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Davis, N. D. Cavaliers and Roundheads of Barbados, 1650-52.
"A trustworthy as well as an interesting book." Athenæum, May 5. Dearborn, J. W., and others. History of the 1st century of Parsonsfield, Maine. Dewey, J: Leibniz's New essays concerning the human understanding; a critical exposition. (German philos. classics.) Dorner, I: A: System of Christian ethics; ed. by A. Dorner; tr. by C. M. Mead and R. T. Cunningham.
Droz, F. X. J. Histoire du règne de Louis XVI, pendant les années où l'on pouvait prévenir ou diriger la Rév. Française. Nouv. éd., préc. d'une notice sur [D.] par E. de Bonnechose. 1860. 3 v.
Foote, S: The commissary; a comedy. 1779. Fournier, E: Histoire de la Butte des Moulins.
Freeman, E: A: Four Oxford lectures, 1887: 50 years of European history; Teutonic conquest in Gaul and Britain.
"Largely occupied with what is known in Parlia mentary circles as personal explanation. There is a tentative air about them. They are preparative in aim, the scaffolding of a structure that is yet only to be dimly discovered by the speculative eye." Saturday review, Apr. 7. Freeman, J: Lights and shadows of Melbourne life.
Monuments anciens recueillis en Allemagne, accomp. de notices hist. par O. Delepierre. 1845.
Harris, J. Daphnis and Amaryllis. [17-.]
"The transparent clearness of his style, the ripeness of his thought, and the breadth of his scholarship make his finished work a delight. He treats of Luther, Count Zinzendorf, and the Moravians, Dr. Channing, ethical systems, ghost-seeing, personality, the theism of reason, and the theism of faith, conservatism and reform, and other themes. We have enjoyed most his es says on feudal society."— Critic, May 12.
Heiberg, H. Apotheker Heinrich. [188-.]
Aus den Papieren der Herzogin von Seeland.
Hill, A. Alzira; tragedy. 1779.
The committee; or, The faithful
a sacred drama.
Johnson, C: The country lasses; comedy. 1779. Jones, C. C., Jr. Negro myths from the Georgia coast told in the vernacular.
Jones, H. The Earl of Essex; a tragedy. 1779. Julianus Flavius Claudius, Emperor. Opera quæ supersunt et S. Cyrilli contra Julianum lib. x; acc. D. Petavii notæ, [ed.] E. Spanhe
King, Capt. C: The deserter and From the ranks. "Both stories are laid in Colorado and give vivid pic. tures of life on the Indian frontier."
Le Conte, J. Evolution and its relation to religious thought.
"The active students of natural science who write with intelligence and religious feeling on evolution are so few that Prof. Le Conte deserves attention from all interested in the subject, and his manual will certainly aid to a better understanding." - Literary world, May
Lee, N. Alexander the Great; tragedy. 1779. Lesseps, F. de. Souvenirs de quarante ans. 2 v.
The genuine memoirs of such a man could not help possessing surpassing interest. But the book which he now gives forth is far from meeting the expectations which the title naturally arouses. Only a very small portion of it can by the most strained construction be included under the designation of 'Souvenirs.' Much of it is devoted to the two gigantic schemes to which M. de Lesseps has given the last thirty years of his life, and may be regarded as a huge pamphlet designed to influence public opinion in favor of the Panama Canal. The first three chapters give some intimation of the interesting reading which his genuine autobiography would have offered.". Nation, Mar. 1.
"His work produces the effect of Mr. Boffin's mounds. There is more order in the howling wilderness, and less confusion in the wild anarchy' of an Irish night at the House. Mr. Marchant, though he is continually be. ing brought to grief by his inability to distinguish between the cause and the effect - between good beer and bad literature has collected a vast amount of odd, amusing, suggestive, and interesting matter. He is of ten inaccurate; and he is absolutely incapable of arriv ing, whatever his premises, at any but a sentimental conclusion. But, for all that, his volume is a volume to have. If only as a manual of quotations, if only as a collection of songs, it is a volume to have. Sat. rev., Apr. 21. Marga, A. Géographie militaire. 1884-85. 5 v. Martel, Mme. la comtesse de, (pseud. Gyp). Les
"A vein of literary parody is worked here for the benefit of the luckless M. Ohnet, the book opening with a charming new play by him, while at the end there is a ruthless dissection of the knowledge of sport and society shown in ‘Le maître de forges.' "-Sat. rev., Feb. 4.
Mason, F. Vindiciae Ecclesiae Anglicanae, sive De legitimo eiusdem ministerio, etc. 1625. Mayhew, Rev. A. L., and Skeat, Rev. W. W. Concise dictionary of middle English, 1150
Mazzinghi, T: J: de'. Sanctuaries. Meech, W. W. Quince culture.
Mindil, G: W. The battle of Fair Oaks; reply to Gen. J. E. Johnston. 1874.
Moore, E: The gamester; tragedy. 1779. Morell, Rev. T: Judas Macchabæus; a sacred drama. [17-]
Mullooly, J. Saint Clement and his basilica in Rome. 1873.
Oglander, Sir J: The Oglander memoirs; ed. with introd. and notes by W. H. Long.
"The author of the interesting writing called The Oglander memoirs' was a local worthy who, born in the Isle of Wight during the reign of Elizabeth, died there under the Cromwellian Protectorate. He may be defined as an active county magistrate, with a taste for genealogy and antiquities, but taking a much more vivid interest in his contemporaries on the island; and the attractiveness of his realistic notes lies in the fact that they are alive with personalities from end to end. The papers do not consist of a consecutive story, carried on from year to year; they are not even a diary of The book is in fact, a sort of graphic in. ventory of persons, and places, and customs in the Isle of Wight when the first set of Stuarts were kings, and of course, Sir John all through unconsciously paints himself. It is indeed, one of the most amusing and instructive among the revivals of the past." - Spectator, Apr. 21.
Old bamboo-hewer's story, The; the earliest of the Japanese romances, written in the 10th century, tr. by F. V. Dickins, with orig. text, grammar, etc.
"Mr. Dickins has very happily rendered the spirit of the original, and has added colored plates which are excellent specimens of native art. But from a student's point of view the most valuable chapter in the work is that which contains a sketch of Japanese grammar.
It is a clear and concise sketch of the grammar as it really is. It is eminently a volume which is fitted for the hands of those who are interested in the study of the folk-lore and language of Japan." - Saturday review, May 5.
Osborne, D. The spell of Ashtaroth.
"The story opens on the seventh day of the siege of Jerico under Joshua, and strictly follows the Bible account of the fall of the city and the horrible slaughter of all the inmates at the command of Joshua."
Pierce, E. L. The obligations of the citizen. Pizard, A. La France en 1789; la société, le gouvernement, l'administration. 1882.
Poncins, G. L. de M., comte de. Les cahièrs de 1789, ou Les vrais principes libéraux. Prévost, M. Chonchette.
"Un heureux retour vers le roman romanesque. M. Prévost raille avec finesse les romanciers dont l'ambi tion est de se livrer à l'analyse minutieuse des faits psy. chiques et d'écrire les romans des cerveaux;' il ne raille pas moins la poétique de certains parmi les jeunes dont le rêve est de raconter dans tous ses détails l'his. toire des gens auxquels il n'arrive rien. Quant à lui, sans dédaigner l'analyse morale et l'observation psychologique, il tient à l'action nourrie, aux péripéties et aux coups de théâtre. On ne peut pas dire de ses héros qu'il ne leur arrive rien." - Rev. pol. et lit., 11 fév. Puymaigre, T. J. B., comte de. Vieilles nouvelles. "Vieilles par quelques sujets, nouvelles par le style et par l'esprit. 'Le Meusonge de la marquise,' thèse hardie, que M. de Puymaigre a traitée avec une délicatesse de plume qui en fait un drame aussi honnête qu'attrayant." - Rev. Bibl. univ., jan.
"Professor of Arabic at Cambridge and missionary to the Mohammedans of Southern Arabia, The narrative is given with discretion. The author has done his work deftly. His book will be prized outside the circle of friends." Spectator, May 5. Soubies, A. Une première par jour.
"There are 366 in all, and not one but is either instructive or amusing, or both. M. Soubies writes neatly and with point, is careful to confess his authorities, and has done his best to be novel and exact at once. The result is that everybody who is interested in the story of the French stage will hasten to get his book. He may fairly be said to give us the cream of over two centuries of theatrical history and achievement." Sat. rev., Feb. 4.
Southerne, T: Isabella; or, The fatal marriage; tragedy altered from S. 1779. Spalding, P. Spalding memorial and personal reminiscences; and Life, and selected poems of Caroline A. Spalding.
eele, Sir R: The tender husband; comedy.
Swedish intelligencer, The; 1st part wherein out of the truest and choycest informations are the famous actions of that warlike prince [Gustavus Adolphus] led along, etc. 1632. Sweet, H: Shelley's nature-poetry.
Talhoffer, H. Fechtbuch aus dem Jahre 1467; hrsg. von G. Hergsell; illust.
Taylor, Sir H: Correspondence; ed. by E: Dowden.
"The present volume ought to be regarded as companion volume to the Autobiography.' Mr. Dowden agrees with Sir Henry Taylor in preferring a corres. pondence or exchange of letters to a collection of letters written by one of the parties. The tone and manner in which a man is addressed by his friends are as instructive to a student of his life as his own communications; and where, as in the case of Henry Taylor's friends the correspondents were themselves for the most part eminent and able their letters have an independent interest of their own. The letters were shortly be fore his death selected by himself." — Saturday review, May 5.
Theal, G: McC.
History of South Africa, 1486
"Rather a précis 'than a history and will conduce more to the enlightenment of the student than the amusement of the general reader. The care with which it has been prepared, and the labour involved in its preparation are very patent. Not only has Mr. Theal studied all the old Dutch records of the Cape archives, he has also visited The Hague, and spent some months in examining the seventeenth century manuscripts and maps that are collected there, with the result that his work will become invaluable to all students of South African history." Saturday review, Apr. 28.
Abney, W. De W. Photography with emulsions; treatise on the theory and practical working of the collodion and gelatine emulsion processes. 1885.
American annual of photography, The, and Photographic times almanac for 1887; ed. by C. W. Canfield.
Amory, T: C. Charles River; a poem. Antwerp. Musée. Catalogue; Museum of the old masters; Museum of modern masters; Museum of the Academicians. 1885. Asneries, ou Les quatre jeux joués contre le Grand Maistre des Eaux, etc., avec la chanson des satyrs, 1576.
Besant, W., and Rice, J. The case of Mr. Lucraft; and other tales.
Blackburn, H: New Gallery notes, 1888; an illust. catalogue, with fac-similes of sketches by the artists.
Book, The; or, The investigation of the conduct of Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales; being the evidence given under a commission from the King, etc. 1813. Bournand, F. Paris-Salon, 1888, texte par B., illust. par F. Roubaud. 2 v.
The work on the whole justifies the labour. He would have done better to have begun earlier. The period of politics and finance in which we live has its origin, not with Mr. Pitt, but with Walpole. Pelham, the younger Pitt, Huskisson, Peel, and Mr. Gladstone have done little more than develop and apply the principle on which Walpole acted. They raised the flower, but they got the seed from him. The materials for a judgment on the fiscal controversies of our recent history are carefully and skilfully brought together by Mr. Buxton in these volumes, the possession of which will save the political student and disputant from much weariness of research in Parliamentary pa. pers and debates." — Saturday rev., June 2. Cantacuzène-Altieri, O., Mme. la princesse. Tante
Chaplin, H. W. Five hundred dollars.
"There are only seven of these stories in all, but they are worth seven times seven of the ordinary novel." Critic, June 2.
Charavay, E. Lettres autographes composant la
collection de M. A. Bovet.
"During 1884, and 1885, there was sold at the Hotel Drouot the almost unrivalled collection of autographs gathered during the preceding fifteen years by M. Al fred Bovet, a gentleman of Swiss origin now domiciled in France. The number of lots exceeded 2,0005, and the aggregate sum realised was 113,524 frs. The sale catalogue is worthy of the collection. Almost every autograph described is reproduced in facsimile; while there are in addition, no less than forty-nine photogravure plates of the most important documents."- Academy, Mar. 10.
Clason, A. W. Seven conventions.
adamant.) Comédie du riz, La; avec une pastorelle pieuse. Comte, J. La tapisserie de Bayeux; reproduction d'après nature en 70 pl. photo-typographiques, texte par C. 1878. Connelly, E. M. Tilting at windmills. Cooke, R. T. Poems.
Cornély, J. Rome et le jubilé de Léon XIII; notes d'un pèlerin.
Costumes populaires et villageois de la Hollande. [18-]
Courtney, W: L. Studies new and old.
"The review of Hawthorne may be cited as pleasant reading; the review of Mr. Swinburne as a good instance of the facile expression of a commonplace, sensible judg. ment, without much trace of realisation of the deeper charms or problems of poetry. The papers on Pascal the sceptic,' and on 'The service of man, and the service of Christ' promise in their titles something more of interest than we, at least, have found them to possess. On the other hand, the paper on Hobbes is well informed and perspicuous." Athenæum, June 2.
Donnadieu, F: Les précurseurs des Félibres, 180055; illust. de P. Maurou. "Etudes très brilliants". - Revue bleue.
Donnelly, I. The great cryptogram; F. Bacon's cipher in the so-called Shakespeare plays. "A mammoth mare's nest." - Spectator, May 12. Dostoievsky, F. M. Le joueur et les nuits blanches;
tr. par E. Halpérine.
Les pauvres gens;; tr. par V: Derély.
"Ce denier livre publié de Dostoïevsky, n'en déplaise à ses admirateurs, est inepte. De plus, il convient de signaler, il est outrageant pour la France d'un bout à l'autre."— F. M. in Les lettres et les arts, mai. Drujon, F. Les livres à clef; étude de bibliographie. 2 v.
Drummond, H: Tropical Africa.
"The author of Natural law in the spiritual world' may be daring, and at times even slightly paradoxical, but never either dull or commonplace. Instead of the obsolete three or four volumes and a map,' he here gives us "three or four maps and a volume,'and thus with bold originality takes takes a new departure in the literature of travel, The volume is very small, with plenty of leading,' and blank spaces, the maps are not three or four, but six, all on a liberal scale, clearly executed, and of such a nature as to let the light into the dullest capacity. The most instructive series of maps that has yet appeared on the physical features, the geology, the present social and political relations of the African continent north of the Sahara." — A. H. Keane in the Academy, June 2.
"His sketches of scenery and descriptions of personal incidents and native customs are vivid and entertaining; his scientific and political chapters are instructive and convincing; but his book nowhere rises above the dignity or value of a cleverly written magazine arti cle. Our regret is the greater as Professor Drummond is a keen observer, as well as a master of literary expres. sion, and succeeds better than most travellers in reproducing his own impressions in the minds of his readers." Nation, Aug. 9.
Du Boisgobey, F. Le chalet des Pervenches.
"There is more vigor in this than in his more recent work." Sat. rev., Mar. 10.
L'Eil-de-Chat. 2 v.
Duchnesne (Lat. Quercetanus), A. Historiae Francorum scriptores coaetanei, ab ipsius gentis origine ad Pipinum usque regem.
1636. 2 v.
Eckstein, E. Jorinde; roman.
Eder, J. M. The chemical effect of the spectrum; tr. and ed. by W. de W. Abney. 1884. Erskine, J: F., Earl of Mar. Nuda veritas; shall wrong prevail?
Field, Mrs. E. M. Ethne; being a truthful historie of the settlement of Ireland by Cromwell.
"A tale written in what is meant to be an imitation of seventeenth century English, but the illusion is not kept up. No one can possibly read half a page of it without being quite certain that it is modern. Mrs. Field writes as a Protestant, but with strong sympathy for the sufferings of the Irish people, and without a touch of hatred of their religion. If she had been content to leave the religious feelings of her characters in the background she would have produced a powerful tale." Atheneum, May 12.
Fischer, J., Bp. of Rochester. Assertionis Lutheranae confutio. 1525.
Fisher, G: P. Manual of Christian evidences. Galloupe. F. E. Index to engineering periodicals, 1883-87.
Gillmore, P. The hunter's Arcadia. 1886. Gomboust, J. Plan de Paris avec le texte, etc., pub. par la Soc. de Bibliophiles François.
Gower, Lord R. Iconographie de la reine Marie
Board of Trade. Grand
87. 2 v.
"Very clever sketches of the principal figures in our late civil war. As a rule, they are remarkable for justness of appreciation and facility of expression. That the men are viewed from the standpoint of a Frenchman, adds to the curiosity and interest with which we turn over the pages. In the first part of his book, M. Grasset has sketched the course of events; here we have his characterization of the actors. Many of his pictures are exceedingly good." Nation, Mar. 15.
Harrison, W. J. A history of photography; with
an appendix by Dr. Maddox on the discov. ery of the gelatino-bromide process. Harte, F. B. The Argonauts of North Liberty.
"One of the author's best stories, and to my mind, is none the worse for the fact that there is so complete a change of characters and scene." - W: Sharp in the Academy, June 23.
Hartmann, M. Récits d'un nomade; tr. par A.
"Les quatre récits contenus dans ce volume ont une saveur étrange. Ils nous transportent dans des pays très différens. Ils se ressemblent néanmoins par le sentiment délicat qui le porte plutôt vers l'observation des misères rares et cachées. Une grande sobriété de couleurs, mais un accent pénétrant de sympathie et de pitié." - Rev. d. D. Mondes, Mar. 1.
Harvard College Observatory. Henry Draper memorial; 2d ann. report of the photographic study of stellar spectra.
Harvard vespers; addresses to Harvard students, by the Preachers to the University, 1886-88. Hermant, A. Nathalie Madoré.
Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. Proceedings and papers, 1848-84. 1849-87. 36 v.
Home, Mme. D. D. D. Home; his life and mission.
Hullah, M.. E. In hot haste. (Leisure hour ser.) "Although coming from an English source, this novel is so German in thought and setting that it might be a translation. It opens in a small German village during the Franco-Prussian war, and though we get scarcely a scene from the campaign, the story is colored by its
Irving, J: T. Indian sketches, taken during a U.
S. expedition to make treaties with Pawnee and other Indians, 1833.
"Most entertaining and instructive." -Mag. of Amer. hist., June.
Jacquemart, A., and Leblant, E.
Histoire artistique, industrielle, et commerciele de la porcelaine; [illust.] 1862. James, H: Partial portraits.
"Mr. James the critic is in all respects the twin of Mr. James the novelist. His phrasing is as neat, his point of view as personal, his argument as ingenious, his intelligence as lively and as watchful, and his conclusions as shadowy and fleeting." Athenæum, May
Jeu joué, Le, le 12e Jung 1583.