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Mr. Fitzgerald's 'Book Fancier ' I
L Lres ord of his the experiences chase gives and him conclusions good reason . The to
Lsiilt - is that we have a book on books of a Character that has not been seen since John Book Hunter
lill Burton ' s ' ' appeared a good years ago . nany ' I S sorrows early every of hunting thing affecting and preserving the deli are ghts to in The Book Fancier ctiiuici' The chap
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li Hie kith lt , i read - ^ avidity cw-ft- ° er w * . mi . g -3 Qu ht otations be - selected - which from - would , e- very interest •/ pag JL CJ e , 1 1 choos 1 the . 1 folio r 11 *
but at random , we e -wing as an xaniple —
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Kiny a painted capital , richly diglit , though many a one had Ken burnished cat oat— go beautifully ld , brighter designed even than things it was —the 420 larger years letter ago ,
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nantic - ; air . they are very few—have this elegant and ¦ I t / With ^ erald such deli p hts leasant his words readers as throug these hout Mr .
g Inch ¦ erv one form of his the very three interesting hundred and book odd . pages
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Continental fyotzg .
Wished M ( 'HHrs . a Firmin work of -Didot ordinary of Paris interest have just for
no | b -Jean ^ student . ui de ue Thumery Thumerv of English . Sieur SiV history . nr de do . Bm Boiss * ' aaiafi La ise Mission . 1598 159 ft-
f j « ^ y , _ t comprises «) England the in , account the last of four a French , em of - r . lt 1 " 01 l ^ (> f Queen Elizabeth—a very years eventful
? ¦ ff f W tliolics t ] vill of ) x , , n eiuDracmg Oiubraciliy KiOf ' t" which e growing i ^ " found luunu the th « discontent conspiracy r- vent vein . r > n « r » iT in in 'Ji . r the lii ' . \/ of of o Gunpowder v f the ^ JEssex Rhspt uuuuwuer Roman and a . Tirl
) . I 1 . Jules ? Rothschild / uuoiimu work
| aitL , Koine . lor \ nal -- from - The -. xiyi the period graceful of announces < HlIlOUIlCt M pen . Yriarto of ; « ; + a < M ^ : ^ new IJCW ' . s ^» Charles visit W < J 1 to VK
f f umenioal sterna ^ , ] ( Cit ^ Council itir y av A » u s duri / i and m . ;« ng , r the the ^ - ^^^ work sitting contains of ^ p the + ! -. « «^ ,
^ onages wen aa aa } well ) encil as sketches numerous of the illustrations principal
on steel and wood of the various objects of interest in Rome before it became the capital
of Italy . It is not often the avocations of printer
, publisher , and poet are found united in one person . Thishoweverwas the case with
The ' odore Aubanel , , the , Provengal poet , who died on the 2 nd inst . Born at Avignon on
March 26 , 1829 , he was the author of manysuccessful productions in Provengal , aniongst
others a drama in five acts , produced at Montpellierand which will shortly be played
in a French , translation by M . Paul Arene at the Ode on theatre in Paris .
It is rather significant of the inspired character of the Hussian press JT that in the year t /
1883 ( we have no later authentic information ) out of 272 responsible editors in St . Petersburg
and Moscow , 51 were officers or civil servants of the highest military and civil rank , 65 were
staff officers and persons holding corresponding rank in the Civil Serviceand 37 officials of
various ^^^ ^» ^ ^^— ¦ 1 ¦ ™ ™ kinds ^^ " ^^ ^^^ ^^ . ^ , - ^^* - ¦ ^ besides V ^ " ^ ^^ . ^ » ^^ P ~ ^^ p » M T 23 ^^^ ^ . " ^ ^^ . ^ , ^ B of ^^*^^ " ^^^ ^^~ the ^^ ^ " ^* . »^ ^ p nobility ^ " ^* ^»^^^ . » J . * " ^^ ^ B ^ ^ " ^ ^» ^^ ^^ l ^ not PP ^ . ^ " ^ ^^^ holding official appointments .
6 A Nilbraut new novel / is b announced y Georg Ebers for immediat , entitled e
publication . Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria is
arranging for the publication of a new book of sport and forestry entitled ' Jagden und ~^ pr ~ ~ IK « H . ah a * ' ^¦ p' ^^ Bpa' a ^ ^ m ^ H- ^ 1 * ^ bi aah a V
Beobachtungen ^ ' ( Hunting . and Watching . ) . Herren Puttkainmer und Miihlbrechtthe
well-known law booksellers and publishers , of Berlinhave sent us a catalogue of works
in Jurisprudence , and Political Economy , which is a marvel of industry in compilation
and of elegance in production . Without claiming for this catalogue absolute
completeness as a legal bibliography , Herr Otto Miihlbrechtthe compilertells us that it
contains all , those works which , , judging from a ^ M ^^ af long pm ^_^ ^^ Pk aa * Vap Vah experience ^**^ « a ^ k a >>^ mar ^^ ta ^^* ^^ pp aa ^^^ ^ Pjpr ^ p > , am ^ he ^ a aaa ^^ considers ^ apr ^ ppr ^^ «^ r ~^~~ —* ^ p ^ p ^ p ^^ ~^ - ^ r of ^ - ^ —^* absolute ^ p- « ' ^ v * ^ p * ¦ ^^ — ~— ~* 'w
use to the legal practitioner . As a matter of course pj almost pb the collection r i is confined i with
some -aaPr * w * ^ h ^^ fc ap ipp notable ^> , ^ ^ ^^ —™ am « ^ ' pwp classical - * r" , w ^ p ^ * a > *^ «^ ^¦>^^ - « - exceptions a * ^ pp — — aa ^ p > — - »— - ^ p . ¦—— ^— -- ^ P' , to — - —¦ - the " ^ ^^— - ^ r present ¦ , ^ m - - — — century . An excellent classified index is given
with the catalogue . The ¦ late t lamented Count Beust has ¦¦ left
^ aaav *» ^ B ^ ^ ap * * a « ^^^ pp »^ ^ p ^^ ^>^ *_* ' ^ r a . aa ^ ^^ m ^ ^ b » pa * ^¦ a' ^^^ ^^« " ^ a » ^ 'p' ~ ~ ^ ^ ^^ p ^ w p ^^^ ^^^^ p » - ^ i ^ ^^ ™ " * ^—^ ^ ^^ p 1 ^^^ ^^ ^— ^^ behind him voluminou . s memoirs and correspondence , which will not , however , see the
light for some year 3 to come .
Suinerican !£Eto£ Anb Jjotr^.
SUinerican ! £ eto £ anb JJotr ^ .
Messrs . Harper Brothers' further new publications will comprise Charles Dudley Warner aaw ~— ' s
^_^ a ^ ay . a , ^/ ^ f J ( ^ »^ -J" W W -at -A ^ M ^ ^^ ¦ 'V . ^ A . ak ak _ f ^ a _ Jfc , a ^ j . ^^ . ^ ^^^ f r « a * - - * " # J ^ -- * - ^ - » - P ^ ' - ¦ ' ~ m ~ -m *^^ a * ^ - _ - a - » - ^ ^ ^^ - ^— — travel b l . v Mr TVTr . novel < DJ . . S S . . , Kemhart Rp L Their . iiihnrt Pilgrimag : JtLome Home e , fFancies ' ancies illustrated and and ;
y Heart Flowers , ' in which engravings by Frank French will a ¦ at b ¦ Mrs k a * rv > . M . E .
H _ j - \^ j x * ^—* -A -L . » I *_ A * - accompany **/ V ^ \^ T ^ r A A ¦ . B ^ » -- -- jv w poems ms ^^ r ^ p » " - » * - rv . ^ rv _^ y w ^^^ . - » - ^^ m — m m Sangster ; Dr . Von Reber ' s * History of ¦ Medijoval Art' translated bJ . Thacher
Clarke * JJ _ X _/ ^^^ fc —V- ^ ^^ S , with * V ** - -A J * . J *^ many " - / , ^ ^ - * *» - " illustrations f- " ^* » afff PShP *» Vyrai a . ^ ^^^ ^*~» r *^ - » y T , uniform * - ^ " ^ — ~ ^ -- ^ with ^ p * — — — — his ( lid ' History I 11 O ( J < 'I Y ^ of - ' * Ancient ^ LllvlUJlU Art jC X . AU ' ; ' Ancient JJLlJl ^ iVJllU Cities vyil / iuu
of the New World / by Desire' Charnay ; ' Retrospeotioiisof America , ' by John Bernhard ,
the diary of an English actor , edited by — — —¦ ¦ ¦ - — •¦ ¦ — —i ¦¦¦¦ Qr > -- *
Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890), Nov. 15, 1886, page 1367, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/pc/issues/tec_15111886/page/9/