Classified Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Geographical Society, to December, 1870

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Página xlii - Round Table. With Biographical Introduction. The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir THOMAS BROWNE, Knt. Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims.
Página xlii - De Joinville's St. Louis, King of France. The Essays of Abraham Cowley, including all his Prose Works. Abdallah ; or the Four Leaves. By EDOUARD LABOULLAYE.
Página xxvii - Lectures on the English Language." 8vo. cloth extra, 16s. Lectures on the English Language ; forming the Introductory Series to the foregoing Work.
Página xxvii - The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.
Página ix - A Manual of Palaeontology, for the Use of Students. With a General Introduction on the Principles of Palaeontology.
Página xx - I think I may say, that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education.
Página xvii - Cayzer, TS One Thousand Arithmetical Tests, or THE EXAMINER'S ASSISTANT. Specially adapted, by a novel arrangement of the subject, for Examination Purposes, but also suited for general use in Schools. With a complete set of Examples and Models of Work. Price Is. Gd. Key with Solutions of all the Examples in the One Thousand Arithmetical Tests.
Página xv - THIS series is intended to supply for the use of Schools and Students cheap and accurate editions of the Classics, which shall be superior in mechanical execution to the small German editions now current in this country, and more convenient in form. The texts of the Bibliotheca Classics, and Grammar School Classics, so far as they have been published, will be adopted.
Página xx - We have no hesitation in saying, that this is one of the best histories of the Roman Empire for children and young people which has come under our notice.
Página vii - A work of the very highest merit ; its learning is exact and profound ; its narrative full of genius and skill ; its descriptions of men are admirably vivid. We wish to place on record our opinion that Dr. Mommsen's is by far the best history of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Commonwealth.

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