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A complete set of this scarce work. Vols. 7, 8 and 9 are exceedingly rare. Lowndes says of it, "An entertaining book, printed in three series, in which are very forcibly painted from experience the miseries incident to the life of a strolling player. The third series is but little known. Copies were sent from the printers to the publishing house, which becoming bankrupt, and the volumes being marked 7, 8, 9, were sold as waste paper." WALKER, ALEXANDER. Intermarriage, or the mode in which, and the causes why, Beauty, Health and Intellect result from certain unions, and Deformity, Disease and Insanity from others. 12mo, half calf. New York, 1839. $6.00 WHEELER, R. B. History and Antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon. Comprising Description
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WONDERS OF THE YELLOWSTONE
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The "Comic Almanacks" of George Cruikshank have long been regarded by admirers of this inimitable artist as among his finest most characteristic productions Extending over a period of nineteen years, from 1835 to 18:3, inclusive, they embrace the best period of his artistic career, and show the varied excellences of his marvellous power. The late Mr. Tilt, of Fleet Street, first conceived the idea of the "Comic Almanack," and at various times there were engaged upon such writers as Thackeray, Albert Smith' the Brothers Mayhew, the late Robert Brough, Gilbert A'Beckett, and, it has been asserted, Tom Hood the elder. Thackeray's stories of "Stubbs' Calendar; or. the Fatal Boots," which subsequently appeared as "Stubbs' Diary:" and "Barber Cox; or, the Cutting of His Comb," formed the leading attractions in the numbers for 1839 and 1840.
PICTURES OF TRAVEL. Translated from the German by C. G. Leland. 12mo, half morocco. Portrait. Philadelphia, 1855. $2. HEINE. THE POEMS OF HEINE, Complete. Translated in the Original Metres. With a Sketch of Heine's Life. By Edgar Alfred Bowring. Post 8vo, cloth. 1861. $1.75. Half calf. $2.75. 872 HEMANS, CHARLES J. A HISTORY of ANCIENT CHRISTIANITY and Sacred Art in Italy. Post 8vo, half calf, newly bound. 1866. $2.75. HEMANS, MRS. WORKS OF, WITH MEMOIR by her Sister. Portrait, Frontispieces, and Vignettes. 7 vols., foolscap 8vo, cloth. Edinburgh, 1857. $9.75. another Edition, 1 vol. $3.50. 873
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SPANISH CONQUEST IN AMERICA, and its Relation to the History of Slavery, and to the Government of Colonies, with maps. 4 vols., 8vo, calf, gilt. 1855-61. $16. Cloth. $10. Ta 874 HENRY, DR. ROBERT, HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN, written on a new Plan. Portrait. 12 vols. 8vo, calf neat. 1814. $12. 875
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HERD, DAVID. ANCIENT AND MODERN SCOTTISH SONGS,Heroic Ballads, etc,; collected from Memory, Tradition, and Ancient Authors. Second Edition, vignettes. 2 vols., 12mo, cloth. $5.50. 882
A most exact, and at the same time beautifully executed facsimile reprint of what Sir Walter Scott has termed "the first classical collection of Scottish Songs and Ballads." The value of this reprint is much enhanced by an Appendix containing the pieces substituted in the Edition of 1791 for omissions from that of 1776." The impression is limited to 350 copies. HERMANN, C. F. MANUAL of the POLITICAL ANTIQUITIES OF GREECE, Historically considered, from the German. 8vo, calf neat. Oxford, 1836. $1.50. 883 HERODOTUS. HISTORY OF. A New English Version. Edited, with Copious Notes and Appendices, by Geo. Rawlinson, assisted by Col. Sir H. R. and Sir J. G. Wilkinson. Maps and Illustrations, 4 vols., 8vo, cloth new. 1870. $13.50. 884
Embodying the chief results, Historical and Ethnographical, which have been obtained in the progress of Cuneiform and Hieroglyphical Discovery. HERODOTUS.
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"We recommend it to the attention of everybody who wishes to become acquainted with the sublime truths of Astronomy, without having his mind harassed by the technical details which render almost all other works of the kind repulsive to the general reader."-Quarterly Review.
HINDS, H. Y. EXPLORATIONS of the LABRA
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HERVEY, LORD. MEMOIRS OF THE REIGN
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"Lord Hervey is almost the Boswell of Qeorge II, and Queen Caroline." HESIOD, CALLIMACHUS AND THEOGNIS. Literally translated into prose, with Notes, by the Rev. J. Banks, M. A., to which are appended the Metrical Versions of Hesiod, by Elton; Callimachus, by Tytler; and Theognis, 892 by Frere. Post 8vo. 1859. $2. HIBBERD, S. RUSTIC ADORNMENTS FOR HOMES of Taste. New Edition, enlarged.. With 9 finely colored Plates, and 230 Woodcuts. Complete Treatise on the Decorating of Country Houses, with Designs, Plans, &c. Small 4to, cloth extra, gilt edges. 1873. $5.50.
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The above is a new and interesting work, in which Chivalry is described with regard to its Feudal Origin, its Usages and Ceremonies, Arms, Sports, and Judicial Combats, &c.
HOARE, SIR R. C. A CLASSICAL TOUR through Italy and Sicily, tending to Illustrate some Districts which have not been described by Mr. Eustace in his Classical Tour. Map. 896 4to, newly half bound. 1819. $2.75, HOBBES, J. R. PICTURE COLLECTOR'S MANUAL, adapted to the use of the Professional Man and the Amateur; comprising: 1. A Dictionary of Painters; 2. An Alphabetical Arrangement of the Scholars, Imitators and Copyists of the various Masters; and 3. A Classification of Subjects, indicating those who painted in the various departments of Art. 2 vols., 8vo, cloth. 1849. $5. 897
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HOBBES, THOMAS, of Malmesbury. Complete Works, ENGLISH AND LATIN, collected and edited by Sir Wm. Molesworth, with indexes. 16 vols., 8vo, cloth, portrait and plates, only complete edition. 1830. $24. Calf. $36. 898 Hobbes may be numbered among those eminent persons born in the latter half of the 16th century, who gave a new character to European philosophy in the succeeding age. A permanent. foundation of his fame consists in his admirable style, which seems to be the very perfection of didactic language.
RECORDS OF ROMAN HISTORY from Cnæus Pompeius to Tiberius Constantinus, as exhibited on the Roman Coins, photographic front. and woodcuts. 2 vols., roy. 4to, cloth. 1860. $10.50. 899
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HOGARTH, GEORGE. MEMOIRS OF THE MUSICAL DRAMA. With 7 well engraved Portraits of famous Singers. 2 vols., 8vo, cloth. 1838. $4. 900 HOGARTH. MEMOIRS OF THE OPERA in Italy,
France, Germany, and England. Being a new edition of the Musical Drama. With Por901 traits. 2 vols., 12mo, cloth. 1851. $2. HOGARTH, GEO. MUSICAL HISTORY, Biogra phy and Criticism. 2 vols., 18mo, half morocco, gilt top. 1838. $4. Cloth. $2. 902 HOGARTH, WM. WORKS. FROM THE ORIGINAL PLATES restored by James Heath, with the addition of many subjects not before collected: to which are prefixed a Biographical Essay on the Genius and Productions of Hogarth, and explanations of the subjects of the Plates, by John Nichols. A very fine copy of this grand book, with magnificent impressions of the Plates. Imp. folio, half turkey morocco gilt, full gilt edges. London, Baldwin & Cradock, n. d. $130.
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HOLBEIN, HANS. THE DANCE OF DEATH:
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HONE, W. APOCRYPHAL NEW TESTAMENT, being the Gospels, Epistles, and other Pieces, now extant, attributed in the first Four Centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles, and their Companions, and not included in the New Testament by its Compilers. Translated from the Original Tongues, and now first collected into one volume, with Tables and various Notes and References. 8vo, cloth, new. 1820. $1. 927
It is uncertain whether the books of the New Testament were declared canonical by the Nicene Council, or by some other, or when or by whom they were collected into a volume; it is certain, however, that they were considered genuine and authentic by the most early Christian writers, and that they were selected from various other Gospels and Epistles, the titles of which are mentioned in the works of the fathers and the early historians of the church. The books that exist, of those not included in the canon, are carefully brought together in the present volume. They naturally assume the title of the Apocryphal New Testament;" and he who possesses this and the New Testament has in the two volumes a collection of all the historical records relative to Christ and his Apostles now in existence. and considered sacred by Christians during the first four centuries after his birth. As a literary curiosity this work has attracted much notice, and we conceive that the editor has rendered an acceptable service to the theological student and the ecclesiastical antiquary. The lover of old literature will here find the obscure but unquestionable origin of several remarkable relations in the "Golden Legend," the Lives of the Saints, and similar productions, concernthe birth of the Virgin, her marriage with Joseph, the Nativity of Jesus, the miracles of his infancy, his laboring with Joseph at the carpentry trade, and the action of his followers. Many valuable pictures by the best masters, prints by the early engravers, particularly of the Italian and German schools, woodcuts in early black letter and black books, and illuminations of missals and monastic MSS. receive immediate elucidation on referring to this volume, and are without explanation from any other source.
"Is it possible that the spells of apocrypha should juggle men into such strange mysteries?"-Shakespeare. It is related of Johnson, by his pleasant biographer, that he said "he loved the old black letter books: they were rich in matter, though their style was inelegant. Deeper read in the earlier writers than the great moralist, an erudite antiquary of our own day observes, that "with respect to what is often absurdly denominated black letter learning, the taste which prevails in the present times for this sort of reading, wherever true scholarship and a laudable curiosity are found united, will afford the best reply to the hypercriticisms and impotent sarcasms of those who, having from indolence or ignorance neglected to cultivate so rich a field of knowledge, exert the whole of their endeavors to depreciate its value." The truth of this has been subsequently attested by the popularity of the author of 'Waverley," who, aided by ancient lore, imparts to his scenes and portraits of other times the truth and high finish of Gerard Dow and Denner, and the dignity and grace of Titian and Vandyke. The papal hierarchy, from accident, fanaticism, and policy, pursued too often a spurious plan of forcing mankind to become technical automatons of rites and dreams, of words and superstitions; and supfeast applied to enforce a long continued exertion of porting a system which, if not originally framed, was at transferring the world into the hands of ecclesiastics, and too often superseding the Christianity of the Gospels by that of tradition, policy, half delirious bigotry, feelings often fantastic and unenlightened enthusiasm. Until the time of Luther, religion was regarded as an art; it was the occupation of the clergy, who taught it as a mystery and practised it as a trade. From the manifold corruptions of religion resulted the gross practices and delusions which are noticed in Mr. Hone's work, which he compiled with much painstaking perseverance from MSS. and black letter books in the British Museum. It is a collection of facts, not inferences. It commences with the Coventry Mysteries, mentioned by Dugdale in his "History of Warwickshire," published in 1656. The volume is a companion and necessary supplement to the "Apocryphal New Testament," and a most curious, instructive, and interesting volume it is.
HOOD, THOMAS. WORKS. Comic and Serious, in Prose and Verse. With all the Origi-, nal Illustrations. Portrait. 10 vols., 12mo, tree calf, m. 1. 1869. $40. Calf. $35. Half 931 calf. $28. Cloth. $20. HOOD, WORKS. American Edition. 5 vols., 12mo, half calf, new. $13.50. Cloth. $8.50. 932