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CORONATIONS; their Origin, Nature, and HistoRY; Descriptive
Accounts of the Forms and Ceremonies, the Regalia and the Vestments, used at the Coronation of English Sovereigns, and remarkable Ceremonies in the Coronations of Foreign Princes. With numerous Illustrations.
LIFE OF SIR WILLIAM JONES, by the late LORD TEIGN
MOUTH. With Notes, Selections from his Works, and a Memoir of his Noble
Biographer, by the Rev. SAMUEL CHARLES WILKS, M.A. 2 Vols., 10s. 6d. SIR WILLIAM JONES was not only the most eminent linguist, but in many respects one of the most remarkable men, of the last century; and LORD TEIGNMOUTH's Memoir of him has been justly accounted one of the most interesting, instructive, and entertaining pieces of modern biography,
* LIVES OF BRITISH SACRED POETS. By R. A. WILL
MOTT, Esq., Trin. Coll. Camb. Now complete, in Two Volumes, at 4s. 6d. each. The First SERIES contains an Historical Sketch of Sacred Poetry, and the Lives of
the English Sacred Poets preceding Miltox. The Second SERIES commences with Milton, and brings down the Lives to that of
Bishop Heber inclusive.
*READINGS IN BIOGRAPHY ; a Selection of the Lives of Eminent Men of all Nations.
The design of this work is to give an account of the lives of the Leaders in the most important revolutions which history records, from the age of Sesostris to that of Napoleon. Care has been taken to select those personages concerning whom information is most required by the historical student.
GERMANY, BOHEMIA, and HUNGARY, visited in 1837. By
the Rev. G. R. GLEIG, M.A., Chaplain to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea. Three Volumes, Post Octavo.
11. 11s. 64. The principal design of this work is to give some account of the state of society as it now exists in Bohemia and Hungary. In order to reach these countries, the Author was, of course, obliged to pass through a large portion of Germany, where the social condition of the people, as well as the civil, ecclesiastical,
ted his attention. Upon these he touches, more especially in reference to Prussia, towards which the eyes of the rest of Europe are at present anxiously turned. But his great design was to obtain and communicate information, respecting countries into which few Englishmen are accustomed to penetrate. Hence a large portion of his tour, both in Bohemia and Hungary, was performed on foot ; and the acquaintance which he was thereby enabled to form with all ranks and conditions of the people, was at once more intimate and more familiar than could have taken place had he travelled by a more usual mode of conveyance. IIe looked into the cottage as well as the palace, and he has given some account of both.
NOTES on INDIAN AFFAIRS; by the Hon. F. J. SHORE,
Judge of the Civil Court and Criminal Sessions of Furrukhabad 2 Vols., 28s. Tue facts and opinions contained in this work are the result of more than fifteen years' residence in India,during which period the Author held various situations in the Police, Revenue, and Judicial Departments, and was in habits of close communication, both Private and Official, with all classes of the Natives.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CHEMISTRY,
being a preparatory View of the Forces which concur to the Production of Chemical Phenomena. By J. FREDERIC DANIELL, F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry in King's College, London; and Lecturer on Chemistry and Geology in the Hon. East India Company's Military Seminary at Addiscombe ; Author of Meteorological Essays.
In the Press.
A DICTIONARY of MATERIA MEDICA and PRACTICAL
PHARMACY; including a Translation of the London Pharmacopæia ; for the use of Students. By WILLIAM THOMAS BRANDE, of Her Majesty's Mint, Author of the Manual of Chemistry.
LECTURES on ASTRONOMY, delivered at KING'S COLLEGE,
London, by the Rev. HENRY MOSELEY, M.A., Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in that Institution. With numerous Illustrations. 6s. 6d.
OUTLINES OF GENERAL PATHOLOGY. By GEORGE
FRECKLETON, M.D., Cantab. Fellow of the Royal Coll. of Physicians. 78.
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MUSICAL HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, AND CRITICISM; being
a General Survey of Music from the earliest Period to the Present Time. By . GEORGE HOGARTH. A new and enlarged edition, in Two Volumes. 10s. 6d.
* A FAMILIAR HISTORY of BIRDS; their Nature, Habits, and
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BRITISH SONG BIRDS; Popular Descriptions and Anecdotes of
the Songsters of the Groves. By NEVILLE WOOD. 78.
THE ORNITHOLOGIST'S TEXT BOOK; being Reviews of
Ornithological Works, published from A.D. 1678; with other Topics of Interest connected with Ornithology. By the Author of the above.
NEW POCKET GUIDE to LONDON and its ENVIRONS; con.
taining Descriptions, from personal knowledge, of everything worth seeing or knowing, within Twenty-five Miles of the Metropolis; enlivened with Biographical and other Anecdotes, connected by History or Tradition with the Places described. With a Map of the Environs. By JOHN H. BRADY, F.R.A.S.
THE STUDENT'S MANUAL OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY;
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THE HOUSE I LIVE IN; or Popular Illustrations of the Structure and Functions of the Human Body. Edited by T. C. GIRTIN. 25. 6d.
"I am fearfully and wonderfully made !"
*OUTLINES of ASTRONOMY. By the Rev. T. G. HALL, M.A., Professor of Mathematics, King's College, London. With Cuts.
* The ELEMENTS of BOTANY. With many Engravings. New
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THE ELEMENTS of POLITICAL ECONOMY, abridged from
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* EASY LESSONS on MONEY MATTERS, for the Use of Young
* MANUAL of INSTRUCTION in VOCAL MUSIC, chiefly with
a View to PSALMODY. By JOHN TURNER, Esq.
A POPULAR HISTORY of the LITERATURE of all NATIONS; from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
In the Press.
THE MERCHANT AND THE FRIAR; Truths and Fictions
of the MIDDLE AGES. By SIR FRANCIS PALGRAVE, K.H., Keeper of the Records of the Treasury of Her Majesty's Exchequer.
READINGS in FICTION; Specimens of the most Eminent Authors
from Sir Philip Sidney to the present time ; carefully selected and arranged, with an Essay upon IMAGINATIVE COMPOSITION.
In the Press.
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4s. 6d. This volume is intended to furnish the general reader with some valuable specimens of English prose composition. They are taken from the works of those writers who have chiefly determined the style of our prose literature, and are not only in themselves instructive and entertaining, b ample length, to render the reader familiar with the beauties and the peculiarities of the various writers.
A VOLUME of LETTERS of EMINENT PERSONS; selected
and Illustrated by R. A. WILLMOTT, Trinity Coll. Camb. In the Press.
UNIVERSAL MYTHOLOGY; an Account of the most important
Mythological Systems, their Origin and Connexion. By the Rev. HENRY
CHRISTMAS, St. John's Coll., Camb. The Mythology of Greece and Rome has hitherto been studied almost exclusively, though neither the most important, nor the most interesting. The systems of the East and of the North, of Egypt and of China, would have illustrated the Greek and Roman fables, have cleared up their difficulties, and explained their allegories. * * * * This object has been attempted in the present work.
LIGHT IN DARKNESS; or, THE RECORDS OF A VILLAGE RECTORY.
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THE FAMILY AT THE HALL; OR, PRIDE AND POVERTY.
THE CAMBRIDGE PORTFOLIO; a Periodical Work comprising
Papers illustrative of the principal features in the Scholastic and Social System of the University; Notices of the most Eminent Characters it has produced ; Gleanings from the Manuscripts in the several Libraries ; and Contributions in Original Literature by contemporary Members. It also contains descriptive accounts of the principal Buildings in Cambridge, their origin, history, and purposes, accompanied by numerous Etchings, executed by Lewis, Ince, G. Cooke, and other eminent Artists. In Parts, at 58. each.
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IN THE PRESS.
THE SCRIPTURAL CHARACTER of the ENGLISH CHURCH
CONSIDERED, in a SERIES of SERMONS, with Notes and Illustrations, By the Rev. DERWENT COLERIDGE, Master of Helleston Grammar School, in Cornwall.
The series of Sermons, bearing the above title, were written exclusively for perusal, and are arranged as a connected whole. The author has adopted this form to avail himself of the devotional frame of mind, presupposed, on the part of the reader, in this species of composition; but he has not deemed it as necessary to preserve with strictness the conventional style of the pulpit, for which these discourses were never intended : they may, consequently, be taken either as a series of Essays, or as the successive chapters of a general work.
A MANUAL of CHRISTIAN ANTIQUITIES; or an Account
of the Constitution, Ministers, Worship, Discipline, and Customs of the Early Church ; with an Introduction, containing a Complete and Chronological Analysis of the Works of the Antenicene Fathers. Compiled from the Works of Augusti, and other sources. By the Rev. J. E. RIDDLE, M.A., Author of an EnglishLatin and Latin-English Dictionary, Luther and his Times, Sermons, &c. &c.
It has been the object of the writer, to construct a History of Christian Antiquities sufficiently copious and accurate for the use of the student in divinity, and at the same time instructive and acceptable to the general reader; a work popular in point of structure and style, but containing the substance of the more scholastic and expensive volumes of Bingham, and embodying information collected by modern divines, who have investigated the history and usages of the early church. Such a compendium was a desideratum in our theological literature. Our language has hitherto possessed no book fit to occupy the same place, in relation to the history of the church, as that which has been long maintained by the Antiquities of Potter and Adam, in connexion with the histories of Greece and Rome. And the author of the present volume hopes he may be permitted to say, that, in the absence of more able labourers in this department, he has endeavoured, by means especially of foreign aid, to remove the want which he has described.
LONDON: JOHN W. PARKER, PUBLISHER, WEST STRAND.