Catalogue of the Private Library of Thomas Dowse: Of Cambridge, Mass., Presented to the Massachusetts Historical Society, July 30, 1856

J. Wilson & son, 1856 - 214 pages

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Page 177 - SMYTH'S (Professor) Lectures on Modern History; from the Irruption of the Northern Nations to the close of the American Revolution.
Page 132 - A fruteful and pleasaunt worke of the beste state of a publyque weale, and of the newe yle called Utopia : written in Latine by Syr Thomas More knyght, and translated into Englyshe by Raphe Robynson Citizein and Goldsmythe of London, at the procurement, and earnest request of George Tadlowe Citezein & Haberdassher of the same Citie.
Page 83 - The Principall Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation, Made by Sea or over Land, to the Most Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at any Time within the Compasse of these 1500.
Page 33 - CABALA SIVE SCRINIA SACRA: Mysteries of State and Government, in Letters of Illustrious Persons, and Great Ministers of State, as well Foreign as Dontestick, in the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles.
Page 186 - OREsHAnhved in the reigns of Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, Mary, and Elizabeth,— Reigns, not exceeded in interest by any period of our history ; and never was a man's life more actively and usefully spent in benefiting the land of his birth, and enriching its metropolis.
Page 110 - LANZI'S History of Painting in Italy, from the Period of the Revival of the Fine Arts to the End of the Eighteenth Century. Translated by Thomas Roscoe. 3 vols. 3*. 6rf. each. LAPPENBERG'S History of England under the AngloSaxon Kings. Translated by B. Thorpe, FSA New edition, revised by EC Otte.
Page 90 - MANUAL OF THE HISTORY OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM OF EUROPE AND ITS COLONIES, from its formation at the close of the Fifteenth Century, to its re-establishment upon the Fall of Napoleon, translated from the Fifth German Edition.
Page 203 - mend his native country, lamentably tattered both in the upper-leather and sole, with all the honest stitches he can take ; and as willing never to be paid for his work by old English wonted pay.
Page 172 - MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS AND LEGAL INSTRUMENTS UNDER THE HAND AND SEAL OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE : including the Tragedy of King Lear and a small fragment of Hamlet, from the Original MSS.
Page 57 - Bibliotheca Spenceriana ; or a Descriptive Catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, and of many valuable first editions in the library of George John, Earl Spencer, KG ac.&c.&c.

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