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The Map of Europe by Treaty, showing

the various political and territorial changes which
have taken place since the General Peace of 1814,
with numerous maps and notes. By Edward Hertslet,
C.B. London, 1875. Vol. I, 1814-1827; vol. 2,
1828-1863; vol. 3, 1864-1875. This work shows
the changes which have taken place in the Map of

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Europe by Treaty or other International arrangements.
It contains a List of Treaties, etc., between Great
Britain and Foreign Powers for the maintenance of
the Peace of Europe and for the Settlement of
European Questions, 1814-75.

History. Moniteur des Dates, contenant un million
des renseignements biographiques, genealogiques et
historiques. Par Edouard Oettinger. Dresde, 1 866-68.
6 thin vols. 4to. Tomes 7, 8, 9, Supplement
commence par E. M. Oettinger considerablement
augmente . . . par Dr. Hugo Schramm. Leipzig,
1873-1882.

Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal

Information relating to all Ages. i6th edition, by
Benjamin Vincent. London.

The Manual of Dates. A Dictionary of

Reference of the most important facts and events in
the History of the World. By George H. Townsend.
Fifth edition entirely remodelled and edited by
Frederick Martin. London, 1877. 8vo.

Encyclopaedia of Chronology, Historical

and Biographical. By B. B. Woodward, B.A, and
William L. R. Gates. London, 1872. 8vo.

The Dictionary of Chronology, or Historical

and Statistical Register. Compiled and edited by
William Henry Overall, F.S.A. London, 1870. 8vo.

The Anniversary Calendar, Natal Book,

and Universal Mirror ; embracing anniversaries of
persons, events, institutions, and festivals, of all



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denominations, historical, sacred and domestic, in
every period and state of the world. London, 1832.
2 vols. 8vo.

History. An Epitome of the Civil and Literary
Chronology of Rome and Constantinople, from the
death of Augustus to the death of Heraclius. By
Henry Fynes Clinton, M.A. Edited by the Rev. C.
J. Fynes Clinton, M.A. Oxford, 1853. 8vo.

Fasti Romani : the Civil and Literary

Chronology of Rome and Constantinople, from the
death of Augustus to the death of Justin II. [to the
death of Heraclius]. By Henry Fynes Clinton, M.A.
Oxford, 1845-50. 2 vols. 4to.

Fasti Hellenici : the Civil and Literary

Chronology of Greece, from the earliest accounts to
the death of Augustus. By Henry Fynes Clinton, M.A.
Oxford, 1834-51. 3 vols. 410.

Descriptive Catalogue of Materials relating

to the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the
end of the reign of Henry VII. By Thomas DufTus
Hardy. London, 1862-71. Vol. I. From the
Roman Period to the Norman Invasion. Vol. II.
A.D. IO66 to A.D. I2OO. Vol. III. A.D. I2OO to
A.D. 1327.

The Dictionary of English History. Edited

by Sidney J. Low, B.A., and F. S. Pulling, M.A.
London, 1884. 8vo.

Introduction to the Study of English

History. By Samuel R. Gardiner, Hon. LL.D., and



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J. Bass Mullinger, M.A. London, 1 88 r. 8vo. The
Second part by Mr. Mullinger is devoted to Authorities,
and is a model of what such a work should be.

History. Handy-Book of Rules and Tables for
Verifying Dates with the Christian Era . . with
Regnai years of English Sovereigns from the Norman
Conquest to the present time, A.D. 1066 to 1874. By
John J. Bond. London, 1875. Sm. 8vo.

The Annals of England : an Epitome of

English History, from contemporary writers, the Rolls
of Parliament and other Public Records. Library
Edition. Oxford and London, 1876. 8vo. Contains
some valuable information as to the sources of history
in the Appendix.

The Representative History of Great

Britain and Ireland, being a History of the House of
Commons and of the Counties, Cities, and Boroughs
of the United Kingdom from the earliest period.
By T. H. B. Oldfield. London, 181 6. 6 vols. 8vo.

An Index to "The Times," and to the

topics and events of the year 1862. [By J. Giddings.]
London, 1863. Svo.

An Index to "The Times," and to the

topics and events of the year 1863. By J. Giddings.
London, 1864. Svo.

Index to "The Times" Newspaper, 1864,

to September, 1885. London. 41x5.

Annals of our Time, from the accession of

Queen Victoria, 1837, to the Peace of Versailles, 1871.



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By T. Irving. London, 1871. 8vo. Supplement
(Feb. 1871 July, 1878). London, 1879. 8vo.

(France.} Dictionnaire Historique de la France
. . . Par Ludovic Lalanne. Paris, 1872. 8vo.

Insurance. The Insurance Cyclopaedia, being a
Dictionary of the definition of terms used in connexion
with the theory and practice of Insurance in all its
branches ; a Biographical Summary ... a Biblio-
graphical Reportery ... By Cornelius Walford.
London, vol. I, 1871, to vol. 6. Royal 8vo.

Language. See Dictionaries, Philology.

Law. The Law-Dictionary, explaining the rise,
progress, and present state of the British Law . . .
By Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins ; fourth edition by
Thomas Colpitts Granger. London, 1835. 2vols. 4to.

Wharton's Law- Lexicon, formingan Epitome
of the Law of England . . . seventh edition by J. M.
Lely, M.A. London, 1863. Royal 8vo.

A Law Dictionary, adapted to the Consti-
tution and Laws of the United States of America and
of the several States of the American Union ... By
J ohn Bouvier. Fourteenth edition. Philadelphia, 1870.

The Lawyer's Reference Manual of Law

Books and Citations. By Charles C. Soule. Boston,
1883. 8vo.

Ancient Law ; its connection with the early

history of Society, and its relation to modern ideas.
By H. S. Maine. London, 1861. 8vo.



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Law. Lectures in Jurisprudence. By John Austin.
Third edition, revised and edited by R. Campbell.
London, 1869. 3 vols. 8vo.

Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. By

R. Burn. The 3Oth edition was published in 1869.
The 1 3th edition of Archbold's Justice of the Peace
appeared in 1878.

Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of

England. Student's edition.

Literature.

(English!) Cyclopaedia of English Literature.
Edited by Robert Chambers. Edinburgh, 1843. New
edition by Robert Carruthers. Edinburgh. 2 vols.
Royal 8vo.

Dictionary of English Literature, being a

Comprehensive Guide to English Authors and their
Works. By Davenport Adams. London, n.d. Sq. 8vo.

Professor Henry Morley's English Writers,

his Tables of English Literature, and his volumes of
Selections, entitled Library of English Literature,
will be found of great value.

(American.'] Cyclopaedia of American Literature:
embracing personal and critical Notices of Authors,
and selections from their writings ... By Evert A.
Duyckinck and George L. Duyckinck. Edited to
date by M. Laird Simons. Philadelphia, 1877.
2 vols. Imp. 8vo.

The Poets and Poetry of Europe, with



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Introductions and Biographical Notices, by Henry
Wadsworth Longfellow. London, 1855. Roy. 8vo.

(Polish.} Bentkowskiego (F.). Historya Literatury
Polskiey. Warszawie, 1814. 2 vols. 8vo.

(Russian.) Otto (Friedrich). History of Russian
Literature, with a Lexicon of Russian Authors.
Translated from the German by George Cox. Oxford,
1839. 8vo.

(Spanish.} Ticknor (George). History of Spanish
Literature. New York, 1849. 3 vols. 8vo.

(Classical.) A History of Latin Literature from
Ennius to Boethius. By George Augustus Simcox,
M.A. London, 1883. 2 vols. 8vo.

A History of Roman Classical Literature.

By R. W. Browne, M.A. London, 1884. 8vo.

A History of Roman Literature. By W.

S. Teuffel, translated by Wilhelm Wagner, Ph.D.
London, 1873. 2 vols. 8vo.

Bibliographical Clue to Latin Literature.

Edited after Dr. E. Hiibner, with large additions by
the Rev. John E. B. Mayor. London, 1875. I2mo.

Guide to the Choice of Classical Books.

By Joseph B. Mayor. Third edition, with Supple-
mentary List. London, 1885.



Manuscripts. Guide to the Historian, the Bio-
grapher, the Antiquary, the man of literary curiosity,
and the collector of autographs, towards the verifica-
tion oi Manuscripts, by reference to engraved fac-



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similes of handwriting. [By Dawson Turner.] Yar-
mouth, 1848. Roy. 8vo. A most valuable alpha-
betical Index of the names of celebrated men, with
references to the books where specimens of their
writing can be found.

Mathematics. Dictionnaire des Mathematiqucs
appliques. . . . Par H. Sonnet. Paris, 1867. Roy.
8vo.

Mechanics. Knight's American Mechanical Dic-
tionary ... By Edward H. Knight. London and
New York, 1874-77. 3 vols. royal 8vo.

Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts, Mechanical and

Chemical, Manufactures, Mining and Engineering.
Edited by Charles Tomlinson. London, 1866.
3 vols. roy. 8vo.

Medica>l. The Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physi-
ology. Edited by Robert B. Todd, M.D., F.R.S.
London, 1835-59. 5 vols. in 6, royal 8vo.

A Dictionary of Practical Medicine . . .

By James Copland. London, 1858. 3 vols. 8vo.

An Expository Lexicon of the terms,

ancient and modern, in Medical and General Science ;
including a complete Medico-Legal Vocabulary. . .
By R. G. Mayne, M.D. London, 1860. 8vo.

Cooper's Dictionary of Practical Surgery

and Encyclopaedia of Surgical Science. New edition
brought down to the present time by Samuel A. Lane.
London, 1872. 2 vols. royal 8vo.

Medical Lexicon : a Dictionary of Medical



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Science ... by Robley Dunglison, M.D., LL.D.
A new edition enlarged and thoroughly revised by
Richard J. Dunglison, M.D. Philadelphia, 1874.
Roy. 8vo.

Monograms. Dictionnaire des Monogrammes,
marques figurees, lettres initiales, noms abreges, etc.,
avec lesquels les Peintres, Dessinateurs, Graveurs et
Sculpteurs ont designe leurs noms. Par Franjois
Brulliot. Nouvelle edition. Munich, 1832-34. 3
parts. Imp. 8vo.

Music. General History of the Science and Practice
of Music. By Sir John Hawkins, London, 1776.
5 vols. 4to.

History of Music from the earliest ages to

the present period. By Charles Burney. London,
1776-89. 4 vols. 4to.

Biographie Universelle des Musiciens et

Bibliographic generate de la musique. Par F. J.
Fetis. Deuxieme edition. Paris, 1860-65. 8 vols.
roy. 8vo.

Supplement et Complement, publics sous la

direction de M. Arthur Pougin. Paris, 1878-80.
2 vols. roy. 8vo.

Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Edited

by [Sir] G. Grove. London, 1878. 8vo. In progress.

Mythology. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Bio-
graphy and Mythology, edited by Dr. W. Smith.
1845-48. 3 vols. 8vo.

Natural History. Dictionary of Natural History



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Terms, with their derivations, including the various
orders, genera, and species. By David H. McNicoll,
M.D. London, 1863. Sm. 8vo.

Natural History. See Botany, Zoology.

Painters. A General Dictionary of Painters . . .
By Matthew Pilkington, A.M. A new edition, cor-
rected and revised by R. A. Davenport. London,
1852. 8vo.

A Catalague Raisonne of the Works of the

most eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters,
... to which is added a Brief Notice of the Scholars
and Imitators of the Great Masters of the above schools.
By John Smith. London, 1829-42. 9 parts. Roy. 8vo.

The Picture Collector's Manual, adapted

to the Professional Man and the Amateur ; being a
Dictionary of Painters . . . together with an alpha-
betical arrangement of the Scholars, Imitators, and
Copyists of the various masters, and a Classification
of Subjects. By James R. Hobbes. London, 1849.
2 vols. 8vo.

/Vmzv?. Courthope's" Historical Peerage, "founded
on Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas's "Synopsis of the
Peerage," is an indispensable work, but it only refers
to English Titles. Mr. Solly's "Index of Hereditary
Titles of Honour" contains the Peerage and Baronet-
age of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

The Official Baronage of England, 1066 to

1885, by James E. Doyle (vols. 1-3. 4to.), has just
appeared.



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Peerage. Of the current peerages, Burke' s, Dod's,
Debrett's, and Foster's, all have their points of merit.

Periodicals. Catalogue of Scientific Serials of all
countries, including the Transactions of Learned
Societies in the Natural, Physical and Mathematical
Sciences, 1633-1876. By Samuel H. Scudder.
Library of Harvard University, 1879. 8vo. In this
valuable list of periodicals, which is arranged geo-
graphically according to countries with an alphabet
under each country, transactions and journals are
joined together in the same arrangement. At the
end there are an Index of Towns, an Index of Titles,
and an Index of Minor Subjects.

An Index to Periodical Literature. By

Wm. Fred. Poole. New York. Roy. 8vo. ist ed.
1843 ; 2nd ed. 1848 ; 3rd ed. 1882.

Catalogue of Scientific Papers (1800-1863).

Compiled and published by the Royal Society of
London. London, 1867-72. 6 vols. 410. (1864-73.)
Vol. 7, 1877; Vol. 8, 1879. Vol. i, A-Clu;
Vol. 2, Coa-Gra ; Vol. 3, Gre-Lez ; Vol. 4, Lhe-Poz ;
Vol. 5, Pra-Tiz ; Vol. 6, Tka-Zyl ; Vol. 7, A-Hyr ;
Vol. 8, I-Zvvi.

The celebrated Dr. Thomas Young published

in the second volume of his Course of Lectures on
Natural Philosophy and the Alechanical Arts (1807) a
most valuable Catalogue of books and papers relating
to the subject of his Lectures, which is classified
minutely, and occupies 514 quarto pages in double



124 How to Form a Library.

columns. In Kelland's new edition (1845) the
references are abridged and inserted after the several
lectures to which they refer.

Philology. Max Muller's " Lectures on the
Science of Language"; Marsh's "Lectures" and
"Origin and History of the English Language";
Abp. Trench's " English, Past and Present " ;
"Select Glossary."

Physics. Elementary Treatise on Natural Phi-
losophy. By A. P. Deschanel. 8vo.

Elementary Treatise on Physics. By A.

Ganot, edited by E. Atkinson. Sm. 8vo.

Plate. Old English Plate, ecclesiastical, decorative,
and domestic, its makers and marks. By Wilfred
Joseph Cripps, M.A., F.S.A. Second edition.
London, 1881. 8vo.

Plays. See Drama.

Pottery. Marks and Monograms on Pottery and
Porcelain of the Renaissance and Modern periods,

with historical notices of each Manufactory

By William Chaffers. Fourth edition. London, 1874.
Roy. 8vo.

Prices. History of Prices from 1793 to 1856. By
Thomas Tooke and William Newmarch. London,
l8 3 8 ~57- 6 vols. 8vo.

Prints. An Introduction to the Study and Col-
lection of Ancient Prints. By William Hughes
Wiltshire, M.D. Edin. Second edition, revised and
enlarged. London, 1877. 2 vols. 8vo.



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Prints. The Print Collector, an Introduction to the
Knowledge necessary for forming a Collection of
Ancient Prints. By J. Maberly, . . . Edited with
Notes, an Account of Contemporary Etching and
Etchers, and a Bibliography of Engraving. By
Robert Hoe, jun. New York, 1880. Sq. Svo.

Etching and Etchers. By P. G. Hamerton.

New edition. London, 1876. Svo.

Printing. Typographia or the Printers' Instructor :
including an Account of the Origin of Printing. . . .
By J. Johnson, Printer. London, 1824. 2 vols. Svo.

A Dictionary of the Art of Printing. By

"William Savage. London, 1841. Svo.

Proverbs. A Hand-Book of Proverbs, comprising
an entire republication of Ray's Collection of English
Proverbs . . . and a complete alphabetical Index
... in which are introduced large additions collected
by Henry G. Bohn, 1857. London, 1872.

A Polyglot of Foreign Proverbs, comprising

French, Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese,
and Danish, with English translations and a general
Index. By Henry G. Bohn. London, 1867.

English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases

collected from the most authentic sources, alpha-
betically arranged and annotated. By W. Carew
Hazlitt. London, 1869. Svo. Second edition.
London, 1882. Sm. Svo.

Quotations. Many Thoughts of Many Minds :
being a Treasury of References, consisting of Selec-



126 How to Form a Library.

tions from the Writings of the most celebrated Authors.
Compiled and analytically arranged by Henry South-
gate. Third edition. London, 1862. 8vo. Second
Series. London, 1871. 8vo.

Quotations. Noble Thoughts in Noble Language :
a Collection of Wise and Virtuous Utterances in Prose
and Verse, from the writings of the known good and
the great unknown. Edited by Henry Southgate.
London. 8vo.

Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay,

with Indexes. By S. Austin Allibone. Philadelphia,
1876. Roy. 8vo

Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to

Tennyson, with copious Indexes. By S. Austin
Allibone. Philadelphia, 1875. Roy. 8vo.

A Dictionary of Quotations from the English

Poets. By Henry G. Bohn. London, 1867. Sq. 8vo.
Second edition. London. Sm. 8vo.

An Index to Familiar Quotations, selected

principally from British Authors, with parallel passages
from various writers, ancient and modern. By J. C.
Grocott. Liverpool, 1863. Sm. 8vo.

Familiar Quotations : being an attempt to

trace to their source passages and phrases in common
use. By John Bartlett. Author's edition. London,
Sm. 8vo.

Words, Facts and Phrases, a Dictionary of

Curious, Quaint, and Out-of-the-Way Matters. By
Eliezer Edwards. London, 1882. Sm. 8vo.



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Quotations. The Reader's Handbook of Allusions,
References, Plots and Stories, with their appendices.
By the Rev. E. Brewer, LL.D. . . Third edition.
London, 1882. Sm. 8vo.

Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . . By the

Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. Twelfth edition.
London, no date.

A Dictionary of Latin and Greek Quotations,

Proverbs, Maxims and Mottos, Classical and Mediaeval,
including Law Terms and Phrases. Edited by H. T.
Riley, B.A. London, 1880. Sm. 8vo.

Receipts. Cooky's Cyclopaedia of Practical Receipts
and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures,
Professions and Trades. . . designed as a compre-
hensive Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia. . . Sixth
edition, revised and greatly enlarged by Richard V.
Tuson. London, 1880. 2 vols. 8vo.

Records. Handbook of the Public Record Office.
By F. S. Thomas, Secretary of the Public Record
Office. London, 1853. Roy. Svo.

Index to the Printed Reports of Sir Francis

Palgrave, K.H., the Deputy- Keeper of the Public
Records, 1840-1861. London, 1865. By John
Edwards and Edward James Tabrum. In one
alphabet.

Ritual. Hierurgia ; or, Transubstantiation, Invo-
cation of Saints, Relics and Purgatory, besides those
other articles of Doctrine set forth in the Holy
Sacrifice of the Mass expounded ; and the use of Holy



128 How to Form a Library.

Water, Incense, and Images [etc.] Illustrated. By
D. Rock, D.D. Second edition. London, 1851. 8vo.

Ritual. Hierurgia Anglicana ; or, Documents and
Extracts illustrative of the Ritual of the Church in
England after the Reformation. Edited by Members
of the Ecclesiological, late Cambridge Camden
Society. London, 1848. 8vo.

Sports. An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports, or
complete account (historical, practical, and descriptive)
of Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Racing, etc., etc.
By Delabere P. Blaine. A new edition. London,
1840. 8vo.

Taxes. A. Sketch of the History of Taxes in
England from the earliest times to the present day.
By Stephen Dowell. London, 1876. 8vo. Vol. I
to the Civil War 1642.

Theology. See Ecdesiolo$y.

Topography. A Topographical Dictionary of
England. . . By Samuel Lewis. Seventh edition.
London, 1849.

A Topographical Dictionary of Wales. . .

By Samuel Lewis. Fourth edition. London, 1849.
2 vols. 4to.

A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland.

... By Samuel Lewis. Second edition. London,
1842. 2 vols. 4to.

See Geography.

Wills. An Index to Wills proved in the Court of
the Chancellor of the University of Oxford, and to



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such of the records and other instruments and papers
of that Court as relate to matters or causes testa-
mentary. By the Rev. John Griffiths, M.A., Keeper
of the Archives. Oxford, 1862. Roy. 8vo. In one
alphabet, with a chronological list appended.

Zoology. Nomenclator Zoologicus, continens
Nomina Systematica Generum Animalium tarn viven-
tium quam fossilium, secundum ordinem alphabeticum
disposita, adjectis auctoribus, libris in quibus reperi-
untur, anno editionis, etymologia et familiis, ad quas
pertinent, in singulis classibus. Auctore L. Agassiz.
. . . Soliduri, 1842-46. 4to.

Nomenclator Zoologicus, continens Nomina

Systematica generum animalium tarn viventium quam
fossilium, secundum ordinem alphabeticum disposita
sub auspicis et sumptibus C. R. Societatis Zoologico-
Botanicae conscriptus a Comite Augusto de Marschall
[1846-1868], Vindobonre, 1873. 8vo.

2. Country.

A library in a large country house should
contain a representative collection of English
literature, and also a selection of books of
reference from the previous list. Standard
Authors, in their best editions, County
Histories, Books of Travel, Books on Art,
and a representative collection of good

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novels, will of course find a place upon
the shelves. A book such as Stevens's My
English Library will be a good guide to the
foundation of the library, but each collector
will have his special tastes, and he will need
guidance from the more particular biblio-
graphies which are ready to his hand, and
a note of which will be found in Chapter V.
Room will also be found for sets of
Magazines, such as the Gentleman's, the
Edinburgh, and the Quarterly, and for the
Transactions of such Societies as the owner
may be member of. The issues of Publish-
ing Societies form quite a library of them-
selves, and an account of these will be
found in Chapter VII.

We have seen on a previous page how
Napoleon wished to form a convenient
travelling library, in which everything
necessary could be presented in a com-
paratively small number of handy volumes.
Few men are like Napoleon in the wish
to carry such a library about with them;
but where space is scarce there are many
who find it necessary to exercise a wise



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spirit of selection. This, however, each
man must do for himself, as tastes differ so
widely.

Auguste Comte succeeded in selecting
a library in which all that it is necessary
for a Positivist to know is included in 150
volumes, but this result is obtained by
putting two or more books together to form
one volume.

POSITIVIST LIBRARY FOR THE IQTH CENTURY.

150 Volumes.
I. Poetry. (Thirty Volumes.)

The Tliad and the Odyssey, in I vol. without notes.

yEschylus, the King CEdipus of Sophocles, and Aristo-
phanes, in I vol. without notes.

Pindar and Theocritus, with Daphnis and Chloe, in
I vol. without notes.

Plautus and Terence, in I vol. without notes.

Virgil complete, Selections from Horace, and Lucan,
in I vol. without notes.

Ovid, Tibullus, Juvenal, in I vol. without notes.

Fabliaux du Moyen Age, recueillies par Legrand
D'Aussy.

Dante, Ariosto, Tasso, and Petrarch, in I vol. in
Italian.

Select Plays of Metastasio and Alfieri, also in Italian.



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I Promessi Sposi, by Manzoni, in I vol. in Italian.
Don Quixote, and the Exemplary Novels of Cervantes,

in Spanish, in I vol.
Select Spanish Dramas, a collection edited by Don

Jose Segundo Florez, in I vol. in Spanish.
The Romancero Espagnol, a selection, with the poem

of the Cid, I vol. in Spanish.
Select Plays of P. Corneille.
Moliere, complete.

Select Plays of Racine and Voltaire, in I vol.
La Fontaine's Fables, with some from Lamotte and

Florian.

Gil Bias, by Lesage.
The Princess of Cleves, Paul and Virginia, and the

Last of the Abencerrages, to be collected in I vol.
Les Martyres, par Chateaubriand.
Select Plays of Shakespeare.
Paradise Lost and Lyrical Poems of Milton.
Robinson Crusoe and the Vicar of Wakefield, in I vol.
Tom Jones, by Fielding, in English, or translated by

Cheron.
The seven masterpieces of Walter Scott Ivanhoe,

Waveiiey, the Fair Maid of Perth, Quentin

Durward, Woodstock (Les Puritains), the Heart

of Midlothian, the Antiquary.
Select Works of Byron, Don Juan in particular to be

suppressed.

Select Works of Goethe.
The Arabian Nights.



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II. Science. (Thirty Volumes.)
Arithmetic of Condorcet, Algebra, and Geometry of

Clairaut, the Trigonometry of Lacroix or Le-

gendre, to form I vol.
Analytical Geometry of Auguste Comte, preceded by

the Geometry of Descartes.

Statics, by Poinsot, with all his Memoirs on Mechanics.
Course of Analysis given by Navier at the Ecole

Polytechnique, preceded by the Reflections on

the Infinitesimal Calculus by Carnot.
Course of Mechanics given by Navier at the Ecole

Polytechnique, followed by the Essay of Carnot

on Equilibrum and Motion.
Theory of Functions, by Lagrange.


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