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Johns Hopkins University. Register, 1887-88. Jurien de la Gravier, J: P: E. La guerre de Chypre et la bataille de Lépante. 2 v. "Fort documenté des cartes et plans très interessants; et quant au texte il n'est pas à douter qu'il n'ait été l'objet de spéciales recherchés. Toutefois, il ne semble pas que l'auteur ait eu recours aux sources originales et il est à penser qu'il n'a eu d'autre ambition que de donner, en la forme qui lui est propre, la version que, avec l'aide des historiens de seconde main, un marin peut concevoir de la Bataille de Lépante." F. M. in Les lettres et les arts, mai.

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Kennard, Mrs. E: A glorious gallop.

"Superior both in plot and agreeableness to several of Mrs. Kennard's previous works."- Wm. Wallace in the Academy, June 16.

Kingston, W. B. A wanderer's notes. 2 v.

"The vein of pleasant irony running through the volumes will greatly tend to recommend them to most people, for the satire even when grimmest is never unkind, and serves as a 'sauce piquant' to the heavier chapters, albeit there are very few indeed of them. To say that Mr. Kingston is seldom dull might be to pay him a dubious compliment. We can safely say, however, that most people will laugh heartily over his sto ries, and enjoy his descriptions of many familiar and unfamiliar places and people. Once take up the book, and you are bound to go on with it, and when you have finished the Notes' the chances are that you will want to begin them again from the beginning." May 26.

Sat. rev.,

Labarte, J. Recherches sur la peinture en émail dans l'antiquité et au Moyen Age. 1856. Ladd, G: T. Elements of physiological psychology; a treatise of the activities and nature of the mind from the physical and experimental point of view. Sketches of some distinLaurie, Col. W. F. B. guished Anglo-Indians; with an account of Anglo-Indian periodical literature. New ed., enl. 2 v. Lawrence, R. M.

Historical sketches of some members of the Lawrence family; with an appendix. Lear, E: Nonsense books; illust.

Le Courayer, P: F. Dissertation sur la validité des ordinations des Anglois, etc. 1723. 2 v. Lefort, P. Velazquez. (Les artistes célèbres.)

"M. Paul Lefort has given us a careful summary in his text, and the engravings are numerous." - Saturday rev., Feb. 25.

Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler ThürinLehfeldt, P. gens. 2 v.

Le Roux de Lincy, A. J: V: Notice sur le Plans de Paris de J. Gomboust, pub. 1652, reprod. par la Soc. des Bibliophiles François, 1858. Leuwis, D. de, de Rickel Opuscula. 1534. Lewis. A. H. A critical history of Sunday legis lation from 321 to 1888.

Margaret of Navarre, (Marguerite de Valois, d'Orleans or d'Angoulème), Queen of Navarre. The fortunate lovers; tr. by A. Machen; ed. and sel. from the Heptameron by A. M.. F. Robinson.

"The Heptameron is an exceedingly pretty book.... A book the impropriety' of which has been grossly exaggerated by people who have never read it - a book of interesting and rather puzzling authorship, and lastly, one which strikes the key-note of a certain time better almost than any other single work. There has evidently been no difficulty in selecting rather more Mr. Machen than a third of the whole collection. has done his task very well, giving sufficient, but not excessive colour of archaism to the style, and avoiding those unlucky stumblings into modernity which some archaizing translators do not avoid."- Athenæum, Mar. 31.

Marshall, E. On the banks of the Ouse.
Martin, Sir T. Shakespeare or Bacon?

Marx, A. Les petits mémoires de Paris; préf. de

E. Pailleron.

Livermore, Mrs. M. My story of the war; illust.
Lopez, E: Beschrijvinge van 't koninckrijck Con-
go, met Angola, enz, 1658.
Lowell, J. R. Political essays.
MacDonald, G: Works of fancy and imagination.

1884. 10 v.
Machen, A. The chronicle of Clemendy; tales of
G. Perrot; tr. by M.
Malot, H. Conscience.

"Interesting, and not likely to be put down unfin.

ished.". Athenæum, Mar. 17.

"Recueil de notes sur la grande ville, écrites au jour le jour par un homme qui la connait dans les coins.' Ni les cuisinières à Paris,' ni le pessimisme à Paris, ni le monde galant, ni le monde savant, ni les ouvriers, ni les rentieres, ni les artisans, ni les artistes, ne lui sont étrangers."- Rev. d. D. Mondes, 15 fév.

Maupassant, G. de. Le rosier de Madame Husson;

illust. par Habert Dys.

"Ses compositions, tirées en différents tons, sont d'une variété infinie et d'une exécution toujours différente' ou procédés. comme style de dessin, combinaisons Cette publication ne sera jamais réimprimée."— Bibl. de la Fr.. 3 Mar.

Mennell, A. Die Königsphantasien; ein Wande-
rung zu den Schlössern König Ludwigs 11.
von Bayern. 1-4 Lief.

Michel, F., called X. F. Les Ecossais en France,
les Français en Ecosse. 1862. 2 v.
Modius, F. Cleri totius Romanae Ecclesiae habitus,
à Judoco Ammanno expressi. 1585.
Noel, Lady A. Hithersea Mere. 2 v.

Nougarède de Fayet, A: La vérité sur la révolu

tion de février, 1848. 1850. Oliphant, L. Scientific religion, etc.

"Igsplain this, men and hangels,' as Jeames demands."- Sat. rev., June 2.

Papers relating to the first settlement of N. Y. by by the Dutch, list of emigrants, 1657-64, etc.

2 v.

Paris. Société d'Aquarellistes Français. 1887.

9e Exposition; catalogue. Parry, E. G. Reynell Taylor.

"Among the men who gathered round Sir Henry Lawrence in the Punjab was Reynell Taylor. Parry's biography is a piece of excellent work, scribing one who was good all through. He deserved a tribute to his memory." Spectator, May 26.



Mr. de

Peabody, A. P.

Memorial address on the late Marshall Pinckney Wilder, President of the N. E. Hist. Gen. Soc. Pemberton, T. E. Charles Dickens and the stage


"Shows dilligent research in many directions. Will be found interesting." - Sat. rev., Mar. 10.


Philips, F. C. A lucky young woman.
Piquepé, P. The modern practice of retouching
negatives, as practiced by French, English,
German, and American experts.

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Pomeroy, H. S. The ethics of marriage; with pref. note by T: A. Emmet, and introd. by Rev. J. T. Duryea.

Pope, J: Tour through the southern and western territories of the U. S.; the Spanish dominions on the Mississippi, and the Floridas; the countries of the Creek nations, etc. 1792. Powles, L. D. The land of the pink pearl; or Recollections of life in the Bahamas.

"It is not an exhaustive or a scientific book, and is none the worse for being neither; but it is never dull, and often extremely entertaining." - Robert Brown in the Academy, May 19.

Praed, W. M. Political and occasional poems; ed. with notes, by Sir G: Young.

"Some pieces have appeared before, the rest are either collected from periodicals in which they appeared. reprinted from the privately printed edition of 1835, or now first published from mss. in the possession of the poet's family. The dates, sources, and circumstances of these pieces, and explanations of the forgotten allusions have been set forth in notes prefixed to each poem.' Editor's introduction from the Athenæum, Feb. 18.

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"Everybody who has sixpence, who likes curry, and who can get it [the pamphlet not the curry], should in. vest in a little pamphlet by Daniel Santiagoe, son of Francis Daniel, Butler and Fiddler, of Colombo, Ceylon, and the Ceylon Court, Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Liverpool.' It is written in delightful pigeon-English [or whatever other bird may be more appropriate to Ceylon's isle], is quite unpretentious and contains admirable receipts. Mr. Santiagoe is much less cynical than the apocryphal Mrs. Glasse." Sat. rev., Oct. 22.


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title The outlaws of Tunstall forest 'in a syndicate of American newspapers. This successful recusitation of an old story is almost as remarkable from a commercial standpoint as is The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' from a literary point of view."— Athenæum.


"The black arrow' is a good thing, though by no means a perfect one. Mr. Stevenson has not hit we are not very clear that any one except Scott, Dumas, and sometimes Kingsley, has hit the extremely diffi cult mean between exaggerated archaism in the dialogue of an historical novel, and a complete disregard of the difference between ancient and modern speech. However, it is good from more points of view than one. To the critic it recommends itself as a very well seized picture of the welter of the Wars of the Roses, where one party would be triumphant in the morning, and flying for their lives at even, where men changed side (if they were not hanged too soon) as often as fortune, and where for the last time in English history the whole country knew,and sickened itselt once for all of, the state of war. Further it is a very well-written book. Lastly, it is a capital boy's story." Saturday rev., Aug. 18.

Street, A. E. Memoir of G: E. Street, 1824-81.

"This very interesting biography is badly in need of a table of contents and of chapter headings, and contains no notice of the church of St. Philip and St. James of Oxford. A very charming book."- Saturday review, May 26. Sylvester, H. M. Homestead highways.


"Shows all his old love of nature and human nature, his sense of humor, his thorough enjoyment of the world, and his sympathy with its pathos." Taschenberg, O. Bibliotheca zoologica, 2, 1861

80. 1. Bd.

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Traill, H: D. William 11. (Eng. statesmen.)

Mr. Trail's work is a remarkably useful one, for the precise reason that it is quite uncoloured by any kind of passion, even the passion of the counter-advocate. Although he writes pretty obviously as a Tory in most points, he does not display the least leaning to Jacob. itism; he is thoroughly convinced that the Revolution Bettlement' was the ght settlement for England, and his estimate of William's character is decidedly favor. able, and, as regards the Deliverer's political honesty, almost enthusiastic. The various questions requir ing treatment are handled with a perfect absence of prejudice, and with that faculty of judging evidence which the historians of special periods and special persons in our day display perhaps less often than any other quality. The general narrative is also good, and though Mr. Trail does not pretend to deal with military matters with any extreme minuteness, his handling of them is judicious and thorough. On the whole, his estimate and sentence are just as well as generous." — Saturday rev., May 26.

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Tucker, G: F. The Monroe doctrine; a concise history of its origin and growth. 1885. Webster, J, and Tourneur, C. Webster and Tourneur; with introd. and notes by J: A. Symonds.

Wellhausen, J. Prolegomena to the history of Israel; with a reprint of the article Israel from the Encyc. Brit.; tr. by J. S. Black and A. Menzies; with pref. by W. R. Smith. 1885.

Coquelin, B. C.


Note. Henley, W. E. (In the Magazine of art, Feb. 1885.) James, H: (In Century, Jan. 1887.)- Matthews, B (In Scribner's monthly, Feb. 1887.) See also Critic, Oct. 6. 1888, p. 198.

Abd-el-Kader; empéreur d'Arabie. 1860. Alarcon y Mendoza, J. R. La verdad sospechosa; Mudarse por mejorarse. 1877. (Bibl. univ.) Arcoleo, G: Il gabinetto nei governi parlamentari. 1881.

Avigdon, E. H. d' (pseud. Wanderer). Antipodean notes, etc.

"Will repay perusal by those who seek for amusement rather than for solid facts. The author has little to say that is actually new.' -Athenæum, June


Babeau, A. Les bourgeois d'autrefois. 1886. Bailey, J., and Culley, G: General view of the agriculture of the Co. of Northumberland, etc. 1800.

Barrie, J. M. Auld Licht idylls.

"This is not only the best book dealing exclusively with Scotch humble life, but the only book of the kind deserving to be classed as literature that has been pub. lished for at least a quarter of a century. It is written in a style of clear, direct English, devoid of affectation and unmarrred by self-consciousness, but which, every tenth page or so, leads the reader into some ambuscade of what looks like quaintness, but is only realism touched with humour. Then, while Mr. Barrie deals exclusively with Scotch character, though not at all with those odious characters' that are perpetually posing as types, he does not indulge too much in the Scotch dialect or the Thrums variety of it. Finally, Mr. Barrie's descriptive power, which is little if at all inferior to his humour, and, like it, has the saving grace of selfrestraint, reminds one sometimes of Mr. Thomas Hardy, and sometimes of the late Mr. Richard Jefferies, but never of Mr. R. L. Stevenson, and seldom of Mr. William Black."- Academy, May 26.

Besant, W. Katharine Regina.

"Plot both ingenious and taking. As wholesome and affecting a romance as ever he has produced." Sat. rec., Dec. 24.

Bisson, A. Le député de Bombignac; comédie. Bittinger, Rev. J: Q. History of Haverhill, N. H. Black, W: The strange adventures of a house


"Illustrates the dangers of faithfully reproducing a great deal of what in real life is pleasant and amusing enough, but which will not bear transplanting into the arena of fiction. Mr. Black's style is as good as ever, and in welcome contrast to the shambling periods of many of his contemporaries."- Atheneum, June 23. Bonneau, A. Les Turcs et la civilisation. 1860. Broglie, A., Prince de. Marie-Thérèse impératrice.

2 v.

"M. de Broglie's aim has been to set in what is certainly a new, and, what he thinks to be a true light, the French policy, in relation to Germany, of those wars and aliances in the middle of the last century which gave, indeed, to France the almost solitary glory of Fontenoy, but which ended by stripping her of her colonial empire, disorganizing and disgracing her army, landing her in bankruptcy, and exhibiting something like a complete breakdown of her executive and administrative system. This aim the Duke has followed with immense industry, with considerable acuteness, and with an historical faculty which is only a little the worse for employing a style which is sometimes rather dry, and more than sometimes rather diffuse." Sat. rev., June 2.

Cervantes Saavedra, M. El ingenioso hidalgo Nueva ed., Don Quixote de la Mancha. conforme en todo à la de la Real academia española, Madrid. Ed.hecha baxo la direction de J. R. Masson. 1814. 7 v.

Chauncy, M. Historia aliquot martyrum Anglorum maxime octodecim Cartusianorum sub rege Henrico VIII.

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"Narrates the history and expounds the doctrines of German socialism in a very clear and interesting fashion. Mr. Dawson writes not as a controversialist, but as an expositor, a historian, and a biographer. He has drawn from original sources; he is well acquainted not only with the writings of the German socialists, but with the contemporary history, literature, and philosophy of Germany; and so is enabled, while isolating his special topic for separate examination, yet at the same time to exhibit its connexion with the general influences which have acted upon it, and on which it has reacted. Mr. Dawson's book exhibits the results of thorough and conscientious study. His knowledge, though full, is assimilated and digested, and falls into its natural place in the course of his exposition and narra. tive. It is a staff which sustains him, not a burden which presses him down." - Saturday review, June 30. Delaunay, I.. A. Etude sur les anciennes compagnies d'archers, d'arbalétriers et d'arquebusiers. 1879. Desjardins, A.

Les sentiments moraux au 16e siècle. 1887.

Doubleday, Gen. A. Gettysburg made plain; account of the campaign and battles with the aid of diagram and maps.

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Dunlop, J. N. Reply at the banquet, Va. Div.,
A. N. V., Oct. 29, 1879, to the cavalry of
the Army of Northern, Va. [1879].
Dupanloup, F. A. P., Bp. of Orleans. La brochure,
Le pape et le congrès; lettre. 1860.
Edwards, H: S. The prima donna; her history,

etc., 17th-19th century. 2 v.

"Those students who want historical details will be likely to consult musical dictionaries rather than Mr. Edwards's book; but those who wish for an hour's pleasant chat about people and things musical may turn to these volumes without fear of being disappointed. The volumes will not take a high place as contributions to musical history: but they will reward those in search of pleasant entertainment."-Athenæum, June 16.

Eggleston, E: The Graysons; a story of Illinois.


[1887.] Elementary course in photographic chemistry. [Repr. from the Photographic news]. 1886. Eliot, G: Romola. Illustrated with 63 full-page photographs of persons and places mentioned in the text. 1863. 2 v. Ellis, E. R.

Biog. sketches of R: Ellis, the first settler of Ashfield, Mass., and his descend


Ely, R: T., and Finley, J: H. Taxation in American states and cities.

"The condensed results of his zealous labors as a member of the Tax Commissioners of Baltimore and Maryland." Literary world, July 7.

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"No since Mr. Green's death has any contribution to historical literature appeared in England which bears more unmistakably the stamp of genius than does this remarkable monograph. The real value of this book is to be sought not in the charm of a brilliant style, or the surprising width of the knowledge it exhibits, or the vividness of portraiture, or the subtlety with which some legal and constitutional questions are handled, but in the masterly manner in which the main object has been kept in view from first to last, and though nothing in the history of his reign has been slurred over, everything has been subordinated to the setting forth the statesmanship of the king. Mrs. Green his wonderful grasp of all the literature, old and new, English and foreign, which in any way bears upon her period."- Atheneum, Aug. 4.

Green, M. A. Springfield, 1636-1886; history of town and city, incl. an account of the quarter millennial celebration, Springfield, May 25, 26, 1886.

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"Mr. Hardy has been a good many years before the public, but his Wessex tales tell us something new about him that he can work as effectively on a small as on a large canvas. He has one recurring structural idea, which appears with more or less distinctness in all the tales except the first. He runs the risk of producing an effect of monotony which is only averted by variety of treatment, and by his inventive fertility in the matter of incident." - Jame Ashcroft Noble in the Academy, June 9. Harrison, F: Oliver Cromwell. (12 Eng. states


"Mr. Harrison's work is often wrongheaded, and still more often narrow-sighted; but it generally has distinction and literary quality. The writer, moreover, is here very well parted with a subject, owing to his possess ing what may be called a cross-bench mind 'in reference to ordinary English politics. It is still very hard for a thorough going Tory to do justice to Cromwell; it is not much easier for a thoroughgoing Liberal; while a person of the good old illogical Whig persuasion is equally weighted on the other side. Mr. Harrison is not a blind adherant of any of these sects. The merit of the book lies in the fulness, fluency, and fairness of its narrative of facts, and this merit is very considerable." Saturday ret., June 30.


Hasan ibn Muhammad al Wazzán al Fási. Pertinente beschryvinge van Africa, enz. 1665. Havard, H: Catalogue chronol. et raisonné des faiences de Delft, composant la coll. de J: F. Loudon. 1877.

Hawkins, R. C. A biographical sketch of the Rev. Aaron Hutchinson of Pomfret, Vt.

Heidenhain, R. Hypnotism; or, Animal magnetism; physiological observations; tr. from the 4th German ed. by L. C: Wooldridge; with preface by G. J. Romanes. Hennequin, A. Le communisme et la jeune- Alle

magne en Suisse. 1850.

Hosack, J: Mary Stewart; charges against her

with answers to the same.

"Imperfect as this little book unhappily is from hav. ing been left unfinished at the author's death, it supplies a real want in Mary Stuart literature. He sets forth his own view not only with remarkable cogency, but also with perfect candour. There is nothing like sentimentalism or special pleading in the book, only a brief statement of facts which are undoubtedly signi ficant, and must be taken into account by any one who would endeavour to arrive at a true judgment on the He has, for the present at least, done much to discredit the evidences of Mary's complicity in the death of Darnley. And whatever view may be here. after advanced on this and other subjects, the arguments contained in this little volume will certainly have to be met or confessed as valid. Those interested in these questions should look at the vigorous and pictur. esque article that Mr. Skelton has contributed to the July number of Blackwood's magazine.'" -Athe næum, June 30.



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A counsel of perfection. Malet, I., pseud. "A refreshing novel of a merit quite above the aver Nation, Oct. 11. age."

Marriott, Rev. W. B. Vestiarivm Christianvm;
the origin and gradual development of the
dress of holy ministry in the Church. 1868.
Marryat, Capt. F: The little savage.
Marsh, Col. L. B. The genealogy of J: Marsh of
of Salem and his descendants, 1633-1888;
rev. and ed. by D. W. Marsh.
Marzials, F. T. Life of V: Hugo.

"Lucas Malet is too clever a woman to treat her read. ers to such exceedingly thin gruel as the Reverberator;' still her tale has the most obvious defects of Mr. James's -no story, and characters so extremely uninteresting that their delineation gives no pleasure. At the same time even in the last chapters many of the author's remarks show that talent for incisive writing which first drew attention to Lucas Malet." Athenæum, June 16.

"Already Charles Kingsley's daughter has won for herself an enviable reputation as a novelist under the pseudonyme Lucas Malet.' Both Mrs. Lorimer,' and Col. Enderby's wife' were remarkable stories, and now comes the third book from her pen." Mann, H: Features of society in Old and New 1885. England. St. Michael's Church. 1714Marblehead, Mass. 1888. Order of exercises commemorating its restoration, Apr. 18, 1888. Markham, C. R. The fighting Veres; lives of Sir Francis Vere and of Sir Horace Vere.

"A scholarly piece of work, embodying the result of much original research. The unpretentious style r flects Mr. the severely conscientious endeavor of the writer to make his information accurate in every detail. Markham's attempt to restore to the Veres the merited reputation which their contemporaries freely allowed them not only fills an important gap in and English history, but does the name of a brave soldier a wel come act of justice." Athenæum, Apr. 14.


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"An interesting volume, and shows that the writer
understands his subject, if indeed. any Englishman,
save Mr. Swinburne, can be credited with understand.
Readers who want to know the
ing Victor Hugo.
events of the poet's life will find them sufficiently stated
in these pages, and Mr. Marzials's criticism is generous
and discriminating. The series of Great writers' has
the immense advantage of a bibliography of Mr. Ander-
Spectator, June 30.
son of the British Museum."
Froufrou; comédie.

Meilhac, H:, and Halévy, L:
Middlesex County Record Soc.
Vol. 1, 2. [1886-87.] 2 v.

Middleton, A. E. Memory systems new and old.
1st Amer, ed. from the 2d Eng. ed., rev.[and]
enl. with Bibliography of mnemonics, 1325–
1888; by G. S. Fellows.

Mombert, J. I: History of Charles the Great, Char


Their combativeness, no
"The family is extinct
doubt, hastened their extinction. But a good account
of the Veres, on the same scale as this account of
two of the last of them, might be a very useful book,
and clear up the errors of Macaulay, Collins, Faulkner,
and many other writers who have approached the sub-
Mr. Mark.
ject with ignorance or prejudices or both.
ham, glancing lightly at the early history of the Veres,
concentrates his attention on the two distinguished
brothers, Francis and Horace. His maps are numerous
and really illustrative of the history; and the text is
graphic and accurate to the last degree. There is a
Sat. rev., May 12.
complete and careful index." —

Montalembert, C: F. de T., comte de. Un débat
sur l'Inde au parlement anglais. 1858.

Pie Ix et la France en 1849 et en 1859. 1860.
Confessions of a young man.
Moore, G:

"The confessions of one Edwin Dayne, a disagree-
able young man, of bad education and vicious habits,
The one good
with a passion for literary garbage....
thing in the book is Mr. William Strang's etched por.
Athenæum, Mar. 31.
trait of Moore."
Morellet, J. N., and others. Le Nivernois; album
historique et pittoresque. 1838-40.


Munoz y Rivero, J. Paleografía popular; arte de leer los documentos antiguos escritos en castellano. 1886.

Myer, I: Qubbalah; the philosophical writings of
Solomon ben Yehudah Ibn Gebirol, or Avi-
cebron, and their connection with the Hebrew
Qabbalah and Sepher ha-Zohar, etc., also An
ancient lodge of Initiates tr. from the Zohar.
Norton, Rev. J: F. History of Fitzwilliam, N. H.,
1752-1887; with a genealogical record of
many Fitzwilliam families by J. Whittemore.
Ohnet, G: Le maître de forges. 1887.
Osborne, W: H. History of the twenty-ninth reg-
iment of Mass volunteer infantry in the late
war of the rebellion. 1877.

Papauté en présence de l'évangile et de l'histoire. 1860.

Pape et le congrès, Le. 1859.

Parisis, L: P: Du spirituel et du temporel dans
l'Eglise; lettre à M. Thouvenel. 1860.
Payn, J. A prince of the blood. 2 v.

"Slighter than Robinson Crusoe,' lighter than Foul play,' and decidedly more amusing and less Pecksniflian than The Swiss Family Robinson.'" Pull Hall zette.


"The prodigality of incidents and the skilful bold. ness of the narrative make a sufficient answer to the inanities who declare that all the stories have been told. Murder by land and sudden death by sea, shipwrecks and hairbreadth escapes, an undiscovered island, a mu.

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