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2678 DESCRIPTIVE Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Scarce Books in the Library of St. John's College, Cambridge, Part I. 4s 6d-Part II. 4s 6d, 4to.
(ibid.) 2679 MANUSCRIPT Rarities of the University of Cambridge. By J. O. HALLIWELL, 8vo. bds. 68
A companion to Hartshorne's "Book Rarities" of the same University. 2680 CATALOGUE of the Miscellaneous Manuscripts preserved in the Library of the Royal Society. By J. O. HALLIWELL, 8vo. 28
2681 A FEW HINTS to Novices in Manuscript Literature. By J. O. HALLIWELL, 8vo. 18
2682 AN ACCOUNT of the European Manuscripts in the Chetham Library, Manchester. By J. O. HALLIWELL,
2683 BIBLIOTHECA SCOTO-CELTICA; or, an Account of all the Books which have been printed in the Gaelic Language, with Bibliographical and Biographical Notices. By JOHN REID, 8vo. bds. 5s (pub. at 10s 6d)
BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES, CORRESPONDENCE AND STATE PAPERS.
2684 ENGLAND'S WORTHIES, under whom all the Civil and Bloody Warres, since Anno 1642 to Anno 1647, are related. By JOHN VICARS, Author of " England's Parliamentary Chronicle," &c. &c., royal 12mo. reprinted in the old style, (similar to Lady Willoughby's Diary,) with copies of the 18 rare portraits after Hollar, &c. half morocco, 58
Copies of the original edition have been sold from £16. to £20.
The portraits comprise, Robert, Earl of Essex; Robert, Earl of Warwick; Lord Montague, Earl of Denbigh, Earl of Stamford, David Leslie, Gen. Fairfax, Sir Thomas Fairfax O. Cromwell, Skippon, Col. Massey, Sir W. Brereton, Sir W. Waller, Col. Langhorne, Gen. Poyntz, Sir Thos. Middleton, Gen. Brown, and Gen. Mitton.
2685 AUTOBIOGRAPHY of Joseph Lister, of Bradford, in
Yorkshire, to which is added a contemporary account of the Defence of Bradford, and Capture of Leeds by the Parliamentarians in 1642. Edited by THOMAS WRIGHT, 8vo. only 250 copies printed, cloth, 48
"This volume is curious in several respects: 1st, as showing us the spirit, tenets, and manners of the nonconformists; 2dly, as minutely describing some remarkable affairs belonging to the civil wars; and 3rdly, as throwing a light upon the general habits of a particular class of the inhabitants of England two hundred years ago."-Lit. Gaz. "Several remarkable matters may be collected from its perusal, and such compositions are always valuable as pictures of character and manners."-Gent.'s Mag.
"The volume is a curious and interesting fragment of the history of those eventful times. It gives a welcome glimpse of the early nonconformists."-Bradford Observer.
2686 LOVE LETTERS of Mrs. Piozzi, written when she was Eighty, to the handsome Actor, William Augustus Conway, aged Twenty-seven, 8vo. sewed, 28
written at three, four, and five o'clock (in the morning) by an Octogenary pen, a heart (as Mrs. Lee says) twenty-six years old, and as H. L. P. feels it to be, all your own." "Letter V. 3d Feb. 1820. "This is one of the most extraordinary collections of love epistles we have ever chanced to meet with, and the well known literary reputation of the lady-the Mrs. Thrale, of Dr. Johnson and Miss Burney celebrity--considerably enhances their interest. The letters themselves it is not easy to characterize; nor shall we venture to decide whether they more bespeak the drivelling of dotage or the folly of love; in either case they present human nature to us under a new aspect, and furnish one of those riddles which nothing yet dreamt of in our philosophy can satisfactorily solve."-Polytechnic Rev.
2687 COLLECTION of Letters on Scientific Subjects, illustrative of the Progress of Science in England temp. Elizabeth to Charles II. Edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, 8vo. cloth, 3s (Historical Society of Science.)
Comprising letters of Digges, Dee, Tycho Brahe, Lower, Harriott,
2688 LETTERS of James, Earl of Perth, to his Sister, the
2689 PLUMPTON CORRESPONDENCE; a Series of Letters
2691 THE WILL of Thomas Tusser, author of the "Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry," to which is added his Metrical Autobiography, 4to. only 100 privately printed by C. Clark, of Great Totham Hall Essex, ls
2692 DIARY of Dr. Thomas Cartwright, Bishop of Chester, Aug. 1686 to Oct. 1687, now first printed. Edited by the Rev. JOSEPH HUNTER, Sm. 4to. cloth, 4s 6d (Camden Soc.) Cartwright was one of James the Second's creatures for the purpose of furthering Popery in England, and also principal commissioner for depriving Dr. Hough of the Presidency of Magdalen College, Oxford. 2693 PRIVATE Diary of Dr. John Dee, and the Catalogue of his Library of MSS. now first printed. Edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, small 4to. cloth, 58
It gives the reader a most curious insight into the "sayings and doings" of this celebrated man during his residence at Mortlake in Surrey.
2694 AUTOBIOGRAPHY of Sir John Bramston, K.B. of Screens, in the County of Essex, 1611 to 1700. Edited by LORD BRAYBROOKE, small 4to. 400 pp. cloth, 10s 6d (Camden Soc.)
A very interesting piece of autobiography. 2695 MEMOIRS of Edward Alleyn, Founder of Dulwich College, including new particulars of Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Massinger, Marston, &c., by J. P. COLLIER, 8vo. cloth, 78 6d (Shakespeare Soc.) 2696 ALLEYN PAPERS: a Collection of Original Documents illustrative of the Life and Times of Edward Alleyn, and of the Early English Stage and Drama. Edited by J. P. COLLIER. [A Companion to the previous Article.] 8vo. cloth, 4s 6d (ibid.) 2697 THE DIARY and Account Book of Philip Henslowe the Player, from 1591 to 1609, now first printed from the MS. in Dulwich College. Edited by J. P. COLLIER, 8vo. 78 6d (ibid.) 2698 NOTES on Ben Jonson's Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden. Edited by D. Laing, 8vo. cloth, 58
(ibid.) 2699 ORIGINAL Letters of Eminent Literary Men of the XVIth, XVIIth, and XVIIIth Centuries, from the originals in the British Museum and the Bodleian Library, with Notes by Sir HENRY ELLIS, small 4to. cloth, pp. 468, facsimiles, 10s 6d (Camden Soc.) 2700 ACCOUNT of the Life, Writings, and Inventions of Sir Samuel Morland, Master of Mechanics to Charles II. By J. O. HALLIWELL, 8vo. 1s
2701 ACCOUNT of the Rites and Ceremonies which took place at the Consecration of Abp. Parker. WIN, 4to. facsimile, 38 6d
Edited by J. GOOD(Camb. Antiq. Soc.)
A refutation of the foolish and absurd story, commonly known as the Nag's Head Consecration.
2702 EGERTON PAPERS. A Collection of Public and Private Documents, chiefly illustrative of the Times of Elizabeth and James I. from the original MSS. the property of Lord Francis Egerton. Edited by J. P. COLLIER, sm. 4to. pp. 518, cloth, 78 6d (Camden Soc.)
Mr. Collier has fallen into a rich field, and full of pasture, among the Egerton papers. They seem to be stored with abundant materials, and the single volume before us is a valuable sample of their national interest, and which throw a light upon public events hitherto imperfectly appreciated."-Lit. Gaz.
2703 CORRESPONDENCE of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, during his Government of the Low Countries in 1585 and 1586. Edited by J. BRUCE, thick sm. 4to. 500 pp. cloth, (Camden Soc.)
G. NORMAN, PRINTER, MAIDEN LANE, COVENT GARDEN.