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PRINCE ALBERT; and the HOUSE of SAXONY. By FREDERIC SHOBERL, Esq.
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The SPORTSMAN in IRELAND;
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LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF ENGLAND,
FROM THE NORMAN CONQUEST,
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HE HISTORY OF EUROPE,
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A MEMOIR of the POLITICAL LIFE of the Right Hon. EDMUND BURKE; with extracts from his writings. "Burke, the greatest of political philosophers."-Sir J. Mackintosh.
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ELEMENTS OF PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE;
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