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Tlole% And Itews
several drawings of the exhibits in the Bishop's Palace . The number likewise contains , in
addition n . dditinn . , fo frmr ur full fnli- - nacrft page representations rfir » rARfvnt . A . tir » ns of nf the the main entrance from the grounds , the royal reception rooms , the bishop ' s palace , and the
Gray ( Irrav btreet Street front front .. We congratulate the Great Western Railway way Mechanics lviecnanics ' Institution Institution at at New JN ew Swindon bwmdon on on
having a library so excellent as is indicated by its new catalogue of books . The librarian , Mr .
A A . . J . T . ~ Birch R i ty » Ti , must must . be Via comp ^ nmnlimfinffifi limented on art the t . liA ap an- - pearance of a useful guide to the books under his care ; the catalogue having careful indexes
to authors ' names , to . subjects and titles and to juvenile literature . IOI
July 2 , 188 S The Publishers' Circular 753 :
Boating.* Sports And Pastimes, As Descri...
BOATING . * Sports and pastimes , as described in the quickly-successive volumes of the Badminton Library , give a fresh interest to the literature
of English , athletics , and out-door healthy
amusement . The volume on cricket has just been opportunely published , but we hardly
think that the series of books could contain a better work than that , now under notice , on boating . We are glad that oars and sculls
ha have . vfi been VkPs « n described riA « f » TiV » firl so ho p leasantl ftn . siA . n'hlv y - , jvn and d that t . hat oxtraneouB matter has been rejected . To ! write a full account of boating as a general -subject would mean the filling of volumes
' MK / j v / v / U II VUXU 111 VIU 11 U 1 JIV UlJllltg yJM- many XAlCAlXM . * IVIUUIUU ) , so we are glad to be free from descriptions of canoes , sail-boats , & c , and to have before us
the at * Rev Boating . Edmond , by W Warre . B . Woodgate , D . D ., and ; with a chapter an introduction on * Rowing by at
• -on , Dy it . Harvey Mason . . London : Longmans < fc Co .
a fair account of one of the most popular and manly of English pastimes . It was fortunate that the editor secured the
co-operation of the head master of Eton , whose introduction to the volume appropriately recites the earlhistory of boat-building and
oarsmanship , especiall y y as disclosed by classical ^ 7 writers and by ancient sculptures . Interesting
though this be , as coming from the pen of one of our best authorities on the subjectmost
readers will turn with curiosity to the modern , portion ¦ norf . ion of nf the f . ViA book V » nnlc . which ivliioTi deals rlftala with ivif . h the f . hfi de Hft - -
velopment of oarsm , anship in the present cen-! tury ; and a considerable amount of amusement may be derived from comparisons . The chapter on ' Rowing / Clubs is an interesting
hia-^^ ^^^ . Mm ^ J ^ k <^ m ^ y V V W ^ L ^^ K ^^ h ^^^ JL ^ a ^ k ^^ r fc ^ ^ L . **^ ^^^ f ^ k ^ k ^» - ^^ k ^ ^^^ Jb ^ h ^ P ^ ^^ ^ fc ^ ^ k ^ K ^ U ^ m 9 ^ J torical study ; so are those on ' Watermen ^^^ and Professionals , ' and ' Rowing at Eton College . ' To practical men we commend the
chapters ' Sliding on b ' Coaching Seats , ' , ScuUing ' ' Scientific , ' * Boat Oarsmanshi -building p , , ' '
and Training . Tne cnapter on tne early
history well ri condensed ii ¦ \ of m boat / l and C - racing perfect at the in Ai its Universities form jl jl »* . » Under » is
the yy ¦ M title < 9 ^ 4 The j ^ j ( J ^ V *» Temp A * V »* \ J le ^^ -I of A V * ' \ J Fame ^* A » ^ ' may x ^ be . ^— found j * * ^** ^^ ¦*• record of most of the notable performers and
a performances of the past . Illustrations adorn + h « fft-v-f nnfl RftVfirA »» i ^ . 1 Tn » . r ^« criv « correct ideas ir ¦ iHh - ¦ --
¦ \ J K A ^^ \ y ^^ ^ . ^ */ * . ^ f A A ^^ ^^ » ^^ ^^ ^^ P J » *» »• ^» v »_»*^ ^ - ^ — — — — of the various standard river race-courses .
CConiinental ! Qo ¥ e #
The sympathy and grief at the painful A illness llAAVklkl C and * JlJV « . VIVUIV death 1 A which *» JLA . JW ** closed V ^ A X > * J -K * ^»* the W **^^ too vw -w short * s ^^« .-w « k v
though brilliant career of the Emperor Prederick III . have been everywhere felt . ^ B ^ te
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Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890), July 2, 1888, page 753, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/pc/issues/tec_02071888/page/7/