The morning land [sketches of Turkey, the Holy land, and Egypt].
Macmillan & Company, 1870
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Pàgina 39 - Morte d'Arthur.— SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY, Bart. pp. xxxvii., 509. "It is with perfect confidence that we recommend this edition of the old romance to every class of readers.
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Pàgina 42 - THE BOOK OF PRAISE. From the best English Hymn Writers. Selected and arranged by LORD SELBORNE. A New and Enlarged Edition. THE FAIRY BOOK ; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
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Pàgina 41 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Pàgina 1 - THE ALBERT N'YANZA Great Basin of the Nile, and Exploration of the Nile Sources. New and cheaper Edition, with Portraits, Maps, and Illustrations. Two vols, crown 8vo.
Pàgina 2 - These letters are the exact account of a lady's experience of the brighter and less practical side of colonization. They record the expeditions, adventures, and emergencies diversifying the daily life of the wife of a New Zealand sheep-farmer ; and, as each was written while the novelty and excitement of the scenes it describes were fresh upon her, they may succeed in giving here in England an adequate impression of the delight and freedom of an existence so far removed from our own highly-wrought...
Pàgina 7 - PREFACE. French (George Russell). — SHAKSPEAREANA GENEALOGICA. 8vo. cloth extra, 15*. Uniform with the "Cambridge Shakespeare." Part I. — Identification of the dramatis persons in the historical plays, from King John to King Henry VIII. ; Notes on Characters in Macbeth and Hamlet ; Persons and Places belonging to Warwickshire alluded to. Part II. — The Shakspeare and Arden families and their connexions, with Tables of descent. The present is the first attempt to give a detailed description,...
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