Eclectic and Congregational Review Volume 9

Eclectic and Congregational Review Volume 9

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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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ... It ' will contain, ' we are informed in the prospectus, ' the definition, derivation, and explanation of the various terms in science, art, and literature, that occur in reading or in conversation. Great pains have been taken to make these definitions and explanations correct, clear, and precise. Short abstracts are also given of the principles of the 'most p0pular and important departments of science, literature, and art, with notice of their rise, progress, and present state. N 0 statement is ever made as to any unusual or doubtful matter, without referring to the authority on which it rests; and when subjects of general interest and importance are noticed, the reader is referred to the works relating to them, which embody the best and most authentic information. Not only, therefore, will those who consult this work have a guarantee for its authenticity; but they will learn the sources to which they may resort with the greatest advantage, should they wish to make further inquiries.' The work is printed in a small but neat and readable type, and will be completed in ten or twelve monthly parts of 5s. each. The Illustrated Commentary on the Old and New Testaments; chiefly eaplanatory of the Manners and Customs mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures; and also of the History, Geography, Natural History, and Antiquities, $c, . being a Republication of the Notes of the Pictorial Bible. Vol. V. London: Charles Knight and Co. WE have in former numbers of our Journal described the nature of this work, and have expressed our high, estimate of its value. Such is our opinion on this point that we deem it almost impossible to speak of it in terms of too high praise. Leaving the doctrinal and experimental exposition of...show more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236852176
  • 9781236852175