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HENRY COLBURN, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.
An OCTAVO EDITION of the DIARY and CORRESPONDENCE of JOHN EVELYN, Esq. F.R.S., &c., the celebrated Author of The “ Sylva,” &c. Edited by WILLIAM BRAY, Esq., Fellow and Treasurer of the Society of Antiquaries of London. In 5 vols. 8vo. with Portraits and other Plates, by the first Artists.
II. PERSONAL SKETCHES of HIS OWN TIMES. JONAH BARRINGTON, Judge of the High Court of Admiralty in Ireland ; being his individual Recollections of distinguished personages, remarkable events, high life, and Irish manners, for the last fifty years. 2 vols. 8vo. 28s.
III. The LIFE and CORRESPONDENCE of EDWARD JENNER, M.D. LL.D. F.R.S. Physician Extraordinary to the King, &c. &c. By JOHN BARON, M.D. F.R.S. In 1 large vol. 8vo. price 18s.
This work has been composed from the most authentic sources; the whole of the Papers and Correspondence of Dr. Jenner having been placed in the author's hands by the executors, in consequence of his uninterrupted and confidential intercourse and friendship with that distinguished individual during the last fifteen years of his life.
IV. MEMOIRS of SCIPIO DE RICCI, Biskop of Pistoia and Prato, and Reformer of Catholicism in Tuscany, under the Reign of LEOPOLD. Composed from the Original Autograph Manuscripts of that Prelate, and other distinguished Persons of the 18th Century. By M. DE POTTER. In 1 vol. 8vo. with Portrait.
v. MEMOIRS of the LIFE of MRS. SIDDONS. By JAMES BOADEN, Esq. Interspersed with Anecdotes of Authors and Actors, and intended as a Companion to the Life of Mr. Kemble. Printed uniformly with that Work, in 2 vols. 8vo. with a fine Portrait, engraved by Turner, from a Picture by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Price 28s.
VI. The LIFE of GEORGE, LORD JEFFREYS, some time Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench, and Lord High Chancellor of England in the Reign of James II. By HUMPHREY W. WOOLRYCH, Esq. 8vo.
The name of Jeffreys has been handed down to posterity as though no censures were too great, no curses too bitter for him. The scanty memoirs which have been yet published concerning him, abound more in efforts to aggravate his uppopularity, than to canvass the actions of his impetuous career with the impartiality which is due to history. The Author of these pages has honestly endeavoured to display the bright as well as the dark colourivgs of the Judge's character; and while he does not attempt to palliate those vices which all mankind have concarred in condemning, he boldly asks a meed of praise for Jeffreys where the redeeming points of his conduct consistently demand it.
VII. COUNT SEGUR’S JOURNEY with the EMPRESS CA. THERINE to the CRIMEA, forming the Third Volume of His Memoirs. 8vo. 12s. ; in French 10s. 6d.
The Count de Segur was connected by ties of friendship or consanguinity with all the remarkable personages of the Courts of Louis XV. and XVI., and was engaged in the intercourse of Affairs and Society with Catherine 11., Frederic the Great, Potemkin, Joseph II., Gustavus III., Washington, Kosciusko, La Fayette, Mirabeau, and Napoleon, as well as with the Chiefs of the Aristocratical and Denicratical Parties, and the most Illustrious Writers of the times, of whom he records the inost interesting particulars,
NAPOLEON in the OTHER WORLD. A Narrative written by HIMSELF, and found near his Tomb at ST. HELENA, By XONGO-TEEFOHTCHE, Mandarin of the 3rd class. In 1 vol. 8vo. 12s. French, 10s. 6d.
MEMOIRS of the LAST TWO YEARS of NAPOLEON'S EXILE. By F. ANTOMMARCHI, recording his Conversations on a variety of New Subjects, and forming a Sequel to the Journals of O'Meara and Las Casas. Second Edition, in 2 vols. 8vo. 21s. ; Ditto, French, 21s.
X. HISTORY of the COMMONWEALTH of ENGLAND. B$ WILLIAM GODWIN. Volume the Second. 8vo. 16s. “ This second volume is occupied with the momentous history of the three years
from the ruin of the royal cause in the fatal field of Naseby, to the trial and execution of the King. In the whole range and compass of our annals, there is no epoch more deeply interesting, more pregnant with great events, and altogether more worthy of repeated study and close investigation, than these three years."Monthly Review, June 1826.
XI. The LIVES of the Right Hon. FRANCIS NORTH, BARON GUILFORD, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal under King Charles II. and King James II. ; the Hon. Sir DUDLEY NORTH, Commissioner of the Customs, and afterwards of the Treasury, to King Charles II.; and of the Hon. and Rev. Dr. JOHN NORTH, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and Clerk of the Closet to King Charles II. By the Hon. ROGER NORTH; with Notes and Illustrations, historical and biographical. In 3 vols. 8vo. with Portraits. Price 36s.
“ The light which these Volumes throw upon a period described by Mr. Fox as one of the most singular and important of our history,' and the disclosures which they present of the court in. trigues of that day, so difficult to be understood, even with all the illustrations which the researches of later times have produced, are perhaps greater than those to be derived from any other Memoirs relating to the saine period."--Editor's Preface.
XII. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF BRITISH CHARACTERS deceased since the Accession of George IV. ; comprising two hundred and thirty subjects, chronologically arranged, with a List of their engraved Portraits. By WILLIAM MILLER. Handsomely printed in 2 vols. 4to. price 31. 38. 'Twenty-five copies only on large paper, price 101.
“ My motive is not to eulogize the dead, by giving a false varnish to glaring defects: it appears to me more useful to society to draw Nature as she is; to display the defects as well as the beauties; and to show, not by imaginary surmises, but hy palpable and undisgnised acts, what a mixture of inconsistences Mankind is; and if, in this chronological series of recently living Characters, there should be found some few in elevated life, wliose glarjug vices I have ventured to paint in the honest colouring of indignant truth, let po ungenerous motive be attri. buted. The instauces are not numerous ; they, ihank God! seldoni occur in this country; but whenever decency, decorum, and public opinion are thus, in broad day, set at defiance, the post: humous character of the bold perpetrators cannot be too openly exposed to the scorn and coutempt of the rising generation."—Author's Prefuce.
XIII. RECOLLECTIONS of the LIFE of JOHN O'KEEFFE (thi veteran Comic Dramatist). WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. Comprising numerous very curious and original Anecdotes of distinguished persons of his time, in England and Ireland, from the year 1755 to the present time. In 2 vols. 8vo. with a fine Portrait. 28s.
IN THE PRESS.
SIR JONAH BARRINGTON'S HISTORIC ANECDOTES of IRELAND, during his Own Times. with SECRET MEMOIRS of the UNION: illustrated by Delineations of the principal Characters connected with those Transactions, curious Letters and Papers in fac-simile, and above Forty original Portraits, engraved by the elder Heath.
This important Work, the publication of which was commenced some years siuce, but suspended by unavoidable circumstances, will be forth with completed in Ten Numbers, royal quarto,.price 10s. 6d. each ; and the Subscribers are requested to send their orders for the completion of their Copies, to their respective Bookselleps.
THEOBALD WOLFE TONE.
WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.
A COMPLETE JOURNAL OF HIS NEGOTIATIONS
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LIBERATION OF IRELAND,
SELECTIONS FROM HIS DIARY
WHILST AGENT TO THE IRISH CATHOLICS.
EDITED BY HIS SON,
WILLIAM THEOBALD WOLFE TONE.
Victrix causa Diis placuit, sed victa Catoni.
PHARSALIA, lib. i. v.
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