Catalogue of the Entire Private Library Belonging to a Well Known Boston Collector: Forming a Magnificent Collection of Rarities in All Departments of Literature ... to be Sold ... November 17th and Four Following Days ...
C.F. Libbie & Company, 1891 - 291 pages
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Page 248 - Strutt's Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
Page 111 - Historical Review of the Constitution and Government of Pennsylvania, from its Origin ; so far as regards the several Points of Controversy which have, from time to time, arisen between the several Governors of that Province and their several Assemblies, founded on authentic Documents.
Page 175 - A History of Our Own Times, from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880. Four Vols. demy 8vo, cloth extra, 12s. each. — Also a POPULAR EDITION, in Four Vols. crown 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. each. A Short History of Our Own Times.
Page 231 - Rowlandson, the Caricaturist. A Selection from his Works, with Anecdotal Descriptions of his Famous Caricatures, and a Sketch of his Life, Times, and Contemporaries. With nearly 400 Illustrations, mostly in Facsimile of the Originals. By JOSEPH GREGO, Author of "James Gillray, the Caricaturist ; his Life, Works, and Times.
Page 127 - VI. of The History of the United States for the Year 1796, in which the Charge of Speculation against Alexander Hamilton, late Secretary of the Treasury, is fully refuted. Written by himself.
Page 218 - The History of Pennsylvania, in North America, from the Original Institution and Settlement of that Province, under the first Proprietor and Governor William Penn, in 1681, till after the Year 1742, with an Introduction, respecting The Life of W.
Page 14 - The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, now first completely done into English Prose and Verse, from the original Arabic, by John Payne, 9 vols., 1884; Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and Calcutta (1814-18) Editions of the Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, not occurring in the other printed texts of the work, now first done into English by John Payne, 3 vols., 1884; Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp...
Page 24 - Select Fables ; with Cuts, Designed and Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, and Others, previous to the year 1784: Together with a Memoir; and a descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Messrs. Bewick.
Page 46 - An Impartial History of the War in America, between Great Britain and Her Colonies, from Its Commencement to the end of the Year 1779.