« ForrigeFortsæt »
AT ONE THIRD TO ONE SIXTH OF THE LONDON PRICES.
public buildings, institutions, with facts and anecdotes hitherto unpublished, to illustrate the æras of French History, particularly the Revolution; a notice of the church of St. Denis, statistical tables, &c., 3 vols. 8vo, 36fr.
“ We are thankful to the author for supplying a desideratum in our literature. This work will soon find its way into every good library."-(Chronicle)
« This curious publication, we particularly recommend to notice."-(Literary Gazette.) A HISTORY OF ENGLAND from the First Invasion of the
Romans, by John Lingard, D. D. 12 vols. 8vo. 90fr.
" There is no history with which this may not challenge a comparison—it is the fruit of great industry, learning, and acuteness, directed by no ordinary talents; Dr. Lingard has the perspicuity of Robertson with more freedom and fancy; his diction has the ornament of Gibbon without his affectation or obscurity, and to the merits of diligence and critical research, Hume must yield the palm to Dr. Lingard. He possesses the rare merit of having collected his materials from original historians and records ; his narrative has a freshness of character, a stamp of originality not to be found in
any other history of England."-(Edinburgh Review.) A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION, by A. F. Mignet, 12mo. Jufr.
"Mr. Mignei's History of the French Revolution is a chef-d'ouvre superior to everything that has appeared for the last fifty years."—(London Magazine.)
“No History of the French Revolution throws on the causes and result of that great event so much light as this; it leaves every other on the same subject far behind. Every thing in it bears the marks of a master mind. It is characterised by profound thought and clear illustration; and by impartiality and candour in a very singular
degree." - Edinb. Tbeological Magazine.) THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND,
from the accession of Henry VII to the death of George II, by Henry Hallam, 4 vols. 8vo. 30fr. THE LIVING POETS OF ENGLAND, containing Speci.
anens of the following Poets, with Biographical and Critical Notices and an Essay on English Poetry : W. Gifford, J. Wolcott, S. Rogers, W. Wordsworth, S. T. Coleridge, W. L. Bowles, J. Montgomery, W. Sotheby, C. R. Maturin, R. Southey, J. Wilson, Lord Byron. W. Scott, Th. Moore, J. Hogk, W. Tennant, P.B. Shelley, H. Milman, Leigh Hunt, Ch. Lamb, C. Croly, J. Baillie, Miss Landon, B. Barton, Lord Thurlow, H. Kirke White, J. Keats, etc. ; 2 thick vols. 8vo. 18fr. A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: in which the words are deduced from their original, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed a History of the language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson, printed verbatim from the last folio edition cor.
rected by the Doctor. I thick 8vo. vol. 50 fr. CAMPAIGNS OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON, from
the storming of Seringapatam to the battle of Waterloo. With 24 splendid illustrations and descriptions, in the two languages, 1 vol. folio, on royal vellum paper, 150fr. boards, or 300fr, on large paper, with proof plates. TAE LAST MAN, a romance, by Mrs. Shelley, 3 vols. 13fr.
" These volumes are in every way worthy of their source; the graceful and the disordered, the tender and the true, the erring, the noble, and the passionate, compose the powerful charm of these volumes. A cluster of imaginary beings,-a prophetic dream of distant con. quest and calamities-and, above all, things that are not imaginary, a shaping of the lineaments of men with whom poetry has made us acquainted, and a remembrance eren of the tones in which they loved to speak-these are the subjects that irresistibly enchain the reader as he threads the interesting story of The Last Man." BRAMBLETYE HOUSE, or Cavaliers and Roundheads, by the author of Rejected Addresses, 3 vols., 12mo. 13fr.
“ This novel has spirit,graceful knowledge, and rivid conception, and well sustains ihe eminence to which is has been so justly raised." -(Monthly Review.)
"We would by no means rank the author of Bramblelye House among imitators. He is rather to be regarded as a successful competitor of the mighty Champion of the North. He has shown wonderful versatility of ialent, and the yrave, the comic-The humble and the sublime-what ercites pleasure, and what overwhelms with terror and
awe, seem equally natural to him."- (Edinb. Magazine.) THE TOR HILL, a Historical Novel by the Author of "Brambletye House." 3 vols, 12mo. 13€r.
“ Mr. Horace Smith has entered upon his career with a bold spirit. We have no hesitation in saying that the Tor Hill' takes a leading rank among the pctions of the day. The general strength of the narrative carries us agreeably along. The antiquarian displays are amusiny and curious, and the historical characters are wrought with a truly graphic power. These volumes will be perused with an interest till recently unknown to the readers of romance."-(London Literary Gazette.)
“This novel is superior to 'Brambletye House in the exhibition of higher beauties; both have felicitous traits of character, gleams of feeling and humour, and bril. liancy of description."
-(New Monthly Magazine.) HIGHWAYS AND BY-WAYS, or Tales of the Roadside,
picked up in the French Provinces, by a Walking Gentleman, containing Caribert the Bear Hunter, the Priest and the Garde du Corps, and the Vouée au blanc, 3 vols. 12mo. 13fr.
“The style in which these Tales are written is light and elegant,
and the descriptions are even poetical ; they comprise much originality of conception."-(Monthly Mag.)
“ We have been delighted by all the stories which this intellectual sportsman has contrived to pick up along the roads and in the villages of France."-(Month. Rev.)
“There is a great deal of vivacity and humour, as well as pathos, in these stories."-(New Month. Mag.) HUSBAND-HUNTING, or the Mother and Daughters, a tale of fashionable life, 3 vols. 12mo. 13fr.
The characters profess to be grounded on life; the narrative is probably a work of fancy, and the whole is a Performance of an attractive order.*
-(Lit. Gazette.) ADA REIS, a Tale, by Lady Caroline Lamb, 3 vols. 12mo. 8fr.
« The Story is Asiatic, and coloured with the diablerie of an Arabian tale. The Author is acute, ingenious, imaginative, of quick and shrewd observation, with feelings as exalled as her fancy; her pages exhibit in curions and sometimes drol points of contrast a strange mixture of simplicity and shrewdness, of domesticity and dissipation, of wild ideality and satirical touches of real characters and passing follies."-(New Monthly Magazine.) THE ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA, uf Ispahan, by M. Morier. 3 vols, 12mo. 12fr.
*This is a succession of incidents, highly characteristic of the countries and people of the East, related with good humoured pleasantry, and so interesting, that the attention is well kept up throughout; the author has perfectly succeeded in presenting a just and lively picture of Per
sian character and manners.” -(New Monthly Mag.). ON THE NOBILITY OF THE BRITISH GENTRY,
compared with those of the Continent, for the use of Foreigners in Great Britain, and of Britons abroad; particularly of those who desire to be presented at Foreign Courts, to accept foreign military service, to be invested with foreign titles, to be admitted into foreign orders, to purchase foreign property, or to intermarry with foreigners. By Sir James Lawrence, 12mo, 3d edition. Afr.
"Much is promised in the title-page, but it is meritoriously redeemed; in a small compass, a great portion of useful heraldic information is conveyed, and the main position asserted is established with considerable ingenuity and learning.”—(Monthly Review.)
"Every person going abroad shouid read this bill of fare of foreign Nobility." -(Gentleman's Magazine.) ROBERTSON'S History of America, History of Scotland, and History of Charles V., each in ONE VOLUME 8vo.,
boards, printed on fine paper. 15fr. CAMPBELL'S POETICAL WORKS, 1 vol. 12mo.7 fr. NARRATIVE OF AN ASCENT TO THE SUMMIT OF MONT BLANC, on the 8th and 9th of August, 1827. By John Auldjo, Esq., of Trinity College, Cambridge,
1 vol. in-4to, with plates. 25fr. GULLIVER'S TRAVELS by Dean Swift, 2 vols. 12mo.
with numerous engravings. Ofr. ODO, COUNT OF LINGEN; 4 poetical tale in six cantos,
, . . TRIAL OF SIR R. WILSON, CAPT. HUTCHINSON,
AND MR. BRUCE, for the escape of Lavalette, 8vo. 3f. THE MODERN SPECTATOR, by M. Galignani; consist
ing of moral and instructive Essays. 12mo. 3fr. 50c. MEMOIR OF THE CAMPAIGN OF 1815, dedicated to the Duke of York, by A. Halliday, 8vo. Ofr. wwww
ww ENGLISH NEWSPAPERS.
GALIGNANI'S MESSENGER. Published every Morning (Supday excepted) at six o'clock.
This English Newspaper (commenced in 1814) is delivered in Paris and its environs before breakfast. Subscription: 6fr. per Fortnight; 10fr. one Month; 2sfr. for 3 Months; 52fr. for 6 Months, and 100fr. for 1 Year. Two francs per quarter must be added to receive it free of postage, through out France, and five francs in Italy, Switzerland, or Ger. many. - Single numbers, 10 sous each.
The greater part of this Paper is dedicated to English News, and the remainder to French and Foreign, with the Debates of the Chambers of Peers and Deputies.
The English News is extracted from the London Journals, Ministerial and Opposition. It contains Parlianentary Debates, Reports of Courts of Justice, Commercial News, Markets, Naval and Military Intelligence, Exchange, Price of Stocks, Bankrupts, Births, Marriages, Deaths, Fashionable Movements, theatricals, &c.
The proprietors pledge themselves that the Messenger shall ever be found a faithful record of facts and opinions. - Advertisements are received.
THE LONDON AND PARIS OBSERVER,
WEEKLY CHRONICLE OF NEWS, SCIENCE, LITERATURE,
AND THE FINE ARTS.
(Published every Sunday morning.) This Journal combines the varieties of a Weekly Newspaper, with the most popular characteristics of the London Reviews. Copious extracts from the daily Journals are given : the proceedings of the Scientific and Literary Societies of Europe, and the choicest Articles of the distinguished Writers at present engaged in the London Periodicals—forming a Repository which contains all Intelligence, -Local, Historical, Literary, and Scientific.
The London and Paris Observer consists of 16 p. quarto.
Subscription :-One month, 5fr.; three months, 1417.; six months, 20fr.; twelve months, 50fr. Single numbers, 25 sous. One franc per quarter must be added to receive it through France, and 2fr. for Switzerland, Italy, Germany, etc.
Imprimerie de J. Smith, rue Montmorency, No 16.