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Uniform with the STANDARD LIBRARY, price 5s., excepting those marked otherwise. 1. STAUNTON'S CHESS PLAYER'S HAND BOOK, with Diagrams. 2. LECTURES ON PAINTING; by THE ROYAL ACADEMICIANS. 3, 4, 8, 15, & 50. HUMBOLDT'S COSMOS; or, Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe. Translated, with Notes, by E. C. OTTE. In 5 Vols., with Portrait. This Translation is more complete than any other. The Notes are placed beneath the text. Humboldt's analytical summaries, and the passages hitherto suppressed, are included; and comprehensive Indices subjoined. Vol. 1-4, at 3s. 6d.; Vol. 5, 5s.

5. STAUNTON'S CHESS PLAYER'S COMPANION, comprising a New Treatise on Odds, a Collection of Match Games, Original Problems, &c.

6. HAND-BOOK OF GAMES, by VARIOUS AMATEURS and PROFESSORS 7. HUMBOLDT'S VIEWS OF NATURE, with coloured view of Chimborazo, &c. 9. RICHARDSON'S GEOLOGY, AND PALEONTOLOGY, Revised by Dr. WRIGHT, with upwards of 400 llustrations on Wood.

10. STOCKHARDT'S PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY, Exemplified in Simple Experiments, with upwards of 270 Illustrations.

11. DR. G. A. MANTELL'S PETRIFACTIONS AND THEIR TEACHINGS; A Hand-Book to the Fossils in the British Museum. Beautiful Wood Engravings. 6s. 12. AGASSIZ AND GOULD'S COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY. New and Enlarged Edition, with nearly 400 Illustrations.

13, 19, & 28. HUMBOLDT'S PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF HIS TRAVELS IN AMERICA. With General Index.

14. PYE SMITH'S GEOLOGY AND SCRIPTURE Fifth Edition, with Memoir. 16. OERSTED'S SOUL IN NATURE, &c. Portrait.

17. STAUNTON'S CHESS TOURNAMENT, with Diagrams.

18 & 20. BRIDGEWATER TREATISES. KIRBY on the History, Habits, and Instincts of Animals; Edited by T. RYMER JONES. In 2 Vols. Many Illustrations. 21. BRIDGEWATER TREATISES. KIDD On the Adaptation of External Nature to the Physical Condition of Man. 8s. 6d.

22. BRIDGEWATER TREATISES. WHEWELL'S Astronomy and General Physics, considered with reference to Natural Theology. Portrait of the Earl of Bridgewater. 3s. 6d.

23. SCHOUW'S EARTH, PLANTS, AND MAN, and KOBELL'S SKETCHES FROM THE MINERAL KINGDOM, Translated by A. HENFREY, F.R.S., &c. 24. BRIDGEWATER TREATISES. CHALMERS on the Adaptation of Externa Nature to the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man, with the Autnor's last Corrections, and Biographical Sketch by the REV. DR. CUMMING.

25. BACON'S NOVUM ORGANUM AND ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING. Complete, with Notes, by J. DEVEY, M.A.

26 & 27, HUMPHREY'S COIN COLLECTOR'S MANUAL: a popular introduction to the Study of Coins, ancient and modern; with elaborate Indexes, and numerous highly-finished Engravings on Wood and Steel, 2 Vols.

29. COMTE'S PHILOSOPHY OF THE SCIENCES, Edited from the Cours de Philosophie Positive,' by G. H. Lewes, Esq.

30. MANTELL'S (DR.) GEOLOGICAL EXCURSIONS, including THE ISLE OF WIGHT. New Edition, by T. RUPERT JONES. Woodcuts and Hap.

31. HUNT'S POETRY OF SCIENCE; or, Studies of the Physical Phenomena of Nature. Third Edition, revised and enlarged.

32 & 33. ENNEMOSER'S HISTORY OF MAGIC. Translated from the German by WILLIAM HOWITT. With an Appendix by MAWY HOWITT. In 2 Vols.

34, HUNTS ELEMENTARY PHYSICS. Numerous Woodcuts.

35. HANDBOOK OF DOMESTIC MEDICINE, by an eminent Physician (700 pages). 36. STANLEY'S CLASSIFIED SYNOPSIS of Dutch, Flemish, and German Painters. 87. BRIDGEWATER TREATISES. PROUT on Chemistry, Meterology, and th Function of Digestion. Edited by DR. GRIFFITHS. Coloured Maps..

38. JOYCE'S SCIENTIFIC DIALOGUES. New and Enlarged Edition, completed in the present state of knowledge, by DR. GRIFFITHS. Numerous Woodcuts. Addressed to Farmers.

39. STOCKHARDT'S AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY.

With Notes by HENFREY and a Paper by J. J. MECHI.

40. BLAIR'S CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES, REVISED AND ENLARGED; comprehending the Chronology and History of the World to 1856. By J. W. ROSSE, (upwards of 800 pages). Double volume, 10s.-or half morocco, 12s. 6d.

41. BOLLEY'S MANUAL OF TECHNICAL ANALYSIS; a Guide for the Testing of Natural and Artificial Substances, by B. H. PAUL. 100 Wood Engravings.

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42 & 47. MANTELL'S WONDERS OF GEOLOGY; 7th edit., revised by T. RUPERT JONES. Coloured Geological Map of England; 200 wood-cuts. 2 vols. 7s. 6d. each. 43 & 46. CARPENTER'S ZOOLOGY: revised and completed to the present time./ 2 vols. (nearly 600 pages each), 6s. each. With many hundred Wood Engravings. 44. CARPENTER'S CHEMICAL PHILOSOPHY, ASTRONOMY & HOROLOGY. With 181 Illustrations.

45 & 54. INDEX OF DATES, comprehending the principal Facts in the Chronology and History of the World, from the earliest to the present time. By J. W. ROSSE, in two parts, forming one very thick volume, 10s.; or half morocco, 12s. 6d. 48 & 49. MANTELL'S MEDALS OF CREATION; or First Lessons in Geology and Organic Remains. 2 vols. 300 wood-cuts. 15s.

51. CARPENTER'S VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY AND SYSTEMATIC BOTANY. New Edition, carefully revised, 217 Wood Engravings. 6s.

52. DE JUSSIEU'S ELEMENTS OF BOTANY. By J. H. WILSON. 750 woodcuts. 53. CARPENTER'S ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY. With 300 Illustrations. 6s. 55. CHEVREUL ON COLOUR: its Harmony, Contrast and Application. By CHARLES MARTEL. (The only edition which gives the entire work.) Plates, 5s.

Or, with the addition of 16 coloured plates, 7s. 6d.

56. MORPHY'S GAMES OF CHESS. By J. LÖWENTHAL. Portrait and Memoir. 57. STAUNTON'S CHESS PRAXIS; A SUPPLEMENT TO THE CHESS PLAYER'S HANDBOOK; containing a revised Code of Chess Laws and Morphy's Games. 6s.

58 & 59. THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF GREAT BRITAIN, systematically investigated; with an introductory view of its comparative state in Foreign Countires. By ANDREW URE, M.D. New edition, completed to the present time, by P. L. SIMMONDS. In 2 Vols, with 150 Illustrations.

60. URE'S PHILOSOPHY OF MANUFACTURES; or, an Exposition of the Factory System of Great Britain. Third Edition, continued to the present time, by P. L. SIMMONDS, F.S.S. Double Volume (upwards of 800 pages), 7s. 6d.

61. ELEMENTS OF EXPERIMENTAL AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. By JABEZ HOGG, M.R.C.S., &c. Second Edition, corrected and enlarged, with upwards of 400 woodcuts.

BOHN'S ILLUSTRATED LIBRARY.

Uniform with the STANDARD LIBRARY, at 5s. per volume.

1 to 8. LODGE'S PORTRAITS OF ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONAGES OF GREAT "BRITAIN. 8 Vols., post Svo. 240 Portraits.

9. CRUIKSHANK'S THREE COURSES AND DESSERT, with 50 Illustrations. 10. PICKERING'S RACES OF MAN. With numerous Portraits, (or coloured 7s. 6d.) 11, KITTO'S SCRIPTURE LANDS, AND BIBLICAL ATLAS, with 24 Maps, 5s. Coloured, 7s. 6d.

12. WHITE'S SELBORNE, by SIR WILLIAM JARDINE and E. JESSE. 40 fine Wood Engravings, 58. Or, coloured, 7s. 6d.

13. DIDRON'S CHRISTIAN ICONOGRAPHY. With 150 Engravings. Vol. I. 14. REDDING ON WINES. New and Revised Edition, with 20 beautiful Woodcuts. 15 & 16. ALLEN'S BATTLES OF THE BRITISH NAVY. New Edition. Enlarged by the Author. Numerous fine Portraits on Steel. 2 Vols.

17 & 18. ROME IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. Fifth Edition, in 2 Vols., with 34 fine Steel Engravings, and Index.

19. MAXWELL'S VICTORIES OP WELLINGTON AND THE BRITISH ARMIES, with Engravings on Steel.

20. LIFE OF WELLINGTON, by "AN OLD SOLDIER," compiled from the materials of Maxwell; with an Account of the Funeral. 18 highly-finished steel Engravings. 21. MARY AND WM. HOWITT'S STORIES OF ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LIFE, with 20 beautiful Steel Engravings.

22. BECHSTEIN'S CAGE and CHAMBER BIRDS, including SWEET's Warblers. New Edition, greatly enlarged, numerous Plates (or Coloured, 7s. 6d.)

23. NORWAY AND ITS SCENERY, comprising PRICE's Journal, with large Additions and a Road Book. Edited by THOS. FORESTER, Esq. With 22 Illustrations, beautifully Engraved on Steer by Lucas.

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24. CHINA: PICTORIAL, DESCRIPTIVE, AND HISTORICAL, with some account of Ava and the Burmese, Siam and Assam. Illustrated by 100 Wood Engravings. 25. PICTORIAL HANDBOOK OF LONDON. With 205 Engravings and large Map. CALENDAR OF THE SEASONS. 26. MARY HOWITT'S PICTORIAL

Upwards of 100 Illustrations.

27. DANTE, translated into English Verse by I. C. WRIGHT, M.A. Third Edition, carefully revised. Portrait, and 34 Illustrations on Steel, after FLAXMAN.

28 & 29. MUDIE'S BRITISH BIRDS. 2 Vols., with 52 figures of Birds, and 7 of Eggs. (Or, with the Plates Coloured, 7s. 6d. per Vol.)

30. TASSO'S JERUSALEM DELIVERED, translated into English Verse, by J. H. WIFTEN. 4th Edition. 24 Engravings on Wood, and 8 on Steel.

31, INDIA: PICTORIAL, DESCRIPTIVE, AND HISTORICAL, from the Earliest Times to the Present. Map and upwards of 100 Engravings on Wood.

32. NICOLINI'S HISTORY OF THE JESUITS. Portraits of Loyola, Lainez, Xavier, Borgia, Acquaviva, Pere la Chaise, Ricci, and Pope Ganganelli.

33. ROBINSON CRUSOE, with Illustrations by STOTHARD and HARVRY, 12 beautiful Engravings on Steel, and 74 on Wood.

34. WALKER'S MANLY EXERCISES; containing Skating, Riding, Driving, Shooting, Sailing, Rowing, Swimming, &c. Tenth Edition, revised, with numerous Plates. 35. MILLER'S HISTORY OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS, on the basis of SHARON TURNER. Portrait of Alfred, Map, and 12 Engravings on Steel after Harvey. 36. MICHAEL ANGELO AND RAPHAEL. By DUPPA and QUATREMERE DE QUINCY. With 13 highly-finished Engravings, including the Cartoons.

37. WALTON'S COMPLETE ANGLER; with Notes, practical and historical. Edited by ED. JESS and HENRY G. BOHN. Embellished with 203 Engravings on Wood, price 5s.;-or with the addition of 26 Engravings on Steel, 7s. 6d.

38. MARRYAT'S MASTERMAN READY; with 93 Engravings on Wood. 39. TALES OF THE GENII. With numerous Wood cuts and 12 Steel Engravings. 40. GUIDE TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF POTTERY AND PORCELAIN: comprising the BERNAL CATALOGUE, with Prices and Names; an Introductory Essay, and a List of all the known Marks and Monograms. By H. G. BOHN.

41. THE LIFE OF ALEX. POPE, including Letters. By R. CARRUTHERS. Wood Engras. 42. POPE'S HOMER'S ILIAD. With FLAXMAN'S DESIGNS.

43. BONOMI'S NINEVEH AND ITS PALACES. New Edition, including an Account of the Assyrian Sculptures recently added to the British Museum. 300 Engravings. 44. POPE'S HOMER'S ODYSSEY. With the Battle of Frogs and Mice, Hymns, &c., by other Translators, including CHAPMAN. With Flaxman's Designs.

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48 & 52. ARIOSTO'S ORLANDO FURIOSO, in English Verse, by W. S. ROSE. With Portrait and 12 fine Engravings on Steel. Complete in 2 vols.

49. KRUMMACHER'S PARABLES. 40 Illustrations by CLAYTON and DALZIEL. 51. LEIGH HUNT'S BOOK FOR A CORNER, 80 Wood Engravings.

53. HOLBEIN'S DANCE OF DEATH, AND BIBLE CUTS; upwards of 150 wood engravings. 2 vols. in 1. 7s. 6d.

54. JESSE'S ANECDOTES OF DOGS, with Additions and Woodcuts 5s.-Or, with the addition of 34 steel Engravings, 7s. 6d.

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57. THE YOUNG SPORTSMAN'S MANUAL;

OR RECREATIONS

IN

SHOOTING. By CRAVEN. With 62 Illustrations on Wood, and 9 on Steel. 58. PETRARCH'S SONNETS, TRIUMPHS, and other POEMS. With a Life by THOMAS CAMPBELL. 16 Engravings on steel.

59. THE YOUNG LADY'S BOOK: a Manual of Elegant Recreations, Arts, Sciences, and Accomplishments. 1200 woodcuts, and engravings on steel. 7s. 6d.

60. PARIS AND ITS ENVIRONS, By T. FORESTER. 28 engravings on steel.

61. CATTERMOLE'S HADDON HALL. 24 engravings on steel.

62, GIL BLAS, with 34 engravings, after SMIRKE and CRUIKSHANK. 6s.

63. THE RELIQUES OF FATHER PROUTS. With 21 etchings, by MACLISE. 7s. 6d. 64. MARRYAT'S MISSION, or SCENES in AFRICA. With engravings.

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AN ACCOUNT OF RARE, CURIOUS, AND USEFUL BOOKS, PUBLISHED
IN OR RELATING TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, FROM THE
INVENTION OF PRINTING; WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL
NOTICES, COLLATIONS OF THE RARER ARTICLES, AND THE PRICES
AT WHICH THEY HAVE BEEN SOLD IN THE PRESENT CENTURY

BY

WILLIAM THOMAS LOWNDES.

NEW EDITION, REVISED, CORRECTED AND ENLARGED
BY HENRY G. BOHN.

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