British Books Volume 79

British Books Volume 79

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...i Merry Rhymes and Funny Pictures. Picture-boards, cloth back, 1a.; Selected and edited by WAI.TER JEEBQLD. With Illustrations on every l cloth. xi" fixes. 21-Untw-Iblei mounted on cloth. 21 61page, in Colour or Black-and-White (nearly 4.00 in number), by CHARLES ROBINSON. Large 41:0. cloth elegant, gilt edges, 7: . 64. net. oRlMM.S FAIRY 1-ALEs_ 1 This handsome volume contains a large selection of the most popular THE ANIMALS AcADEMY' By H' B' Neilson and L Stories by the llrotheru Grimm, fully illustrated in Colour and Black-andc""n Bmfiham. White. The cover and no fewer than 30 pages (including three doubleWith 24 full-page Colour Illustrations and many Black-and-White pige drawings, 17% inches by 10 inches) are in full 0010111'. A180 in Vignettes. Picture-boards, cloth back, 3: . 6d.; cloth, 5-. i cloth, 3: . 6d. Messrs. BLAOKIE 8; SON, Limited, will be pleased to forward a supply of their Announcement List and Prospectuses. universal reading, and, in a word, circulated and reigned triumphant.' The school edition before us is capitally printed and well--perhaps too well--edited. Indeed, the editor's Introduction seems superfluous when we remember that Scott wrote such a good one. Although not reprinted entirely, the extracts given from it are so full of historical interest as to satisfy even M1caulay's schoolboy. Iow_ever, the editor says: 'A brief review of the history leading up to the incidents of the book may assist the student to understand the undercurrents (sir) with which the narrator of the story was to a large extent unacquainted.' We had thought, by the way, Sir Walter was as intimately acquainted with Jacobite plans as most writers. The editor proceeds to inform us that James ll. was...show more

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  • Paperback | 652 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,148g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905687
  • 9781236905680