The London Quarterly Review Volume 100

The London Quarterly Review Volume 100

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...such as can be found nowhere else. It is impossible to speak in too high terms of the work. Everyone who has these volumes within reach will find in them the best literary investment he ever made for himself and his family. The index volume is a marvel. It is half an inch taller than the rest of the regiment, and contains 1,100 pages, of which r, o55 with five columns each are given to the index proper. Every facility is thus provided for those who wish to read about any special subject. It seems as though all the learning under the sun was concentrated into the volumes of the Encyclopazdia Britannica. And it can all be found in a moment by those who consult these columns. The preface acknowledges the kindness of experts in all branches of learning who have helped the editors in cases of difficulty. Thirty-two pages, each with three columns, are filled with the names of contributors. It is a truly catholic list, which will deepen, if that be possible, the impression of the value of the Encyclopedia made by the index. The list of the initials of contributors is also added. The whole volume is a triumph of printing, and a monument to the learning and skill devoted to the production of the greatest Encyclopedia of the world. Two Lectures on the Science of Language. By james Hope Moulton, M.A., D.Lit. (Cambridge: University Press. 1s. 6d. net.) A popular Introduction to the Science of Language is greatly needed. Last August Dr. ames Moulton expounded to students of the University Extension at Cambridge the brilliant discoveries of the nineteenth century, which have "changed etymology from mere random guessing into a sound process of reasoning." These lectures are now published in a little book, which treats with great ability a most...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857879
  • 9781236857873