Catalogue of Valuable Books,forming the Stock of B.Quaritch

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Page 189 - of the Birds of the United States ; with a continuation by Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Musignano, new and enlarged Edition, completed by the insertion of above One Hundred Birds omitted in the original Work, and illustrated by valuable Notes, with an interesting Life of the Author, by Sir William Jardine, Bart., 3 vols. 8vo.
Page 19 - so as to render their use easy and familiar to the most ordinary capacity. Together with Practical Rules for Spanish Pronunciation, and Models of Social and Commercial Correspondence, the whole designed for young learners and persons who are their own instructors, by M. VELASQUEZ and T. SIMONNE,
Page 18 - In elocution and elegance, in harmony and perspicuity of versification, he surpasses his predecessors in an infinite proportion ; his genius was universal, and adapted to themes of unbounded variety, and his merit was not less in painting familiar manners with humour and propriety, than in moving the passions, and in representing the beautiful or grand
Page 264 - added, where the Word or Phrase is used, An indispensable book to the reader of our old Poets, Dramatists, Theologians, and other writers, whose works abound with allusions of which explanations are not to be found in ordinary Dictionaries and other books of reference.
Page 111 - the Devanágarí Recension of the Text, now for the first time edited in England, with literal English Translations of all the Metrical passages, schemes of the Metres, and copious critical and explanatory notes, by M. Williams, roy. 8vo. (pub. at £1.
Page 8 - library—you of yourself say, this is not the dwelling of a common mind. There is not a gem, a coin, a book thrown aside, on his chimney-piece, his sofa, his table, that does not bespeak an almost fastidious elegance in the possessor.
Page 98 - GESENIUS' Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament, including the Biblical Chaldee. From the Latin of William Gesenius, late Professor of Theology in the University of Halle-Wittemberg. By Edward Robinson, Professor in the Union Theological Seminary, New York. With Corrections and
Page 8 - letters are an important testimony to tbe progressive condition of society, and come in as a precious link in the chain of the moral history of England, which they alone in this period supply. They stand indeed singly in Europe
Page 222 - library—you of yourself say, this is not the dwelling of a common mind. There is not a gem, a coin, a book thrown aside, on his chimney-piece, his sofa, his table, that does not bespeak an almost fastidious elegance in the
Page 8 - in Europe ; for though it is highly probable that in the archives of Italian families, if not in France or Germany, a series of merely private letters equally ancient may be concealed, I do not recollect any that have been published. They were all written in the reigns of Henry VI. and Edward IV., except a few

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