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A CLASSIFIED CATALOGUE OF HENRY S. KING & Co.'s PUBLICATIONS.

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HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.

THE NORMAN PEOPLE, AND THEIR EXISTING DESCENDANTS IN THE

BRITISH DOMINIONS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. One handsome vol. 8vo. Price 215.

[In the Press. This work is the result of many years of the work the early history of the wbole of research into the history of the Norman aristocracy is revised, reconstructed, and race in England. It is generally supposed very many thousands of families are shown to have become extinct; but careful study to be Norman which have never before has shown that it exists and forms a large been accounted for.

part of the English people. In the course A MEMOIR OF THE LATE REVEREND DR. ROWLAND

WILLIAMS, With selections from his Note-books and Correspondence.
Edited by Mrs. Rowland Williams. With a Photographic Portrait.

[In the Press. THE RUSSIANS IN CENTRAL ASIA. A Critical Examination,

down to the present time, of the Geography and History of Central Asia. By Baron F. Von Hellwald, Member of the Geographical Societies of Paris, Geneva, Vienna, &c., &c. Translated by Lieut.-Col. Theodore Wirgman, LL.B., late 6th Inniskilling Dragoons; formerly of the Austrian Service; Translator into English verse of Schiller's “Wallenstein's Camp.”

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HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY-continued. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NATIONAL DEFENCE. From

the 30th June to the 31st October, 1870. The Plain Statement of a Member. By Mons. Jules Favre. I vol. Demy Svo. · Ios. 6d.

BOKHARA : ITS HISTORY AND CONQUEST. By Professor

Arminius Vámbéry, of the University of Pesth, Author of “ Travels in Central Asia,” &c. Demy Svo. Price 18s.

“ We conclude with a cordial recommendation of this valuable book. In the present work his moderation, scholarship, insight, and occasionally very impressive style, have raised him to the dignity of an historian."-Saturday Review.

Almost every page abounds with composition of peculiar merit, as well as with an account of some thrilling event more exciting than any to be found in an ordinary work of fiction.”Morning Post.

THE RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF IRELAND: PRIMITIVE, PAPAL,

AND PROTESTANT; including the Evangelical Missions; Catholic Agitations, and Church Progress of the last half century. By James Godkin, Author of “ Ireland, her Churches,” &c. I vol. 8vo.

Price 12s.

For those who shun blue books, and yet desire some of the information they contain, these latter chapters on the statistics of the various religious denominations will be welcomed."-Evening Standard.

“Mr. Godkin writes with evident honesty, and the topic on which he writes is one about which an honest book is greatly wanted.”-Examiner.

ILÂM ĚN NÂS. Historical Tales and Anecdotes of the Times of the Early

Khalifahs. Translated from the Arabic Originals. By Mrs. Godfrey
Clerk, Author of “The Antipodes and Round the World.” Crown Svo.

Price 75.

“ But there is a high tone about them, a love of justice, of truth and integrity, a sense of honour and manliness, and a simple devotion to religious duty, which however mistaken according to our lights, is deserving of every respect.

The translation is the work of a lady, and a very excellent and scholar-like translation it is, clearly and pleasantly written, and

illustrated and explained by copious notes, indicating considerable learning and research."-Saturday Review.

" Those who like stories full of the genuine colour and fragrance of the East, should by all means read Mrs. Godfrey Clerk's volume."--Spectator.

“ As full of valuable information as it is of amusing incident.”—Evening Standard.

ECHOES OF A FAMOUS YEAR. By Harriet Parr, Author of

“The Life of Jeanne d'Arc,” “In the Silver Age,” &c. Crown Svo. 8s. 6d.

A graceful and touching, as well as “Miss Parr has the great gift of charmtruthful account of the Franco-Prussian ing simplicity of style ; and if children are War. Those who are in the habit of read- not interested in her book, many of their ing books to children will find this at seniors will be."-British Quarterly Reonce instructive and delightful.”Public view. Opinion.

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HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY-continued.
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE. Correspondence and Conversations with

NASSAU W. SENIOR from 1833 to 1859. Edited by Mrs. M. C. M.
Simpson. In 2 vols., large post Svo. 2IS.

“Another of those interesting journals “A book replete with knowledge and in which Mr. Senior has, as it were, crys.

thought."- Quarterly Review. tallized the sayings of ome of those many

An extremely interesting

book."remarkable men with whom he came in Saturday Review. contact."--Morning Post.

JOURNALS KEPT IN FRANCE AND ITALY. From 1848 to 1852.

With a Sketch of the Revolution of 1848. By the late Nassau William Senior. Edited by his Daughter, M. C. M. Simpson. In 2 vols., post Svo. 245.

“The book has a genuine historical them to put themselves unreservedly in value.”-Saturday Review.

his hands without fear of private circula“The present volume gives us conver- tion.”-Athenæum. sations with some of the most prominent No better, more honest, and more readmen in the political history of France and able view of the state of political society Italy. . . Mr. Senior has the art of inspiring during the existence of the second Republic all men with frankness, and of persuading could well be looked for."-Examiner.

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Has all the information of history, with all the interest that attaches to biography." -Scotsman.

“No author could have stated the case more temperately than he has done, and few could have placed before the reader so graphically the story which had to be told.” -Leeds Mercury.

“A graceful contribution to the lighter record of history.”—English Churchman.

SARA COLERIDGE, MEMOIR AND LETTERS OF. Edited

by her Daughters. 2 vols. Crown 8vo. With 2 Portraits. Price 24s. Second Edition, Revised and Corrected.

“We have read these two volumes with These charming volumes are attractive genuine gratification.”-Hour.

in two ways: first, as a memorial of a most “We could have wished to give speci- amiable woman of high intellectual mark; mens of her very just, subtle, and concise and secondly, as rekindling recollections, criticisms on authors of every sort and time and adding a little to our information re-poets, moralists, historians, and philoso- garding the life of Sara Coleridge's father, phers. Sara Coleridge, as she is revealed, the poet and philosopher."-Athenæum. or rather reveals herself, in the corre- An acceptable record, and present an spondence, makes a brilliant addition to adequate image of a mind of singular a brilliant family reputation."-Saturday beauty and no inconsiderable power."Review.

Examiner.

PHANTASMION. A Fairy Romance. By Sara Coleridge.

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HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHYcontinued. LEONORA CHRISTINA, MEMOIRS OF, Daughter of Christian IV.

of Denmark : Written during her Imprisonment in the Blue Tower of the Royal Palace at Copenhagen, 1663–1685. Translated by F. E. Bunnett, Translator of Grimm's “Life of Michael Angelo," &c. With an Autotype Portrait of the Princess. Medium 8vo.

125. 6d.

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“A valuable addition to history."Daily News.

This remarkable autobiography, in

which we gratefully recognize a valuable addition to the tragic romance of history.' -Spectator.

THE LATE REV. F. W. ROBERTSON, M.A., LIFE AND

LETTERS OF. Edited by Stopford Brooke, M.A., Chaplain in
Ordinary to the Queen. In 2 vols., uniform with the Sermons. Price
7s. 6d. Library Edition, in demy 8vo, with Two Steel Portraits. 125. A
Popular Edition, in i vol. Price 6s.

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, A MEMOIR OF, with Stories now

first published in this country. By H. A. Page. Large post Svo. 7s. 6d.

“The Memoir is followed by a criticism of Hawthorne as a writer; and the criticism is, on the whole, very well written, and exhibits a discriminating enthusiasm for one of the most fascinating of novelists." Saturday Review.

“ Seldom has it been our lot to meet with a more appreciative delineation of character

than this Memoir of Hawthorne."-Morning Post.

“He has done full justice to the fine character of the author of The Scarlet Letter.'”-Standard.

A model of literary work of art."Edinburgh Courant.

LIVES OF ENGLISH POPULAR LEADERS. No. 1.-STEPHEN

LANGTON. By C. Edmund Maurice. Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.

“Mr. Maurice has written a very interesting book, which may be read with equal pleasure and profit.”-Morning Post.

The volume contains many interesting

details, including some important documents. It will amply repay those who read it, whether as a chapter of the constitutional history of England or as the life of a great Englishman," —Spectator,

CABINET PORTRAITS. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF LIVING STATES

MEN. By T. Wemyss Reid. I vol. crown 8vo. 75. 6d.

“We have never met with a work which we can more unreservedly praise. The sketches are absolutely impartial.”Atheneum.

We can heartily commend his work." Standard.

The 'Sketches of Statesmen' are drawn with a master hand."-Yorkshire Post.

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