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THE SECOND VOLUME OF
LORD BROUGHAM'S LIVES OF MEN OF
LETTERS AND SCIENCE,
WHO FLOURISHED DURING THE REIGN OF GEORGE III.
(With Original Letters), Comprising DR. JOHNSON, ADAM SMITH (with an analytical view of his great work), LAVOISIER, GIBBON, Sir J. Banks and D'ALEMBERT.
Royal 8vo, with Portraits, 21s. bound.
AND MEMOIRS OF SOPHIA
NOW FIRST PUBLISHED FROM THE ORIGINALS.
Second Edition, in 2 vols. 8vo, with Portrait, 28s. bound. “A work abounding in the romance of real life.”—Messenger.
“A book of marvellous revelations, establishing beyond all doubt the perfect innocence of the beautiful, highly gifted, and inhumanly treated Sophia Dorothea.”—Naval and Military Gazette.
MEMOIRS OF PRINCE CHARLES STUART, COMMONLY CALLED THE “ YOUNG PRETENDER,” WITH NOTICES OF THE REBELLION IN 1745.
BY C. L. KLOSE, ESQ. Second edition. 2 vols. 8vo, with portrait, 24s. bound. “This work may justly claim the credit of being the fullest and most authentic narrative of this great era of English bistory." Messenger.
LETTERS OF THE KINGS OF ENGLAND. Now first collected from the Originals in Royal archives and from
other authentic sources, private as well as public. Edited with an Historical Introduction and Notes, by J. 0. HALLIWELL, Esq., F. R. S., &c. 2 vols small 8vo, with portraits, 21s. bound.
A valuable addition to our mass of historic materials-as valu. able no doubt, as almost any other that has appeared in our time.”Athenæum.
“We have here the sayings and doings of our sovereigns told by themselves in a manner far more interesting than in any work we are acquainted with.”-Literary Gazette.
AT ST. HELENA.
script. Two vols. 8vo, 28s. bound. “ General Crunt Montholon, Napoleon's companion in exile, and testamentary executor, has determiued by detail and honest statements, to bring every thing connected with this important event before the eyes of civilised Europe. We have read his volumes with intense interest and curiosity, and we are eager to acknowledge the general good sense, right feeling, and strong desire for impartiality that have signalised them. They contain innumerable passages of interest, amusement, and information.”- Court Journal.
THE ONLY AUTHORISED ENGLISH EDITION.
each volume, in 8vo,
THE CONSULATE AND THE EMPIRE
OF FRANCE UNDER NAPOLEON. A sequel to his History of the French Revolution. Translated, with the sanction and approval of the Author, by D. FORBES CAMPBELL, Esq.
Having filled at different times, the high offices of Minister of the Interior, of Finance, of Foreign Affairs, and President of the Council, M. Thiers has enjoyed facilities beyond the reach of every other biographer of Napoleon, for procuring, from exclusive and authentic sources, the choicest materials for his present work. As guardian to the archives of the state, he had access to diplomatic papers and other documents of the highest importance, hitherto known only to a privileged few, and the publication of which cannot fail to produce a great sensation. From private sources, M. Thiers, it appears has also derived much valuable information. Many interesting memoirs, diaries, and letters, all hitherto unpublished and most of them destined for political reasons to remain so, have been placed at his disposal ; while all the leading characters of the empire, who were alive when the author undertook the present history, have supplied him with a mass of incidents and anecdotes, which have never before appeared in print, and the accuracy and value of which may be inferred from the fact, of these parties having been themselves eye-witnesses of, or actors in, the great events of the period.
*** To prevent disappointment, the public are requested to be par. ticular in giving their orders for “ COLBURN'S AUTHORISED EDITION, TRANSLATED BY D. FORBES CAMPBELL.”
MEMOIRS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS;
RECORDER OF MACCLESFIELD.
2 vols. 8vo, price 28s. bound. « We have here a collection of biographical notices of all the Speakers who have presided during the bundred and forty-four years above defined, and of several Members of Parliament the most distinguished in that period. Much useful and curious information is scattered throughout the volumes."-Quarterly Review.
WOMAN AND HER MASTER; OR, THE HISTORY OF THE FEMALE SEX FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT DAY.
BY LADY MORGAN.
Two vols., post 8vo, price 21s. 'Lady Morgan has imparted to history the charm of romance. We have read her series of rapid but brilliant and vigorous sketches with an interest which mady a Novel fails to excite."—Weekly Chronicle.
BY FREDERICK SHOBERL, ESQ.
post 8vo, with a Portrait of the Prince, 8s. 6d. bound. “ The best and most authentic Work on the subject of the Prince Consort and his Family.”—John Bull.
MEMOIRS OF THE QUEENS OF FRANCE.
BY MRS. FORBES BUSH. Second Edition, dedicated, by permission, to ber Majesty the QUEEN OF THE FRENCH, and including à Memoir of her Majesty. In 2 vols, small 8vo, with Portraits, 21s. bound.
“ This charming Work comprises a separate Memoir of every Queen of France from the earliest of her annals to the fall of Napoleon. The Work of Mrs. Bush cannot fail of being a desirable acquisition to every library in the kingdom."-Sun.
MEMOIRS OF THE BABYLONIAN PRINCESS,
MARIA THERESA ASMAR, Daughter of Emir Abdallah Asmar; from ber Birtb, amid the Ruins of Ninevah, in 1804, to her arrival in England, in 1842. Written by Herself, and translated into English ; containing a Narrative of the Persecutions and Destruction of her Family, on account of their ad. herence to the Christian Faith ; of the Scenes she has witnessed and the Trials she has experienced during her Residence in Mesopotamia, Jerusalem, Mount Lebanon, Kurdistan, Ispahan, Teheran, and Schiraz, &c. Dedicated, by permission, to her Majesty the Queen Dowager. 2 vols., small Zvo, with Portrait. Price 21s. bound.
LETTERS OF MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS.
EDITED, WITH AN HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION AND NOTES,
By AGNES STRICKLAND; And comprising Letters from the Imperial Library at St. Petersburg, the Bibliothèque du Roi at Paris, and numerous other sources, Private as well as Public, now first published from the Originals.
New and Cbeaper Edition with numerous Additions, uniform with Miss Strickland's Lives of the Queens of England,” in 2 vols., with Portrait, &c., 21s, bound.
“No public or private library can be considered complete without this valuable work.”—Morning Post.
“ The best collection of authentic memorials relative to the Queen of Scots that has ever appeared.”—Morning Chronicle.
MEMOIRS OF THE BEAUTIES
OF THE COURT OF CHARLES II. ; With an introductory view of the State of Female Society, and its
influence, during that remarkable Reign.
BY MRS. JAMESON. Illustrated with Twenty-one splendid Portraits, engraved by the most distinguished Artists. New and Cheaper Edition, with considerable Additions, now complete in 2 rols. 8vo, price 45s. bound, or in Six Parts, price 7s. 6d. each.
“ Nothing is wanting to make this publication perfect in its kind. We have the multum in parvo of the finest forms of female beauty in the world—the choicest excellence of England's school of portrait painting—the most masterly execution which modern engraving can bestow, and an interesting memoir of each of the celebrated characters thus brought before our eyes, by the chaste and judicious pen of one of the most accomplished female writers of the day. The paper and typography are of the most superior description, and the price is moderate in the extreme.”—Dublin Evening Mail.
MR. BURKE'S WORKS.
BURKE'S PEERAGE AND BARONETAGE,
Corrected throughout to the Present Time, from the personal communications of the Nobility, &c., and containing all the New Creations. In 1 vol. (comprising as much matter, as twenty ordinary volumes), with upwards of 1500 Engravings of Arms, &c., price 38s. bound.
“Mr. Burke's 'Peerage and Baronetage' the most complete, the most convenient, and the cheapest work of the kind ever offered to the public."-Sun.
“Mr. Burke's • Peerage and Baronetage' is certainly the most perfect and comprehensive encyclopædia of personal and national history ever given to the public; combining surprising accuracy and important information, with the greatest brevity and clearness, and exhibiting, in a condensed and lucid form, the lives and achievements of the many eminent men, who have shed lustre on the rolls of our nobility, from the steel-clad barons of Cressy and Agincourt, to the heroes of Blenheim and Waterloo.”—Globe.
A Companion to the “ Peerage and Baronetage,'' Complete in Four Parts, price 10s. 6d. each, beautifully printed in double Columns,
HISTORY OF THE LANDED GENTRY;
By JOHN BURKE, ESQ.,
JOHN BERNARD BURKE, ESQ.,
Of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-law. This work relates to the Untitled Families of Rank, as the “ Peerage and Baronetage” does to the Titled, and forms, in fact, a Peerage of the Untitled Aristocracy.
“A work which contains curious information nowhere else to be found, and to which professional genealogists may refer with advantage.”—Quarterly Review.
BURKE'S DICTIONARY OF THE EXTINCT, DORMANT, AND ABEYANT PEERAGES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND
COMPANION TO ALL OTHER PEERAGES. It should be particularly noticed that this work appertains nearly as much to extant as to extinct persons of distinction; for though dignities pass away, it rarely occurs that whole families do.
Cheaper Edition, beautifully printed, in one volume, 8vo, containing 800 double column pages, price 21s. bound.