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Elliot, Capt. R. Views in the East; comp. India, Canton, and the shores of the Red Sea. 1833. 2 v. $A5+EL5 Estienne, R. Causes amusantes et connues. 1749. 2 v.
Etchings. Collection of 42 fac-similes of rare etchings; with a descr. catalogue. [17-.] Féral, E. Catalogue de tableaux anciens et modernes, livres d'art, formant la collection de feu M. Fr. Nieuwenhuys. 1881. Fischbach, Dr. F: Lace album. 1884. Foppens, J: F. Historia episcopatus Silvaeducensis, continens episcoporum et vicariorum seriem, etc. 1721.
Forbes, H: O. A naturalist's wanderings in the Eastern Archipelego, 1878-83.
"The more important journeys were those through the southern parts of Sumatra, the Portuguese territory in Timor, Timor-Laut (a group hitherto practically unknown), and last though not least in interest, the Cocos, or Keeling Atoll. The gains to science from the observations of so competent a traveller as Mr. Forbes are very great." Coutts Trotter in Academy, June 6.
Gould, G: Corrigenda and explanations of the text of Shakspere. 1881. Same. New issue. 1884. Graham, A. J. The handbook of standard or American phonography. [18-] :X2UG76H Grandes chroniques de France, Les, selon qu'elles sont conservées en l'église de St. Denis en France; publ. par Paulin. 1836-38. 6 v. 8F.G76 Great Britain. King vs. T: Amery and J: Monk. Trial at large. 1786.
Greene, W: T: Parrots in captivity. Vol. 2. Halkett, G: R. Notes to the 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st
exhibition of the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, 1878-82. 4 v.
The Walker Art Gallery notes, Liverpool, 1878, 80. 2 v.
"This book is worth reading. It is freshly written, and gives a clear view of a continent which has a great and growing interest for us. Mr. Hatton writes from the squatter's point of view." - St. James's bud get, June 20.
Histoire de Gilion de Trasignyes et de dame Marie, sa femme, publ. d'après le ms. de la bibliothèque de l'Université de Iéna par Q. L. B. Wolff. 1839. VFF-G41
Holland, F: M. The rise of intellectual liberty from Thales to Copernicus.
"The writer of this work has pursued a distinct purpose of his own; for he has endeavored to write, not a history of philosophy, but a history of free thinking. A thorough examination of this work convinces us that Mr. Holland has read too much and thought too little. He has been an indefatigable collector of facts of a certain kind. But he has not added to our stock of historical truth. He has not brooded over the facts until their organic relations have been revealed; he has not grouped events so that they illustrate historic laws and processes.
He overloads us with statements of what occurred, but he gives us no conception of the causes of human progress; nor does he trace the continuity of historic forces."
Hugo, V. M., comte. Actes et paroles depuis l'exil. 1870-76. 8FM-H87 Hutchinson, T. J., and Childs, R. Patriots of Salem; roll of honor of the officers and enlisted men in the late civil war, from Salem, Mass. 1877. 664SA-H97 Les Imbert de Saint Amand, A. L., baron. femmes des Tuileries: la jeunesse de l'impé5F.J7751 ratrice Joséphine.
Irving, R. D. The copper-bearing rocks of Lake MonoSuperior. 1883. (Geol. Survey. graphs.) Jameson, Mrs. A. B. M. Shakespeare's characters of the passions and imagination. [186-?] VE-s73J23s Jeaffreson, J: C. The real Shelley; new views of 5E-SH47J the poet's life. 2 v.
"His whole aim is to strip Shelley, and exhibit him to the astonished hero-worshipper as a very sorry manikin." Athenæum, May 30.
"Founded on severe and minute study of the materi als, drawing from them relevant though one-sided conclusions, and setting these forth with exceptional energy." Athenæum, June 6.
"New views' he has rightly styled his work, for of new documents, new biographical material, such contribution as he makes is of the slenderest kind. In lieu of ascertaining the facts of Shelley's life, Mr. Jeaffreson supplements his ignorance with conjectures - conjecthres which to one who knows the facts cannot but appear in many instances strangely unfortunate, and strangely ill-tempered." E: Dowden in the Academy, June 6.
Kampen, J. van, and Nobel, C.
Verrichtung der Nederländishen Ost-Indischen Gesellschaft in dem Kaiserreich Taising oder Sina; als auch die dritte Gesandtschaft, verricht durch P. van Hoorn. 1676. :A3/K12 Keddie, Mrs. H. ( pseud. S.. Tytler). Saint MunVT9968 go's city. 3 v. "Full of local colour from beginning to end." — Sat. rro., Aug. 23.
Keene, H: G: A sketch of Hindust in from the first Muslim conquest to the a of the Mughol empire. 852-1K25 "A perusal of his interesting and painstaking sketch will not tend to the inference that the task of ruling such a motley array of nationalities and peoples can under any circumstances be easy of accomplishment or free from error." -A. N. Wollaston in the Academy, June 6. Kendall, J., and Gilman, G: H. History of Houlton, Me., 1804-83. 1884. 961H81-H Kennedy, Capt. W. R. Sport, travel, and adventure in Newfoundland and the West Indies. B4N45-K38
"The fisheries of Newfoundland, valuable as they are, constitute, according to Captain Kennedy, but a small portion of the wealth of the country. The soil is good, the timber fine; it is rich in minerals, their quantity and quality, especially that of the copper, is only just being appreciated, while as to the sport, on that subject Capt. Kennedy speaks with genuine enthusiasm, filling nearly half his book with talk of cariboo, salmon, trout, etc. In Jamaica he found, like other travellers, that the blacks are going back to barbarism, the Obi rites being now restrained with difficulty. But in Hayti these rites under the name of Voudoux have developed into horrible excesses."- St. James's budget, June 20. Kett, H. F. & Co. The voters and tax-payers of Bureau Co., Ill.; cont. also a biog. directory of its tax-payers and voters; a hist. of the county and state, a business directory, etc. 1877. B79-K51
La Calprenède, G. de C. de. Hymen's præludia; or, Love's master-piece; being that romance intituled Cleopatra rendered into English by R. Loveday. 1687. :VFG/L111H Lajétchnikof, I. The heretic; tr. by T: B. Shaw.
"In these days of hurried workmanship it is a welcome contrast to encounter a story which combines imagination, observation, and finish in such a high degree. This is no sketch, but a whole gallery of portraits which have not suffered from the author's elaborate method, but only gained in lifelikeness."- Athenæum, June 6. Mayhew, H: The Rhine and its picturesque scenery; illust. by B. Foster. Rotterdam to Mayence. 1856. $AGR3-M45 The upper Rhine; the scenery of its banks and the manners of its people; illust. by B. Foster. Mayence to the Lake of Constance. 1858. $AGR3-M45U Michelet, J. Les femmes de la révolution. 6e éd. 1883. 5F.9WM58 L'insecte. 10e éd. 1884. Jeanne d'Arc, [1412-32]. 1879. 5F.D244MI Louis XI, et Charles le Téméraire. 9e éd.
8F9C-M58 Pologne et Russie; légende de Kosciusko. 1852. 5MP.K84M
Précis de l'histoire moderne. Nouv. éd. 1884. 7Y-M58 New world; a weekly gazette of literature, criti. cism, etc. Vol. 1. 1853.
Noel, B. W. Notes of a tour in Switzerland, 1847. 1848. AK-N68 Northern Cambrian mountains, The; or a tour through North Wales; describing the scenery, etc., of that country. 1820. $ADW/N81 Orr, Mrs. S. Handbook to the works of Robert Browning. VEP R823Z
"If any poetry may reasonably be considered a 'terra incognita,' or a play-ground for poetical tourists, it is Mr. Browning's.... The work of condensation, with all that pertains to a descriptive index, is executed with considerable skill, expressed in simple and perspicuous language." Sat. rev., May 16.
"The modest title hardly gives an adequate idea of the scope of the volume, which is well fitted to serve as a general introduction to numismatics, ancient and modAn introductory treatise, dealing with the study of coins from a point of view higher than that of the mere collection, has long been desired."-C. Oman in the Academy, June 6. Portraits. Collection of engraved portraits of illust. and eminent personages; 49 plates. [185-.]
Prout, S:, etc. Picturesque sketches of rustic scenery; 54 plates. 1815.
[188-.] Rogers, C:
A score of etchings; with text.
Pictorial illustrations of the novels of Sir Walter Scott by G: Cruikshank, etc.; with descriptions, memoir, etc. [1871.] Russ, K: The speaking parrots; tr. by L. Schultze. Sappho. Memoir, text, selected renderings and a literal translation by H: T. Wharton.
Saussure, H. B. de. Voyages dans les Alpes.
1834. Scharf, -.
AKAL6-SA81-2 Catalogue de 24 tableaux anciens et modernes et 2 aquarelles de la collection de M. Scharf. 1876.
Schauplatz des Tezelischen Ablass-Krams, u. des darwider streitenden sel. D. Martini Lutheri, bey diesem 2ten evangelisch-lutherischen Jubel-Fest; nebst einem Anhang. 1717. Scott, Sir W. Provincial antiquities and picturesque scenery of Scotland; illust. 1826. 2 v. in 1. $ADS/SC08
Scudder, M. L., Jr. Congested prices. 1883.
CMOP SCU9 Senault, J: F. The use of passions; put into English by Henry Earl of Monmouth. 1649. Simpson, J. H. Journal of a military reconnaissance from Santa Fé, New Mexico, to the Navajo County, 1849. 1852. BAE-S15 Smith, P. The student's ecclesiastical history. Pt. 2. History of the Church during the Middle Ages, with a summary of the Reformation: centuries 11 to 16. (Student's ser.) Smith, U. Our country's future; the U. S. in the light of prophecy; or an exposition of Rev. XIII. 11-17. 1884.
The sanctuary and the twenty-three hundred days of Daniel vIII. 14. 1877.
Society in London; by a foreign resident.
per's handy ser.)
(HarAEL84 Sol Society of Painters in Water Colours. Gallery. 1883.
Sohm, R. Etudes sur les institutions germaniques: La procédure de la lex Salica; tr. et annoté par M. Thévenin. 1873. Solly, N. N. Memoir of W: James Müller; with letters and an account of his principal works. 1875.
Spitta, P. Life of Sebastian Bach; tr. from the German by C. Bell, and J. A. Fuller-Maitland. Vol. 3.
"A work which reveals all that we can ever know of the inspired composer."- Sat. rev., May 16. Stanley, H: M. The Congo and the founding of its Free State; a story of work and exploration. 2 v. AXC76-ST
"In a certain sense the object of this work, as explained in the preface and the closing chapters - which, from the politico-commercial side, are its most important portions-is to raise £600,000 for a railway 147 miles long to pass the cataracts of the Upper Congo. These volumes constitute as remarkable a record of indomitable effort as has ever been published-"- Spectator, June 6.
Swinburne, A. C: Marino Faliero; a tragedy.
"This dramatic incident was made the subject of a tragedy by Lord Byron. Byron's play was not consid ered successful at the time of its publication. He attributed its failure to the absence of melo-dramatic features purposely omitted, and to the fact that it was acted on the stage against his wishes. ... There is action and energy in almost every passage in Byron's Marino Faliero.... Mr. Swinburne's lines are often powerful, but their chief characteristic is scholarly precision and ingenuity in the complete expression of subtle ideas.". St. James's budget, June 5.
Temple, H: J:, 3d Viscount Palmerston. The new Whig guide. 1819. :VEA T24
Theuriet, A. Eusèbe Lombard. 10e éd. VFF T34E "His view of life, if sombre, is large and sane, and he no more walks in a vain show of vice than he walks in a vain show of virtue. His landscape painting is excellently true; his characters live." Sat. rev., Apr. 11.
"An agreeable book, with an ample sufficiency of learning, but not overweighted with it."- Spectator, June 6.
Todtentanz der Stadt Basel [nach den Frescogemalden der Kirchhofmauer der Predigerkirche mit deutschem, franz., u. engl. Text. 1868]. Unitarian affirmations; seven discourses given in Washington, D. C., by Unitarian ministers.
Vacherot, E. Essais de philosophie critique. 1864. La métaphysique et la science, ou principes de la métaphysique positive. 2e éd. 1863. 3 v. La religion. 1869.
La science et la conscience. 1870. Valentinelli, G. Catalogo dei marmi scolpiti del Museo archeologico della Marciana di Venezia. 1863.
Vallardi, G. Trionfo e danza della morte o danza macabra a blusone; dogma della morte a Pisogne, con osservazioni storiche ed artistiche. 1859. Vizetelly, H: Christmas with the poets; a coll. of songs, etc.. relative to Christmas; illust. by B. Foster. 1851. VEP-98c4 Voiture, V. Euvres; lettres et poésies. Nouv. éd., augm., avec le commentaire de Tallement les Reaux, par A. Ubicini. 1855. 2 v. VF V87 Voltaire, F. M. A. de. Contes, satires, epîtres, poésies diverses, odes, stances, poésies mêlées, traductions, et imitations. 1863. VEP V88c Romans. 1866. VFFV88B Vulliemin, L: Chillon; étude historique. 2e éd. 1855. 8KZC4-V Wagenaar, J: Vaderlandsche historie, vervattende de geschiedenissen der nu vereenigde Nederlanden, inzonderheid die van Holland. 1770. 21 v. :8HS-w12 Wahreste und neueste Abbildung des Turckischen Hofes, welche nach denen Gemählden der franz. Ambassadeur, M. de Ferriol, hat verfertigen lassen; nebst einer aus dem franz. übers. Beschreibung. 1719. 7BU F41 Pedigree and history of the Washing65+9YW27 ton family. 1879.
Published by the Boston Athenæum, Beacon St., Boston, Mass., tri-weekly. Price by the year 25 cts.; by mail, 50 cts. Entered at the Post Office, Boston, Mass., as second class matter.
Ancient devotional poetry, now first pub. from a
VATI "A series of little stories and separate scenes each exhibiting a certain art and cleverness, but with very little relation to each other. Whatever interest the story possesses is due solely to the execution, which is in its way excellent." - Critic, July 4. Austin, A. Vindication of Lord Byron. 1869.
¶ōE B99A Bailey, L. H., Jr. Talks afield about plants and the science of plants.
"A simple and unpretentious but interesting and helpful little book, aiming to give a concise and popular account of the leading external features of common plants." Critic, June 10.
Balzac, H. de. Balzac moraliste, Pensées, extraites de la Comédie humaine, mises en regard des maximes de Pascal, etc.; introd. par A. Pagès. 1866. VF4 B21 In
Barham, R: H. D. (pseud. T: Ingoldsby). goldsby legends. 1st, 3d ser. 1848, 47. 2 v.
Beattie, W: Brief memoir of W: 1855.
The Danube; its history, scenery, and topography; illust. by Abresch. .
The Waldenses or Protestant valleys of Piedmont, Dauphiny, and the Ban de la Roche; $AIP59+B38 Bidpai, Kalilah and Dimnah; or, The fables of Bidpai; an account of their literary history; with an Eng. trans., and notes, by I. G. N. K. Falconer. V5SAH-B4-E
"The fables have their own special beauty - the charm of well-preserved and venerable old age. There is in their wisdom an old-fashioned perfuine; like a whiff of 'pot-pourri,' most soothing to nerves agitated by the patchoulis and jockey clubs of modern pretenders and 'petits-maitres.' with their grey young heads and pert experience. A useful and scholarlike volume." - R: F. Burton in the Academy, June 20. Binns, R. W. A century of potting in the city of Worcester; history of the Royal Porcelain Works, 1751-1851. 1877.
Bivouac. Vol. 1, no. 1-8, 11-12; 2, no. 2-12. 1883-84. 2 v.
Black, J. S. Essays and speeches; with a biog.
Boston directory. 1885.
Brainard, C: H. John Howard Payne; a biograph
ical sketch of the author of "Home, sweet home," with a narr. of the removal of his remains from Tunis to Washington. 65-P294B Brunet, P: G. Notice sur une édition inconnue du Pantagruel, et sur le texte primitif de Rabelais. 1844. :XTF1-R11B
Bryant, W: C. A forest hymn; illust. by J: A. Nums. [1860.] W5P-B842F Buonarroti, M. A., il vecchio. Drawings and studies in the University Galleries, Oxford; etched and engraved by J. Fisher. New ed. rev. and enl. 1879.
Burnouf, E. Introd. à l'hist. du buddhisme indien. 2e éd.; préc. d'une notice de Barthélemy St. Hilaire. 1876.
Calvo, C: Dictionnaire de droit international public et privé. 2 v.
Calwer, C. G. Käferbuch; Naturgeschichte der Käfer Europas: hrsg, von G: Jager. [1877.] Campoamor, R. de. Doloras y cantares. 13a ed. aum. 1875. VHXP C15D Poesías y fábulas. 5a ed. 1874. VHXP C15P Cawse, J: The art of painting in oil colours; with app. on cleaning and restoring ancient paintings. 1840.
Cervantes Saavedra, M. The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha; introd. and notes by J: Ormsby. Vol. 1, 2. 2 v. VHXG-C33D7 "The versions of this the most popular of the masterpieces of foreign literature among English readers, are none of them wholly satisfactory. Mr. Ormsby's is done well. His verbal accuracy is unimpeachable. The fault which must be charged against his version is that it does justify Cervantes's own criticism of all renderings from a foreign language, that they after all give us only the back of the tapestry. We see the design of the original in Mr. Ormsby's English, but the colour has lost some of its vividness, and the outline is at times blurred. Mr. Ormsby prefixes a sketch of Cervantes's Life, and an essay on Don Quixote.' They are both of them sane and scholarly. The notes are full and accurate, being carefully selected for the most part from Pellicer and Clemencin."— Saturday review, June
Charpentier, J: P: Etude sur Cicéron. 1870.
Chester, W. D.
VJ.C7 YC Chronicles of the Customs Department. EKEU C42 "The chief attraction does not lie in its quaint details and its good stories. The author knows how a book should be produced. He has printed it on stout paper, and bound in genuine vellum, with an old-fashioned Customs' seal on the cover, and he has illustrated it with photo-lithographs of a series of engravings of all the known buildings in which the London Custom House has been located from the reign of Elizabeth down to the present time."- Academy, Apr. 11.
Clifford, W: K. Common sense of the exact sciH2 C61
ences. (Internat. sci. ser.)
"The late Professor Clifford had a strong desire to bridge over the gulf between mathematicians and nonmathematicians, and, more than any one that ever tried, had the power to overcome the undoubted difficulties of such an undertaking. -A. Y. Fraser in the Academy, June 20.
Cottin, Mrs. S. R. Matilda, Princess of England; a romance of the Crusades; from the French by J. W. Raum; ed. by G: E. Raum. 2 v. VFG•C82M Coues, Prof. E. Biogen; a speculation on the origin and nature of life. 1884. ག Court album, The; portraits of the female aristocracy [of Great Britain], from drawings by J: Hayter. 1852-54. 3 v.
Cunningham, A. The cabinet gallery of pictures; with biog, and critical descriptions. 1834.
Ehlert, L: From the tone world; essays; tr. by H.. D. Tretbar.
Ely, R: T. Recent American socialism.
Hopkins Univ. Studies.)
Fournier, E: Histoire des enseignes de Paris. Francis, F. Fish culture; a practical guide to the modern system of breeding and rearing fish. 2d ed., rev. 1865.
Geikie, W: Proof etchings. [183-.]
Herald, The; a gazette for the country. Vol. 1–4. N. Y., 1794-97. 4 v.
Herdman, W: G. Treatise on the curvilinear perspective of nature; and its applicability to art. [1853.]
Hey, Mrs. W: Sylvan musings; or, The spirit of
the woods. 1849.
JV.H51 Holst, H. von. Constitutional and political history of the U. S.; tr. by J: J. Lalor. 1850-54. Compromise of 1850. Kansas-Nebraska bill. 95-H74 Hoppner, J: Bygone beauties; a series of ten portraits of ladies of rank and fashion; engraved by C: Wilkin; annotated by A. W. Tuer. [1803.]
Hosmer, J. K. Samuel Adams. (Amer. statesmen.) 65.AD17H
"An interesting and appreciative life of Adams - one which fairly sets forth the man, his work, and his times." Nation, June 11.
Intrigues, Les, de Molière et celles de sa femme, ou La fameuse comédienne; avec préf. et notes par Ch. L. Livet. 1877.
5FM73 Jefferds, C. M. Trial for murder, Dec. 1862. Jenkins, E: A week of passion; or, The dilemma of Mr. George Barton the younger; a novel. (Franklin Sq. lib.)
"True, to dispose of the victim so completely that there is nothing left of him but spatters has its conven. ience, but the effect is too gruesome for the first chapter of a novel. The book is a poor imitation of Boisgobey and Trollope, incongruous as the combination may seem." - Nation, June 25.
Jenkins, J: S. The generals of the last war with
Kaye, J, Bp. of Lincoln. Nine charges to the clergy of the diocese of Lincoln; with other works; ed. by [W. F. J. Kaye]. 1854. Klaczko, J. Deux chanceliers; Le prince Gortchakof et le prince de Bismarck. 3e éd. 1877. 5B.G68K
Kobell, F. Etchings of picturesque landscapes. 24 plates. [17—.] Radirungen. 
Laing, D: Select remains of the ancient popular and romance poetry of Scotland; re-ed., with memorial introd. and add. by J: Small. VDSO-9L Lane, W: C. The Dante collections in Harvard College and Boston Public libraries. Pt. 1. :XP+9H26 Lansdell, H: Russian central Asia; incl. Kuldja,
Bokhara, Khiva, and Merv. 2 v. A19-L29 "It invites comparison with a corresponding book written a few years ago by Mr. Schuyler. The two works supplement each other, and may take rank side by side as examples of what books of travel should be.
The main purpose of Dr. Lansdell's journey was to visit the prisons and hospitals in the Russian-Asiatic dominions, and to distribute among them copies of the Scripture, and other religious literature. His real work as colporteur is not too obstrusively enlarged upon in the book. More space is given to his report on the actual condition of Russian prisons, and the treatment of Rus sian prisoners. Here he joins issue completely with