Thierry, G.A. La Savelli,1164.
hist.,1214. (Holder-Eggemod. Thomas,C. The Cherokees, 1163. Valera, J. Algo de todo, 1204. Welchinger, H: Le roman de Zenmer.) Thomas, S. G. Memoir, 12:28. Doña Luz, 1200. Pepita Xi. Dumouriez, 1221.
Zilcken, P. Jozef Israëls, 1195. Thomas, W.H. Mormon saints, menez, 1208.
Wendell, B. Eng. compos.,1220. (Netscher and Zilcken.) 1176.
Valois, N. Le Conseil du Roi, Wendell. 0. C. Obs. with ine Zola, E. L'argent, 1204.
ridian photometer, 1164. (Pick Zollikofer, G: J. Exercises of of fiction, 1168. Vandal, A. Napoléon, 1204. ering and Wendell.)
Aïssé, Ulle. Lettres à Mme. Calandrini; préc.
d'une notice par A. Picdagnel. 1878. Argenson, R. L: de V., marquis d'. Rapports iné
dits du lieutenant de police d'Argenson, 1697-1715; avec introd. etc. par Paul Cot
tin. Bancroft, H. H. Literary industries; a memoir. Banville, T. F. de. Petit traité de poésie française. Barante, A. G. P: B., baron de. Souvenirs, 1782
1866; pub. par C. de Barante. Vol. 1. "Le récit est simple, facile, familier même au besoin; l'anecdote l'agrémente souvent d'un trait heureux, et péuhmoins la personalité de celui qui parle ne se révèle dans cet entretien, libre de toute contrainte, que par sa réserve et sa modestie. Le til qui relie ces souvenirs est bien biographique mais l'attention est toute réclamée par la chose publique et par les hommes qui en tiennent en leurs mains les destinées. Nous avons donc là moins une biographie ou étude historique suivie qu'une sorte de commentaire destiné à expliquer au moyen de renseignements per. Bonnels et parfois curieux des événements jugés irop notoires pour les relater de nouveau.
Plutôt que de piller ces mémoires, nous y reu voyons le lecteur, qui nous saura gré de ne pas les lui défiorer. Il nous suffit de l'avoir alléché, et, le livre une fois entre ses mains, il
ne le quittera plus.” Bibl. univ., mars. Bates, A. The poet and his self. Bax, E. B. Outlooks from the new standpoint.
“ It is divided into three parts, the first containing two historical papers, very readable, and probably the best part of the book; the second containing six papers more or less socialistic, in all of which strong bius is more visible than critical insight; and the third contain. ing three philosophical notes, none of them important, but reminding the reader of the time when Mr. Bax was an authority on such subjects." — Academy, Aug.
22. Baynes, H. Dante and his ideal.
“ An attempt to lay before English readers 'a consis. tent view of Dante's trilogy according to the well-known
theory of the late Dr. Karl Witte.' "-Sat. rev., July 4. Bolles, F. Land of the lingering snow; chroni
cles of a stroller in New England from Jan
uary to June. Bos, A.
Glossaire de la langue d'oïl, lle-14e siècles ; cont. les mots vieux-français hors d'usage, et leur concordance avec le Proven
çal et l'Italien. Boulay de la Meurthe, A. comte de. Documents
sur la négociation du concordat et sur les autres rapports de la France avec le Saint
Siège, 1800-1801. Tome 1. Boutmy, E. Studies in constitutional law; France;
England; the U. S.; tr. by E. M. Dicey,
with introd. by A. V. Dicey. " The foreigner's standpoint from which they are written gives them a delightful freshness and piquancy. The commonplaces of the constitution when described by M. Boutmy cease to be trite. Placed in a new light, aiid looked at from a new angle of vision, we see points of interest and importance we had ignored before. Combined with a deep and liberal knowledge of our laws and institutions, he possesses in a high degree that faculty of clear and logical disquisition which be. longs in some measure to all Frenchmen.
When, as in the present case, accuracy and a true instinct for the subject are joined to lucidity, the result is all that
can be desired." - Spectator, July 25. Broc, H., vicomte de. France pendant la Révolu
tion. 2 v. “ L'auteur ne s'est nullement proposé d'écrire une histoire complète de la période révolutionnaire; il a voulu simplement montrer dans un récit véridique et
impartial la vie publique de la France à cette époque et animer son tableau par l'esquisse des personnages et des evénements caractéristiques.” Revue bleue, 11
juil. Bryson, Mrs. M.. F. J: Kenneth Mackenzie, med
ical missionary to China. 2d ed. Call, W. M: W. Final cnuses; a refutation (of
the design argument in all its applications). Camp, w. American football; with 31 portraits. Cappeller, C. Sanscrit-English dictionary; based
upon the St. Petersburg lexicon. Carey, R. N. Our Bessie. Chasles, V: E. P. L'Arétin, sa vie et ses écrits.
1873. Clark, A. The colleges of Oxford; their history
and traditions ; by members of the colleges. “Mr. Clark has, on the whole, been fortunate in his contributors. They have all enjoyed special opportu. nities of access to unpublished original authorities; most of them have devoted much time to their work, and they have generally succeeded in presenting the result of their researches in a readable form. Nor could they have worked under a betier editor, for apart from the value which his knowledge of history of the Uni. versity at large adds to these papers, he has set forth the main characteristics of the history of each College in a short preface, which forms the best possible intro. duction to the study of the ensuing chapters." — Sul.
rep., Nov. 14. Coloma, L: Pequeñeces. 1890. 4 v. Cooke, Mrs. R. T. Huckleberries gathered from
New England hills. Dalin, T. European relations; a Tyrolese sketch.
(Unknown lib.) “ The story is extremely thin, and by no means stirring. The pictures of Tyrolese scenery and life are, on the other hand, very prettily presented, and full of
life and colour." – Sat. red., Nov. 7. Davillier, C:, baron. Fortuny, sa vie, son æuvre,
sa correspondance. 1875. Day, C. R.
Descriptive catalogue of musical in. struments exhibited at the Royal military
exhibition. 1890. De Forest, H. P., and Bates, E: C. History of
Westborough, Mass. Drayton, M. Poems, lyrick, and pastorall. (Spen
ser Soc.) Dreyfus, A. Scènes de la vie de théâtre. 1880. Euripides. The Iphigenia at Aulis; ed. with
introd. and notes, by E. B. England. “ Mr. England's explanatory notes are subordinate to his critical ones; yet the former are good in their way. But he is naturally disposed in dealing with a text so manifestly vitiated to dispose of any incidental difficulty by simply striking out the line – a procedure which, convenient as it may seem, is not we think, jus. titied in every case where it has been adopted. Now and again we find a tendency to reject lines because they are not strong, not apposite, or not what Euripi. des would or ought to have written. That is a danger. ous criterion to adopt, and would play bavoc with far sounder texts than the one to which Mr. England has devoted much labour, and for which he has performed
no inconsiderable services." -- Sat. rev., Oct. 3. Faguet, E.
La tragédie française au 16e siècle. 1550-1600. 1883. Fergusson, J. History of modern styles of archi.
tecture. 3d ed. rev. by R, Kerr. 2 v. “ The short Life of Fergusson by Mr. William White, at the beginning of the first voluire, is full of interest, and shows Fergusson to have been a man of extraordinary energy and power of work. Though not a profes. sional architect, bis knowledge of the subject was re
markably wide, and he was well acquainted with the more technical branches of the subject, such as the principles of construction, and the use of different ma. terials. The long list of literary works which he has left contains much that is readable, though not in a wholly undiluted form, and it is to be feared that the present editor has done little to correct its shortcomings
or add to its original value.” – Sat. ret., Aug. 15. Féval, P. H: C. La reine des épees. 2e éd. Flaubert, G. Correspondance, 1854-69. Fleury, J: Monsieur Tringle. 1866. Fremont, Mrs. J. B. The will and the way stories. Gérard de Nerval, G. L. Le rêve et la vie ; Les
filles du feu ; La Bohème galante. [2e éd.]
1868. Gibbins, H: de B. History of commerce in Eu
rope. " Intended primarily for commercial classes in schools. Mr. Gibbins has rery conveniently ar. ranged his book in sections, and upon these sections has based useful tables of questions which form alto. gether a capital index to the thoroughness of his work. He has with excellent judgement dealt with the hin. drances to development that commerce has suffered, and not confined his narrative to a connected statement of progress. Thus we find the operations of treaties and the influence of wars duly noted. The maps of trade routes, spheres of commercial centres, and so forth, will be found very serviceable."-Sat. rev., Aug.
29. Grand-Carteret, J: Bismarck en caricatures.
1890. " Il vaut la peine de feuilleter cette iconographie comique et satirique du grand chancelier, que l'auteur, en collectionneur passionné, a richement illustrée de 140 gravures. Son livre est un docuinent d'histoire contemporaine digne de l'atteution des philosophes. Il leur apprendra bien des choses.” — Bibl. univ., août,
1890. Grant, R. The Carletons; a novel. Greenwood, T: Public libraries; a history of the
movement and a manual for the manage
ment of rate supported libraries. 4th ed. Griswold, W. M. Descriptive list of British nov.
els. Grosclaude. Les gaietés de l'année; illust. par
Caran d'Ache. 1886-(87) 2 v. Guettée, R. F. V., l'abbé. Histoire de l'Eglise de
France, composée sur les documents origi
naux et authentiques. 1857. 12 v. Hall, H. Antiquities and curiosities of the ex
chequer, with pref. by Sir J: Lubbock.
(Camden Soc.) " Mr. Hall has long made a special study of the anti. quities and curiosities of the Exchequer, and is probably as deeply versed in the Dialogus' and the subjects to which it relates as any writer in this country. ... He has shown thorough acquaintance with the minutiæ of Exchequer practiee, and the strangely persistent survi. val of jis almost mystic rites, and we are glad that by collecting his work on this subject he has made it more accessible to students. In a short preface, Sir John Lubbock expresses his belief that, if the succeeding volumes are as well done as that by Mr. Hall, the series will be both valuable and interesting.' Athenæum,
Nov. 14. Hawker, M.. (pseud. L. Falconer). The Hôtel
d'Angleterre and other stories. (Unknown lib.) Contents. Tho Hôtel d'Angleterre. – The violin ob. bligato. - A rainy day. - Granny Lovelock at home. Miss Awdrey at home.
" The style of the writer is as neat and picturesque as ever; but this hardly compensates the reader for the poverty of her matter." — Athenæum, July 25.
Henley, W: E. Lyra heroica; a book of verse for
bors. “ Mr. Henley ranges from Drayton to Mr. Rudyard Kipling, and he has been especially fortunate in his so. licitations to those not always generous persons who control the reproduction of modern authors' work. It is a very fine book, wbich will, we hope, help to keep the blood of many English boys from the wretched and morbid stagnation of modernity.'” – Sat. ret.,
Nov. 7. Henty, G: A. The dash for Khartoum ; a tale of
the Nile expedition.
14. Herpin, Mlle. (pseud. L. Perey). Le fin du 18e
siècle ; le duc de Nivernais. 3e éd. A sequel to Un petit neveu de Mazarin,
“ Lucien Perey's volume (or her second) on the Duke of Nivernais is much more complaisant to human weak ness, and we must say, though perhaps a less valuable book, is much better reading (than the Duke of Broglie's Maurice de Saxe). Not that the Citizen Mancini Xivernais as he was called in the rather degrading days when he was reconciled to the Republic, was a very important person but that he was a very characteristic one."
Sat. red., Aug. 1. Hissey, J. J: Across England in a dog.cart; from
London to St. David's and back. " The author, it is needless to say, is not a Borrow or a llawthorne, and has none of the consummate art by which a charm can be imparted to the most familiar objects. His style is diffuse, and his remarks are frequently too obvious to be edifying: but his large sense of enjoyment leaves a pleasant impression, and we close the volume with too friendly a feeling for the writer to enlarge u pon defects that are comparatively of
slight importance." Atheneum, Dec. 5. Hodder, E. George Fife Angas, father and founder
of south Australia. " ThisPuritan of the Puritans' bronght up in the narrowest principles in the straitest sect of his religion, took William Penn for his exemplar; his heart, how cver, was larger than his creed, and in his old age he modified the austerity of his youth. None can doubt his sincerity, or the deep. piety which pervades every line of his diary. His zeal for religious liberty led him to organize a large emigration of German Luthe. rans, who no lately as tifty years ago, suffered for con. science' sake at the hands of the Prussian government."
Athenaeum, Nov. 7. Hughes, W: R.
A week's tramp in Dickens-land, with personal reminiscences. "Mr. Hughes's book is in its own way a museum of interesting curios which will give pleasure to the de. parted novelist's friends and admirers. It would inke us long to speculate why one favoured author has been selected for this odd form of compliment; for there is no such eagerness to track the steps of either Scott or Thackeray. But it may be said that no author has ever received so exquisitely flattering a tribute to his power of creation as the standing advertisement in the Bradehaw and other guides ' inserted by the proprietors of the inns at Rochester and Ipswich – to wit, Mr. Pickwick stayed at this hotel;' and again, 'I! was at this hotel that Mr. Pickwick met the single lady,'
Mr. Hughes himself is so mueh under the delusive spell that he recalls with delight having occupied Mr. Winkle's bedroom at the Bull!' • Wonderful Dick. ens'! Mr. Hughes supplies some interesting details as to the incomplete Edwin Drood.'" - Sat. rep.,, Nov. 21.
Hume, F. The year of miracle; a tale of the year
1900. “ The elements of melodrama are crudely presented in Mr. Hume's story. They are unharmonized for want of a persuasive medium of actuality, and the imagination within us is left unthrilled in consequence of this
essential quality being lacking.". Sat. red., Oct. 10. Imbert de St. Amand, A. L., baron. Marie An.
toinette and the end of the old régime; tr.
by T: S. Perry. “ He has the gift of so marshalling his facts as to leave a definite impression. Comparatively short as the book is, it tells its story, in many respects, better than some histories of greater pretensions." - Acad.
emy, Aug. 22, Janvier, T: A. The uncle of an angel; and other
stories. Jenks, E: The government of Victoria, Austra
lia, “ Mr. Edward Jenks, Professor of Law in Melbourne University, furnishes invaluable information to every student of Australia and its institutions." - Westmin
ster revieto, Dec. Jerrold, W: B. Life of Gustave Doré; with illust.
from (his) orig. drawings. “ As the biographer of Doré, Mr. Jerrold in many re. spects possessed peculiar qualifications. Not only was he more minutely familiar with France and Frenchmen than it is often given to Englishinen to be, but he had enjoyed the exceptional advantage of a close friendship with the subject of the book - a friendship which had given him opportunities for studying him at all times.
For energy, force, superabundance, originality, sparkle, and gloomy grandeur, I know only one equal to him,' says M. Taine, and he instances Tintoretto. But he adds, - 'All that Doré wanted was to have been born in a good atmosphere, and to have drawn for twelve to twenty years in a thorough studio or acad. emy. ... For this reason his more ambitious works will always excite wonder rather than admiration. But as a designer of unexampled invention, facility, and re. source - as the illustrator of Dante and Milton and Ariosto, of Rabelais and Cervantes and La Fontaine and Perrault, bis originality can never be questioned, nor his distinction be a maiter of dispute.".
Nov. 14. Krehbiel, H: E: Studies in the Wagnerian drama. Laing, S: A modern Zoriastrian. 1890. Laisnel de la Salle, G. Croyances et légendes du
Centre de la France; coutumes et traditions populaires comparées à celles des peuples anciens et modernes; avec une préf. de G:
Sand. 1875. 2 v. Law, E. History of Hampton Court Palace. Vol.
3: Orange and Guelph times. “ The third volume is in respect of interest and value inferior to neither of its predecessors. The interest of the work is historical, picturesque, and antiquarian. To all classes of readers it thus makes appeal. An animated panorama of history is laid before us, the details given being those precisely of which your ortho. dox historian is most chary. To a realization of the picturesque and antiquarian interest, the numerous and excellent illustrations which are supplied contrib. ute.'
Notes and queries, Oct. 31. Linton, Mrs. E. L.
An octave of friends; with other silhouettes and stories. " The outlines are bold and clear, and the figures vivid, nay, glaring, in their distinctness; but there is no light and shade about the portraiture. The style is straightforward, trenchant, incisive, without any pre. tence to elegance or subtlety, and the matter is quite in
keeping with the manner." – Athenæum, Sept. 12. Lowry, R., and McCardle, W: H. History of the
Lyall, Sir A. Natural religion in India ; the Rede
lecture, June 17, 1891. MacDougall, J. Folk and hero tales. Maitland, F: W:, and Baildon, W': P. The court
baron; being precedents for use in seignorial and other local courts; with pleas from the Bishop of Ely's court at Littleport. (Sel.
den Soc.) “Mr. F. W. Maitland, who has already doue more for the science of the law than any former Professor of the Laws of England at Cambridge, and any save Black. stone at Oxford, continues to do valiantly under the banners of the Selden Society. He now gives us a gen. eral view of the way in which business was carried on in a lord's court in the fourteenth century, by printing four collections of actual precedents.” -Sat. red., Nov.
21. Martin, T: C., and Wetzer, J. The electric motor
and its application. 3d ed. ; with app. on the development of the electric motor since
1888 by L: Bell. Marx, K:, and Engels, F: Manifesto of the com
munist party (1848); ed. and annot. by F:
Engels, 1888. Maynard, C: J. The butterflies of New England;
with original description of 106 species,
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of northeastern America; illust. " The descriptions are carefully done, and they have the great advantage of being accompanied by outline illustrations of the leaves which are generally charac. teristic. ...
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exciting.' Sat. rev., Sept. 12. Pitray, O., vicomtesse de. L'usine et la château. Pizzamiglio, L: Distributing co-operative socie
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J. Snell). " Shows much erudition in a small space - more erudition, perhaps, than originality. It is acutely writ. ten, and not discursive. The description of the progress of the movement in Milan alone shows us that the system has now thoroughly taken root in the Italian kingdom, for Milan is the centre whence the movement will spread, and is indeed, already spreading through. out the country, as in England the initiative was in the city of Manchester. Also, the author gives a good account of the foundation of the movement at Rochdale, and indeed, in this the first paragraph of the book he places the logic on which the system is based in a nut. shell. A point in which the book is useful is in that it discusses the movement generally and internationally, for like all great morements which spring from the working classes, it is of its nature cosmopolitan."
Westminster review, Sept. Prevost, C. L'escrime, et Le duel, par G. Jollivet. Repplier, A. Points of view. Riddell, Mrs. J. H. My first love and my last
love. Rockhill, W: W. The land of the lamas; a jour
ney through China, Mongolia, and Tibet. “Our American author is to be congratulated and honored as an explorer and he wer-out of new paths. His footsteps were over a path almost untravelled by white men, and only rarely by Chinese. His experi. ences were varied, sometimes exhilarating, often danger. ous and full of fascination. This element of personal adventures lends a powerful charm to his singularly straightforward narrative. Besides being a trust. worthy exploitation of an unknown land, and a work of permanent value, this book furnishes the materials for a week of pleasant fireside travels under the winter even.
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“Of all the minor poets of the Victorian reign, Wil. liam Caldwell Roscoe is one of the most fascinating. There is a retinement about his genius that is not due to his fastidiousness or delicacy of taste, but rather to the vividness of his spiritual discrimination. His gen. ius was not fertile, but it was singularly true and dis. cerning, and, what is more, it was a genius that worked in the finest material, that translated its conceptions into the most perfect and expressive forms of human
speech." – Spectator. Nov. 14. Ross, C. The adventures of three worthies. Savage, My official wife; a novel.
* The plot of the story - and the plot is everything - is daringly American, exciting, and in parts highly entertaining It is admirably developed, and the resources of Helene, the Nihilist, are inexhaustible. The skill with wbich she sustains the part of a piquant Americaine is so great as to be incredible; but whoever wishes to enjoy a well-worked-out sensational story will not object to, but rather enjoy such skill." – Spec. tutor, Sept. 12.
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" Mr. Schurz has rightly insisted upon the great moral effect produced on the American people by Lin. coln's character. His peace-loving nature, his sympa. thy with suffering, his moral earnestness did much to prevent America from feeling the evil influences of civil
Abused by violent partisans, attacked by Southerners during his own lifetime, it is even yet only barely possible to estimate fairly the work of President Lincoln, but Mr. Schurz has made an attempt to form such an estimate, and with his conclusions most of us will agree."
- Westminster review, Dec. Shaler, N. S. Nature and man in America. Stephenson, A. Public lands and agrarian laws
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“ Gives a history of the factory system, and most of the legislation bearing on it from about the year 1719 to the present date. ... The author has been for many years Her Majesty's Inspector of factories, and has evi. dently gained a very large experience in that capacity; but he is also a laborious student, and appears to have collected all the legislation and all the information of the last hundred years or more, thus producing a work which must be of the deepest interest to all practical politicians, and to persons of every class who are con. cerned in dealing with the present interests and future prospects of the population of this and other countries."
Sat. rer., Nov. 28. Tierney, R: S., and others. Life of St. Aloysius
Gonzaga ; ed. by Rev. J. F. X. O'Conor; by the students of rhetoric, class of 92, of St. Francis Xavier's College, N. Y.; tercente
nary life. 8th ed. Tynan, K. A nun, her friends, and her order; a
sketch of Mother Mary Xaveria Fallon. “Miss Tynan writes with much force and eloquence, and in a kindly spirit where those outside her own com. munion are concerned. She has added some intereet. ing particulars of the history of the order of which Mother Mary Xaveria was so illustrious a member, giving sketches in particular of the life of Mary Ward, who first conceived the idea of a teaching order, and of Frances Ball, whose place Mary Fallon was after.
wards to till." - Spectator, Nov. 7. Whitman, W. Good-bye my fancy; 2d annex to
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