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VThe An Standing illustrated Army article of by Great Lord Britain Wolseley 9 will on
appear in the February number of Harper ' s Magazine . Mark Twain contributes a paper to the same number on a majestic literary
fossil , and George Parsons Lathrop intends to give the public the benefit of some recent
* Talks with Edison . ' * w #
• It is expected that the * Memoirs of
Mar-I shal MacMahon L ' will be in type at the end of this month . A curious story mlis current in
Paris literary circles . It is said the famous soldier has made arrangements if or the printing of six copies only—one for himselfone for his
wifeone for each of his three , sonsand anoth , er for his daughter . ,
* Mr . George _ . _ _ Neilson __ — * 7 * of __ Glasgow ~— _ 7 isT we
understand , engaged on , a work which , , is to describeamongst other things 7 the famous
combat , of the clans on the Inch c 3 , of Perth 1396 . He will endeavour to put a different ,
construction on that event from that hitherto generally adopted . He is specially anxious to
redeem it from the charge of ferocity . The ( book will be entitled ' Trial by Combat . '
¦ * * ¦ Earl 1 y editions of ¦ i Bradshaw ' s Railway
Guide ^^ m ^^ ^^ m ^ v- ^ p ^ ' are ~ m ^ - —^ — — in -m ~ - considerable — — - demand - . The older numbers are securing wonderful prices .
The proprietors of the guide have issued facsimile reprints of the first number ( October
part i 19 , of 1830 the ) , country which , deal and s of the with second the northern (\ October
25 , 1839 ) , which relates to the southern part .
* We learn that the library of the late
11 */ ¦¦ is Cuthbert to be -w- ~ di spersed Bede , author by £ Messrs of . * Sotheb Verdan y t Wilkin Green , - '
son ^^_ - ^ v - ^^ - & Hod — —— - ^— _ — ge ~ -r — . — — - - It contains ' — — -- — -- a comp m , lete set of Notes and Queriesoriginal editions of
I Dickens , the first edition , of *^ i Tom and Jerry ' ( \ with Cruikshank ' s cuts ) // , some count y histories ,
and a number of books illustrative of college life .
# # m ¦ We understand that Major f Le Caronwho
fi writing gured f ^ - ^^ so ^^ a F « a St (^^ chapter ^ much ^^ ^ . ^ ^ mm »¦ ^^ ""' ^^ - ^ ^ V in ^^ - — of the - ^ ^^ W ^ autobiograp — - ^ r— Parnell ¦ " ' ^ — " Commission hy -- in which , -m - , , is - ^
he will record the principal events , in a life that is understood to have been a very
remarkable one . It is expected the work will be packed K ^ Ww ^^ r ^** fc ^^^ ^ rf *« w " W ith av ^^ *¦ •¦¦ star TV ^^ nr ^ "Hfc tling ^» " ^ " ™ ^^^^ J" % scenes ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^ ¦ ^ and " ^ ^^ ^ ^ incidents ¦ — . A
special feature of the book will be a description of the Fenian rising in Canada .
«II # * I It is stated that the Diary of Sir Walter
I I Scott ^ at . > is » about _*_ to be ^ M published ^ m ^ K ^ ^ Ilk . A few ^ k copies & of this work were circulated many years ago ,
I but , as many persons alluded to were , then I living , it was not allowed to be put in general
. ; I circulation . The course of time has removed m =====
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_ ~ ' _ " " .. ... ^ ^ . . ¦¦ w i that objection , and the public will now have the pleasure of reading an interesting book .
# # * We understand — ^ lhat the _ preparation _ of a
— — — - - — _ _ _ _ j — — — — ' - - ^ —» biography of Edward Thring , the famous head - master of Uppingham , hafe been entrusted to
his friend , Professor Parkin , of Canada . Ample material existsand the work is likely to prove
of extreme interest , , especially to those who themselves are practically engaged 3 in the work
J % l « "O . of education . The book will be published in due course by Messrs . Macmillan & Co .
• ? * We are informed that the poet Dr . Charles
Mackay has left several works in MSS ., including a novel entitled * For Love's Own Sake ; ' ' Old English Rhymes made New : a
i Handbook — — - _ — - . — v for - Poets -- ^^^^ and — ^^ Versifiers — — of the v ^^^^ Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries ; ' '
Phoe-I , n ' Stonehenge ician Origin and of the Druidism Grecian ; ' Mythology ' Walks and ;'
Talks among the People , ' and a number of poems .
# * * . v We are informed that Dr . Lightfoot has
bequeathed his splendid library to the University of Dublinand to the Selwyn Divinity
School ^•^ ^ K ^ m , Cambrid ~^ k ~ _ dM ^ ^ b ge , , the . ^ m division ^ h A Am of ^» the . ^ books ^» . _ to be at the discretion of his executors , who
a ^ e Archdeacon Watkins , the Rev . G , R . Eden — — — , and __ the ... _ Rev .... __ . J . R _ . Harmer __ _ _ . The __ .. __ ,
copyright of his works and the residue of his estateincluding his MSS . he has left in trust
for church , and school building , , and spiritual agencies in the diocese of Durham .
# # # Messrs . Macmillan & Co . will shortly issue
4 Problems of Greater Britain , ' by Sir Charles Dilkeconsisting of two volumes . The first
, volume America is divided subdivided into into three Newfoundland parts , viz ., * Nort the h
Dominion 4 Australasia , of , ' Canada consisting , and of the Victoria West Indies , , New ;
South Wales , Queensland , and New Zealand ; and * South Africa , ' divided into two chapter ?
the Cape and South * Africa . The second IF , volume treats of Indiaand particularly of
Indian defence , followed , up with an exhaustive tr chapJL ter on Crown colonies of the present I and
future . The second portion of this voluino deals with what are called * Colonial Problems . ' In some concluding chaptersthe relations
between A Eng ^^ H ^^ A lan ^ H d and G 7 MB the . H JL remainder , A ^ H of ^^ the . _ empire will be dealt with . Excellent maps
will accompany the work .
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¦ f : ¦ ¦ ¦ . ¦ ' : * ' " ij . 4 The Publish ers' Circular ¦ ¦ ' -- ¦ - ¦¦ Jan . 15 , i 8 go I
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The Bishop of Derry has written a poem entitled * A Barge on the Foyle , ' which will
appear in the February number of the Church Monthly . A new Edinburgh journal , entitled Waverley , is about to be started . It is to be conducted
by Mr . H . Blythe , the editor of the Chiel .
Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890), Jan. 15, 1890, page 4, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/pc/issues/tec_15011890/page/6/