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AND PRUSSIA IN THE NAPOLEONIC AGE, by J. R. SEELEY, M.A., Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge, with Portraits and Maps. 3 Vols. Demy 8vo. 48s.

If we could conceive anything similar doing for German as well as English readers to a protective system in the intellectual de- what many German scholars have done for partment, we might perhaps look forward to us.”—Times. a time when our historians would raise the “In a notice of this kind scant justice can cry of protection for native industry. Of be done to a work like the one before us; no the unquestionably greatest German men of short résumé can give even the most meagre modern history-I speak of Frederick the notion of the contents of these volumes, which Great, Goethe and Stein—the first two found contain no page that is superfluous, and long since in Carlyle and Lewes biographers none that is uninteresting. • To underwho have undoubtedly driven their German stand the Germany of to-day one must study competitors out of the field. And now in the the Germany of many yesterdays, and now year just past Professor Seeley of Cambridge that study has been made easy by this work, has presented us with a biography of Stein to which no one can hesitate to assign a very which, though it modestly declines competi- high place among those recent histories which tion with German works and disowns the have aimed at original research.”—Athe presumption of teaching us Germans our own history, yet casts into the shade by its bril. “The book before us fills an important liant superiority all that we have ourselves gap in English--nay, European-historical hitherto written about Stein.... In five long literature, and bridges over the history of chapters Seeley expounds the legislative and Prussia from the time of Frederick the Great administrative reforms, the emancipation of to the days of Kaiser Wilhelm. It thus gives the person and the soil, the beginnings of the reader standing ground whence he may free administration and free trade, in short regard contemporary events in Germany in the foundation of modern Prussia, with more their proper historic light. .

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HISTORY OF NEPĀL, translated by MUNSHI SHEW SHUNKER SINGH and PANDIT SHRI GUNĀNAND; edited with an Introductory Sketch of the Country and People by Dr D. WRIGHT, late Residency Surgeon at Kathmandū, and with facsimiles of native drawings, and portraits of Sir JUNG BAHADUR, the KING OF NEPAL, &c. Super-royal 8vo. Price 215.

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The Cambridge Bible for Schools. GENERAL EDITOR: J. J. S. PEROWNE, D.D., DEAN OF


The want of an Annotated Edition of the Bible, in handy portions, suitable for School use, has long been felt.

In order to provide Text-books for School and Examination purposes, the CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY Press has arranged to publish the several books of the Bible in separate portions at a moderate price, with introductions and explanatory notes.

The Very Reverend J. J. S. PEROWNE, D.D., Dean of Peterborough, has undertaken the general editorial supervision of the work, and will be assisted by a staff of eminent coadjutors. Some of the books have already been undertaken by the following gentlemen : Rev. A. CARR, M.A., Assistant Master at Wellington College. Rev. T. K. CHEYNE, Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. Rev. S. Cox, Nottingham. Rev. A. B. DAVIDSON, D.D., Professor of Hebrew, Edinburgh. Rev. F. W. FARRAR, D.D., Canon of Westminster. Rev. A. E. HUMPHREYS, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Rev. A. F. KIRKPATRICK, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College. Rev. J. J. LIAS, M.A., late Professor at St David's College, Lampeter. Rev. J. R. LUMBY, D.D., Norrisian Professor of Divinity. Rev. G. F. MACLEAR, D.D., Warden of St Augustine's Coll., Canterbury. Rev. H. C. G. MOULE, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College. Rev. W. F. MOULTON, D.D., Head Master of the Leys School, Cambridge. Rev. E. H. PEROWNE, D.D., Master of Corpus Christi College, Cam

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