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Andrew Lang, as you probably know was a Scotsman who collected fairy tales with the unique attribute of color--The Green Fairy Book, The Blue Fairy Book, etc. He also wrote some scholarly works on ... Read full review
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Page 15 - Roget. — THESAURUS OF ENGLISH WORDS AND PHRASES. Classified and Arranged so as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas and assist in Literary Composition.
Page 7 - Brassey (THE LATE LADY). A VOYAGE IN THE ' SUNBEAM'; OUR HOME ON THE OCEAN FOR ELEVEN MONTHS. Cabinet Edition. With Map and 66 Illustrations. Crown 8vo., 75.
Page 7 - : the Narrative of a Search for Treasure on the Desert Island of Trinidad. With 2 Maps and 23 Illustrations. Crown 8vo.
Page 22 - THE ROOTS OF THE MOUNTAINS, wherein is told somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale. their Friends, their Neighbours, their Foemen, and their Fellows-in-Arms. Written in Prose and Verse. Square crown 8vo., 8s. A TALE OF THE HOUSE OF THE WOLFINGS, and all the Kindreds of the Mark.
Page 1 - AH DYKE ACLAND, MP, and CYRIL RANSOME, MA Crown 8vo., 6s. ANNUAL REGISTER (THE). A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroad, for the year 1892. 8vo. , 18s. Volumes of the ANNUAL REGISTER for the years 1863-1891 can still be had.
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Page 2 - Historic Towns.— Edited by EA FREEMAN, DCL, and Rev. WILLIAM HUNT, MA With Maps and Plans.
Page 1 - Bagwell. — IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS. By RICHARD BAGWELL, LL.D. (3 vols.) Vols. I. and II. From the first invasion of the Northmen to the year 1578. 8vo., 32s. Vol. III. 1578-1603. 8vo., 18S. Ball. — HISTORICAL REVIEW OF THE LEGISLATIVE SYSTEMS OPERATIVE IN IRELAND, from the Invasion of Henry the Second to the Union (1172-1800).