The Literary Correspondence of John Pinkerton, Esq, Volume 1
H. Colburn, 1830 - Literary historians - 447 pages
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Page 335 - Or wherefore his characters thus without fault ? Say, was it, that vainly directing his view To find out men's virtues, and finding them few, Quite sick of pursuing each troublesome elf, He grew lazy at last, and drew from himself ? Here Douglas retires from his toils to relax, The scourge of impostors, the terror of quacks.
Page 15 - Mrs. Marcet's Conversations on Chemistry, in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained and illustrated by Experiments.
Page 5 - London's Encyclopaedia of Agriculture: comprising the Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Productions of Agriculture. With 1,100 Woodcuts. 8vo. 21s. London's Encyclopaedia of Gardening: comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening.
Page 10 - DUTIES ; Or, Instructions to Young Married Ladies on the Management of their Households, and the Regulation of their Conduct in the various Relations and Duties of Married Life. By Mrs. W. PARKES.
Page 5 - Encyclopaedia of Plants : Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and every other desirable Particular respecting all the Plants found in Great Britain.
Page 8 - BURNS. -THE PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY; containing the Doctrines, Duties, Admonitions, and Consolations of the Christian Religion. By JOHN BURNS, MDFRS New Edition.
Page 9 - Bryologia Britannica: Containing the Mosses of Great Britain and Ireland systematically arranged and described according to the Method of Bruch and Schimper ; with 61 illustrative Plates. Being a New Edition, enlarged and altered, of the Muscologia Britannica of Messrs. Hooker and Taylor. 8vo. 42s.; or, with the Plates coloured, price £4.
Page 14 - COL. HAWKER'S INSTRUCTIONS to YOUNG SPORTSMEN in all that relates to Guns and Shooting.
Page 6 - The BOOK of NATURE ; being a Popular Illustration of the General Laws and Phenomena of Creation, in its Unorganized and Organized, its Corporeal and Mental Departments. By John Mason Good, MD and FRS In 1 vol. 8vo. "—the work is certainly the best philosophical digest of the kind which we have seen."— London Monthly Bcviao.
Page 13 - Numbers are already published. Each Size to class with the Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain. The following are complete, and may be had separate, viz.