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Adams, H. B. Notes on the literature of charities. (Johns Hopkins Univ. Studies.)
Argles, Mrs. M. The Duchess.
A passive crime; and other stories. 1885. Atkinson, E: The margin of profits, etc., addr. May 1, 1887. (Questions of the day.)
"An address to which E. M. Chamberlin replied, and then Mr. Atkinson made a rejoinder and an additional note; the addresses and note all being printed in this little book, the reader gets the benefit of the entire discussion." Atlantic, Sept.
Aucassin and Nicolette; a love story; ed. in old French; tr., with introd. glossary, etc., by F. W. Bourdillon.
"The whole performance is satisfactory and conscien tious. For mere pleasure in reading one may prefer less apparatus, but as a guide to the beginner in old French the book deserves the highest praise. Perhaps the translation might have more bloom of poetry and grace upon it." Athenæum, Oct. 15. Avaux, C. de M., comte d'. Correspondance inédite avec son père J: J. de Roissy, 1627-42, pub. par A. Boppe.
Banks, C: E: Edward Godfrey, life, letters, etc.
Barr, A. E. H. A border shepherdess.
"Strong, picturesque, and wholesome story." — Lit. world, Oct. 29.
Barroil, E. L'art équestre; traité de haute école d'équitation; introd. du capitaine Raabe, dessins de G. Parquet.
Barrows, C: M. Facts and fiction of mental healing.
"Among the numerous books on the faith cure which espouse its cause as a matter both genuine and important, we incline to rank this book as the best we have It contains much valuable and entertaining matter apart from the author's theories."- Christian register, Oct 27. Baudelaire, C: Euvres posthumes et correspondances inédites; précédées d'une étude biographique, par E. Crepet.
Bayne, P: Martin Luther: his life and work. 2 v.
"He gives us a psychological study. He traces the development of a mind, a soul. He pictures a spiritual evolution lying between Cardinal John Henry New-. man and Voltaire. He sets forth Luther's life as a protest against illusion on the one hand, and unbelief on the other. Having mastered in detail the raw material of the history and biography of his subject, he gives us a picture of the struggles and the culture through which Martin Luther became the force which yet moves mankind. We get truth in purity rather than facts in mass." Critic, Oct. 15.
Bullen, A. H. Carols and poems from the 15th
Butler, N. M. The effect of the war of 1812 upon the consolidation of the Union. (Johns Hopkins Univ. Studies.)
Canning, G: Some official correspondence, ed. with notes by E: J. Stapleton. 2 v. Caribbeana, letters, etc.; also papers rel. to trade, government, and laws, especially of the Brit. sugar colonies and Barbados in particular.
1741. 2 v.
Chabot, A. Le maître à danser.
"The most delicate and subdued of sketches, but quite perfect in its way, and in point of propriety unexceptionable." — Nation, July 7.
Charles, Mrs. E. R. The Bertram family. 1876.
Charmes, G. Une ambassade au Maroc.
"A la prompte perspicacité, ou plutôt à la pénétration qui lui permettait d'aller au fond des choses et d'en voir l'envers aussi bien que l'endroit, Gabriel Charmes joignait le don de peindre; et la sûreté de ses jugements ne nuisait pas plus à la vivacité de ses impressions qu'à la couleur de ses récits. Mais jamais peut-être l'alliance de ces qualités, si rarement réunies, ne s'était trouvée si intime que dans cette Ambassade au Maroc, et jamais Gabriel Charmes n'avait mêlé avec tant d'art sa philosophie de la politique et de l'histoire à ses descriptions de mœurs et à ses tableaux d'orientaliste." Rev. d. D. Mondes, juin. Chérest, A.
La chute de l'ancien régime. 1884
86. 3 v. Clark, H. L. Clark, O. S.
The birds of Amherst and vicinity. The 116th Regiment N. Y. State Vol. 1868. Cliffe, T: Humble petition and appeal [conc. a monopoly of shipwrights]. 1840.
Czeika, pseud. An operetta in profile.
"It purports to be the history of an attempt in a small suburban town to raise money for the church, by an original operetta, full of local hits. The subject is suggestive enough as a target for sarcasm, but the treatment lifts the little theme quite out of the range of ordinary burlesque, into the sphere of really brilliant satire." Critic, Oct. 8.
Destruction of the statue of James 11., at Newcastle. [1847.]
Dillwyn, E. A. Jill and Jack. 2 v.
Amusing supplement to Miss Dillwyn's amusing story Jill."— Spectator, June 18.
Doane, Rev. G. W. One world, one Washington; oration [Feb. 22]. 1859.
Doniol, H: Histoire de la participation de la France à l'établissement des Etats-Unis d'Amérique. 2 v.
"M. Doniol is almost a specialist in this corner of the field of history, and his remarks will be all the more interesting to Americans as he attacks most vigorously the paradoxes of Bancroft, who, he says, has attributed to the abstention of Prussia the birth of liberty in Amer ica, and depreciated the active intervention of the French.'
Fénelon, F. de S. de L. Spiritual letters; letters to men, tr. by [Mrs. S. Lear]. 1886. Ferguson, W: 1856. Field, B: R.
America by river and rail, etc.
Medical thoughts of Shakespeare.
Works. 2 v.
Comprises in two volumes the writings of E: Fitzgerald, most widely known by his translation of Omar Khayyam's 'Rubaiyat.' It embraces in addition to this a translation of Jami's Salomon and Absal,' of 'Agamemnon,' and six dramas from Calderon, with an essay on Crabbe, and other original writings."- Pub. weekly, Sept. 24.
Forrester, Mrs. I have lived and loved. 1883. 2 v.
My lord and my lady. 1882. 2 v. Roy and Viola. 1880. 2 v. French, A., (pseud. O. Thanet). Knitters in the
"The gifts of Octave Thanet are among the greatest which the story-teller can possess, and foremost among them is understanding of the sins, the sorrows, and the sufferings of the lowly and the ignorant -the compre. hension of what some critic calls the pathos of the poor. Superficially considered, Octave Thanet is a writer of dialect stories, and one of the best, because the least exaggerated, that we have. But she is more, much more than that. She is a dramatist, in the large sense of the word, with a wider knowledge, and a keener curiosity than belong to the great body of story-tellers, dramatic and other, and with more abundant gifts and graces of expression. The stories are in the main
pathetic, and are filled with delicate observation of land. scape and subtle sketches of character." — N. Y. mail and express.
Full and complete account of the late riots in Philadelphia. 1848.
Fullerton, Lady G. C.. L. G. Rose Leblanc. 1880. Seven stories. 1880.
Gloucester telegraph, Jan. 1, 1862 - Dec. 30, 1863. 2 v.
Goldsmid, E. Quaint gleanings from ancient poetry; a coll. of curious poetical compositions
of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. 1884. (Coll. adam.)
"When Hugo wrote for himself, he wrote almost as simply and straitforwardly as Alexandre Dumas. effect is disconcerting. One rubs one's eyes in amazement. It is evidently Hugo. But Hugo plain, sober, direct. Hugo without rhetoric. Hugo declining antithesis and content to be no gaudier than his neighbors." Athenæum, July 1.
Humbie, A. Newcastle upon Tyne taken by the Scots army, 1644. 1845.
Imperial white books. Vol. 1.
"Abstract of Parliamentary papers and Blue-books." · Spectator, July 16.
Secret correspondence of Sir R. Cecil [and others] with James vi. of Scotland; first pub. 1766. 2 v. (Coll. adam.)
Johnson, O. The Abolitionists vindicated in a review of E. Thayer's paper on the N. Eng. Emigrant Aid Company.
Kesnin Bey. Le mal d'Orient.
"La peinture fidèle de l'état actuel de l'Empire Ottoman." Advertisement.
Kidder, F: The Abenaki Indians, their treaties, 1713, 17, a vocabulary, etc. 1859.
Kohl, J: G: Travels in Canada and through New York and Pennsylvania; tr. by Mrs. P. Sinnett. 1861. 2 v.
Kreussler, H: G. Rückblicke auf die Geschichte der Reformation, od. Luther in Leben u. That, illust. 1830.
The waif; coll. of poems. 4th ed. 1845. Lupton, J. H. Life of J: Colet.
"We must grant Colet a prominent place in that first group of Reformers who thought that the Church could be purified from within by preaching enlightenment and piety. He interests us not for what he has done, It is likely that but for his impressive personality. Colet would be almost unknown, or remembered only as a friend of Erasmus, but for his foundation of St. Paul's School. Founding schools was a fashion of the time; but St. Paul's was exceptional as well in the amount of its endowment, as in the wisdom and liberMr.Lupton has ality that dictated its arrangements. Spectator, Sept. done his work thoroughly and well."-.
Mackay, A. The Western world; or, Travels in the U. S., 1846-47, etc. 1849. 3 v.
Macquoid, K. S. Beside the river; a story of the
Ardennes. 1881. 2 v.
Marsh-Caldwell, Mrs. A. C.
Pictures across the Channel. 1873. 2 v.
Evelyn Marston. 1856. 2 v.
Marshall, E. Benvenuta; or, Rainbow colours.
In the east country with Sir T: Browne, Kt., physician and philosopher of the city of Norwich. 1885.
Lady Alice; or, Two side of a picture. 1882. Mathers, H.. (Mrs. H: Reeves). Eyre's acquittal. 1884. 2 v.
Found out. 1885.
Murder or manslaughter? 1885.
Sam's sweetheart. 1883. 2 v.
Meredith, G: Ballads and poems of tragic life.
"Mr. Meredith's verse has all the merits and defects of his prose. At his hardest and knottiest, as at his lof. tiest and most luminous, he is unmistakably a man of genius." Saturday rev., June 11.
Moulton, L.. C. Ourselves and our neighbors.
"Short essays upon familiar topics of our social life, the conversation of a fluent woman solidified into essay form. A basis of good sense and charity, and optimism renders the comment on minor morals sane if not especially striking.". Atlantic, Sept.
Oliphant, L. Haifa; or, Life in modern Palestine; [ed. with introd. by C. A. Dana].
"The interest is far less that of pious association or archæological discovery than that of social and political The mod. conditions existing at the present time. ernness of the situation is the continual surprise. Mr. O1. iphant finds that Palestine, in spite of many drawbacks, has attractions as a residence superior to that of any Nation, June country in which his lot has been cast."
Antikenkranz zum 5ten Berliner
Argos Panoptes; eine archäol. Abhandlung.
Atalante u. Atlas, u.s.w. 1851.
Delphi u. Melaine, u.s.w. 1849.
Dissertations archéologiques. 1848.
Phocus and Antiope, u.s.w. 1855.
Poseidon Basileus u. Athene Sthenias, u.s.w.
Proben eines archäologischen Commentars zu
Uber verlegene Mythen mit Bezug auf Anti-
Zeus Basileus und Herakles Kallinikos, 7es Programm zum Berliner Winckelmannsfest. 1847.
Zur Erklärung des Plinius, u.s.w. 1853. Parr, H., (pseud. Holme Lee). Ben Milner's wooing. 1876.
The squire. [1847.]
Who shall be heir? [1847.]
Plato. Talks with Socrates about life, translations from the Gorgias and the Republic [by Miss E. F. Mason]. 1886.
Prince, T: Chronological hist. of New England, in the form of annals of Boston, N. E. 1736. Vol. 1. (Bibl. cur.)
Quatremère de Quincy, A. C. Recueil de dissertations archéologiques. 1836.
Rabelais, F. Rabelais médecin avec notes et commentaires par F. Bremond: Garagantua.
Recueil de chansons canadiennes et françaises. 1859.
Republican magazine; pub. by C: G. Greene. Vol. 1, no 1-12. Jan.-Dec. 1831.
No more published; merged in the Boston post. Ross, Sir J: Appendix to the Narrative of a 2d voyage in search of a North-West passage, 1829-33, incl. reports of Capt. J. C. Ross, and the discovery of the Northern magnetic pole. 1835.
Sanderson, Maj. J., and others. Letters to members of the House of Commons, July 11, 1648. 1843.
Sauméry, de. The devil turned hermit; or, The adventures of Astaroth banished from hell, tr. from the French of Mr. de M***. 1741.
Sawyer, S: E. History of West Roxbury Park; how obtained; disregard of private rights. Schlichtegroll, A. H: F: von. Ueber den Schild des Herkules nach der Beschreibung des Hesiodus. 1788.
Séché, L. Jules Simon, sa vie et son œuvre.
"Il donne des renseignements peu connus et puisés aux meilleures sources sur certains épisodes de l'histoire contemporaine." Rev. d. D. Mondes, 1 juin. Sir Beues of Hamtoun, Romance of; ed. from 6 mss. and the old printed copy, with pref. and notes, by E. Kölbing. Pt. 1. (Early Eng. Text Soc.)
Stevenson, R. L: Underwoods.
"Verse is the blossom of most minds from which a harvest is to be expected. It is the fruit of the few, and it is only, as a rule, in the case in which it comes as fruit that the world is greatly and lastingly concerned with it. That poetry will be the fruit of Mr. Stevenson's mind remains doubtful. His blossoms are at least fair, and full of perfume and promise.” — Athenæum, Sept.
"The tone of his prose works is so cheerful and courageous, their atmosphere so clear and invigorating,their philosophy is so delightfully optimistic, that one feels them to be the product of a strong and healthy hand, as well as of a mind no less vigorous than acute. The shadow is permitted to fall here, in these 'Underwoods' where he speaks in lower tones to a smaller audience than his stories reach an audience composed of those who have learned from his writings to love not only the book but the man behind the book. Yet even
in these purely personal poems one feels that the poet is not using a perfectly natural and accustomed medium. There is a slight formality, a constraint, about them, from which the confessions of one who was a poet not by birth only but by habitude would be free. - Critic, Sept. 3.
Stimson, F: J. American statute law. 1886. Strettell, A. Spanish and Italian folk-songs tr. by
A. Strettell; with photogravures after sketches by J: S. Sargent, E. A. Abbey, etc. "Miss Strettell is a thoroughly successful translator of the folk songs of Italy and Spain. Her collec.
tion is so good that we wish it twice as large. She has been as fastidious in her choice, as faithful and musical in her translation. The music has been selected with rare tact. But the illustrations are the most striking adjunct of Miss Strettell's verse. Taken altogether we can imagine no more successful rendering of a diffi. cult subject in a small compass than that which is due to Miss Strettell and her friends.'— Athenæum, July
Symonds, J. A. Sir Philip Sidney. 1886. (Eng.
men of letters.)
"Mr. Symonds has reconstructed the hero for us, and converted the lay figure of tableaux vivants 'into a real personage, even if he leaves him something of a Marcellus, a partiality rather than a realisation of the hopes of a nation." - Spectator, Jan. 15.
Taylor, B: F. Mission Ridge, and Lookout Mountain with pictures of life in camp and field. 1872.
Thayer, W: R. The influence of Emerson. 1886. Thomasius, C. Kurtze Lehr-Sätze von dem Laster der Zauberey, übers. u. hrsg. von J: Reichen.
sales- nothing appears to have escaped him; and now that his work is published it is as easy to know what is to be known about Delacroix as it was difficult, if not impossible, before." - Saturday review, June 4. Traill, Mrs. C. P. The Canadian settler's guide. 1857.
Traits of American-Indian life and character, by a fur trader. 1853.
Turner, C. J. R. History of vagrants and vagrancy, and beggars and begging; illust.
By far the best part of the work is the four original letters of George Brine (1812-81), ex-butcher's apprentice, and King of the beggars,' who was more than a hundred times in gaol, and who for cool effrontry was unsurpassable. But from the work as a whole the ordinary reader will learn less about vagrancy than from Mayhew's Paved with gold,' or 'This son of Vulcan,' by Messrs Besant and Rice." - Athenæum, July 16. Two petitions presented to Lord Fairfax. [1843.] Tyburn chronicle, The; or, Villainy display'd in all its branches; an account of the lives, etc., of the most notorious malefactors, from 1700 to the present time. [177-?] 4 v. Valresson, comtesse de. Manuel de la bonne société. 1886.
Vauché, P: F. A ses concitoyens. [17-.]
Propos d'exil. "Admirable pages of description, sentiment, action, which have for their frame the last foreign countries visited by the great writer-China, Tonquin, Annam, India, Obock." — Gabriel Sarrazin in the Athenæum, July 2.
Waddell, J. A. Annals of Augusta County, Va. 1886.
Waldie, A. Select circulating library. 1833-39.
Ward, T: R. The reign of Queen Victoria. 2 v. "A piece of work well done. Mr. Ward has ob. tained in most cases the assistance of the best authori ties in their several departments. The contents of his compilation are very miscellaneous. He has given us not a history of the reign, but materials for a history, not a narrative, but a commentary." — Saturday rev., July 16.
Washburne, E. B. Recollections of a Minister to France, 1869-77. 2 v.
Wilson, J. H. China; travels, etc. in the "Middle Kingdom," with a glance at Japan.
"A veteran in railroad enterprise and management, he crossed the seas to the Middle Kingdom to inquire into the possibilities of laying iron rails over graves and rice fields. He rode on horseback thousands of miles, and saw China with the engineer's eye. His story is well told, and the verdict is favorable. ... By long and pa tient topographic examinations, by study of the people and of books and writings, and by interviews with the Chinese rulers, the general has formed his cautious opinion. Apart from the value which his book may have for students of finance, investors, and men of enterprise, we have in it a delightful narrative of travel. It takes us out of the beaten track, besides showing us many things unnoticed by the ordinary tourist." Critic, Sept. 3.
Winsor, J. The Mayflower town; 250th anniv., Duxbury, Mass.
Winthrop, R. C., Jr. A short account of the Winthrop family.
Wood, Mrs. E. P. Count Netherleigh. 1882. 2 v. Lord Oakburn's daughters. 1864 2 v.
Orville College. 1867.
The shadow of Ashlydyat. 1863. 3 v. Zeller, J. S. François 1. 1882.
Abbott, W. J. Blue jackets of 1812; history of the naval battles of the second war with Gr. Britain; prefixed an account of the French war of 1798.
Arbeau, T. La pavane d'après l'orchésographie de T. A., 16e siècle; dessins de A. Guillaumot fils.
Atkins, W: G. History of Hawley, 1771-1887.
"There are many exceptionally fine passages in this poem. It abounds in quotable lines, and the lyrics scattered through it are gems. But regarded as a whole the poem is disappointing. It is in the form of a drama without being at all dramatic." G: Cotterell in the Academy, Nov. 5.
"The poem is a pretty and pleasant one, with a good deal of freshness and color in its atmosphere, imagina. tive wit in its dialogue, and lyrical'lilt' in its interludes." Pall Mall budget, Oct. 20.
Bacci, P: J. Life of St. Philip Neri; tr. 1858. Bailleu, P. Preussen und Frankreich, 1795-1807. 2 v.
Ballantyne, A. Lord Carteret, a political biography.
"In spite of merits, the volume remains dull. It is a conscientious piece of historical work rather than an ef. fective study of Carteret. It is worse than it ought to be, it fails to do justice either to the subject or to Mr. Ballantyne's industry. On the other hand, it deserves to be read not only as a careful study, but as the first continuous narrative of the career of a most fascinating character a man who sacrificed his political ambition rather than stoop to soil the purity of his personal hon. our." Athenæum, Oct. 15. Barine, Mme. A. Portraits de femmes: Mme. Carlyle, George Eliot, Une detraquée,
Une couvent de femmes en Italie au 16e siècle, Psychologie d'une sainte.
"The volume has not much value." - Athenæum, June 25.
Barthélemy, E. J. de B., l'abbé. Histoire de Jeanne d'Arc d'après les chroniques contemporaines. 1847. 2 v.
Bates, E. C.. A year in the great Republic. 2 v.
"On the whole it is quite as well worth reading as any of the recent books on the subject. Her sketches of Boston society are bright and interesting, and there is much novelty in her experiences of the Far West." Sat. rev., Nov. 19. Batteux, C:
La morale d'Epicure tirée de ses propres écrits. 1758. Baudelot de Dairval, C: C. De l'utilité des voyages et de l'avantage que la recherche des antiquitez procure aux sçavans. 1686. 2 v. Note. This includes the Mémoire de quelques obs. qu'on peut faire pour ne pas voyager inutilement." Bauquier, J. Bibliographie de la chanson de Roland. 1877.
Bayersdorfer, A., and Reber, F. von. Catalogue of the paintings in the Old Pinakothek, Munich; with hist. introd. by F. von Reber; tr. by J: T. Clarke.
Belleforest, F. de. Histoire universelle du monde, augm. et illust. 1572.
Best reading, The. 3d ser.; a bibliog. of Eng. and
Amer. pub. -86, ed. by L. E. Jones. Boase, C: W: Oxford. (Historic towns.)
"Mr. Boase relates the history of the town not only with full knowledge of the materials ordinarily accessible, but with help and illustration from a literature so wide as to make one feel on every page regret that the rules
of the series in which the book is published forbid his stating in foot-notes the sources whence he drew his facts. The graphic touches, the unexpected details, thus added to the history can only be estimated aright by those who are familiar with previous works of the class. The book is written by one who not only knows his subject perfectly, but also knows the meaning and proportion it bears in relation to its surroundings in the greater history of England. Mr. Bonse lights up his story with stray notices, with unobserved or unappreciated facts in a word, with those things which let one see into the reality of a town's history." Athenæum, Sept. 10.
Boemus, J:, Aubanus. Mores, leges et ritus omnium gentium, ex multis rerum script. collecti. 1620.
Both de Tauzia, L:, vicomte. Notice des tableaux exposés dans les galeries du Musée National du Louvre. le partie: Ecoles d'Italie et d'Espagne. 1883. Bougainville, L: A., le baron de.
Journal de la
navigation autour du globe, 1824-26. 1837.
Bresciani, A. Dei costumi dell' isola di Sardegna comparati cogli antichissimi popoli orientali. 1850. 2 v.
Brückmann, F. E. Centuria [1a] 2a epistolarvm itinerariarvm; accedit epistola I. G. Büchneri de memorabilibvs Voigtlandiae [et] Museum Closterian vm. 1742-49. 4 v. Bulletin du bibliophile; pub. par Techener. le-16e sér., 1834-46, 48-53, 55-65. 1834-65. 29 v. Butler, A. J. Court life in Egypt.
"Mr. Butler went to Egypt in January 1880, in the capacity of private tutor to the sons of the pres ent Khedive. He resigned his appointment early in the following year. It places the Khedive before us precisely as he is, in his court and in his cabinet, in his strength and in his weakness; it contains much curious matter, and it is decidedly amusing.". -A. B. Edwards in the Academy, July 23.
Cecil, E. Life of Lafayette for children; illust.
Cellini, B. Life; tr. by J: A. Symonds, with etchings by F. Laguillermie. 2 v.
"An accurate translation of the world-famed autobiography has hitherto been wanting; that issued by Mr. Thomas Roscoe in 1847 being not only grossly inaccurate, but also seriously marred by the suppression of whole passages and even episodes. This want has now been supplied by Mr. J. A. Symonds in a very satisfactory way; the two volumes are printed in the most mu nificent style, and what is still better, the translation itself is made with an accuracy and force of style which could only have been attained by one who combined Mr. Symond's exceptional acquaintance with Cellini's language, and an intimate knowledge of Italian history with a finished literary command of his own tongue. Mr. Symonds has made good use of his many qualifications for the task, and this latest work of his will take rank among the best translations that have ever been made into English. Mr. Symond's notes are as val. uable as the rest of his work, and in the introduction gives us a well-balanced and eloquent analysis of the real nature of Cellini's character, and its strange blend. ing of poisonous evil with admirable strength of pur. pose and passionate devotion to his art. The etch. ings are unequal in merit." Saturday rev., Nov. 19. Champollion-Figeac, A. Chroniques dauphinoises et docs. ined. rel. au Dauphiné pendant la Révolution. 1880.
Charles, Mrs. E.. R.
Conquering and to conquer; a story of Rome in the days of St. Jerome. 1876.