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SPECIAL DICTIONARIES AND WORKS

OF REFERENCE.

Dr. Richardson's Philological Dictionary of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Combining Explanation with Etymology, and copiously illustrated by Quotations from the Best Authorities. New Edition, with a Supplement containing additional Words and further Illustrations. In 2 vols. 4to. £4 148. 6d. Half-bound in Russia, £5 158. 6d. Russia, £6 128.

The Words, with those of the same family, are traced to their origin. The Explanations are deduced from the primitive meaning through the various usages. The Quotations are arranged chronologically, from the earliest period to the present time.

The Supplement separately. 4to. 128.

An 8vo. edition, without the Quotations, 158. Half-russia, 208.
Russia, 248.
Synonyms and Antonyms of the English Language.
Collected and Contrasted. By the late Ven. C. J. SMITH, M.A.
Post 8vo. 58.

Synonyms Discriminated. A Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the English Language, with their various Shades of Meaning, &c. Illustrated by Quotations from Standard Writers. By the late Ven. C. J. SMITH, M.A. Demy 8vo. 168.

A New Biographical Dictionary. By THOMPSON COOPER, F.S.A., Editor of "Men of the Time," and Joint Editor of "Athenæ Cantabrigienses." 1 vol. 8vo. 128.

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GEORGE STANLEY. Imperial 8vo. £2 28.

A Supplement of Recent and Living Painters. By

HENRY OTTLEY. 128.

The Cottage Gardener's Dictionary. With a Supplement, containing all the new plants and varieties to the year 1869. Edited by GEORGE W. JOHNSON. Post 8vo. Cloth. 68. 6d.

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THE ALDINE SERIES OF THE BRITISH POETS.

CHEAP EDITION.

In Fifty-two Volumes, Bound in Cloth, at Eighteenpence each Volume.

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Complete sets may be obtained, bound in half-morocco.

N.B.-Copies of the Fine Paper Edition, with portraits, may still be had, price 5s. per volume (except Collins, 3s. 6d.).

LONDON: GEORGE BELL & SONS, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

GEORGE BELL & SONS.

THE ALDINE EDITION OF THE BRITISH POETS.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES.

THE fifty-two volumes which have hitherto formed the well-known Aldine Series, embody the works of nearly all the more popular English poetical writers, whether lyric, epic, or satiric, up to the end of the eighteenth century. But since that time the wonderful fertility of English literature has produced many writers equal, and in some cases far superior, to the majority of their predecessors; and the widely augmented roll of acknowledged English poets now contains many names not represented in the series of "Aldine Poets."

With a view of providing for this want, and of making a series which has long held a high place in public estimation a more adequate representation of the whole body of English poetry, the Publishers have determined to issue a second series, which will contain some of the older poets, and the works of recent writers, so far as may be practicable by arrangement with the representatives of the poets whose works are still copyright.

One volume, or more, at a time will be issued at short intervals; they will be uniform in binding and style with the last fine-paper edition of the Aldine Poets, in fcap. 8vo. size, printed at the Chiswick Press. Price 58. per volume.

Each volume will be edited with notes where necessary for elucidation of the text; a memoir will be prefixed, and a portrait, where an authentic one is accessible.

The following are ready, or in preparation.

THE POEMS OF WILLIAM BLAKE.

and portrait by Jeens.

With Memoir by W. M. Rossetti,

THE POEMS OF SAMUEL ROGERS. With Memoir by Edward Bell, and portrait by Jeens.

THE POEMS OF THOMAS CHATTERTON. 2 vols. Edited by the Rev. W. Skeat, with Memoir by Edward Bell.

THE POEMS OF SIR WALTER RALEIGH, SIR HUGH COTTON, and Selections from other Courtly Poets. With Introduction by the Rev. Dr. Hannah, and portrait of Sir W. Raleigh.

THE POEMS OF THOMAS CAMPBELL. With Memoir by W. Allingham, and portrait by Jeens.

THE POEMS OF GEORGE HERBERT. (Complete Edition.) With Memoir by the Rev. A. B. Grosart, and portrait.

THE POEMS OF JOHN KEATS. With Memoir by Lord Houghton, and portrait by Jeens.

LONDON: GEORGE BELL & SONS, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

In Ten Volumes, price 2s. 6d. each; in half-morocco, £2_10s.

the set.

CHEAP ALDINE EDITION OF SHAKESPEARE'S DRAMATIC WORKS.

EDITED BY S. W. SINGER.

Uniform with the Cheap Edition of the Aldine Poets.

THE formation of numerous Shakespeare Reading Societies has created a demand for a cheap portable edition, with LEGIBLE TYPE, that shall provide a sound text with such notes as may help to elucidate the meaning and assist in the better understanding of the author. The Publishers therefore determined to reprint Mr. Singer's well-known Edition, published in 10 vols., small 8vo., for some time out of print, and issue it in a cheap form, uniform with the well-known Aldine Edition of British Poets.

CONTENTS.

Vol. I. The Life of Shakespeare. The Tempest. The Two Gentlemen uf Verona. The Merry Wives of Windsor. Measure for Measure.

Vol. II. Comedy of Errors. Much Ado about Nothing. Love's Labour
Lost. Midsummer Night's Dream. Merchant of Venice.

Vol. III. As You Like It. Taming of the Shrew. All's Well that
Ends Well. Twelfth Night, or What You Will.
Vol. IV. Winter's Tale. Pericles. King John. King Richard II.
Vol. V. King Henry IV., Parts I. and II. King Henry V.
Vol. VI. King Henry VI., Parts I. II. and III. King Richard III.
Vol. VII. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Coriolanus.
Vol. VIII. Titus Andronicus. Romeo and Juliet. Timon of Athens.
Julius Cæsar.

Vol. IX. Macbeth. Hamlet. King Lear.
Vol. X. Othello. Antony and Cleopatra.

Cymbeline.

Uniform with the above, price 2s. 6d; in half-morocco, 58. CRITICAL ESSAYS ON THE PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE, BY WILLIAM WATKISS LLOYD ;

Giving a succinct account of the origin and source of each play, where ascertainable, and careful criticisms on the subject-matter of each.

A few copies of this Work have been printed to range with the fine-paper Edition of the Aldine Poets. The price for the Eleven Volumes (not sold separately) is £2 15s.

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GEORGE BELL & SONS.

POCKET VOLUMES.

A SERIES of Select Works of Favourite Authors, adapted for general reading, moderate in price, compact and elegant in form, and executed in a style fitting them to be permanently preserved. Imperial 32mo., cloth, gilt top.

Bacon's Essays. 2s. 6d.
Burns's Poems. 3s.
Songs. 3s.
Coleridge's Poems. 3s.

C. Dibdin's Sea Songs and Ballads.

And others. 3s.

Midshipman, The. Autobiographical
Sketches of his own early Career, by Cap-
tain BASIL HALL, R.N., F.R.S. 3s. 6d.
Lieutenant and Commander. By
Captain BASIL HALL, R.N., F.R.S. 3s. 6d.
George Herbert's Poems. 2s. 6d.
Remains. 2s.

Works. 3s. 6d.

ELZEVIR

Longfellow's Evangeline, Voices,

Sea-side and Fire-side. 4s. 6d. With
Portrait.

Hiawatha, and The Golden Legend. 4s. 6d.

The Sketch Book. By WASHINGTON
IRVING. 38. 6d.

White's Natural History of Sel

borne. 3s. 6d.

Shakspeare's Plays. KEIGHTLEY's Edition. Thirteen Volumes in cloth case, 21s.

Wayside Inn, Miles Standish, Spanish Student. 48. 6d.

Coleridge's Poems.

Portrait.

Tales of a Traveller. By WASHING-
TON IRVING. 38. 6d.

Charles Lamb's Tales from Shak-
speare. 3s.

Burns's Poetical Works. 4s. 6d.
With Portrait.

Songs and Ballads. 4s. 6d. These Editions contain all the copyright pieces published in the Aldine Edition. Cowper's Poetical Works. 2 vols., each 4s. 6d. With Portrait.

4s. 6d. With

Longfellow's Evangeline and Voices,
Sea-side, and Poems on Slavery. 3s.
Milton's Paradise Lost. 3s.

-Regained, & other Poems. 3s.
Robin Hood Ballads. 3s.
Southey's Life of Nelson. 3s.
Walton's Complete Angler.
traits and Illustrations. 38.

Small fcap. 8vo.

THESE Volumes are issued under the general title of "ELZEVIR SERIES," to distinguish them from other collections. This general title has been adopted to indicate the spirit in which they are prepared; that is to say, with the greatest possible accuracy as regards text, and the highest degree of beauty that can be attained in the workmanship.

They are printed at the Chiswick Press, on fine paper, with wide margins, and issued in a neat cloth binding.

Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, &c. 38. 6d.

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