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"The principle by which Mr. Scott has been guided is that English church architecture is a continuous fact, having an origin which can be accurately ascertained, and an orderly evolution determined by the conditions, internal and external. It is no matter of accident that churches were built in a certain form, in a certain style, at a certain date. It is easy to give a reason for this in every case, and to trace back the cause of any particu lar mode of church building, step by step, to the origin of Christian art." - Tablet, Aug. 20, 1881. Scudder, II. E. Noah Webster. (Amer. men of letters.)

"Shows how his various writings, and notably his work on his dictionary, fitted into and aided the intellectual development of America."

Sébillot, P. Contes populaires de la Haute Bretagne. 2e sér.

VDXL 9SE2 Contents. le sér. Les féeries et les aventures merveilleuses. Les facéties et les bon tours. Les diableries, sorcelleries, et revenants.- Contes divers. 2. Contes des paysans et des pêcheurs.

Shairp, J: C. Aspects of poetry.

"Their general tenor may perhaps be best defined by saying that it is antagonistic to any strict definition of poetry, that it disposes the Professor to give more attention to matter than to form, and to resist any attempt to analyze the poetic charm."- Saturday rev., Nov. 26.

"They do more to enhance the charm of the poets with whom they deal than Mr. Arnold's essays did. They do less to signalise particular aspects of those poets, and to present them in unexpected lights. They are less artistic, less finished, more human, and more cloquent. His poetic enthusiasm is as keen for Burns as it is for Cardinal Newman, for Sir Walter Scott as for Virgil. Wordsworth is Mr. Shairp's poet of poets; and few understand Wordsworth as he understands him, but it is impossible to rise from this volume without feeling the charm of the external poetry of Scott with a new vividness."- Spectator, Jan. 21.

Shaw, V. The illustrated book of the dog; with appendix on canine medicine and surgery by W. G. Stables.

Shipp, B. History of Hernando de Soto and Florida, 1512-68.

Shorthouse, J. H. John Inglesant; a romance. 2 v. VSH82

"The work of a Birmingham manufacturer. Its academic calmness of tone and purity of style, the amount of antiquarian and historical knowledge displayed in it, together with its pervading philosophic and poetic interest, have little in common with what the general mind supposes to be the brisk, practical, and dogmatie temper of business life. ... An historical novel professing to be the mere collection of a series of papers relating to the life of a Royalist during the stirring times of the Civil Wars and the Commonwealth. creation of John Inglesant, at once weak and dignified, pleasure loving and ascetic, Mr. Southhouse has shown great knowledge of many of the deeper and less com. monly analyzed forces of human thought and feeling, and an unfailing tact and skilfulness in describing them." Sat. rer., July 9, 1881.

In the

Simon, J. F. S. S., called Jules. Le devoir.
Slafter, E. F. History and causes of the incorrect

latitudes in the journals of the early writers
rel. to the Atlantic coast of N. America,

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"He makes conspicuous the genius, ability, patriotism, and courage of St. Clair, heretofore unjustly neglected by historians; adds new interest to the brilliant exploits on the Delaware in the winter of 1776-77, and, for the first time, places before the reader a complete account of the evacuation of Ticonderoga and Mount Independence, in July, 1777.

"As a collection of original documents and letters covering the period of the Revolution, the financial demoralization and distress which followed the war, and the abortive attempt first made at governing the country by a Coufederation of States, these volumes will always retain their value."- The Dial.

Sohm, R. Das Recht der Eheschliessung aus dem deutschen und canonischen Recht geschichtlich entwickelt.

Soldan, W: G. Geschichte der Hexenprozesse ; neu bearbeitet von Dr. H: Heppe. 2 v.


"One of those works which, in their criginal shape accessible only to a learned public, filter down to the general public through the medium of compilers and appropriators. It has how been thoroughly revised and in part re-written by the author's son-in-law; but, notwithstanding the great additions made in the interim both to the history of superstition and the history of jurisprudence, the framework of the book mains substantially the same. All subsequent research has tended to corroborate Soldan's conception of the origin of magie, which may be regarded as a barbarous natural theology, that residuum of the original beliefs of primitive man which proves finally irreconcilable with reason and experience. An appendix, added by the editor, treats of the various attempts which have recently been made to establish a groundwork of reality for the belief in witcheraft, most of which, Herr Hoppe thinks, arise from unacquaintance with the text of the judicial proceedings." — Sat. rev. South Kensington Museum. Handbook of the Dyce and Forster collections.

Spedding, J. Evenings with a reviewer; or, Macaulay and Bacon. 2 v.

"A series of destructive criticisms of Lord Macaulay's well-known essay, each of them leading up to the writer's own view of the transaction in question, but labouring under the defect that the very number of successful blows planted conveys a sense of weariness to the satiated reader." S: R. Gardiner in the Acad., March 18, '82. WбP SP6 Spofford, Mrs. H. E. P. Poems.

"Mrs. Spofford's mood is mainly introversial, and the exterior world commands comparatively little of her attention." American.

Stael-Holstein, E. M., baron de. Correspondance diplomatique du baron et de son successeur le baron Brinkman; doc. inéd. sur la Révolution, 1783-99. VF5-ST1 Stallo, J. B. The concepts and theories of modern

physics. (Int. sei. ser.)

"Inquiry into the validity of those mechanical concep tions of the universe which are now held as fundamental in physical science. Takes up the atomic constitution of matter, the kinetic theory of gases, the conservation of energy, the nebular hypothesis, etc., to find how much rests upon metaphysical speculation." Stanyhurst, W: Dei immortalis in corpore mortali patientis historia.

Published by the Boston Athenæum, Beacon St., Boston,
Mass., bi-monthly. Price 25 cts.; by mail, 50 cts.
Entered at the Post Office at Boston, Mass.,
as second class matter.

Stevenson, Mrs. A. S. Our ride through Asia Mi


"Marked by all the most attractive features of 'Our home in Cyprus.' There is the same freshness, the same observation of details that would escape the masculine eye, the same power of rendering trifles interesting, the same simplicity and naturalness of style, the same perfect belief in the superiority of her husband." Stevenson, R. L:


Familiar studies of men and VE3.ST4 "Author of "With a donkey in the Cevennes,' etc." "The turn of his mind is distinctly subjective; and he is certainly happier when he is telling his readers how the immediate objects of sense affect him than when he is trying to estimate other people who have in their own way done the same. Hence it is that the most satisfactory criticism in the whole volume is that which he has somewhat whimsically chosen to prefix to it by way of preface; and next to this the studies which are of men rather than of books, of Thoreau, to wit, and of Charles, Duke of Orleans. Neither of these was very great as an author, but it would seem as if out of these two had been taken the very elements from which Mr. Stevenson himself was compounded at his birth."- Athenæum, April 1, '82. Stillé, C: J.

Studies in medieval history.

"Shows thought and research, and is full of scholarly interest."

Stillman, J. D. B. The horse in motion as shown by instantaneous photography. Stoddard, R: H:, and others. Poets' homes [American].

Stoerk, Dr. F. Option und Plebiscit bei Eroberungen und Gebietscessionen.

"Le livre de M. Stoerk est bon et instructif; il contient, sur la matière qu'il traite, un exposé complet des diverses théories, tous les éléments de discussion et d'amples renseignements historiques."-Arntz in Revue de droit international, 1881.

Stone, O. C. A few months in New Guinea.

"Most interesting sojourn amongst the Motu people of the coast, whose God dwells out over the sea, and the mountain-dwelling Kolaris, who believe the dread 'Vata' inhabits the mountain summits. There is not a dull page in Mr. Stone's book."- Nature, Nov. 20, 1879. Storelli, A. Notice historique et chronologique

sur le Chateau de Blois.

"M. Storelli traite la partie historique en évitant de reproduire des allégations surannées; il est au courant des travaux les plus récents." —A. de. B. in Polybiblion, août, 1879.

Notice historique et chronologique sur la Chateau de Chambourd.

Stowe, J: M. Address, 100th anniv. of the incorporation of Hubbardston, Mass. ; [with] poem by E. Stowe, etc.

History of Hubbardston, Mass., 1686-[1881]; with geneal. of families.

Strachey, Sir J: and Lt. Gen. R:

Finances and

public works of India, 1869-81. Streeter, E. W. Precious stones and gems. Sturgis, J. R. Little comedies, old and new.

enlarged ed.]

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Contents. Apples. -The bishop astray. Fire-flies. —A false start. The Latin lesson. Half-way to Arcady. A card for Lady Roedale. Mabel's holy day. - Heather. Round Delia's basket. Floris. The fountain of youth. Picking up the pieces.

"Of the Little comedies' that are new the most freakish and novel is certainly The bishop astray'; the weakest and slightest, Round Delia's basket'; the best, perhaps, A card for Lady Roedale.' "The Latin lesson,' too, is uncommonly fresh and pleasant; and A false start' is quite acceptable."- Athenæum, Feb. 4, '82.

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"Poetry, life, and interest in a dramatic form."Spectator suppl., Apr. 1, 1882.

Swank, J. M. Statistics of the iron and steel production of the U. S. (10th census.)

Sweet, H: Anglo-Saxon reader; with introd., notes, etc. (Clarendon press ser.) Handbook of phonetics; incl. a pop. expos. of the princles of spelling reform. (Clarendon press ser.)

Swinburne, A. C: Mary Stuart; a tragedy.


"The verse is throughout fine, and it need hardly be said that many passages are striking, and in every sense worthy of their author; but they are, on the whole, outweighed by the mass of mere talk, which is indeed framed in words fine in the best sense, superfluous, so far as the development of character and action is con. cerned." Saturday review, Dec. 3.

"Chastelard,' 'Bothwell' and Mary Stuart' may challenge comparison with the comic trilogy of Beau marchais and with the famous Wallenstein trilogy of Schiller, works which together constitute the chief dra. matic accomplishment of the past century,”-Athenæum, Dec. 10, 1881.

Sylvester, J. J. The laws of verse.
Sylvester, N. B.

Historical sketches of northern New York and the Adirondack wilderness. Tallahassee girl, A.


"Abounds in crudities of thought and absurdities of expression at which it is impossible not to smile; yet, for all that, it is the best of the Round-robin series."Nation, May 4, 1882. Tallmadge, Ohio. Proceedings, 50th anniv.; with disc. of E. N. Sill and L. Bacon, biographical sketches of early settlers, by A. Seward, etc. Talmud. Der Midrasch Bereschit rabba; die hag

gadische Auslegung der Genesis, zum ersten Male ins deutsche übertragen, von A: Wünsche.

"Les docteurs juifs avaient, depuis plusieurs siècles avant l'ère vulgaire, l'habitude de réunir autour d'eux, soit dans les synagogues, et en Palestine, quelquefois même sur la place publique, les disciples pour leur en seigner la loi, et les masses pour les instruire dans la reli. gion et la morale, et les éclairer sur leurs devoirs d'homme et d'Israélite. De même que le Talmud a rassemblé les fragments des discussions scolastiques sur les préceptes, de même le Midrasch a recueilli les membres épars des prédications sur les divers sujets de l'éthique. Cette distinction entre Talmud et Midrasch est faite a potlori ; car le premier interrompt souvent les débats arides et secs de la casuistique par des citations empruntées à l'Agâdâh, ou le Midrasch, et celui-ci, à son tour, se laisse quelquefois entrâiner à des sujets appartenant aux déductions légales.”—J. D. in Revue critique,

Der Midrasch Kohelet zum ersten Male ins deutsche übertragen von A: Wünsche, Tanner, H: Elementary lessons in agric. practice. Tanski, J. Cinquante années d'exil.

Tanski was a Pole, who took part in the insurrection of 1830. The 50 years of exile were spent in France where he was naturalized and joined the army. Taylor, A. T._ Towers and steeples designed by Sir C. Wren.

Taylor, C: F. Sensation and pain.

"Deals with the subject simply, straightforwardly, and yet scientifically, in a manner and in langnage perfectly intelligible to any one who has mastered the gen. eral outlines of physiology; and yet throws light upon many points of the question which will be welcome, we believe, to professional students as well as to well-read amateurs." Sat. rev., Feb. 25.

Temple, Sir R: Men and events of my time in


Contents. Close of Lord Hardinge's administration.Thomason's government of the north-western provinces. - Duumvirate in the Panjab of the Lawrence brothers,

-John Lawrence, administrator-in-chief of the Panjab. - Dalhousie the great Pro-Consul.- The war of the mutinies.- Canning the just-James Wilson the econ. omist. Samuel Laing the financier. The central pro. vinces. Sir Bartle Frere and western India. - The Indian foreign secretaryship. John Lawence as viceroy. The finance ministership. -Lord Mayo's Indian career. Lord Northbrook and the Bengal famine. The government of Bengal. - Affairs of Southern India. -The Bombay presidency.

"A biographical history of the British administration of India during 1847 to 1880. The period is of the highest importance, being marked by the gradual consolidation of our rule, and its reorganization, after the struggle in 1857, in that strictly scientific form which is likely to prove not only an enduring monument of imperial dominion, but to afford hereafter fruitful examples for the improvement of the internal administration of the United Kingdom itself."- Athenæum, March 4, 1882. Temple bar, Dec. 1881.

"A short story by Tourguéneff, called' The Brigadier,' which all should read if they care to know how a short story should be written."- Academy, Dec. 3, 1881. Tennyson, A. In memoriam.

The princess; a medley.

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Theuriet, A. Les mauvais ménages.



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"An entire change in the style of the author. Without losing anything of his delicate talent of word-painting and analysis, he certainly displays in this romance a greater vigor and originality in the portrayal of character and study of human passion."- Helen Stanley in the American bookseller, Feb. 1, 1882.

Thomas, G. Hist. acc. of Pensilvania, etc.
Thomson, J. Essays and phantasies.

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Contents. A lady of sorrow. - Proposals for the speedy extinction of evil and misery.- Bumble, bumbledom, bumbleism.- Pro contra; the poet, high art, genius. Indolence, a moral essay. A national refor mer in the dog-days. An evening with Spenser. Open secret societies.-Sayings of Sigvat. A word for Xantippe. - Sympathy.- Liberty and necessity. A walk abroad. - The fair of St. Sylvester. - A note on Forster's life of Swift. A note on George Meredith.

On the worth of metaphysical systems. A few words on the system of Spinoza. In our forest of the past.

"Those who received Mr. Thomson's 'City of Dreadful Night' as a singularly powerful manifestation of poetic imagination will be naturally eager to learn how he deals with prose. When we say we are not disappoint. ted, we have given him high praise. We do not mean that his command of prose is as great as his mastery of metre, for it fails here and there; but that he can write such English as few can write now-a-days, is, we think, beyond dispute."— Spectator, Oct. 22.


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"A writer so warmly commended and encouraged by George Eliot must have spiritual qualities and insight of no cominon kind. In A lady of sorrow' the style is that of De Quincey, but the voice is that of Heine or Leopardi. The second, Proposals for the speedy extinction of evil and misery,' is a long pessimistic diatribe against Christianity and most other religions, against modern politics and social arrangements, without any tangible suggestion for their amendment - unless the absurd oracle that Nature can be coerced by a threat of universal suicide on the part of man be considered such. The ruling influence is clearly that of Swift. In the more purely literary part of the volume the panegyric of Spenser's poetry (p. 177-189) shows fine critical insight. In Mr. Thomson's book the poetry is good, the literary

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"When so much genuine interest is felt not merely in poetry of that rare order in which we detect the touch of creative genius, but in that lower, though still delightful, work which testifies only to quick sensibility and trained craftsmanship, it is rather curious that Dr. Todhunter's verse should not have attracted wider attention.


No recent work of the kind is more truly instinct with the living spirit of the Elizabethan drama. ... its production the requirements of the stage have evidently never been lost sight of, and every scene is busy with the quick movement which the stage demands." J. A. Noble in the Academy, Jan. 21. Toreno, J. M. Q. de L. R. de S., conde de. Historia del levantamiento, guerra, y revolucion de España.

Torres, D. de. La suma medicina, o piedra philosophal. 1726.

Tosti, L: Histoire de Boniface vin et de son siècle; tr. par l'abbé Duclos. 2 v.

Tourgee, A. W. John Eax, and Mamelon; or,

The South without the shadow.

VT645J Town and county magazine. Vol. 1-21. 1769-89. Townsend, W. J. Great schoolmen of the Middle Ages.

Contents. Introductory. The Renaissance under Charlemagne. The harbinger of dawn; John Scotus Erigena. Yearnings for the light; Pope Sylvester II. -The founder of medieval theology; Anselm.The struggle of rationalism; Peter Abélard. — The sweet song of mysticism; the monks of St. Victor. The master of the sentences; Peter the Lombard. The Grecian doctor; the advance of Aristotelianism.The universal doctor; Albertus Magnus. - The irre fragable doctor; Alexander of Hales. The seraphical doctor; Bonaventura. — The angelical doctor; Thomas Aquinas,-his opinions.-The subtle doctor; Duns Scotas. The invincible doctor; William of Ockam. - The most Christian doctor; Jean Charlier Gerson. - The leaders of the school and their work. Consideration of objections. The rationale of scholasticism.

Tracy, C. M., and others. Standard history of Essex Co., Mass.

Tracy, J. The great awakening; a history of the revival of religion in the time of Edwards and Whitefield.

Traill, H. D. Central government. (Eng. citizen series.)

"A hand-book for the man of affairs."

Treadwell, J: H. Martin Luther. (The new Plutarch.)

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"Il y a des scènes agréables du mouvement, de l'esprit, un certain agrément de style dans ce recit." - Maxime Gaucher in Rev. pol. et lit., 28 jan. 1882.

Ulbach, L. La maison de la rue de l'Echaudé.

(Les compagnons du lion dormant.) VFFULM Continuation of "La cocarde blanche"; predecessor of "La ronde de nuit."

Underwood, F. H. James Russell Lowell; biog. sketch.

Union Club of Boston. The constitution, bylaws and house rules; with a list of the offcers and members. United States. Commissioners to the Paris Exposition, 1878. Reports. 5 v. Corps of Engineers. Analytical and topical index to the reports upon works and surveys for river and harbor improvement, 1866-79. -Dept. of State. Commercial relations of the U. S., reports from the consuls.

Office of Int. Rev. Laws rel. to internal rev. Urbani de Gheltof, G. M. Technical history of the manufacture of Venetian laces; tr. by Lady Layard.

Urquhart, D.

The effect of the misuse of familiar words on the character of men and the fate of nations.

Ursulines de Québec, Les, depuis leur établissement. 2 v.

Urwick, W. Indian pictures; drawn with pen and pencil.

Uxbridge, Mass. Free Public Library. Classed catalog, based on the Dui or Amherst scheme. Valdes, J. de. 17 opuscules; tr. from the Spanish and Italian, and ed. by J: T. Betts.

"Valdes' theological works are not of any lasting in. terest." Athenæum, April 22.

Van Voorhis, E. W: Notes on the ancestry of
Maj. W: Roe Van Voorhis, of Fishkill, N.Y.
Vapereau, L: G. Supplément à la 5e éd. [du Dic-
tionnaire universel des contemporains].
Varney, G: J. Gazetteer of Maine.
Varona, A. de. Sewer gases.
Vedanta. Manual of Hindu pantheism, the Ve-
dântasâra; tr., with annotations, by G. A.

Verne, J. Histoire générale des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs: Les grands navigateurs du 18e siècle.

Victoria, Queen. Speeches in Parliament, from her accession to the present time; ed. by F. S. Ensor.

Vignoli, T. Myth and science; an essay. (Int. sci. ser.)

Contents. The ideas and sources of myth. - Animal sensation and perception. - Human sensation and perception. Statement of the problem. -Animal and human exercise of the intellect in the perception of things. The intrinsic law of the faculty of apprehension. Historical evolution of myth and science. Dreams, illusions, normal and abnormal hallucinations, delirium, and madness.

"Hard reading. Mr. Vignoli is bent on disengaging the mythopoeic faculty in human nature, and tracing it to its origin the act of perception among the lower animals. His book is ingenious, and conscientious, his theory of how science gradually differentiated from and conquered myth is extremely well wrought out, and is prob ably in essentials correct." - Sat. rev., Jan. 28, 1882. Vivien de Saint Martin, L: Atlas universel de géographie.

Vogt, F:, ed. Die deutschen Dichtungen von Salomon und Markolf; hrsg. von F: Vogt. "Die drei Hauptgedichte der Spielmanspoesie, der Oswald, Orendel, und Salman, sind uns bekanntlich nur in ganz später und entstellter Ueberlieferung erhalten, und bisher noch so ungenügend herausgegeben, das z. B. der Salman erst in der vorliegenden Ausgabe lesbar wird. Wir haben in dieser also einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Literatur des 12. Jahrhunderts zu begrüssen.” — Lit. Centralblatt, 2 Oct. 1880.

Vyse, G. W. Egypt; political, financial, and strategical; with an acc. of its engineering capabilities and agricultural resources. Walford, Mrs. L. B. Dick Netherby.


"Compact and artistic; it abounds in vivid local coloring, and has sundry clever sketches of character." -Saturday review, Apr. 1, 1882.

Walker, T: Aristology, or the art of dining; with preface, etc., by F. Summerly.

Wallis, J: W:

The reporters, arr. and characterized, with incidental remarks; 4th ed., [by] F. F. Heard.

Walpers, W. G. Repertorium botanices systematicæ. 6 v.

Walpole, S. The electorate and the legislature. (Eng. citizen ser.)

Ward, A. H. 1717-1829.

History of Shrewsbury, Mass.,

Warington, R. Chemistry of the farm.

"The author occupies an important position at Rothamstead, an old English estate, to which the labors of Messrs. Lawes and Gilbert have given a world-wide reputation as a station where abundant means, added to the highest ability, have been devoted to the elucidation of agricultural problems, solely for the benefit of ag. riculture.'"- Pub. weekly. Washburne, E. B: of Ill., and of Waterworth, W: Anglicanism. Watson, P. B. The bibliography of the preColumbian discoveries of America. Webb, A. S. The Peninsula; McClellan's campaign of 1862. (Campaigns of the Civil War, no. 3.) Weeden, W: B. The social law of labor.

Sketch of E: Coles, 2d Gov. the slavery struggle of 1823-54. Origin and developments of

"I propose to consider the matter as it now stands, and to treat it from a point of view which is not in the interest either of capital or labor, or any new form of society adjusted to the imaginary desires of the persons representing the one or the other of these great factors." -Introduction.

Wells, D: A. The relation of the government to the telegraph.

Weninger, F. X. Manual of the Catholic religion.

Weston, I. History of the Cong. Church in Cumberland, Me.

Wheeler, R: A. History of the 1st Cong. Church, Stonington, Conn., 1674-1874.

Wheeler, W: A. Familiar allusions; ed. by C: G. Wheeler.

White, J. B. Observations on heresy and orthodoxy; with sketch of the author's life by J: H. 'I'hom.

Whitefield, E. The homes of our forefathers; buildings, etc., in Rhode Island and Conn. Wight, R., and Arnott, G. A. W. Prodromus floræ peninsula India Orientalis; abr. descr. of the plants found in the peninsula of British India. Vol. 1.

Wilkes, G. Shakespeare from an American point of view.

"At the end of this are 30 pages by Prof. J. W. Tavener on the styles of Shakespeare and Bacon, judged by the laws of elocutionary analysis and the melody of speech, a complete contrast to the rest of the book; thoughtful, scholarly, cultured, with much delicate insight into the secrets of style; a little quaint withal, as though the writer had lived among the masters of the Elizabethan age, and taken coloring from them."Nation.

Willard, A. J. Examination of the law of per

sonal rights, to discover the principles of the law. Williams, C. K. Centennial celebration of the settlement of Rutland, Vt., Oct. 2-5, 1870. Williams, J, Bp. The world's witness to Jesus

Christ; the power of Christianity in developing modern civilization. (Bedell lecture.) Williams, J: C. History and map of Danby, Vt. Williams College. General catalogue.

Kappa Alpha Soc. Biographical record, 1833-81. Willis, H. A. Fitchburg in the War of the Rebellion.

Willson, H. B. Currency; or, The fundamental principals of monetary science.

Wilmer, L. A. Life, travels, and adventures of Ferdinand de Soto.

Wilson, A. Leaves from a naturalist's note-book. Wilson, A. J. The national budget; the national

debt, taxes, and rates. (Eng. citizen ser.) Wilson, E. The Egypt of the past.

"Contains in less than 500 pages all that the reader who is not a specialist should care to know about the ancient records of the land of the Pharaohs. Drawing his information from the best sources, taking Maspero and Chabas, Mariette and de Rougé, Naville, Brugsch, and Birch, for his masters and guides, Sir E. Wilson has successfully achieved the difficult task of making a recondite subject as interesting and attractive as a chapter of modern history." - Amelia B. Edwards in the Academy, Nov. 19.

Winter, W: The Jeffersons; with illust. (Amer. actor ser.)

Contents. Jefferson 1, 1728 ? -1807 (Thomas).- Jefferson II., 1774-1832 (Joseph). - Elizabeth Jefferson (Mrs. Fisher). Jefferson III., 1804-42 (Joseph). Charles Burke. Jefferson IV., 1829-(Joseph).

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"Jefferson I. had his career in England. Jefferson II., was famous in the days of the old Chestnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia. Jefferson III. did not attain to excep. tional eminence. Jefferson IV. is Rip Van Winkle and Jefferson v. is his son."- Preface.

"The history of a great theatrical family; a family that has adorned the stage, and by the eminent character of its members, sustained the dignity of the profession."

Boston post.

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man; the life of Mme: Jules Mallet, née Oberkampf; tr. by Mrs. H. N. Goodhart; pref. by author of John Halifax'. 5FM292 "Madame Mallet gave herself chiefly to the establishment of infant and industrial schools in Paris, and she consecrated herself, and her gifts of poetry and social influence, with a rare devotedness and a large measure of success."- British quar. rev. Woodward, A. Wampum. Woolner, T: Pygmalion, Yonge, C: D. 1760-1860.

VEP-W88 Constitutional history of England,

"Of the spirit, the real nature, the life of the constitu tion he knows nothing. A page of Bagehot's English constitution,' a chapter of F. D. Maurice's far too little known essay on the Representation and education of the people,' will teach intelligent readers far more that is worth knowing than a hundred such works as Prof. Yonge's dreary manual."- Nation, Apr. 13, 1882. Yriarte, C: E. Un condottiere au 15e siècle: Rimini, étude sur les lettres et les arts à la cour des Malatesta.

"The documentary evidence always consulted at first hand, the arrangement of the materials conducted with consummate tact. Yriarte has been enabled to publish documentary matter, hitherto inedited, of great artistie and biographical interest. His extensive knowledge of Italian art has enabled him to select the illustrations with discernment."- Athenæum, Feb. 4, '82.

Florence; l'histoire, les Médicis, les humanistes, les lettres, les arts.

"Mr. Charles Yriarte is a writer of a new school-a critic of art who is at the same time a traveller, an artist, and an amateur. He has published on Florence and Venice two works which are monographs of those famous cities, and which represent, with their fine illustrations in historical development, hundreds of volumes which it is almost impossible to find."- Nation, Mar. 2. "Pages which sparkle with light and are full of life, especially with regard to learning and the arts, subjects of which the tact and happy sympathies of the author have enabled him to give succinct and characteristic sketches. ... An important section of the book is devoted to the Medicis, of which family a connected history is given.... An essay on the history of the development of the Renaissance follows and is signalized by a careful analysis of the varied influences which brought about that wonderful movement. The next section deals with the great men who helped to make the Florence of the 15th and 16th centuries. The final chapter deals with painting as developed and practised in Florence. Apart from what may be due to M. Yriarte's clear and succinct manner, his faculty of seizing the salient points of his subject, and numerous happy turns of expression, there is nothing which is new and important in this section; in fact, it is less acceptable than the more careful study on sculpture.” - Atheneum,Sept. 10, 1881. Yvan, M. Canton, une coin du céleste empire. Zeller, J: La diplomatie française vers le milieu du 16e siècle, d'après la corresp. de Pellicier, ambassadeur de François à Venise. 8F9K-Z3 "L'auteur a trouvé moyen d'écrire plus de 400 pages sur un sujet qui n'était pas nouveau, en négligeant voluntairement quelques-uns des points les plus intéressants qu'il eut pu traiter; sans s'embarrasser du fatras d'une information excessive et minutieuse, il a mis agréable. ment à la portée de tous faits qui se trouvaient disper sés dans de nombreux ouvrages difficiles à réunir.” G. H., in Revue critique.

Zola, E. Le naturalisme au théâtre.
Nos auteurs dramatiques.
Le roman expérimental. 2e éd.


3e éd.

XVFDV 275 XVFF V 275

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