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A CLASSIFIED CATALOGUE OF HENRY S. KING & Co.'s PUBLICATIONS.
PAGE HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY .. 1 INDIA AND THE EAST. .. 19 VOYAGES AND TRAVEL ... 5 | BOOKS FOR THE YOUNG, &c. . 21 SCIENCE . . . . . . . . 7 POETRY . . . . . . . . . 24 Essays, LECTURES, AND COL FICTION . . . . . . . . 26
LECTED PAPERS . . . . 12 THEOLOGICAL. . . . . . . MILITARY WORKS ..... 15 CORNHILL LIBRARY OF FICTION 36
HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.
THE NORMAN PEOPLE, AND THEIR EXISTING DESCENDANTS IN THE
British DOMINIONS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. One handsome vol. 8vo. Price 21s.
[In the Press. This work is the result of many years of the work the early history of the whole of research into the history of the Norman aristocracy is revised, reconstructed, and race in England. It is generally supposed very many thousands of families are shown to have become extinct; but careful study to be Norman which have never before has shown that it exists and forms a large been accounted for.
part of the English people. In the course A MEMOIR OF THE LATE REVEREND DR. ROWLAND
WILLIAMS, With selections from his Note-books and Correspondence.
[In the Press. THE RUSSIANS IN CENTRAL ASIA. A Critical Examination,
down to the present time, of the Geography and History of Central Asia. By Baron F. Von Hellwald, Member of the Geographical Societies of Paris, Geneva, Vienna, &c., &c. Translated by Lieut.-Col. Theodore Wirgman, LL.B., late 6th Inniskilling Dragoons; formerly of the Austrian Service; Translator into English verse of Schiller's “ Wallenstein's Camp.”
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HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY-continued. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NATIONAL DEFENCE. From
the 30th June to the 31st October, 1870. The Plain Statement of a Member. By Mons. Jules Favre. I vol. Demy Svo. 1os. 6d.
BOKHARA : ITS HISTORY AND CONQUEST. By Professor
Arminius Vámbéry, of the University of Pesth, Author of “ Travels in Central Asia,” &c. Demy Svo. Price 18s.
“We conclude with a cordial recommendation of this valuable book. In the present work his moderation, scholarship, insight, and occasionally very impressive style, have raised him to the dignity of an historian." - Saturday Review.
“ Almost every page abounds with composition of peculiar merit, as well as with an account of some thrilling event more exciting than any to be found in an ordinary work of fiction."-Morning Post.
THE RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF IRELAND: PRIMITIVE, PAPAL,
AND PROTESTANT; including the Evangelical Missions, Catholic Agitations, and Church Progress of the last half century. By James Godkin, Author of “ Ireland, her Churches,” &c. I vol. 8vo. Price 125.
“For those who shun blue books, and; “Mr. Godkin writes with evident honesty, yet desire some of the information they and the topic on which he writes is one contain, these latter chapters on the statis about which an honest book is greatly tics of the various religious denominations wanted.”-Examiner. will be welcomed."-Evening Standard. I
'ILÂM EN NÂS. Historical Tales and Anecdotes of the Times of the Early
Khalifahs. Translated from the Arabic Originals. By Mrs. Godfrey
“But there is a high tone about them, | iHustrated and explained by copious notes,
ECHOES OF A FAMOUS YEAR. By Harriet Parr, Author of
“ The Life of Jeanne d'Arc,” “In the Silver Age,” &c. Crown 8vo. 8s. 6d.
“A graceful and touching, as well as “Miss Parr has the great gift of charmtruthful account of the Franco-Prussian ing simplicity of style, and if children are War. Those who are in the habit of read not interested in her book, many of their ing books to children will find this at seniors will be." - British Quarterly Reonce instructive and delightful."-Public view. Opinion.
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HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY-continued.
NASSAU W. SENIOR from 1833 to 1859. Edited by Mrs. M. C. M.
“Another of those interesting journals “A book replete with knowledge and
JOURNALS KEPT IN FRANCE AND ITALY. From 1848 to 1852.
With a Sketch of the Revolution of 1848. By the late Nassau William Senior. Edited by his Daughter, M. C. M. Simpson. In 2 vols., post 8vo. 245.
“The book has a genuine historical | them to put themselves unreservedly in value." Saturday Review.
his hands without fear of private circula“The present volume gives us conver tion." -Athenæum. sations with some of the most prominent 1 “No better, more honest, and more readmen in the political history of France and able view of the state of political society Italy... Mr. Senior has the art of inspiring during the existence of the second Republic all men with frankness, and of persuading could well be looked for."-Examiner.
POLITICAL WOMEN, By Sutherland Menzies. 2 vols. Post Svo
“Has all the information of history, with “No author could have stated the case all the interest that attaches to biography.” | more temperately than he has done, and -Scotsman.
few could have placed before the reader so “A graceful contribution to the lighter graphically the story which had to be told.' record of history."-English Churchman. | Leeds Mercury.
SARA COLERIDGE, MEMOIR AND LETTERS OF. Edited
by her Daughters. 2 vols. Crown 8vo. With 2 Portraits. Price 245. Second Edition, Revised and Corrected.
“We have read these two volumes with “These charming volumes are attractive genuine gratification.”-Hour.
in two ways: first, as a memorial of a most “We could have wished to give speci amiable woman of high intellectual mark ; mens of her very just, subtle, and concise and secondly, as rekindling recollections, criticisms on authors of every sort and time and adding a little to our information re-poets, moralists, historians, and philoso garding the life of Sara Coleridge's father, phers. Sara Coleridge, as she is revealed, the poet and philosopher."---Athenaum. or rather reveals herself, in the corre "An acceptable record, and present an spondence, makes a brilliant addition to adequate image of a mind of singular a brilliant family reputation.”-Saturday beauty and no inconsiderable power.”— Review.
PHANTASMION. A Fairy Romance. By Sara Coleridge.
HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY-continued. LEONORA CHRISTINA, MEMOIRS OF, Daughter of Christian IV.
of Denmark : Written during her Imprisonment in the Blue Tower of the Royal Palace at Copenhagen, 1663–1685. Translated by F. E. Bunnett, Translator of Grimm's “Life of Michael Angelo,” &c. With an Autotype Portrait of the Princess. Medium 8vo. 125. 6d.
“A valuable addition to history.”_ | which we gratefully recognize a valuable Daily News.
addition to the tragic romance of history." “This remarkable autobiog
THE LATE REV. F. W. ROBERTSON, M.A., LIFE AND
LETTERS OF. Edited by Stopford Brooke, M.A., Chaplain in
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, A MEMOIR OF, with Stories now
first published in this country. By H. A. Page. Large post 8vo. 7s. 6d.
“The Memoir is followed by a criticism than this Memoir of Hawthorne.”-Mornof Hawthorne as a writer; and the criticism ing Post. is, on the whole, very well written, and *. He has done full justice to the fine exhibits a discriminating enthusiasm for character of the author of The Scarlet one of the most fascinating of novelists." Letter.'”-Standard. Saturday Review.
“A model of literary work of art." — “Seldom has it been our lot to meet with Edinburgh Courant. a more appreciative delineation of character !
LIVES OF ENGLISH POPULAR LEADERS. No. 1.-STEPHEN
LANGTON. By C. Edmund Maurice. Crown 8vo. 7s. 6d.
“Mr. Maurice has written a very inte. | details, including some important docuresting book, which may be read with ments. It will amply repay those who equal pleasure and profit."- Morning read it, whether as a chapter of the constiPost.
tutional history of England or as the life of “The volume contains many interesting | a great Englishman."-Spectator.
CABINET PORTRAITS. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF LIVING STATES
MEN. By T. Wemyss Reid. I vol. crown 8vo. 75. 6d.
VOYAGES AND TRAVEL.
ROUGH NOTES OF A VISIT TO BELGIUM, SEDAN, AND
PARIS, In September, 1870–71. By John Ashton. Crown 8vo, bevelled boards. Price 35. 6d.
This little volume derives its chief interest from the accurate descriptions of the scenes
visited during the recent struggle on the Continent. THE ALPS OF ARABIA ; or, Travels through Egypt, Sinai, Arabia, and
the Holy Land. By William Charles Maughan. I vol. Demy Svo, with Map. Price ros. 6d.
A volume of simple "impressions de voyage”—but written in pleasant and interesting
style. THE MISHMEE HILLS: an Account of a Journey made in an Attempt
to Penetrate Tibet from Assam, to open New Routes for Commerce. By T. T. Cooper, author of “The Travels of a Pioneer of Commerce."
Demy 8vo. Illustrated. THE PEARL OF THE ANTILLES; THE ARTIST IN CUBA. By
Walter Goodman. Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.
"A good-sized volume, delightfully vivid | everything into a picture, with a cheerful and picturesque.... Several chapters Aow of spirits, full of fun, but far above devoted to the characteristics of the people frivolity."-Spectator. are exceedingly interesting and remarkable. He writes very lightly and pleasantly, ... The whole book deserves the heartiest and brightens his pages with a good deal commendation . . . sparkling and amusing of humour. His experiences were varied from beginning to end. Reading it is like enough, and his book contains a series of rambling about with a companion who is vivid and miscellaneous sketches. We can content to loiter, observing everything, recommend his whole volume as very
commenting upon everything, turning I amusing reading."-Pall Mall Gazette. FIELD AND FOREST RAMBLES OF A NATURALIST IN
NEW BRUNSWICK. With Notes and Observations on the Natural
“Will be found interesting by those who book will prove most interesting, for the take a pleasure either in sport or natural style is pleasant and chatty, and the inforhistory." --Athenæum.
mation given is so graphic and full, that “The descriptions are clear and full of those who care nothing for natural history interest, while the book is prevented from as a pursuit will yet read these descriptions degenerating into a mere scientific cata. with great interest."- Evening Standard. logue by many graphic sketches of the “Both sportsmen and naturalists will rambles.”—John Bull.
find this work replete with anecdote and “To the naturalist the book will be most carefully-recorded observation, which will
valuable. ... To the general reader the entertain them."-Nature. TENT LIFE WITH ENGLISH GIPSIES IN NORWAY. By
Hubert Smith. In 8vo, cloth. Five full-page Engravings, and 31 smaller Illustrations, with Map of the Country showing Routes. Price 21s.
“If any of our readers think of scraping, “Written in a very lively style, and has an acquaintance with Norway, let them throughout a smack of dry huinour and read this book. The gypsies. always an satiric reflection which shows the writer to interesting study, become doubly interest be a keen observer of men and things. We ing, when we are, as in these pages, intro hope that many will read it and find in it duced to them in their daily walk and the same amusement as ourselves." conversation."--Examiner.
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