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Page 11 - Essays : On Decision of Character ; on a Man's writing Memoirs of Himself; on the epithet Romantic ; on the aversion of Men of Taste to Evangelical Religion.
Page 9 - SELBY'S COMPLETE BRITISH ORNITHOLOGY. A most magnificent work of the Figures of British Birds, containing exact and faithful representations in their full natural size,¡ of all the known species found in Great Britain, 383 Figures in 228 beautifully coloured Plates.'. 2 vols. elephant folio, elegantly half bound morocco (pub. at 105/.), gilt back and gilt edges, 31/. lu«. 1834' "The grandest work on Ornithology published in this country, the same for British Birds" that Audubon's is for the birds...
Page 5 - SACRA PICTORIA: being a Series of Illustrations of the Ancient Versions of the Bible, copied from Illuminated Manuscripts, executed between the Fourth and Sixteenth Centuries. Royal 4to, with 50 beautifully Illuminated Plates, half-bound morocco, .£3 IM.
Page 9 - Figures of Shells, etched on copper-plates, in which the most characteristic examples are given of all the Genera established up to the present time, arranged in Lamarckian Order, accompanied by copious Explanations; Observations respecting the Geographical or Geological distribution of each ; Tabular Views of the Systems of Lamarck and De Blainvilie; a Glossary of Technical Terms, &c. New Edition, considerably enlarged and improved, with numerous Woodcuts in the text, now first added, 8vo, cloth,...
Page 1 - The Author appears to us to have neglected no sources of information, and to have exhausted them, as far as regards the general scope and purpose of the inquiry. The Graphical Illustrations are such as become a work of this character upon such a subject; at, of course, a lavish cost.
Page 5 - BAUER AND HOOKER'S ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE GENERA OF FERNS, in which the characters of each Genus are displayed in the most elaborate manner, In a series of magnified Dissections and Figures, highly finished in Colours. Imp. 8vot Plates, 61. 1S38-42 BEECHEY. — BOTANY OF CAPTAIN BEECHEY'S VOYAGE, comprising an Account of the Plants collected by ..Messrs. LAY and COLLIE, and other Officer* of the Expedition, during the Voyage to tire Pacific and Behring's Straits.
Page 24 - One of the most useful and agreeable companions to the understanding of Shakspeare which have been produced. The youthful reader who is about to taste the charms of our great Bard, is strongly recommended to prepare himself by first reading these elegant tales."—Quarterly Review LEL TRAITS AND TRIALS OF EARLY LIFE.
Page 20 - ECCLESIASTICAL CHRONOLOGY; Or, Annals of the Christian Church, from its Foundation to the present Time. Containing a View of General Church History, and the Course of Secular Events ; the Limits of the Church and its Relations to the State; Controversies; Sects and Parties; Rites, Institutions, and Discipline ; Ecclesiastical Writers.
Page 7 - This extremely beautiful work is the only one which contains our English Moths and Butterflies of the full natural size, in all their changes of Caterpillar, Chrysalis, &c., with the plants on which they feed.