British Books Volume 6; V. 59

British Books Volume 6; V. 59

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...as well aB honourable career. Landmarks of a Literary Career, 1820-1892. By Mrs. Newton Croslaxd (Camilla Toulmin), Author of Mrs. Blake, ' Stories of the City of London, ' &c. With Photogravure Portrait. Crown 8vo. cloth. 7. 6d. The Author of these Landmarks, ' during a lout. literary career, haa been brought Into close friendship with a large number of celebrities. Her bright and racy book includes personal reminiscences of Robert Browning, Mrs. Browning, Douglas Jerrold. Leigh Hunt, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Countess Blfcsingtou, Robert and William Chambers, Westland iiarston, Seymour Kirkup, Grace Aguilar, Willi: .m and Mary Howitt, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Hall, Charlotte Ciishman. James Davison, Mian O'Neill, Mr. and Mr. Cowden Clarke, R. H. Home, and many others. As a reflex of the literary life of the middle of the century, the book promise to attract considerable attention. Characteristic letters from the Brownings, Douglas Jerrold, and other prominent writers give additional interest and value to the volume. Abraham Lincoln: the True Story of a Great Life. By W. H. Herndon and J. W. Weik. With an Introduction by HOBACE WHITE. 2 vols. Library Edition. Crown 8 vo. cloth, 12. A sympithetic study of Lincoln's personal character by ono ot his oldest friends.'--Tihrs Life Of Sir Evelyn Wood. By Charles Williams, War Correspondent. With Photogravure Portrait. New and Cheaper Edition. Demy 8vo. cloth, 6. 1A record packed full of adventure; a story of personal valour tempcrod by real gifts of generalship and of the management of men.'--Daily Chronicle. Rambles in Books. By Charles F. Blackburn. 500 Copies only, each numbered and signed by the Author. With Photogravure; Portrait. Crown 8vo. cloth, fij. The object is, not ti recommend bonks for...show more

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  • Paperback | 1050 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 52mm | 1,833g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826663
  • 9781236826664