Edwards's Military Catalogue: Books, Pamphlets, Plates, &c. on Military History and Biography, Narratives of Expeditions and Campaigns, Land Battles & Sea Fights, Sieges & Blockades in All Ages and Countries, the Art of War, Army and Navy Administration, Regimental Records, Costumes, Badges, Medals, &c

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Francis & Company, 1908 - 648 páginas
 

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Página 233 - 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.
Página 12 - MEYRICK'S PAINTED ILLUSTRATIONS OF ANCIENT ARMS AND ARMOUR: A Critical Inquiry into Ancient Armour as it existed in Europe, but particularly in England, from the Norman Conquest to the Reign of Charles II.
Página 207 - Pepys. a very worthy, industrious and curious person, none in England exceeding him in knowledge of the navy, in which he had passed through all the most considerable offices, Clerk of the Acts and Secretary of the Admiralty, all which he performed with great integrity.
Página 238 - Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the adjoining Countries, from the latter part of the Reign of Edward II. to the Coronation of Henry IV.
Página 526 - a Farmer, in Pennsylvania,'" to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies, also — A New Essay by " The Pennsylvanian Farmer " on the Constitutional Power of Great Britain over the Colonies in America, with the Resolves of the Committee for the Province of Pennsylvania, and their Instructions to their Representatives in Assembly.
Página 533 - An Impartial History of the War in America, between Great Britain and her Colonies...
Página 189 - SIR FRANCIS DRAKE REVIVED. Who is or may be a Pattern to stirre up all Heroicke and active Spirits of these Times, to benefit their Countrey and eternize their Names by like Noble Attempts. Being a Summary and true Relation of foure severall Voyages made by the said Sir Francis Drake to the WestIndies, viz.
Página 31 - Is. 6d. per vol. Naval and Military Heroes of Great Britain ; or, Calendar of Victory. Being a Record of British Valour and Conquest by Sea and Land, on every day In the year, from the time of William the Conqueror to the Battle of Inkermann. By Major JOHNS, RM, and Lieutenant PH NICOLAS, RM Twenty-four Portraits 6s. Nicolini's History of the Jesuits: their Origin, Progress, Doctrines, and Designs. Fine Portraits of Loyola, Laines, Xavier, Borgia...
Página 634 - At length we are in peace, God be praised, and long, very long, may it continue! All wars are follies, very expensive, and very mischievous ones. When will mankind be convinced of this, and agree to settle their differences by arbitration ? Were they to do it, even by the cast of a die, it would be better than by fighting and destroying each other.

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