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House on 5 November, which 1819 had, though there was then no Latin Professor to make it. So far as surviving reputation is concerned, the advantage is sure, we think, to be with the men of 1905. We doubt if the ordinary man of letters could name more than two or three of the lights of 1819, and we cannot say that the period was one of distinction, though it has given us a chronicler in Gunning, whose reminiscences are unique, and ought to be reprinted. In 1819 it took a student of Law or Physic six years to take his degree. He was allowed, however, to wear the B.A.'s full-sleeved gown when the men of his year took their degree, and was stiled a Harry-soph.' There were tenyear men," too, in those days, of the age of twentyfour and upwards, toiling pretty leisurely after a B.D.!

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Some of them are,

public is already familiar.
indeed, short-mere notelets. Others, however, are
of sustained interest; see No. 2518, to the Duc de-
Nivernais, which reaches Mrs. Toynbee from the
Princeton University Library. Besides showing:
Walpole in his most complimentary vein, this con-
tains some fairly important criticisni. No. 2558*, ad-
dressed to some one unknown, has also an admirable
piece of appreciation of literary flunkeydom. It is
needless to say that reference is, in innumerable
instances, facilitated, and will be so to a further
degree when the index is issued. Among the illus-
trations to the present volumes are those of Mary
Berry and her no less lovely sister Agnes; Mrs.
Fitzherbert, the wife of George IV., after 'Gains-
borough; Mrs. Piozzi, by George Dance; Edmond
Malone, by Sir Joshua; Dr. Burney and James
Boswell, both by Dance; Warren Hastings, by
Tilly Kettle; Mary Bruce, Duchess of Richmond
Marshal Conway; and others. There are also in-
teresting facsimiles. If Mrs. Toynbee's edition be
not definite and final, which it may well be, it is
that to which the scholar will turn by obligation as
well as by preference. There are three aspects in
which this work may be viewed: it is indispens-
able to the knowledge of the eighteenth century;.
it is a book to be dipped into and consulted with
advantage and delight; and it resembles the memoirs
of St. Simon and a few others, the thought of
perusing which in their entirety all but reconciles.
us to the period of enforced leisure into which, in
the end, the busiest of us have to decline.

We cannot deal with the very different aspect of modern Cambridge as revealed by its present Calendar.' The wonderful advance of science is, of course, a leading feature of the University. It is a feature of the age in general. What, however, we expect and need from the universities is a reinforcement of the taste which has become that of an honourable minority almost stunned by the forces of vulgarity and advertisement. We want, in fine, as many good men and good books to leaven the lump as can be procured, and we look for signs of literary activity in this 'Calendar.' So we regret to see that Caius announces the following among its records of this year: "English Essay, No essay sent in French Essay Prize, ditto; German Essay Prize, Not awarded"; and "Natural Science Essay Prize, No essay sent in." We notice, further, that LOUEY CHISHOLM is preparing for publication a at Christ's no exercises were sent in for the PrizeBook of Poetry for Children,' and invites suggesin Memory of Calverley, and that Prof. Skeat's tions of unfamiliar pieces. Her address is c/o English Prize was not awarded. Every educated Messrs. T. C. & E. C. Jack, Causewayside, Edinperson should cultivate his powers of expression, burgh. For he may have before long to yield his heritage of liberal education to the loud Philistine. It is no ime to

Sit as safe as in a Senate-House,
For Milton's simile has lost its aptness. We hope
hat this Calendar' may have a wide circulation
outside the special circles it immediately concerns,
of only to supply the daily press of the wilder sort
with corrections of some of its ill-founded state-
nents and conclusions.

The Letters of Horace Walpole. Chronologically
arranged and edited by Mrs. Paget Toynbee.
Vols. XIII., XIV., and XV. (Oxford, Clarendon

THE labour so spiritedly undertaken and con-
cientiously pursued by Mrs. Paget Toynbee of
iving us, in chronological sequence, the letters of
Horace Walpole trembles on the point of comple-
ion. Her task is, indeed, accomplished. Of the
ixteen promised volumes fifteen are in the hands
f subscribers, and with the appearance, now im-
ninent, of the sixteenth, consisting of index,
he augmented price with which the timid and
he recalcitrant have been menaced will come
nto operation. Attention has been drawn by us
to the increased number of letters now accessible to
he public. Of the 3,061 letters included in the
fteen volumes which have appeared, a consider-
ble percentage are printed for the first time. The
umber is, in fact, much larger, many of the num-
ers being given in duplicate. Letters published
br the first time are in no respect inferior in
terest or importance to those with which the


THE publication of Mrs. Paget Toynbee's edition of Horace Walpole's Letters will be completed on the 11th inst., when the sixteenth volume will be issued from the Oxford University Press. volume will consist of indexes of persons, places, and subjects, including matters of art and art criticism. The subscription list will close when it is published.


MR. T. CARVER, of Hereford, sends two lists-one of Theological Works, and the other of Ancient and Modern Literature. A copy of The Ancestor, 12 vols., is priced 40s.

Mr. Bertram Dobell has among first editions. Blake's 'The Book of Thel,' a very fine uncut copy. 1789, 907.; Northanger Abbey' and 'Persuasion, 4 vols., 1818, 17. 10s.;Ingoldsby,' 127. 10s.; 'Lavengro,' 17. 158.; Paracelsus. 71. 7s.; Hudibras,' 91. 9s.; Coleridge's 'The Fall of Robespierre,' 57. 5s.; Cory's 'Jonica (containing the scarce second part), 2. 2s. ;: In Memoriam,' 47. 4s.; Westmacott's English Spy, 24. 10s.; and Don Juan,' 87. Ss. Other items include David Garrick's copy of 'Nouveau Théâtre Italien,' Paris, 1733, 61. 6s.; also a collection of plays from his library, 41. 4s. and Ryley's 'The Itinerant; or, Memoirs of an Actor,' 9 vols., 18081827. The catalogue states that Mr. Knight has written a note in this copy......The scarcest thea-trical work he knows.' A complete set of the original 271 numbers of The Tatler from 12 April, 1709, to 2 January, 1711, folio, is 81. Ss.; and Stow's


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Mr. William Dunlop, of Edinburgh, has a number of interesting works relating to Scotland. These include Drummond's Old Edinburgh,' reproduced in facsimile, 1879, 27. 5s.; Billings's Antiquities, 37. 10s.; and The Arms of the Burghs of Scotland,' by the Marquess of Bute, 17. 7s. 6d. The general list comprises Boswell's 'Johnson, Murray, 1853, 10 vols., 24s.; Hume and Smollett, 18 vols., good as new, 17s. 6d.; Lingard, 10 vols., 12s.; Froude's History,' 12 vols., 35s.; Picturesque America, 2 vols. royal 4to, 12s.; Australasia Illustrated, 1606 to the Present Time,' 1892, 17. 1s. (published at 117. 11s.); P. H. Emerson's Pictures of East Anglian Life,' 1888, 12s. 6d. (published at 71. 75.); and a clean copy of Moreri's 'Le Grand Dictionnaire,' 1740, 18s. 6d. Lord Byron, in writing to Murray, said, I have Bayle's Dictionary, but cannot do without Moreri."

Messrs. E. George & Sons have a catalogue of Alpine, Antiquarian, Architectural, and Miscellaneous Books. Under General Literature is Calendar of Wills, 1258-1688,' printed for the Corporation of London, 1889-90, 17. 15s. A set of The Saturday Review, 1856-65, is 31. The Garden, 1876-88, 26 vols., 51.; and a very fine series of the Revue des Deux Mondes, 1856-88, 97. 9s.


67. 12s. 6d. and Burton's 'Arabian Nights, Benares, 1885, 337. There are works of interest under Commonwealth, Elizabeth, and Ireland.

Mr. C. Richardson, of Manchester, has the ninth edition of Bunyan, excessively rare, 1683, 207.; a set of N. &Q 1849 to June, 1898, 97 vols., halfmorocco, and the Indexes to the eight Series, 8 vols, cloth. 40. Villon Society's Publications, 13 vols, 13. 10s.; Miller's series of works on Costume, 32 coloured plates, 7 vols. folio, 1804-20, 107. 10s. ; a first edition of Edward FitzGerald's Euphranor,' excessively scarce, 1851, 5. 10s.; Shakespeare's Poems,' Kelmscott Press, Sl.; a fine copy of Littré 5 vols., 1888-93, 47.; Museum of Painting and Sculpture,' 1828-32, 67.; Ruskin's 'Modern Painters' 6 vols. imp. Svo, 1888, 61.; and Waverley Novels, 48 vols., Cadell, 1829-32, 67.

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Mr. Albert Sutton, of Manchester, has a set of the Chetham Society's Publications, 1840-1904, 24; Hazlitt's Early English Bibliography,' with Index volume by Gray, 51. 15s.; Hotten's "Library of Humour," 13 vols., 31. 5s.; Caulfield's Portraits,' 1819, 17. 8s. ; first edition of Campbell's Poetical Works, Moxon, 1837, 11. 2s. 6d. ; Cavendish Society's Publications, 1848-71, 57.; a copy of Eikon Basi like,' 1648. 27. 2s.; Pickering's editions of Coleridge, 15 vols., 1840-49, original cloth, 4. 10s.; first edition of Goldsmith's 'Citizen of the World,' J. Newbery 1762, 37. 12s. 6d. ; Jardine's " Naturalist's Library, 40 vols., 1833, 37.; and 'Newgate Calendar,' 1800-8, 21. 2s. Other items include Scott's Complete Works, with Life.' 100 vols., Cadell, 1829-39, 10.; and Stevenson's 'The Story of a Lie,' first edition, 1882, 107. 10s. A note in the catalogue states: "I July, 1899, a copy sold for 301. 10s. The work w to have been published by Hayley & Jackson in 1882, but was suppressed before publication. Only five or six copies are known to have escaped de struction."

Notices to Correspondents.

We must call special attention to the following notices:

ON all communications must be written the na

We have two lists from Messrs. W. Heffer & Sons, of Cambridge. One contains works on Philosophy, Moral Sciences, Politics, Africa, America, &c.; while the other-a short list of 215 items-includes very few that are not of some special value. large-paper copy of Ariosto. Venice, 1772, is 10%. 10%. Under Alciati is 'Omnia Emblemata, Paris, 1608, 2. 10s. This the catalogue says is so excessively rare that only two other copies are known. Under Virgil, Baskerville, 1557, is the poet Alfieri's copy with his book-plate, 77. 10s. There is a fine large copy of the first edition of 'The Anatomy of Melancholy,' 1621, 377. 10s. Queen Elizabeth's PrayerBook, first edition, 1578, is 45l. We have space to note only a few more: Tennyson's 'Poems,' 1833, 30%.; Lorna Doone,' 3 vols., in original cloth, very scarce, 251.; Rossetti's Sister Helen,' Oxford, 1857, for private circulation, 127. 12s.; Thackeray, 7 vols., 1848-59, 217.; and an original charcoal drawing by Burne-Jones, The Miraculous Draught of Fishes', framed, 287. 10s. There is a Shelley MS., 367.; and an original MS. of De Quincey, 20%. 10s. Nine letters of Charles Lamb include one to his friend Allsop, in which he writes: "I am going to ask you to do me the greatest favour which a man can do to another, I want to make my will, and to leave my property in trust for my sister. N.B.-I am not therefore going to die. Would it be unpleasant for LADY RUSSELL, COL. BELL, and S. H. A. HERVE you to be named for one?" The letters are priced-Forwarded. 651. There is also an original holograph unpub- L. R. M. STRACHAN ("She never found fault wit lished acrostic to Emma B-, signed "Ch Lamb," you," &c.).-Anticipated ante, p. 316. price 30%.

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