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In course of publication, each volume in fcp. 8vo. complete in itself,

EPOCHS OF MODERN HISTORY:

A SERIES OF BOOKS NARRATING THE

HISTORY of ENGLAND and EUROPE

At SUCCESSIVE EPOCHS SUBSEQUENT to the CHRISTIAN ERA.

EDITED BY

E. E. MORRIS, M.A. Lincoln Coll. Oxford;

J. S. PHILLPOTTS, B.C.L. New Coll. Oxford; and
C. COLBECK, M.A. Fellow of Trin. Coll. Oxford.

This striking collection of little volumes is a valuable contribution to the literature of the day, whether for youthful or more mature readers. As an abridgment of several important phases of modern history it has great merit, and some of its parts display powers and qualities of a high order. Such writers, indeed, as Professor STUBBS, Messrs. WARBURTON, GAIRDNER, CREIGHTON, and others, could not fail

to give us excellent work. . . . The style of the series is, as a general rule, correct and pure; in the case of Mr. STUBBS it more than once rises into genuine, simple, and manly eloquence; and the composition of some of the volumes displays no ordinary historical skill. . . . The Series is and deserves to be popular.'

THE TIMES, Jan. 2, 1877.

Eleven Volumes Now Published:

The ERA of the PROTESTANT REVOLUTION. By F. SEEBOHM, Author of 'The Oxford Reformers-Colet, Erasmus, More.' With 4 Coloured Maps and 12 Diagrams on Wood. Price 2s. 6d. 'Mr. SEEBOHM's Era of the Protestant Revolution shews an admirable mastery of a complex subject; it abounds in sound

The CRUSADES. By the Rev. G.

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and philosophic thought, and as a composition it is very well ordered. . . . This volume, in short, is of the greatest merit.' THE TIMES, Jan. 2. W. Cox, M.A. late Scholar of Trinity

College, Oxford; Author of the Aryan Mythology' &c. With a Coloured Map. Price 2s. 6d. The earliest period, in point of time, and latest histories of Greece. Mr. Cox's is that of the Crusades, of which we have narrative is flowing and easy, and parts a summary from the accomplished pen of of his work are extremely good.' the well-known Author of one of the best |

THE TIMES, Jan. 2.

The THIRTY YEARS' WAR, 1618-1648. By SAMUEL RAWSON

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GARDINER, late Student of Ch. Ch.; Author of History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Disgrace of Chief Justice Coke' &c. With a Coloured Map. Price 2s. 6d. The narrative-a singularly perplexing task-is on the whole remarkably clear, and the Author gives us a well-written summary of the causes that led to the great contest, and of the most striking

incidents that marked its progress. Mr.
GARDINER'S judgments, too, are usually
just....The Author, we should add, is very
skilful in his delineation of historical
characters.'
THE TIMES, Jan. 2.

The HOUSES of LANCASTER and YORK; with the CONQUEST and LOSS of FRANCE. BY JAMES GAIRDNER, of the Public Record Office; Editor of The Paston Letters &c. With 5 Coloured Maps. Price 2s. 6d.

'Mr. GAIRDNER's Epoch, Lancaster and York, is usually correct and sensible, and

the conclusions of the Author are just and
acccurate.'
THE TIMES, Jan. 2.

London, LONGMANS & CO.

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