« PreviousContinue »
ENCYCLOPÆDIA of GEOGRAPHY:
Comprising a complete Description of the Earth; exhibiting its Relation to the Heavenly
ASTRONOMY, &c. by PROFESSOR WALLACE, BOTANY, &c. by PROFESSOR Hooker, GEOLOGY, &c. by PROFESSOR JAMESON, ZOOLOGY, &c. by W. SWAINSON, Esq.
With 82 Maps, drawn by Sidney Hall; and upwards of 1000 other Engravings on Wood, from Drawings by Swainson, T. Landseer, Sowerby, Strutt, &c., representing the most remarkable objects of Nature and Art in every Region of the Globe. Complete in one thick volume of upwards of 1500 pages, 8vo. £3, half-bound vellum; or in 12 parts, at 5s. each. This work may also be had done up in Two Volumes, if desired.
A VIEW of the REIGN of JAMES II.
From his Accession to the Enterprise of the Prince of Orange.
In 4to. with a Portrait, 31s. 6d.
"Highly gifted by nature, deeply read, and singularly accomplished, the view of one of the most remarkable epochs in English history could not have been undertaken by any man of a capacity to do it justice, in every respect, superior to this eminent individual."-Literary Gazette.
"In every page we perceive the anxiety of the historian to hold the balance of justice with unfaltering hand, and to watch its slightest vibrations."- Athenæum.
The ABOVE, completed to the SETTLEMENT of the CROWN, by the EDITOR.
To which is prefixed,
A NOTICE of the LIFE, WRITINGS, and SPEECHES of SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH. 4to. 31. 3s.
"It (the Life) is well written, in a candid and liberal spirit, and contains a fair and impartial estimate of the man in public and in private life."-Tait's Magazine.
"At the very outset, in the pages of the biography, we find abundance of evidence to satisfy us of the propriety of the selection adopted by the publishers as to the kind of editor whom they should employ on this work. It is evident that his determination to establish the truth was the paramount principle of his proceeding."-Monthly Review.
THE MORAL of FLOWERS.
With 24 beautifully-coloured Piates. 8vo. 2d Edit. with additions, 30s. half-bound. *This Edition contains some Additional Poems. "Full of exquisite poetry."-Blackwood's Magazine.
Vol. III. Post 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Also the Two previous Volumes.
"That singular production, called The Doctor, &c.' is rich, beyond almost any other of the time, in the best knowledge, and the most beautiful literature."-Quarterly Review, No. 104, page 345.
RECORDS of a ROUTE through FRANCE and ITALY,
With SKETCHES of CATHOLICISM.
By WILLIAM RAE WILSON, F.S.A. S.A.R.
Author of Travels in Egypt, Arabia, Turkey, Greece, the Holy Land, &c.; in Poland, Russia, and Finland; aud in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.
In 1 vol. 8vo. with beautiful Engravings, price 17s.
A TREATISE on PRIMARY GEOLOGY;
Being an Examination, both Practical and Theoretical, of the Older Formations. By HENRY S. BOASE, M.D. Secretary of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, &c. 8vo. woodcuts, 12s.
A CENTURY of CHRISTIAN PRAYERS on FAITH, HOPE, and CHARITY; with a Morning and Evening Devotion.
By the Rev. JAMES FORD, B.D. Vicar of Navestock, Essex.
TROUT and SALMON FISHING.
By GEORGE AGAR HANSARD. Fep. 8vo. with a vignette, Es. 6d. in cloth.
DACRE: a Novel. Edited by the COUNTESS OF MORLEY.
3 vols. post 8vo.
It is a
"From our extracts, the reader will form some idea of the liveliness, sound sense, intelligence, tenderness, and sensibility both to natural and moral beauty, which pervade it." — Edinb. Rev. production of great beauty and interest."-Lit. Gaz.
TREATISE on ROADS; in which the Right Principles of Road-making are explained and illustrated by the Plans, Specifications, &c. used by T. Telford, Esq. on the Holyhead Road.
By the Right Hon. Sir HENRY PARNELL, Bart. Svo. plates, 21s. in cloth.
LECTURES on the HISTORY and PRINCIPLES
By THOMAS PHILLIPS, Esq. R.A. F.R.S. and F.S.A. late Professor of Painting in the Royal Academy. 8vo. 13s. in cloth. "There is not a passage in them with which a liberally-educated gentleman should not be acquainted." Lit. Gazelte.
STRICTURES on those PASSAGES in the Second and Third Volumes of COLONEL NAPIER'S HISTORY of the PENINSULAR WAR, which relate to the Military Opinions and Conduct of GENERAL LORD VISCOUNT BERESFORD, G.C.B. &c. &c. To which is added, Major General Sir B. D'URBAN's Report of the Operations in the Alemtejo and Spanish Estremadura, during the Campaign of 1811.
Second Edition, 1 vol. 8vo. 10s. 6d. bds.
FAUSTUS-a Dramatic Mystery; the BRIDE OF CORINTH; and the FIRST WALPURGIS NIGHT from the German of GOETHE. With Notes.
By JOHN ANSTER, LL.D. In post 8vo. price 12s.
Extracts from Mr. Anster's translation of Faust were printed in the Hora Germanicæ, in Blackwood's Magazine for June 1820.
I cannot conclude this commentary on preceding translations of Faust, without paying my humble tribute of admiration to the striking merit of some passages which appeared in the Thirty-ninth Number of Blackwood's Magazine. I should assign this translator the next place to Shelley, did his precedence depend upon me."-Hayward, Preface to Faust.
"Mr. Anster, of Dublin, has given us several of the minor poems, in particular The Bride of Corinth,' with much felicity."-Quarterly Review, Vol. 34.
BOOK of NATURE:
A Popular Illustration of the general Laws and Phænomena of Creation, in its Unorganized and Organized, its Corporeal and Mental Departments.
By JOHN MASON GOOD, M.D. &c. 3d Edit. 3 vols. fcp. 8vo. 24s. cloth.
SELECTIONS from the EDINBURGH REVIEW; comprising
the best Articles in that Journal, from its commencement to the present time: consisting of Characters of Eminent Poets, Painters, Divines, Philosophers, Statesmen, Orators, Historians, Novelists, and Critics; Dissertations on Poetry and the Drama; Miscellaneous Literature; Education; Political History; Metaphysics; Foreign and Domestic Politics; Political Econony; Law and Jurisprudence; Parliamentary Reform; Church Reform; the Liberty of the Press; the State of Ireland and West India Slavery. With a Preliminary Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes.
Edited by MAURICE CROSS, Esq. Secretary of the Belfast Historic Society.
GENERAL INDEX to the EDINBURGH REVIEW, From Vols. XXI. to L. inclusive (forming Nos. 113 and 114 of the work). 12s. GENERAL INDEX to Vols. I. to XX. inclusive. 15s. bds.
STEEL'S SHIP-MASTER'S ASSISTANT, and OWNER'S
MANUAL: containing General and Legal Information necessary for Owners and Masters of Ships, Ship-Brokers, Pilots, and other persons connected with the Merchant Service. 21st Edition, newly arranged, and corrected to 1833-4 (containing the New Customs Laws, &c.), by J. STIKEMAN, Custom-House Agent. With Tables of Weights, Measures, Monies, &c. by Dr. KELLY. 1 large and closely-printed vol. 21s. bds.; 22s. 6d. bd.
LECTURES on POETRY and GENERAL LITERATURE. By JAMES MONTGOMERY, Author of "The World before the Flood," &c. &c. Post 8vo. 10s. 6d. bds.
"A fine specimen of pure English composition; the style is simple-just what prose ought to be; and yet every sentence breathes of poetry."-New Monthly Mag.
LEGENDS of the LIBRARY at LILIES.
By LORD and LADY NUGENT. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. bds.
SIR EDWARD SEAWARD's NARRATIVE of his SHIPWRECK, and Consequent Discovery of certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea. With a Detail of many Extraordinary Events in his Life, from 1733 to 1749, as written in his own Diary.
Edited by Miss JANE PORTER. Second Edition. 3 vols. small 8vo. 21s. cloth. "The most curious and instructive work that has appeared since the first dawn of discovery, and in the history of navigation."-Speciator.
PRINCIPLES of POLITICAL ECONOMY, deduced from the Natural Laws of Social Welfare, and applied to the Present State of Britain. By G. POULETT SCROPE, M.P. F.R.S. &c. Small 8vo. 7s. in cloth.
"Full of excellent matter and sagacious reasoning."-Literary Gazette.
HINTS on PICTURESQUE DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE; In a Series of Designs for Gate Lodges, Gamekeepers' Cottages, &c. &c. By T. F. HUNT, Architect. 4to. New Edit. with Additions, and a new set of Plates, 21s. bds.; India Proofs, 31s. 6d.
By the same Author,
DESIGNS for LODGES, GARDENERS' HOUSES, and other BUILDINGS,
DESIGNS for PARSONAGE-HOUSES, ALMS-HOUSES, &c. &c.;
EXEMPLARS of TUDOR ARCHITECTURE, adapted to Modern Habitations with illustrative Details, selected from Ancient Edifices; and Observations on the Furniture of the Tudor Period. Royal 4to. with 37 Plates, 21. 2s.; India Proofs, 31. 3s.
PLAIN INSTRUCTIONS to EXECUTORS and ADMINISTRATORS, shewing the Duties and Responsibilities incident to the due Performance of their Trusts; with Forms properly filled up for every Bequest.
By J. H. BRADY, late of the Legacy Duty Office, Somerset House.
OUTLINE of the SMALLER BRITISH BIRDS;
By R. A. SLANEY, Esq. M.P. Fcap. 8vo. with Cuts, 4s. 6d. cloth.
"A delightful little book, which in its spirit and manner emulates that of the beloved White." Magazine of Natural History.
In which are familiarly explained the Effects and Causes of many Daily Occurrences in Natural Phenomena.
By FREDERICK C. BAKEWELL. 12mo. 5s. 6d. bds.
"Amply explanatory of the scientific principles upon which the Phenomena are founded."-Mo. Rev.
MEMOIRS and CORRESPONDENCE of the late SIR JAMES EDWARD SMITH, M.D. F.R.S. President of the Linnæan Society, &c. &c.
Edited by LADY SMITH. 2 Vols. 8vo. Portrait and Plates, 31s. 6d.
"This work is among the books which, from their moral beauty, are to be regarded as the most precious treasures of literature."-Tait's Magazine.
With English Notes, Critical, Philological, and Exegetical.
By the Rev. S. T. BLOOMFIELD, D.D. F.S.A. of Sidney College, Cambridge; Author of "Recensio Synoptica Annotationis Sacræ;" &c.
2 vols. 8vo. 36s.
By the same Author,
HISTORY of THUCYDIDES; newly translated into English, and illustrated with very copious Annotations, &c. 3 vols. 8vo. with Maps, 21. 5s. bds.
"A version as literal and as perspicuous as erudition and industry combined can render it."-Eclectic Rev.
ENCYCLOPEDIA of PLANTS;
Comprising the Description, Specific Character, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and every other desirable particular, respecting all the Plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain: combining the advantages of a Linnean and Jussieuean Species Plantarum, an Historia Plantariun, a Grammar of Botany, and a Dictionary of Botany and Vegetable Culture.
Edited by J. C. LOUDON, F.L.S. &c.
1 large Vol. 8vo. with nearly 10,000 Engravings on Wood, 41. 14s. 6d. bds.
ENCYCLOPEDIA of AGRICULTURE;
Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property; the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture; a general History of Agriculture in all Countries; &c. New Edit. with considerable Improvements, and a Supplement, 1 large vol. 8vo. with upwards of 1100 Engravings on Wood. 21. 10s.
*** The SUPPLEMENT separately, 6s.
ENCYCLOPÆDIA of GARDENING.
8vo. New Ed. with nearly 1000 Engravings on Wood, 21. 10s. bds.
ENCYCLOPÆDIA of COTTAGE, FARM, and VILLA ARCHITECTURE; illustrated by upwards of 2000 Engravings on Wood and nearly 100 Lithographic Plates, embracing Designs of Country Inns, Public Houses, Parochial Schools, &c. with their interior Finishing and Furniture, &c.
Complete in 12 Parts, 5s. each; or in 1 handsome volume, £3 bds.
A Catalogue of all the Plants Indigenous, Cultivated in, or Introduced to Britain. PART I. The Linnean Arrangement, in which nearly 30,000 Species are enumerated, &c. &c. preceded by an Introduction to the Linnean System.-PART II. The Jussieuean Arrangement of nearly 4000 Genera; with an Introduction to the Natural System, and a Description of each Order.
8vo., with the First additional Supplement, 23s. 6d.; the Supplement separately, 2s. 6d. MAGAZINE of NATURAL HISTORY, and JOURNAL of ZOOLOGY, BOTANY, MINERALOGY, GEOLOGY, and METEOROLOGY. 8vo. with Wood Engravings. Nos. 1 to 51. Continued Monthly. 2s.
Vols. I to VII. may be had in boards, price 71. 11s. GARDENER'S MAGAZINE, and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement. 8vo. with Wood Engravings. Nos. 1 to 64.
Vols. I. to X. may be had in boards, price 71. 11s.
Continued Monthly, at 1s. 6d. per Number.
ARCHITECTURAL MAGAZINE; or, Popular Journal of Improvements in ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING, and FURNISHING, and the various Arts and Trades more immediately connected therewith. With numerous illustrative woodcuts.
Nos. 1 to 17. Continued Monthly, at 2s.
Vol. I. may now be had in boards, price 16s.
ARBORETUM BRITANNICUM; or the Hardy Trees of Great Britain, Native and Foreign, pictorially and botanically delineated, and scientifically and popularly described. Nos. 1 to 7, price 2s. 6d. each. To be completed in 24 Monthly Numbers, at 2s. 6d. each, forming two volumes 8vo., with upwards of 300 8vo. Plates (exclusive of Wood-cuts, and above 600 pages of Letter-press); with the Plates on DrawingPaper (suitable for being coloured), at 3s. 6d.; with the Botanical Specimens, partially coloured from nature, 5s. Gd.; fully coloured, 7s.; and with the Botanical Specimens and also the Trees wholly coloured, 10s. a Number.
GEOLOGY of SUSSEX,
And of the adjacent Parts of Hampshire, Surrey, and Kent.
8vo. with 75 Plates, Maps, and Cuts, 21s. cloth.
"A work of great interest to all geologists; and its eloquence, together with the wonders it tells of, render it likely to be a favourite with all."-Athenæum.
ARRANGEMENT of BRITISH PLANTS, according to the latest Improvements of the Linnæan System; with an Easy Introduction to the Study of Botany. By WILLIAM WITHERING, M.D. &c. 7th Edition, with Additions,
By WILLIAM WITHERING, Esq. LL.D. &c. 4 Vols. 8vo. 21. 16s. bds.
MEMOIR on SUSPENSION BRIDGES;
Comprising their History; with Descriptions. Also, Experiments on Iron Bars, Wires, and Rules for facilitating Computations, &c.
By C. S. DREWRY, Civil Engineer. With plates, 128. bds.
"A complete manual on Suspension Bridges, worthy the subject, and worthy the high character for practical knowledge which our engineers enjoy."-Monthly Review.
INTRODUCTION to BOTANY. By JOHN LINDLEY, LL.D.
F.R.S. L.S. and G.S. Professor of Botany in the University of London; &c. 8vo. with numerous Plates and Wood Cuts, 18s. cloth.
By the same Author,
INTRODUCTION to the NATURAL SYSTEM of BOTANY; or a Systematic View of the Organization, Natural Affinities, and Geographical Distribution of the Vegetable Kingdom; with the Uses of the most important Species. 8vo. 128. cloth. SYNOPSIS of the BRITISH FLORA, arranged according to the Natural Orders; containing Vasculares, or Flowering Plants. 12mo. 10s. 6d. bds.
OUTLINE of the FIRST PRINCIPLES of BOTANY. Plates. 18mo. 3s. OUTLINE of the FIRST PRINCIPLES of HORTICULTURE. 18mo. 2s.
GUIDE to the ORCHARD and KITCHEN-GARDEN; or, an Account of the most valuable Fruit and Vegetables cultivated in Great Britain: with Calendars of the Work required in the Orchard and Kitchen-Garden during every Month in the Year. By GEORGE LINDLEY, C.M.H.S. Edited by JOHN LINDLEY, LL.D. &c. Assistant Secretary to the Horticultural Society of London. 1 large volume, 8vo. 168. bds.
EGYPT and MOHAMMED ALI;
Or, Travels in the Valley of the Nile.
By JAMES AUGUSTUS ST. JOHN. 2 vols. 8vo. 30s. bds.
GENERAL ATLAS of FIFTY-THREE MAPS, with the Divisions and Boundaries carefully COLOURED; constructed entirely from New Drawings, and engraved by SIDNEY HALL. Corrected to 1835. (Complete in Seventeen Parts, any of which may be had separately, price 10s. 6d. each.)
Folded in half, and bound in canvas..
Ditto, half-hound in Russia
In the full extended size of the Maps, half-bound in Russia
£8 18 6
9 9 0
14 5 0
For favourable opinions of this Atlas, see the Literary Gazette, Gentleman's Magazine, the Sphynx (conducted by J. S. Buckingham, Esq.), New Monthly Magazine, Globe, &c.
ALPHABETICAL INDEX of all the NAMES contained in the above ATLAS, with References to the Number of the Maps, and to the Latitude and Longitude in which the Places are to be found. Royal 8vo. 21s. cloth.