Book News Volume 8

Book News Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...Morley, LL. D. Carisbrooke Library. 8vo, 75 cents; by mail, 90 cents; half leather, 90 cents; by mail, j1.05. An exceedingly well-selected presentation of Milton's Prose Works. The papers reprinted relate to God and man, man and wife, man and child, man and man, and freedom in Church and State. In English literature Milton will never be obsolete, and all who would be masters by pen or voice of strong, clear, conquering English, must study him. John Bright knew the secret of the Puritan's power, and studied his pages night and day. Critic. Practical Hints For The Teachers Of Public Schools. By George Howland. International Education Series. l2mo, 75 cents; by mail, 84 cents. POETRY. A Book For Boys And Girls; Or, Country Rhymes For Children. By John Bunyan. Being a facsimile of the unique first edition, published in 1686, deposited in the British Museum. With an introduction, giving an account of the work, by Rev. John Brown, D. D. l2mo, leather, $1.lo; by mail, $1.i6. Considerable literary interest attaches to this facsimile edition of the great Dreamer's choice little volume. It was first published, as Dr. Brown, of Bedford, states, in the introduction, in i686, and it was never reprinted in Bunyan's own lifetime. In 1701, however, it reappeared with a title-page which then ran as follows: "A Book for Boys and Girls; or, Temporal Things Spiritualized, by John Bunyan, licensed and entered according to Order. London: Printed for and Sold by R. Tookey, at his Printing House in St. Christopher's Court, Threadneedle Street, behind the Royal Exchange, 1701." Of this edition the only known copy is now in the Bodleian Library. The book passed rapidly through several editions, and the tenth appeared in 1757, with a quaint preface signed...
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  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 694g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236608224
  • 9781236608222