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151 HISTORY of Banbury in Oxfordshire, including copious

Historical and Antiquarian Notices of the Neighbourhood, by ALFRED BEESLEY, thick 8vo. 684 closely printed pages with 66 woodcuts, engraved in the first style of art, by 0. Jewitt, of Oxford, (pub. at £1. 58) now reduced to 148

“ The neighbourhood of Banbury is equally rich in British, Roman, Saxon, Norman, and English Antiquities, of all which Mr. Beesley has given rcgularly cleared accounts. Banbury holds an important place in the history of the Parliamentary War of ihe Seventeenth Century, and was the scene of the great Battle of Edghill, and of the important fight of Cropredy Bridge. Relating to the events of that period, the author has collected a great body of local information of the most interesting kind. By no means the least valuable part of Mr. Beesley's work, in his account of the numerous interesting early churches, which characterize the Banbury district.”The Archæologist. J. R. Smith having bought

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instead of 28. 6d. 152 THE VISITOR'S Guide to Knole House, near Seven Oaks

in Kent, with Catalogue of the Pictures contained in the Mansion, a Genealogical History of the Sackville Family, &c. &c., by J. H. BRADY, F.R.A.S., 12mo. 27 woodcuts by Bonner, Sly, &c. cloth, 4s 6d-Large Paper, 10s "A very interesting guide to one of the most remarkable old Family Mansions, or we might even say, palaces, of England. The biographical notices of the portraits are very curious, and the description of old trees, and other particulars in the park and gardens will amuse the gardener; while the architect will be instructed by the engravings of different parts of the house, and of the ancient furniture, more particularly of the fire-places, fire-dogs, chairs, tripods, masks, sconces, &c.”

J. C. LOUDON, Gardener's Magazine, Jan. 1840. 153 ILLUSTRATIONS of Knole House, from Drawings by

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12mo. ls 156 A BRIEF Account of the Stowting, in Kent, and of the

Antiquities lately discovered there, by the Rev. F. WRENCH,

Rector, 8vo. three folding plates etched by the author, 2s 6d 157 HISTORY and Antiquities of the Hundred of Compton,

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158 BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA, a Bibliographical Account of what has been published

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Contents—I. Historians of the County. II. Principal Maps of the County. III. Heraldic Visitations, with reference to the MSS, in the British Museum and other places. IV. Tracts printed during the Civil War and Commonwealth, 1640-1660. V. A Chronological List of all the LOCAL, PERSONAL, and PRIVATE ACTs of Parliament (upwards of 600), which have been passed on the County, from Edward I. to Queen Victoria. VI. Works relative to the County in general. VII. Particular Parishes, Seats, Customs, and Family Genealogy, in alphabetical order. The work also comprises a notice of every Paper which has been written on the County, and published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Gentlemen's Magazine, Archeologia, Vetusta Monumenta, Topographer, Antiquarian Repertory, and numerous other valuable publications, with a copious Index of every person and place

mentioned throughout the volume. 159 THE LOCAL Historian's Table-Book of Remarkable Oc

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161 TRAVELS of Nicander Nucius of Corcyra in England, dur

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182 COINS of the Romans relating to Britain, De


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