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such writers as Stepniak, Prince Krapotkine, etc.
It is hardly possible after reading his pages, to doubt
that many of the dramatic stories with which we have
been overwhelmed of late are as imaginary as Edgar Poe's
tales. Dr. Lansdell's route was an interesting one,
and parts of it he was the first Englishman to traverse."
-H: H. Howoth in the Academy, June 20.

Lauder, Sir T: D. Memorial of the royal progress
in Scottland. 1843.
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Lazerges, H. Catalogue de tableaux, peintures à
la cire, aquarelles et dessins par H. Lazerges.
1876.

Legrand, A: Galeries antiques, ou esquisses des statues, bustes, et bas-reliefs, fruit des conquêtes de l'armée en Italie. 1803. Lemprière, C: Notes in Mexico, 1861-62; politi

cally and socially considered. 1862. BDL54 Lenglart van Nuffle, C. J. M. Catalogue de tab

leaux anciens composant la collection Lenglart. 1879.

Litchfield, G. D. The knight of the Black Forest. VL71K Livermore, Rev. S: T. Harriet Livermore; the "pilgrim stranger." 1884. 65.1757

Magazine of the fine arts, and journal of literature and science. Vol. 1-4. 1833-34. 4 v. Mancini, D. The mirrour of good manners; tr. by A. Barclay. (Spenser Soc.) Martel, la comtesse de, (pseud. Gyp). poil. Mérimée, P. Chronique du règne de Charles IX, suivie de La double méprise et de La guzla. 1873. VFF M54CH2

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Middlemore, Mrs. M. T. H. Spanish legendary tales. VHXL M58S

Monnet, E. Histoire de l'administration provinciale, départmentale, et communale en France.

EMF-M75 Montague, F. C: The limits of individual liberty; EOL-M76

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"A very suggestive and thoughtful book of the order of works which may be called reflective: that is, without pretending to be a formal philosophy it approaches with philosophic temper and method theories and ideas and projects current in politics. Mr. Montague writes a very clear-cut and forcible style, rich in concrete illustration, and often eloquent. The book needs to be read more slowly than most people like, but not more than it deserves. The doctrine of liberty as stated by Mill is still almost an article of faith. There is as yet no popular theory to take its place, and Mr. Montague's book may help to supply the want."-- - S. Alexander in the Academy, Mar. 21.

Moore, G. B. Perspective; its principles and prac

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Paris. Exposition Universelle, 1867. général, le livr.; Œuvres d'art; classes 1 à 5. 1867. Parkman, F. Historic handbook of the northern tour; lakes George and Champlain, Niagara, Montreal, Quebec. 951-P23 Peale, R. Graphics; a manual of drawing and writing. 1835.

Pembridge, pseud. The decline and fall of whist; an old fashioned view of new fangled play. SWW P36 Pietra-Santa, P. de. Les Eaux-Bonnes, Basses Pyrenées. 1862.

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AFP99 SA Pinelli, B. Nuova raccolta di cinquanta costumi pittoreschi. 1817.

Porter, N. The 200th birthday of Bp. G: Berkeley; discourse at Yale College, Mar. 12, 1885. 5DU-B452

Proctor, R: A. How to play whist. (Harper's handy ser.) sww.194.2 Robinson, F. W. Lazarus in London; a novel. (Franklin Sq. lib)

"There is little of swift, stunning tragedy, or of pic. turesqueness, in the history of the millions to whom the struggle for existence is made doubly hard by selfcompelled reference to standards of respectability. Their lives are on the whole barren of events, with a limited and simple range of emotions. Nothing but a keenness in getting at the pathos, dignity, and humour there may be in common things can make such people even endurable in fiction."- Nation, July 2. Rutherford, J: The Troubadours; their loves and their lyrics; with remarks on their iufluence, social and literary. 1873. XVFY R93

Saint Foix, G. F. P. de. Œuvres complettes. 1778.
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"The result of several summers passed in the region. With the maps of the Coast Survey Pilot of Alas ka,' this little work will form a very entertaining handbook for the inland passage." - Nation, June 25. Shakespeare, W: Chromolithograph of his tomb.

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knows. He can use his eyes, and he can use his pen. The peregrination began at Lough Foyle and followed the coast round to Kerry. It touched therefore, on not a few points touched on in the immortal Irish sketch book,' and here the comparison of things after forty years is instructive. It touched also on several points which Thackeray did not visit, and here the supplement is interesting."- Saturday rev., May 21. South Wales illust.; views [of] the scenery, antiquities, etc., by H. Gastineau; [with] historical and topographical descriptions. [18-]. $ADWSO+SO

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Stickney, A. Democratic government; a study of politics. EB5 ST5

"We fear that Mr. Stickney is more to be congratu lated upon the motive than the results of his labors. As the science has to do with that very arbitrary product, human nature, the first step must be to examine thoroughly how that product has been developed and manifested itself in the past. For Mr. Stickney, as far as appears from this book, history has no existence. We have been unable to find any reference to precedent except in the most general terms."- Nation, June 25. Strada, F. De bello Belgico decas prima, ab excessu Caroli v. usque ad initia praefecturae Alexandri Farnesii. 1653. :8HU1 ST8.2

Sumner, W: G. Collected essays in political and social science.

c-su6 Contents. Bimetallism. Wages. The argument against protective taxes. - Sociology. Theory and practice of elections. - Presidential elections and civil service reform. Our colleges before the country.

"As a counteractive to all false doctrine, heresy, and schism' in social science this book is to be recommended." — - Nation, June 25.

Superior woman, A. (No name ser.)

Vsu73 "A pleasant, entertaining story. Very prettily if not very artfully put together."- Critic, June 25. Tallis, J: Drawing room table book of theatrical portraits, memoirs, and anecdotes.

Tcheng-ki-tong, Col. The Chinese painted by themselves; tr. by J. Millington.

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"It is a screed intended to satirize Parisian politics, social life, and customs, rather than to inform concerning the sons of Han. Such a person as Tcheng-kitong may exist, he may be a colonel of infantry, and he may have written much of the tedious matter of the book; but the flavor of the writing is so Frenchy that we prefer to trust for our information about the Chinese to foreign instead of native authors of the Tcheng-kitong sort. A thoroughly honest book which can fairly claim the title here usurped, is certainly needed.”— Nation, June 11. Thompson, W. Swampscott;

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Vining, E: P. An inglorious Columbus; or, Evidence that Hwui Shan and a party of Buddhist monks from Afghanistan discovered America in the 5th century; B22-V76

"He seeks to show not only that America was discov. ered, but that the religion, the institutions, and the arts of its more civilized nations were greatly affected, and in part transformed by the teachings of the Buddhist missionaries from eastern Asia. There is one specics of evidence which would be decisive on this point. The narrative of Hwui Shan distinctly affirms that Buddha's religious books and images were made known among the people of Fu-sang. Let Mr. Vining dis

cover a single pre-Columbian inscription in Mexico, or elsewhere in America, couched in any alphabetic or hieroglyphic characters now or formerly used by Asiatic Buddhists, and his case will be established. Until this is done, he must be content with the verdict of not proven.' Critic, June 27. Viollet-le-Duc, E. E. Habitations modernes. 1877. 2 v.

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"Abounds in adventures, hair-breadth escapes, and soforth, that are quite blood-curdling, but, nevertheless, fascinating to a degree.” — American bookseller, July 1. Wilhelm, L. W. Local institutions of Maryland. (Johns Hopkins Univ. Stndies.)

Williams, F: H. Arguments and testimony before the leg. committee on towns in favor of the incorporation of the easterly part of Medway into the new town of "Millis."

1964M46-W Winter, J. S. Mignon; or, Bootle's baby. (HarVw731M per's handy ser.) "A bright and taking little story, well worth reading.' Critic, June 13.

Worcester Lyceum and Nat. Hist. Assoc. Account of the Lyceum, by N. Paine, President. 1876.

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Young, W. H. Journal of an excursion from Troy, N. Y., to Gen. Carr's head-quarters, Wilson's Landing, Va., in May, 1865. 1871. B6TJ23+Y Zeisbeger, D: Diary among the Indians of Ohio [1781-98]; tr. and ed. by E. F. Bliss.

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.

Alken, H: The art and practice of etching; with directions for other engraving. 1849. Allard, P. Esclaves, serfs, et mainmortables.

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"J'ai essayé de faire tenir en un volume ce qu'un 'honnête homme' comme disaient nos pères, doit savoir de l'histoire des esclaves et des serfs dans l'ancien monde, depuis les premières civilisations jusqu'à la fin du dix-huitième siècle.' Pour s'acquitter d'une tâche comme celle que s'était imposée M.Allard,il fallait joindre comme lui aux connaissances de l'érudit le talent du peintre et de l'écrivain. Son volume que nous recommandons très vivement, est à lire."-"Polybiblion, Dec. 1884.

Anderson, A. [Engravings: 811 small wood-cuts, engravings of Matteson's designs for Shakespeare, and a few others. 18-?]

Argles, Mrs. M. A maiden all forlorn; and other stories.

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VEP AR5.2 VE3.AR6 "His method is that of the lay sermon. His secret is his subacid reasonableness and his serious levity or frivolous seriousness. What strikes one in his criticisms of life even more than their penetration is their sanity and completeness. He takes human nature all around, and sees how far a proposed remedy answers to all its needs. Herein he is really penetrated by the scientific spirit in its best aspect, and he has been no insufficient teacher of the higher anthropology. Men see that what he says tallies in the main with what they know, and at the same time they are half attracted, half repelled by the tone in which he says it.". - Athenæum, June 27.

Bataille, A. Causes criminelles et mondaines de 1884.

Batty, E.. F.

Italian scenery; from drawings made in 1817. 1820. $AI+B32 Bauer, K. P. A. Caroline Bauer and the Coburgs; tr. and ed. from [her] Nachgelassene Memoiren by C: Nisbet.

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"The special charm of the book (as of the art which illustrates it) is its life. Its narrative, its thoughts, its humour, its sentiments, and its satire - and there is plenty of all these retain the colour and spirit of the occasion." C. Monkhouse in the Academy, Dec. 20, 1885.

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"Professor Caird's articles on Comte in the Contemporary review' deserved to be reproduced in this more convenient form not only on account of the excellent criticism they contain, but because of the importance of the subject itself. No good account of Positivism in its religious and social aspects was available for general readers or students till this volume appeared; it helps to show the great advance which Comte made on his predecessors." — Athenæum, Apr. 25.

Cellesi, D. Sei fabriche di Firenze. 1851. Chamberlain, M. S: Maverick's palisade house of ¶65-M44

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Charnay, D. Les anciennes villes du nouveau monde, voyages d'explorations au Mexique et dans l'Amérique centrale, (1857-82); 214 gravures et 19 cartes ou plans. BC/B38 Church, A. H. English earthenware; handbook to the wares made in England during the 17th and 18th centuries.

"The work of a man who is master of his subject.” — Academy, May 2. Clermont-Ganneau, C. Les fraudes archéolo

giques en Palestine; suivies de quelques monuments phéniciens apocryphes. Cleveland, R: J. Narrative of voyages and com:A C59.2 mercial enterprises. 1842. 2 v. Cörberus, J: Tragemata melica. 1622. :VJYP C65 Conference of Charities. Proceedings of the Nat. Conference of Charities and Correction, at the 11th session. 1884.

Cooke, G: Charts of classic art, photographs and descriptions of the most celebrated works of Greek sculpture and the modern masters. 1st ser., no. 1. 1872. Cortes, H. Historia de Mejico; aumentada con otros documentos y notas por F. A. Lorenzana, rev. y adapt. por M. del Mar. 1828. :9D2-C81H Coupland, W: C. The spirit of Goethe's Faust.

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"An attempt, and in some respects a helpful one, to do for Goethe's great two-fold work what Mr. Symonds has tried to do for Dante in his 'Introduction,' etc. Both books contain a great deal of information not readily accessible elsewhere, which is essential for a right understanding of Dante and Goethe; both illustrate the extreme difficulty of doing justice to high poetry in popularizing lectures.". Athenæum, July 25. Curtis, J. S. Silver-lead deposits of Eureka, Nevada. (U.S. Geol. Survey. Monographs.) IK5+UN3M

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Darby, J: F. Personal recollections of many prominent people whom I have known, and of events during the first half of the present 65-D242 century. 1880.

Davitt, M. Leaves from a prison diary. 2 v.

Delavigne, J: F. C. Marino Faliero.

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Delpit, A. Solange de Croix-Saint-Luc.

Dogma no antidote for doubt; incl. a review of Bp. McLaren's Catholic dogma the antidote of doubt, etc.; by a member of the N. Y. bar. Douglas, A. M. Sydnie Adriance; or, Trying the world. 1869.

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Galignani's new Paris guide. 17th ed. with maps, etc. [1833.] AFP2.6G13.3 Gasnault, P., and Garnier, E: French pottery. (South Kensington art Handbook.)

"The work of men who are masters of their subject." - Academy, May 2.

Gerando, J. M., baron de. Letters inéd. et souvenirs biog. de Mme. Récamier et de Mme. de Staël. 1868. 5F.R244G Gibbon, C: Heart's delight; a story. (Franklin Sq. lib.)

"It is hard to find thrilling incidents of a romantic nature in the so-called nineteenth century. By a judi. cious use of a secret society of apparantly Irish traitors; of an abortive attempt to assassinate the Queen as she is driving in the neighborhood of Balmoral; and of the dignified and mysterious personality of a certain chevalier, the author has nearly accomplished his purpose of a nineteenth century romance." - Athenæum, July 11. Girtin, J., and others. Etchings; also engravings by J: T: Smith; and by J. S. M. [John Sebastian Muller?] from Hayman's illustra tions of Paradise Lost.

Gloucestershire, Eng. Eyre Court. Pleas of the crown for the county of Gloucester, 1221; ed. by F. W. Maitland. 1884.

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"This diary of exploits' consists of only twenty foolscap pages, containing the barest possible record of the operations of the campaign. ... The entire collection of notes might be printed in less than a page of the 'Athenæum,' and would present nothing probably that was not already known from Wilson's book.” — Athenæum, July 25.

Greene, W: T: Parrots in captivity, with notes by

F. G. Dutton. Vol. 1.

Guy of Warwick, Romance of; ed. by J. Zupitza. Pt. 1. 1883. (Early Eng. Text Soc.) Hamerton, P. G. Landscape; illust. Harcourt, L. F. V. Harbours and docks; their physical features, history, construction, etc.; with statistics as to their commercial development. 2 v.

Contents. Vol. 1. Text. 2. Plates.

Hearne, T: Remarks and collections.

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(Oxford Hist. Soc.) "Nothing occurred in the life around him which did not come under his notice. For those who read his notes aright the prejudices and the hatreds of the contemned antiquary of Oxford only add point to the narrative." W. P. Courtney in the Academy, May 23. Hérisson, M. d'I., comte d'. Journal d'un officier d'ordonance, juillet 1870-février 1871. 45e 8FM1.H42 "Ecrit d'un style vif, alerte, naturel. C'est une conversation parlée, avec le ton un peu militaire." - Polybiblion, Avril.

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Howison, J Sketches of Upper Canada; added,

details for the information of emigrants, and recollections of the U. S. 1825. B40N8-H Jenkins, E: A week of passion; or, The dilemma of Mr. George Barton the younger; a novel. 3 v. VJ413W "The best piece of fiction accomplished by Mr. Jenkins. The reader will find more than ample stimulant to his curiosity, and food for his imagination. The story is well written in point of style, and some pas. sages are very eloquent in their shrewdness or tenderness."- · Athenæum, Sept. 27, 1884.

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Johnson, S: W. How crops feed; treatise on the atmosphere and the soil as related to the nutrition of agricultural plants. 1884. J8.363 VK244T2 Keeling, E. D'E. Three sisters. 2 v. "A very charming book." · Saturday review, July 21, 1884. Keith, T: New treatise on the use of the globes. 1805. HTG K26 Kladderadatsch; humoristisch-satirisches Wochenblatt. 6, 13, 34. Jahrg. 1853, 60, 81. Knight, H: G. Architectural tour in Normandy; with remarks on Norman architecture. 2d ed. 1841.

L., G. G. Novissima Sinica, historiam nostri temporis illustratura, etc. 1697.

Laborde, J: B: de. Choix de chansons mises en musique, ornées d'estampes par J. M. Moreau. 1773. 106 plates.

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"It is certainly a matter of surprise that Hampton Court should have had no historian until the present time, but Mr. Law has taken care that it should be no matter of regret. Every page of his book bears traces of care, and it will be read with pleasure not only by the historian and antiquary, but by every one who shares in the English fondness for the relics of a glorious past." - C: J. Robinson in the Academy, July 25. Lawson, R. Upton-on-Severn words and phrases. (Eng. Dialect Soc.) VEQ-8EN Leypoldt, F: The American catalogue, 1876-84; books recorded July 1, 1876 June 30, 1884; comp. under the direction of R. R. Bowker by A. I. Appleton. 2 v. XU5/159 Contents. Vol. 1. Author-and-title alphabet. 2. Subject alphabet, etc. Library Company of Phila. Bulletin, July 1885. :XN5-L613B

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Low, Sampson, etc. English [annual] catalogue of books, 1884. Luchaire, A. Histoire des institutions monarchiques de la France sous les premiers Capétiens, 987-1180. 1883. 2 v. 8FX8-196 "Voici une œuvre de la plus haute importance, tant par le sujet auquel elle est consacrée que par le remarquable talent dont l'auteur y a fait preuve." - P. Fournier in Polybiblion, déc.

Lyman, T. Memoir of Theodore Lyman, Jr. 1881. ¶65-K98 Marmier, X. Les drames intimes, contes russes. 1876. VBF9M Mask, The; a humorous and fantastic review of the month; ed. by A. Thompson, and C. Lewis. Vol. 1. 1868. VE2+M37 Maskell, A. Russian art and art objects in Russia; handbook to the reproductions of goldsmiths' work. etc., in the South Kensington Museum. (So. Kensington handbook.) Masson, D: Carlyle personally and in his writings; two Edinburgh lectures.

5DS C1985м "One of the most important of recent contributions to the now formidable literature which has for its object the vindication of Carlyle's memory. W: Wallace in the Academy, July 11.

Mickiewicz, A. Hist. populaire de Pologne, pub. avec notes, etc., par L. Mickiewicz.

1867. 8MP M58 Pologne; tr. 8MP1.M58 Les moines en Gaule sous les premiers Mérovingiens; chap. 1-6. 1869.

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"A most pleasant account of the Canterbury pilgrimage which they went last year on a bicycle. They have illustrated their little book with some charming woodcuts, and have taken their drawings of Chaucer's characters from the Ellesmore Ms. as drawn for the Chaucer Society. The book is redolent of the breeze from English fields."— Academy, July 18. Perry, W: S., Bp. of Iowa. History of the American Protestant Episcopal Church, 15871883. 2 v. Pestalozzi, J: H: Léonard et Gertrude, ou les mœurs villageoises, tr. de l'allemand [par L: E. Pajon de Moncestz]? _1783. :VGF P43.F Phelps, E.. S. An old maid's Paradise. VP510 "The elements of fun are all used to advantage; and as a background there are glowing descriptions of sea and shore in sunshine and in storm; bits of pathetic genre' from the lives of a fisher folk, charming presentations of fascinating types.' The book is perhaps no more than a trifle - but it is a trifle that could only come from a practiced pen of an adept. It has in it the zest of sea breezes, the light and color of summer days.' - Library world, Aug. 22. Poole, J: The comic miscellany for 1845. VEA P78 Poynter, E.. F. Madame de Presnel. (Leisure hour ser.) VP878M "A book of considerable quiet charm, containing much natural dialogue.” — Athenæum, June 20.

Probyn, T. W. Correspondence relative to the budgets of different countries. 1877.

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Prout, J: S. Picturesque antiquities of Bristol. [183-?] 29 plates.

Pulling, F. S. The life and speeches of the Marquis of Salisbury. 2 v.

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Pyne, W: A: History of the Royal residences; Windsor Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, etc.; illust. 1819. 3 v.

Quarles, F. Argalus and Parthenia; originally compiled in prose by Sir P. Sidney; with life of author. 1726. VEP Q2

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