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287, v, , 355, iv pages. Two volumes [four numbers] bound as one with both title pages and both indexes. Contents list for Volume XI [VI American] only. Half leather over marbled boards with gilt titles to red morocco label on spine. Backstrip split at rear hinge from top for 3.5 inches causing rear portion of strip to pull away from spine slightly. Both boards firm in sturdy binding. Original yellow endpapers. Title pages dusty, else a clean unmarked interior. A fund of mid-century commentary, reports and information concerning: Convict discipline, prisons in Scotland &c, Juvenile Offenders / criminals, Ragged Schools; Augustus Scheler: Historical Foundation of the Church of Rome; R.M. Milnes' Life of Keats; Mr. Britton's Authorship of Junius elucidated; Sir William Hamilton and Dr. Reid; Charles Lamb and his friends [incl. pun making aided by stammering]; The Castlereagh Papers; Germany: its State and Prospects; The Socialist party in France; Chaucer (modernizations, &c); B.G. Niebuhr on Rome; Baptist Wriothesley Noel on Union of Church and State; Macaulay's History of England [from Accession of James II, 2 vols. London, 1849]; Duke of Argyll on the Ecclesiastical History of Scotland; Life and Letters of Thomas Campbell; Prospects of the Session (on public business); J.D. Morell : Philosophy of Religion; Henry Vaughn [Silurist] Poems, henry Ellison, E.V.K. To His Friends In Town [in outlining Vaughn's background and ancestry a charming 2 inch diagram portrait of a Pwcca (Sprite / Fairy / Goblin). It is suggested by Malone that from a visit to the Vaughn family castle at Cwm-Pooky Shakespeare fell in with the word "Puck"]. A Second Plea for Ragged Schools by Rev. Thomas Guthrie; Charles St. John : Tour in Sutherlandshire; David Scott R.S.A.; The Bonaparte family; Smith's Voyage and Shipwreck of St. Paul; Austin Henry Layard: Nineveh and its Remains; On the temporal sovereignty of the Pope [papal infalibility]; the Registration Bill; j.D. Morell Philosophy of Religion; Swift and his biographers; Vincent Gioberti; German Socialism; Robert Buchanan: Ten Years' Conflict [Church of Scotland]; Slave trade policies; Noteworthy Novels: Emilia Wyndham, Jane Eyre, Fanny Hervey; W.F. Lynch: Narrative of the United States Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea and similar from diary of John Pasty; Slavonians and Eastern Europe; Railway System of Great Britain [7 headings]; Fall of the Sikh empire.
Title: The North British Review. Volume X and XI. [American Edition: Vol. V and VI]. November 1848, February, May & August 1849. Numbers XIX-XXII.
Publisher: New York, Leonard Scott: 1849
Binding: half leather
Book Condition: Good
Size: large 8vo.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: Books005855
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