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WILLIAMS & NORGATE'S FOREIGN BOOK CIRCULAR, No. 37.—Theology, Classics, German and French Literature. European and Oriental Linguistic Books. (1 Stamp.) Gratis.

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Just published, in 8vo., price 1s. 6d.

A FIFTH LETTER to the REV. DR. MAITLAND on the GENUINENESS of the WRITINGS ascribed to CYPRIAN, BISHOP of CARTHAGE. By the REV. E. J. SHEPHERD, M.A., Rector of Luddesdown; Author of the "History of the Church of Rome to the End of the Episcopate of Damasus."

London: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS.

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THE PRIMITIVES and LEADING WORDS OF THE GREEK LANGUAGE, so explained throughout as to fix themselves readily and permanently on the Memory. By the REV. F. VALPY, M.A. Second Edition, price 6s.

LONGMAN; BOHN; LAW; PARKER; DEIGHTON & CO.

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MR. HALLAM'S HISTORICAL WORKS.

This Day is published,

HISTORY OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES. By HENRY HALLAM, ESQ. Tenth and revised Edition, incorporating the SUPPLEMENTAL NOTES. 3 vols. 8vo. 30s.

Also,

HALLAM'S CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, from the Accession of Henry VII. to the Death of George II. Sixth Edition. 2 vols. 8vo. 24s.

II.

HALLAM'S INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERARY HISTORY OF EUROPE, during the 15th, 16th, and 17th Centuries. Third Edition. 3 vols. 8vo. 36s.

III.

HALLAM'S LITERARY ESSAYS AND CHARACTER: selected from the above Work, for Popular Circulation. (5th Thousand.) Fcp. 8vo. 2s.

JOHN MURRAY. Albemarle Street.

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In small 8vo., price 2s. 6d.

SALEM REDEEMED; or, the Year of Jubilee; a Lyrical Drama, in Three Acts. By EDMUND PEEL, ESQ., Author of the "Fair Island," "Judge Not," and other Poems.

RIVINGTONS, Waterloo Place.

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ARNOLD'S DEMOSTHENES, WITH ENGLISH NOTES.

In 12mo., price 4s. 6d.

THE ORATION OF DEMOSTHENES ON THE CROWN, edited, from the best Text, with ENGLISH NOTES, and Grammatical References. By the REV. THOMAS KERCHIEVER ARNOLD, M.A., late Rector of Lyndon, and formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

RIVINGTONS, Waterloo Place.

Of whom may be had, by the SAME EDITOR (with ENGLISH NOTES):

1. THE OLYNTHIAC ORATIONS OF DEMOSTHENES. 3s.

2. THE PHILIPPIC ORATIONS OF DEMOSTHENES. 4s.

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On the 1st of January, 1854, will be commenced THE NEW ANNOTATED EDITION of the ENGLISH POETS; by ROBERT BELL, Author of "The History of Russia," "Lives of the English Poets," &c.

To be published in Monthly Volumes, fcap. 8vo., price 2s. 6d. each, combining those features of Research, Typographical Elegance, and Economy of Price, which the present age demands. The text will be carefully collated, and accompanied by Biographical, Critical, and Historical Notes. Each Poet will be independent of the rest; chronological sequence will not be observed in the issue of the works, but will be adjusted by general title-pages on the completion of the Series.

The Series will commence with the Works of DRYDEN, the First Volume of which will appear on the 1st of January, 1854; to be followed on the 1st of February by a Poet of an earlier period.

The INTRODUCTORY VOLUME, containing a SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY, will be published in the course of the year.

London: JOHN W. PARKER & SON, West Strand.

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MORTE ARTHURE: The Alliterative Romance of the Death of King Arthur; now first printed, from a Manuscript in the Library of Lincoln Cathedral. Seventy-five Copies printed. 5l.

*** A very curious Romance, full of allusions interesting to the Antiquary and Philologist. It contains nearly eight thousand lines.

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THE CASTLE OF LOVE: A Poem, by ROBERT GROSTESTE, Bishop of Lincoln; now first printed from inedited MSS. of the Fourteenth Century. One Hundred Copies printed. 15s.

*** This is a religious poetical Romance, unknown to Warton. Its poetical merits are beyond its age.

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CONTRIBUTIONS TO EARLY ENGLISH LITERATURE, derived chiefly from Rare Books and Ancient Inedited Manuscripts from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century. Seventy-five Copies printed.

*** Out of print separately, but included in the few remaining complete sets.

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A NEW BOKE ABOUT SHAKESPEARE AND STRATFORD-ON-AVON, illustrated with numerous woodcuts and facsimiles of Shakespeare's Marriage Bond, and other curious Articles. Seventy-five Copies printed. 1l. 1s.

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THE PALATINE ANTHOLOGY. An extensive Collection of Ancient Poems and Ballads relating to Cheshire and Lancashire; to which is added THE PALATINE GARLAND. One Hundred and Ten Copies printed. 2l. 2s.

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THE LITERATURE OF THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES, Illustrated by Reprints of very Rare Tracts. Seventy-five Copies printed. 2l. 2s.

CONTENTS:—Harry White his Humour, set forth by M. P.—Comedie of the two Italian Gentlemen—Tailor's Travels from London to the Isle of Wight, 1648—Wyll Bucke his Testament—The Booke of Merry Riddles, 1629—Comedie of All for Money, 1578—Wine, Beere, Ale, and Tobacco, 1630—Johnson's New Booke of New Conceites, 1630—Love's Garland, 1624.

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SOME ACCOUNT OF A COLLECTION OF SEVERAL THOUSAND BILLS, ACCOUNTS, AND INVENTORIES, Illustrating the History of Prices between the Years 1650 and 1750, with Copious Extracts from Old Account-Books. Eighty Copies printed. 1l. 1s.

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THE POETRY OF WITCHCRAFT, Illustrated by Copies of the Plays on the Lancashire Witches, by Heywood and Shadwell, viz., the "Late Lancashire Witches." and the "Lancashire Witches and Tegue o'Divelly, the Irish Priest." Eighty Copies printed. 2l. 2s.

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THE NORFOLK ANTHOLOGY, a Collection of Poems, Ballads, and Rare Tracts, relating to the County of Norfolk. Eighty Copies printed. 2l. 2s.

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SOME ACCOUNT OF A COLLECTION OF ANTIQUITIES, COINS, MANUSCRIPTS, RARE BOOKS, AND OTHER RELIQUES, Illustrative of the Life and Works of Shakespeare. Illustrated with Woodcuts. Eighty Copies printed. 1l. 1s.

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SOME ACCOUNT OF THE MSS. PRESERVED IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, PLYMOUTH; a Play attributed to Shirley, a Poem by N. BRETON, and other Miscellanies. Eighty Copies printed. 2l. 2s.

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