The Dial Volume 12

The Dial Volume 12

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...and introduction by R. A. Stoddard. With portraits. 4 vols., 8vo, $7.50.--Same, -vols., Hvo, $3.75. The most intellectual and altogether charming history of English literature ever written. An epoch-making work compelling admiration. WITS AND BEAUX AND QUEENS OF SOCIETY. By Grace and Philip Wharton. Edited by Justin II. McCarthv. Illustrated by H. K. Browne and J. Godwin. 4 vols., Hvo, $6.00. An inexhaustible mine of very entertaining anecdotes and gossip on French and English society. NOCTES AMBROSIANE. By Prof. Wilson, Lockhart, Hogg, and Maoinn. Edited by R. S. Mackenzie, ti vols., 12mo, with steel portraits, 9.00. A singular and delightful outpouring of criticism, of politics, descriptions of feeling, character and scenery, and of wild fun. Wilson's eloquence is as the rush of mighty waters. NAPOLEON'S MEMOIRS. By Count De Las Cases. With portrait and maps. 4 vols., 12mo, $6.00. A scholarly and highly interesting memoir of the great emperor, particularly valuable for its conversations. NAPOLEON IN EXILE; OR, A VOICE FROM ST. HELENA. By B. E. O'meara, Napoleon's physician. 2 vols., 12nio, $3.00. Describes Napoleon's last years at St. Helena and reflects his opinions on the most important events in his life, government, and men he met. NAPIER'S PENINSULAR WAR. With 55 maps and plans of battles and portraits. 5 vols., 8vo, $7.50. Acknowledged to be the most valuable record of the war which England waged in the Peninsula against the power of Napoleon. A work which for vivid beauty of narrative may vie with Ciesar or Tacitus. THOMAS GRAY'S WORKS IN PROSE AND VERSE. Edited by Edm.gosse. Portraits. 4 vols., crown 8vo, $6, A carefully edited complete edition of the works of the renowned anthor of "Elegy Written in a Country...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236821882
  • 9781236821881